The Walt Disney Company in the UK has acquired wildlife series World Animal Championships from the Australian Children’s Television Foundation.
Produced by Blacklab Entertainment, the 52-part series has launched the Disney Channel.
The series is billed as a “fast-paced, action-packed show” in which “all animals great and small go head-to-head for wildlife supremacy”.
In related news, Disney Television Animation is developing a special inspired by Disney theme park attraction Haunted Mansion. it will run on both Disney Channel and Disney XD.