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CBC commissions third season of Animal Mechanicals

Canadian pubcaster CBC has ordered up a third season of DHX Media's animated preschool show Animal Mechanicals, bringing the total number of 11-minute episodes to 73.
September 22, 2010

Canadian pubcaster CBC has ordered up a third season of DHX Media’s animated preschool show Animal Mechanicals, bringing the total number of 11-minute episodes to 73.

Internationally, the preschool action adventure series is establishing a presence across television and L&M that will be complemented by its launch on the Hub next month.

The series also airs on channels including the Disney Channels in the UK and Asia; Radio-Canada, Discovery Latin America, Romania’s HOP, EBS in Korea; Al-Jazeera Children Channel and Prava I Prevodi, who acquired the title for Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro.

In licensing deals, Producciones Publiexpress has been signed up for colouring and activity books in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay and DHX Media will be looking to sign new licensees at BLE next month.

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