Ottawa, September 14, 2010 – Amberwood Entertainment is pleased to announce that Rob the Robot, its’ co-production with Singapore’s ONE Animation has been renewed for a 2nd season of 52 episodes by Canadian broadcasters TVO, and SRC.
Amberwood hosted the World Premiere of Rob the Robot this past Sunday, September 12th at the Museum of Civilization in Ottawa-Gatineau for 500 lucky children, which was then followed by the on-air launch on TVO on Monday, September 13th.
The 1st season of 52×11 minute episodes will air weekdays at 8:30am and 11am in the Gisele’s Big Backyard block. The 2nd season of an additional 52×11 minute episodes are now gearing up for production and will bring the total number of episodes available to 104.
“We are very excited for Rob the Robot to launch on-air and are extremely grateful for the continued support from our Canadian broadcasters.” said Jonathan Wiseman, Senior Vice-President at Amberwood. “A second season renewal this early on demonstrates the strength and appeal of the brand”.
The 3D animated series follows the adventures of Rob and his friends as they explore the fantastical planets of the Robot Galaxy which are ripe with humour and fun.
The first season is a co-production between Canada’s Amberwood Entertainment and Singapore’s One Animation. It is produced with support from the MDA, CMF, and the Shaw Rocket Fund.
About Amberwood Entertainment
Amberwood is a Canadian-based producer, financier and distributor of high quality animated and live-action television series, specials and features.
About One Animation
Singapore-based One Animation is a producer and financier specializing in top quality CG Animation and Visual Effects productions for Film and Television.