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Thunderbirds are Go on Amazon

Kids-logo-460_2The reboot of classic kids series Thunderbirds has been acquired by Amazon, which will run it as one of its Amazon Original-branded kids series on its streaming service in the US.

Thunderbird-2The ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures-produced show plays on UK broadcaster ITV in the UK and its digital kids service CiTV.

The CGI animated series will also go out on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service in the UK after its ITV debut. It will also be on Amazon in Germany and Austria.

Dan Gopal, executive VP, EMEA, distribution and global digital partners for ITV-owned ITV Studios Global Entertainment said: “Our strategy is to give audiences the flexibility to watch our content any time, any place, and the launch of Thunderbirds Are Go on Amazon Prime Video means children and families across the US, as well as in the UK, Germany and Austria, will be able to watch the entire series whenever and wherever they want.”

Tara Sorensen, head of kids programming at Amazon Studios. “Our customers will enjoy the same action and adventure found on the classic series infused with a contemporary aesthetic and visually stunning world.”

ITVSGE has now shopped the series into 40 countries.