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CCTV buys Franklin and Friends

Chinese children’s net CCTV Kids Channel has acquired Frankling and Friends from Ciwen Media Group.

Ciwen sells the show in China of behalf of Canada’s Nelavana Enterprises, which is part of the Corus Entertainment stable. The 52x30mins series will launch on September 23 and air daily in an early afternoon slot.

CCTV Kids reaches more than 400 million children across China.