Thursday, October 03, 2013

Nickelodeon Australia & New Zealand Acquire Rights To "Bradley and Bee" For Nick Jr.

The entertainment news website C21Media is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon International news that Nick Jr. Australia & New Zealand, Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand's local version of the popular preschool channel, has picked up the broadcast rights to the brand-new CG-animated preschool series "Bradley and Bee" (52x11') from Edinburgh, Scotland-based Red Kite Animation, a award-winning production company that specialises in the development and production of children's animated content for international television broadcast:
UK toon jets off down under

... broadcaster in Australia and New Zealand is among the latest international broadcasters to come on-board high-flying toon Bradley & Bee. Nickelodeon will air the 52x11' series on Nick Jr in Australia and New Zealand, joining the likes of YLE in Finland and SVT in Sweden in picking up the...
You can read the full article here on the official C21 Media website (paid subscription required).

The 52 x 11-minute CG-animated series is based on "The Adventures of Bradley and Friends" from Hungry Boy Productions' Scott Downie and will make its UK debut on Channel 5's "Milkshake!" preschool block in 2015.

Red Kite developed the series with animation software developer Digimania on-board as co-producer.

"Bradley and Bee" follows the adventures of seven-year-old Bradley and his five-year-old sister, Bee, who own a magical pop-up book that, when opened, can transport the pair to exotic geographical locations via Bradley's toy model plane, Victor. The series celebrates cultural diversity and focuses on problem-solving as the siblings must, for example, figure out ways to herd bison, save snakes and help hippos with bad cases of hiccups. (Additional information from Kidscreen)
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