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ABC Kids readies Get Grubby TV

Using characters from dirtgirlworld, the Australian kidsnet will launch the new live-action preschool series in September.
August 9, 2017

Australian network ABC Kids is reimagining its animated series dirtgirlworld as Get Grubby TV, a 20 x 12-minute live-action series that will air daily beginning on September 4.

The new series stars popular characters dirtgirl and scrapboy, along with a new friend named Costa the Garden Gnome, as they travel across Australia and get grubby in a world where bugs check into hotels and dirt is awesome.

The preschool series is produced by Mememe Productions for ABC Kids, with funding support from Screen Australia in association with Create NSW.

dirtgirlworld was created by Cate McQuillen and Hewey Eustace of Mememe Productions. It was commissioned by CBeebies, CBC (Canada) and ABC, and continues to air on ABC Kids and CBeebies in Australia.

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Alexandra Whyte is Kidscreen's Online Writer. Contact her at awhyte@brunico.com

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