April 6, 2018
Disney has acquired "Hank Zipzer" for Disney Channel across Spain, Italy, Benelux, and Latin America. In Scandinavia SVT Sweden and NRK Norway have both joined the lineup of broadcasters airing the show. In further deals, DHX has sold the series to ABC3 in Australia and e-Junior in U.A.E.
"Hank Zipzer" is inspired by the book series
Hank Zipzer: The World’s Greatest Underachiever
. The comedy series follows the life of 13-year-old Henry ‘Hank’ Zipzer and is based on Henry Winkler’s own experiences as a young boy growing up with dyslexia.
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