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Nelvana’s Babar series makes US debut on Disney Channel

Toronto, Canada-based Nelvana Enterprises' CGI-animated series Babar and the Adventures of Badou is set to make its broadcast debut on the Playhouse Disney block on Disney Channel US.
September 16, 2010

Toronto, Canada-based Nelvana Enterprises’ CGI-animated series Babar and the Adventures of Badou is set to make its broadcast debut on the Playhouse Disney block on Disney Channel US.

Aimed at kids ages four to seven, Babar and the Adventures of Badou is an updated version of the classic Babar and introduces King Babar’s eight-year-old grandson, Badou, and his friends as they explore the exotic world of Celesteville. The show is a Canada-France co-production from Nelvana Studio and TeamTO, in association with The Clifford Ross Company.

The series will premiere on YTV in Canada this November during the Playtime block, and is also set to air on TF1 and Playhouse Disney in France, Playhouse Disney in Japan, Disney Channel in Italy and Spain, KI.KA in Germany, 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, among others. Licensing opportunities are also available through Nelvana Enterprises.

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