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Disney pickup’s a natural for ‘Sadie’

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The Disney Channel in the U.S has picked up “Naturally Sadie,” a half-hour live-action Canuck series aimed at older kids and following the adventures of an inquisitive 13-year-old.

Produced by Toronto’s Decode Entertainment, the 26-parter, formerly known as “The Complete Freaks of Nature,” is currently in production. It will air in Canada on the Family Channel and VRAK.

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