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New ABC Kids Series Reimagines Oz Show dirtgirlworld


Next month, ABC Kids is due to debut Get Grubby TV, a new live-action series based on the Australian Emmy-winning animated show dirtgirlworld.

Get Grubby TV will feature such characters as dirtgirl and scrapboy, as well as their new friend, Costa the Garden Gnome. The 20×12-minute program will follow the trio’s nature-filled adventures as they travel across Australia. It is slated to begin airing daily on ABC Kids on Monday, September 4, at 8:20 a.m.

Get Grubby TV is made by Mememe Productions for ABC Kids, with funding support from Screen Australia in association with Create NSW.

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