Toronto, Canada -- ITV has become the broadcast home in the UK for the hit CGI/live action series Dino Dan, it was announced by Nat Abraham, President of Distribution for Breakthrough. ITV’s children’s channel, CITV, will air Dino Dan, marking the UK debut of the combined CGI/live action series aimed at 4-7 year-olds.
Produced by celebrated Canadian animation studio Sinking Ship Entertainment and distributed worldwide by Breakthrough Entertainment, Dino Dan centers 10-year-old Dan Henderson whose every waking moment is taken up with dinosaurs, using his vivid imagination to bring them to life. Entertaining and educational, Dino Dan turns everyday situations into fun-filled dino adventures as his imagination brings photo-realistic, prehistoric creatures into normal life.
Canada’s The Licensing Shop handles worldwide consumer product licensing for the series.
“We are extremely pleased to bring the magic and fun of Dino Dan to UK children,” said Abraham. “Magnificently produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment, Dino Dan has captured the imagination of children in over 90 countries throughout the world, and we look forward to the series captivating kids in the UK.”
Jamila Metran, Head of Programming, CITV, said: “CITV are thrilled to have worked with Breakthrough Entertainment to bring the imaginative world of Dino Dan to our audience. It is a wonderful example of how education and entertainment can come together to create a fun series for kids to enjoy while learning.”
“From the very beginning we recognized how special a project Dino Dan is, and it is thrilling for us to bring the series to such a major global broadcaster as ITV,” said Blair Powers, Executive Producer/Partner of Sinking Ship Entertainment.
Source: Breakthrough Entertainment