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Aardman Animations' "Shaun the Sheep" has won the Children and Young People award at this year's International Emmys, which took place in New York this week.The show has proved to be a hit both in the U.K. and internationally. A new series of 40

April 6, 2018

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Aardman Animations' "Shaun the Sheep" has won the Children and Young People award at this year's International Emmys, which took place in New York this week.

The show has proved to be a hit both in the U.K. and internationally. A new series of 40x7 episodes starts shooting in early 2009 for CBBC. Other broadcasters on board include ABC Australia, TF1 France, WDR Germany, YLE Finland, SVT Sweden, DR Denmark and Noga in Israel.

The first series of "Shaun the Sheep" has racked up television sales and licensing deals in over 150 territories. It won the Cristal Award for Best TV Production at the Annecy Animated Film Festival 2007, the Audience Choice Award at the World Comedy Film Festival 2007 and winner of the ages 5-10 Audience and Parent's Choice Awards at the New York International Film Festival 2007. It has 28 U.K. licensees, including Golden Bear as master toy partner and Egmont as publishing partner, in addition to numerous international partners.

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