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• Nickelodeon US has picked up magical mermaid live-actioner H2O from Australia's Jonathan M. Schiff Productions. A hit on Nick Australia, the series will kick off on US shores with a primetime, hour-long movie on Friday, March 14 at 8:00 p.m., followed by the series' premiere on Sunday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Gruppo Alcuni is presenting its new project in development, the feature-length film The Pet Pals and Marco Polo's Code at this year's Cartoon Movie, which starts tomorrow in Potsdam, Germany.

• Cookie Jar Entertainment's newest series, World of Quest makes its debut on Kids' WB! on The CW on Saturday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. The network has picked up the first 13 half-hours of the series.
March 4, 2008

• Nickelodeon US has picked up magical mermaid live-actioner H2O from Australia’s Jonathan M. Schiff Productions. A hit on Nick Australia, the series will kick off on US shores with a primetime, hour-long movie on Friday, March 14 at 8:00 p.m., followed by the series’ premiere on Sunday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Gruppo Alcuni is presenting its new project in development, the feature-length film The Pet Pals and Marco Polo’s Code at this year’s Cartoon Movie, which starts tomorrow in Potsdam, Germany.

• Cookie Jar Entertainment’s newest series, World of Quest makes its debut on Kids’ WB! on The CW on Saturday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. The network has picked up the first 13 half-hours of the series.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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