Canal Plus, CBBC pick up French cartoon

PARIS — French animation shingle Taffy Entertainment’s series “Twisted Whiskers” has been picked up by Canal Plus and the U.K.’s CBBC.  

The sales deal includes the series’ 52 episodes of 10 minutes, as well as 30-second episodes in HD format.

The series, which targets kids from 4 to 12 years old, is in production and will air in 2009.

Inspired by the popular greeting cards featuring fantasy cats and dogs from American Greetings, series is co-produced by American Properties, DQ Entertainment and Mike Young Prods.

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