Toronto, ON (February 2, 2012)—marblemedia today announced that its hit tween series Splatalot has been greenlit for a second season (26 x 30’ episodes). The TV series has been renewed by YTV in Canada, CBBC in the UK, ABC3 in Australia and a version will be dubbed into French for TÉLÉTOON (French Canada). The series is set to start shooting this summer at marble’s studios north of Toronto.
Splatalot is a hilarious medieval-themed physical game show for tweens featuring a larger-than-life extreme obstacle course with more splats and spills than ever imaginable. For season two, theSplatalot design team is expanding the set and creating new obstacles that are sure to result in epic falls and a ton of laughs.
“We’re thrilled to be working on another season of Splatalot with our extremely supportive broadcast partners,” says Matt Hornburg, the show’s Co-Creator and Partner at marblemedia. “The series has enjoyed very strong ratings in all markets and has established itself as a top show for tweens and co-view audiences.”
marblemedia will be in attendance at Kidscreen from February 7-10, presenting Splatalot (52 x 30’) along with its partner company Distribution360, who is handling international TV, interactive and format sales.
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Founded in 2001 by Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg, Toronto-based marblemedia is an award-winning content creation company at the forefront of television and digital media production, devoted to telling stories that entertain and engage audiences across all platforms. marblemedia was named Company of the Year by the Canadian New Media Awards and was recognized by the Hollywood Reporter as a Next Generation Content Producer. The company’s kids & youth slate includes This is Daniel Cook,This is Emily Yeung, deafplanet.com, Gemini Award-winning Taste Buds, The Adrenaline Project,Skatoony and Splatalot. The primetime slate includes Emmy-nominated Shorts in Motion: The Art of Seduction, Gemini Award-winning The Dating Guy and What’s in a Name?
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