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Ki.Ka acquires new Babar series

German pubcaster Ki.Ka, the children's arm of ARD and ZDF, has snapped up the first 26 episodes of Nelvana's new CGI series Babar and the Adventures of Badou.
August 26, 2010

German pubcaster Ki.Ka, the children’s arm of ARD and ZDF, has snapped up the first 26 episodes of Nelvana’s new CGI series Babar and the Adventures of Badou.

Aimed at kids ages four to seven, the series is an updated version of the classic Babar, and introduces King Babar’s eight-year-old grandson, Badou, and his friends, including Chiku the monkey and Zawadi the zebra. The show is a Canada-France co-production from Nelvana Studio and TeamTO, in association with The Clifford Ross Company.

The series will launch on Ki.Ka in spring 2011 and it’s also set to premiere on YTV in Canada this November and on TFI in France, Playhouse Disney Japan, Disney Channel in Italy and Spain, ABC TV in Australia, TV2 in Norway, YLE 2 in Finland, DR TV in Denmark, Thai PBS, SRC for French Canada and M-Net in South Africa.

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