Vic the Viking goes Down Under

ABC TV will air the animation which is aimed at five to 11 year olds.
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Vic the Viking has been commissioned by ABC TV and Network Ten in Australia.

The 78 11-minute episode animation is a co-production between ASE Studios Pty Limited and Studio 100 Animation, in association with Flying Bark Productions.

Network Ten will premiere the series this year and a follow-up broadcast is scheduled for ABC TV.

It also seems that Vic, formerly Vicky the Viking, is now a boy.

A statement read: "Aimed at 5-11 year olds, the action comedy series is currently in production and follows Vic, a little Viking, who has developed a remarkable sense of astuteness in order to solve problems his clan encounters as based on Runer Jonsson’s globally recognised books."

Flying Bark Productions’ MD Jim Ballantine said: "I am thrilled to announce ABC TV has picked up Vic The Viking here in Australia. 

"The series will strongly resonate with local audiences through its combination of comedy and action-adventure mixed with vivid animation detail. The books are extremely popular with the demographic and I am sure children will love our interpretation of Vic The Viking as much as they enjoy Runer Jonsson’s tales."

Vic is a little Viking who sails the high seas with his dad the Viking chief and their lovable crew of oddball explorers.

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