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Five gives Olivia a shake

UK-based Chorion has signed a major deal with broadcaster Five for its brand new CGI series Olivia, based on the well-known book property from author/illustrator Ian Falconer, for its Milkshake block.
April 7, 2008

UK-based Chorion has signed a major deal with broadcaster Five for its brand new CGI series Olivia, based on the well-known book property from author/illustrator Ian Falconer, for its Milkshake block.

In addition, Chorion has signed a number of new international presales with ABC Australia, YLE Finland, SVT Sweden, NRK Norway and RUV Iceland for the preschool toon.

The UK deal follows other Chorion deals with Five which already airs The Mr. Men Show and Make Way for Noddy.

The 52 x 11-minute toon is currently in production with delivery scheduled for fall 2008.

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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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