TORONTO, January 28, 2015 – Disney XD Canada announced today a season two order for its innovative original series Gaming Show (In My Parents’ Garage) from Banger Films’ kids division, B-Minors. Ten new 30-minute episodes of the Canadian Screen Award nominated, live-action show brings the series total to 20, with production set to begin in Toronto next month. The series, which debuted in November with a six-episode run, currently ranks as the network’s #1 series for boys aged 6-12.1
The commissioning decision comes as the remaining new episodes from Gaming Show (In My Parents’ Garage)’s first season bow in its new timeslot Sundays at 7:30 p.m. ET, starting February 8. Among the four all-new episodes are special appearances by Raptors’ NBA baller Jonas Valančiūnas, Billy Talent’s Ian D’Sa and Aaron Solowoniuk, and Olympian Patrick Chan. In addition to the series return, new TV and online content will be available weekly leading up to season two’s launch, which is slated for summer 2015.
“The format of Gaming Show is unique to television and compelling to kids because it operates across multiple platforms, giving us the ability to remain current and keep up with the rapidly changing trends in the gaming world,” said Michael Goldsmith, Director, Original Programming, DHX Television. “Using the series’ dynamic and relatable hosts, we are able to expose our audience to the industry’s leading companies and products, delivering a firsthand experience that illuminates the offerings of today’s highly competitive video game market.”
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