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Slugterra extends its UK reach

Canada-based Nerd Corps Entertainment's Slugterra has extended its UK reach by bowing on Channel 5 last Saturday. The series made its UK debut on Disney XD earlier this year in March.
August 12, 2013

Canada-based Nerd Corps Entertainment’s Slugterra has extended its UK reach by bowing on Channel 5 last  Saturday.

The series made its UK debut on Disney XD in March  and continues to be aired daily by the channel, as well. Thirty nine 22 minute episodes have been produced to date, with more in production.

Master Toy partner Jakks Pacific will launch a line of blasters, dart packs and collectible slug figures launched at Smyth’s, Toys”R”Us and The Entertainer, along with additions to the toy line  for holiday this year.  Smyth’s are also on-air sponsors for the series on Disney XD.

Slugterra follows the  journey of teen Eli Shane and his best friends, the Shane Gang.

 

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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