Content deal secured by KidsCo and Matchbox Pictures

International children's channel also acquires rights to My Place series.
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KidsCo has commissioned a short-form series with Australian TV and film production company, Matchbox Pictures.

In addition, KidsCo has also acquired the rights to series one and two of drama My Place. It will broadcast in the second half of 2012 across Eastern Europe and Asia.

"Sourcing high quality international content remains key to our growth strategy," explained Hendrik McDermott, MD of KidsCo. "As we continue to invest in and strengthen our programming line-up, working with a prestigious production company like Matchbox Pictures is a great step forward for KidsCo."

The new short-form series will air internationally in early 2013 across all KidsCo territories.

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