ABC wins at Kidscreen Awards

By David Knox on February 11, 2012 / Filed Under News 2

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.


  1. elizajo February 12, 2012 at 3:06 am -

    My kids love bananas in pyjamas!! Some good kids programmes from aus in uk :)

  2. Sydney2K February 11, 2012 at 9:38 pm -

    Congratulations to all involved, especially the people behind My Place. At least the world knows we make world class children’s TV.

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