Sony, Discovery and IMAX’s 3D network, 3net, is making its move into kids programming with the acquisition of its first stereoscopic 3D-animated children’s series, Dream Defenders. The deal with Singapore’s Tiny Island Productions covers US broadcast, home video, publishing and merchandising rights.
The acquisition of the series signals a first step in the network’s development of a dedicated children’s programming block, which is expected to debut by the end of this year.
Dream Defenders features siblings that serve as the last line of defense between the real world and the nightmare creatures of Dreamworld. The 26 half-hour episodes are based on original concepts by Tiny Island Productions. The series will debut on 3net this fall.