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More ‘Prank Patrol’ for ABC3

Children's reality series Prank Patrol will see 39 new 30-minute episodes developed thanks to a development agreement between Australia's ABC3 and activeTV.
April 14, 2010

Children’s reality series Prank Patrol will see 39 new 30-minute episodes developed thanks to a development agreement between Australia’s ABC3 and activeTV. Created by Canadian prodco Apartment 11 Productions, the Australian version is a ratings winner. Production is anticipated to begin mid-2010. As well, activeTV has finalized a new multi-platform licensing agreement with ABC Commercial for Prank Patrol Australia. For the Australian and New Zealand territories, ABC Commercial has acquired from activeTV and Apartment 11 rights for home entertainment, merchandise, mobile content, online content, transport/hotel and live events. The first DVD will be released in May 2010.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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