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ITV Makes First Int’l ‘Thunderbirds’ Sale

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has signed its first international television broadcast deal with Nine Networks of Australia for "Thunderbirds Are Go!." Produced by ITV Studios, ITVS GE is revamping the long-running TV series with the help of Pukeko Pictures and Weta Workshop, combingin CGI animation with live-action model sets.

Slated for release in spring 2015, new episodes of "Thunderbirds Are Go!" will air on the U.K.’s ITV and CITV as well as Nine Network's youth-driven digital channel GO! and its VOD service.