Cartoon Network Oz taps local content

Cartoon Network Australia has snapped up 10 new children's short-form series from the Australian Children's Television Foundation (ACTF).
January 21, 2011

Cartoon Network Australia has snapped up 10 new children’s short-form series from the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF).

The comedic animated and live-action shorts will air on Cartoon Network throughout 2011 in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. The acquired content includes Dukes of Broxstonia, Monster Chef, Black Knight White Witch, Desdemona, Horace in Slow Motion, Itty Bitty Ditties, My Strange Pet, Casa de Evil and Laser Beak Man.

The 98 total episodes are the product of ACTF and Australian producers from Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania. Each series contains approximately eight to 10 episodes, with each running 45 or 60 seconds in length.

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