Press release from Nelvana Enterprises:
Cannes, France –At MIPTV next week, Nelvana Enterprises will present Trucktown, a new preschool series in development, along with fresh episodes of many of its popular series, including Detentionaire, Franklin and Friends, Mr. Young and BEYBLADE.
Nelvana’s exciting line-up includes:
Trucktown – A CG-animated preschool series that’s in development from the Nelvana Studio based on the book series from award-winning author Jon Scieszka that has sold over 1 million copies. It features Jack Truck, Dump Truck Dan, Gabriela Garbage Truck and others, as they rambunctiously roar, romp and crash their way through their hometown of Trucktown.
Detentionaire (Seasons 1 and 2)- A unique combination of comedy, adventure and intrigue! Lee Ping was falsely accused of pulling off the biggest prank in high school history and sentenced to one full year of detention. Now, every day, Lee must escape the Detention Room, infiltrate a new social clique and unravel another piece of this gigantic puzzle to discover who really pulled off the totally EPIC stunt. The series is produced in association with TELETOON and the Canadian Television Fund. For kids 6 to 11. (53 x half-hour episodes)
Franklin and Friends (Season 2) – Preschoolers’ favorite turtle is back and better than ever! Season 2 of this magical CG-animated series sees Franklin and his friends solving mysteries as the Super Cluepers, racing their bumpy buggies and being creative. Each story emphasizes the importance of family, friendship and helping others. (52 x half-hour/104 x 11 minute episodes)
Mr. Young (Season 2) –Twenty-six new episodes of this breakout hit series from Thunderbird Films in association with YTV, are now available. The situation comedy is filmed in front of a live studio audience, and features A
dam Young, a child prodigy who, after graduating university, lands himself a job as a high school science teacher instructing students his own age, including his best friend, the class bully and the girl he has a crush on. Season 2 sees Adam and the gang heading on a spring break vacation, conducting an overnight sleep deprivation experiment, matchmaking for Principal Tater, and trying to live without modern technology for a day. Created by Dan Signer (The Suite Life of Zack and Cody andA.N.T. Farm). For Kids and Tweens. (52 x half hour episodes)
BEYBLADE: Metal Fury and BEYWHEELZ – Nelvana Enterprises and d-rights Inc. bring 52 new episodes of this hit anime-style boys action TV series to MIPTV. In part 3 of the BEYBLADE saga (Metal Fury), the world is at a tipping point in the battle between good and the ultimate evil. The key to earth’s salvation or destruction lies within 10 meteor stones that empower its masters to fight for their chosen side. Includes the exciting new BEYWHEELZ chapter, which takes place in the futuristic city of Destection where our hero, Sho, is champion of the BEYWHEELZ World Tournament! This peaceful city is home to exciting and challenging battles between friends and allies until suddenly the city is attacked by an evil BEYWHEELZ army called the Dominators.
Visit representatives of Nelvana Enterprises at MIPTV at Booth N6.04.