Pearlie Gets Australian DVD Release, Hot Nick Timeslot

The hit animated Australian TV series Pearlie is getting bigger all the time.

The series, produced by Sticky Pictures, is coming to home entertainment in Australia with distributor Madman Entertainment releasing two volumes, Hurly Burly and Magic in the City, on May 5. A third volume, Twirly Whirly, will be released June 30.

Sticky also announced that the series will debut in the high-rating 8:30 a.m. timeslot on Nickelodeon Australia starting May 3.

Based on the series of best-selling books by Wendy Harmer, Pearlie is about a fashionable urban fairy who lives in Jubilee Park, a magical oasis in a large city.

Pearlie is produced by Sticky Pictures in collaboration with Canadian animation company Nelvana, and was commissioned by Australia’s Network Ten and YTV in Canada. It airs in a number of countries worldwide, including Canada, United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, South Africa and New Zealand.