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Carl2 Heads South To HBO Latin America

CARL2 (CARL SQUARED), Portfolio Ent.'s clone-themed animated comedy series for tweens, will make its Latin American debut on HBO Latin America in October 2007. HBO Latin America acquired the first two seasons of CARL2, totaling 39 half-hour episodes, for broadcast in Spanish and Portuguese.

The sale was brokered by Portfolio Ent.'s Latin American agent, Katherine O'Brien of KO Film Distribution.

"CARL2 is a unique and charming series. We are extremely pleased to introduce our Latin American audiences to Carl and his unpredictable clone, C2," said Helena Bernardi, Director of Acquisitions, HBO Latin America

CARL2 airs on Teletoon (Canada), Nickelodeon (Germany), Jetix (Netherlands), ABC (Australia), ABC2 (Australia), VRT (Belgium), Canal + Cyfrowy (Poland) and Noga (Israel).

Produced and distributed by Portfolio Ent., CARL2 (65x30) is an animated comedy series about a slacker teen named Carl Crashman, who accidentally generates his own clone after venting about his life in his online journal. Carl soon discovers that the miracle of cloning is only skin-deep as he scrambles to cover up the trail of chaos that his exuberant clone, C2, leaves in his wake. For more information about the series, visit www.carl2.com.

Founded in 1991, Toronto-based Portfolio Ent. is one of Canada's leading independent producers and distributors of television programs for kids, tweens, teens and adults. For more information, visit www.portfolioentertainment.com.