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PorchLight Nabs Kidvid 'Boowa & Kwala'

1 May, 2008 By: Chris Tribbey

PorchLight Home Entertainment has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Australian and Asian children's animation hit “Boowa & Kwala,” from Granada International.

The preschool-aged series is based on the Web site www.boowakwala.com, and directed by Xavier Picard (“The Littlest Pet Shop”). The street date is Oct. 14.

“PorchLight Home Entertainment team is pleased to extend its relationship with Granada International and to bring the charming animation of Boowa & Kwala to preschoolers in the U.S.,” said Brenda Bisner, VP of children's programming acquisitions for PorchLight.

Carol Lee, VP of home entertainment, North America for Granada, said: “Boowa & Kwala is already a hit in Australia and Asia, and we are happy to partner with PorchLight Home Entertainment for this program's American debut.”

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