ABC wins at Kidscreen Awards

ABC TV has won two 2012 Kidscreen Awards in New York for My Place and Giggle and Hoot.

The prestigious Kidscreen’s annual summit is attended by 1600 executives and producers from 42 different countries.

My Place series 2 won the Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series (Kids) award defeating nominations for Me & My Monsters, Horrible Histories, How to be Indie and Tati’s Hotel.

Giggle and Hoot hosts, Jimmy Giggle and Hoot, won the Best On-Air Host or Hosting Team Award.

Tim Brooke-Hunt, Controller of ABC Children’s Television, said: “These awards confirm the high regard in which the Australian Children’s TV industry is held internationally, and reflect great credit on Matchbox Pictures and other producers.”

ABC also had received more nominations than any other broadcaster including nods for Bananas in Pyjamas, Dance Academy and ABC4Kids.


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