A World of Wonders adds international sales

02-02-12 A-World-of-Wonders

Ottawa, Canada-based prodco Genuine Pictures has landed renewals with TVB (Hong Kong) and inked a new distribution deal (educational rights, Australia) for its live-action HD kids series A World of Wonders, which currently airs on TVOKids.

In the global adventure series, produced in association with TVOKids, Telefilm Canada, the Shaw Rocket Fund, and the Canadian Museum of Civilization, host Cari Leslie is guided by a young Webmaster (Sami Botros) on educational trips around the world.

A World of Wonders airs in more than 25 international markets including ABC Australia, National Geographic Turkey, Al Jazeera Children’s Channel and Kuwait TV.

As Genuine Pictures continues to expand its content library, production is currently underway on two new kids’ projects – Beats in Bites launches on TVO in September and stars champion beat boxers Julia Dales and Ammar Abou-Agena, and FIVE, which will debut on TVO and Knowledge Network in late 2012, is a series of short programs that brings the world to preschoolers.

From Kidscreen