Press Release from Nelvana
(April 8, 2010 – MIPTV – Cannes, France) – Nelvana Enterprises will showcase several exciting properties at MIPTV this year:
Sidekick – Superhero sidekicks-in-training try to figure out girls, life, school and saving the world, while waiting for their superpowers to kick in. For Kids 8-11. (52 x 11 mins)
Detentionaire – A high school student tries to uncover the mystery behind an epic practical joke and clear his name after being sentenced to spend the school year in detention. For Kids 6-11. (26 x half-hour episodes)
Bakugan: Gundalian Invaders – A new cycle for 2010 follows Dan, Marucho and Shun as they are drawn into a conflict between two alien factions. For Boys 6-11. (39 x half-hour episodes)
Babar And The Adventures Of Badou – Babar gets a 21st century update in this new CGI series that introduces King Babar’s adventurous grandson, Badou, as well as a cast of new characters. For Kids 4-7. (52 x 11 mins).
BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion - Offers a fresh take on the huge global success of the original BEYBLADE series with new characters competing for dominance with their spinning BEYBLADE tops, battling against an evil organization, Dark Nebula. For Boys 8-12 (51 x half-hour episodes).
About Corus Entertainment Inc.Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising services, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. The company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, CosmoTV, VIVA, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW, CFOX, CKOI, 98,5 FM, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York (CJR) exchanges. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.