MIPCOM 09: New Wallace & Gromit show heads to Australia

Aardman's A World of Invention snapped up by ABC.
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Aardman Animations is further consolidating its ongoing relationship with ABC Australia, securing a pre-sale for its new live action series Wallace & Gromit present A World of Invention.

ABC has picked up the six x 29-minute invention inspired show, fronted and presented by the duo, with broadcast scheduled for late 2010.

Aardman is presenting the series to international buyers at Mipcom this week, where it will be looking to secure further broadcast deals.

"It is exciting to be taking Wallace and Gromit into a new genre and we are delighted that ABC has made a further commitment to our programming," said Aardman's head of sales, Alix Wiseman. "We are confident that Wallace & Gromit present A World of Invention has great international potential and will appeal to family audiences worldwide."

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