Nelvana’s CGI animated boys preschool series Trucktown is heading later this year to Super RTL, Germany’s leading children’s broadcaster.
The series made its world premiere on Corus Entertainment’s preschool channel Treehouse in September and was the No. 1 show during its debut month. Additionally, at launch it ranked No. 2 in the top TV episodes for kids on iTunes Canada. The series debuted on France Televisions on France 5’s ZouZou block in February.
Trucktown, which follows the playful adventures of a group of rough and tumble young trucks, is based on a successful series of books by Jon Scieszka (The Stinky Cheese Man and other Fairly Stupid Tales, The Time Warp Trio, Spaceheadz) and published by Simon & Schuster, which includes more than 50 titles and has sold more than 1 million books.