RANGER ROB, NELVANA’S HIT ORIGINAL SERIES, JUMPS INTO ACTION WITH SEASON 3 GREENLIGHT
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TORONTO, February 10, 2020 – Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, a world-leading international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live action content, is ramping up production on a third season of its hit original series, Ranger Rob. Season 3 of the preschool adventure series will welcome new characters, more imaginative storylines, and thrilling surprises around every corner (and under some leaves!). The new season of 52 x 11 minute episodes is slated for delivery beginning summer 2020.
Bursting with energy, 10-year-old Ranger Rob zip lines, swings, and snowboards his way around the coolest outdoor adventure park ever, Big Sky Park. With environments that mirror real world places, the Frosty Fields, Forest, and Jungle always have fascinating facts about nature and animals waiting to be discovered by Rob and his friends. The new season continues to focus on key themes fans have come to love – learning about animals, plants, the environment, and discovering the outdoors all with a splash of adventure.
“Since the series premiere in 2016, we’ve proudly watched Ranger Rob grow into an iconic franchise within Nelvana’s catalogue,” says Pam Westman, President, Nelvana. “We’re looking forward to introduce fresh characters and brand-new adventures that continue to inspire kids to get outside and explore.”
Ranger Rob currently airs on Corus Entertainment’s Treehouse in Canada and has earned top ranks with Universal Kids and Hulu in the U.S., TF1 in France, Tiny Pop in the U.K., SUPER RTL in Germany, and many other renowned broadcasters worldwide. The series holds a strong licensing program including partnerships with Imports Dragon as master toy partner, Chouette Publishing, Jcorp (apparel), Jellifish (sleepwear), Black & White (footwear), and most recently with Braum’s in the U.S. to launch a new QSR program this past November.
To meet the team and learn more about broadcasting and licensing opportunities, visit Nelvana at Kidscreen (February 10-13, Brickell Room, Suite 3) or e-mail email@example.com.
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Nelvana is a world-leading international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live-action content. Nelvana produces a stable of award-winning and globally renowned brands that focus on comedies, preschool and boys action series and ancillary consumer products programs. Nelvana’s content airs on Corus Entertainment’s kids channels in Canada and in over 160 countries around the world. The Nelvana library has well over 4,000 episodes of programming and has received over 70 major international program awards including Emmys® and Canadian Screen Awards. Visit the Nelvana website at nelvana.com.
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About Corus Entertainment
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 34 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an established creator of globally distributed content through Nelvana animation studio, Corus Studios, and children’s book publishing house Kids Can Press. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, and lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.
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