Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures to air on Cartoon Network
SLR Productions’ live action series Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures is set to air on Cartoon Network in Australia weekdays from Monday November 3 at 7 pm.
The 26 episode x 24 minute series is based on the thrilling action adventure books by popular children’s author, Justin D’Ath. “Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures” is an action-packed comedy adventure series about teenage ‘danger magnet’ Sam Fox as he braves the wilds from open ocean to deepest jungle, coming face to face with killer sharks, man eating leopards, raging tornadoes, erupting volcanoes, deadly scorpions, giant anacondas and much, much more.
Executive Producer and CEO of SLR Productions, Suzanne Ryan said “I can’t wait for Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures to air on Cartoon Network in Australia. With its action adventure elements, stunning scene locations and the hero character of Sam Fox, the series is the perfect fit for Cartoon Network’s young and dynamic demographic that will be familiar with the book series by Justin D’Ath”.
The series stars Remy Brand as lead ‘Sam Fox’, Charles Mayer and Tiffany Lyndall-Knight as Kingston and Laura Fox, parents to Sam Fox. Andrew Lindqvist along with Harry and Angus Russell are Sam Fox’s brothers (Nathan, Harry and Jordan) with Luca Asta Sardelis playing his younger sister, April.
Sam Fox’s good friends (Josie, Rikki and Emma) are played by Emily Bagg, Stanley Browning and Mavournee Hazel.
The series was filmed at the South Australian Film Corporation’s new Adelaide Studios as well as on location in South Australia. The first 13 episodes of the 26 episode x 24 minute series will be released by Beyond Home Entertainment on DVD 0n November 3 2014 and will be followed by the remaining half early in 2015.
SLR Productions is one of Australia’s leading Emmy and multi award winning children’s entertainment companies, specialising in the creative development and production of world-class media content. Established in 2002 by CEO, Suzanne Ryan, SLR is recognised for creating successful brands such as the action adventure animated series The Skinner Boys, action comedy drama Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures, the internationally acclaimed preschool property, Guess How Much I Love You™, the cartoon series GASP!™ and the Emmy Award winning animated series I Got a Rocket™. SLR's passion is to make creative, adventurous, imaginative and exciting programmes for audiences worldwide. The company has produced more than 130 hours of content sold in more than 160 territories worldwide. With its highly experienced development and production divisions, SLR partners with major broadcasters, producers, distributors, publishers and creative both locally and internationally to create hit shows with a truly global reach.
About Cartoon Network in Australia and New Zealand
Cartoon Network offers the best in original animated entertainment while also drawing from the world’s most iconic cartoon library of Warner Bros., MGM and Hanna-Barbera titles. Original series showcased on Cartoon Network include the multi-award-winning comedies Uncle Grandpa, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball and Adventure Time, as well as global franchise hit Ben 10. Cartoon Network is seen by 2.3 million households in Australia via Channel 713 on Foxtel, and to almost 800,000 households in New Zealand on Sky TV’s Channel 102.
Cartoon Network manages CartoonNetwork.com.au, a dedicated YouTube channel and a popular Facebook page. Catch-up and live content is also available in Australia via the Foxtel GO mobile app and the IPTV platform Foxtel Play, accessible via Telstra T-Box, Microsoft Xbox, Samsung Connected TV, Blu-ray, Home Theatres and Sony PlayStation systems. Selected video content and games can also be accessed using iTunes and the Cartoon Network Watch and Play app. In New Zealand, SKY GO offers live and catch-up content online.
In both Australia and New Zealand, Cartoon Network is owned and operated by Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc. is the parent company of local affiliate Turner International Australia Pty Ltd.