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Thunderbirds are Go gets third season

TBS logo 2The Tracy brothers will be returning for a further set of adventures, ITV has confirmed.

The second season of Thunderbirds are Go is currently in production, and ITV have announced that a further 26 episodes have been commissioned.

Steve Green, EVP, Kids’ Content and Distribution at ITV Studios Global Entertainment, said: “Thunderbirds Are Go goes from strength to strength, with this third series commission, Canadian sale and US premiere date following slot-winning ratings in every territory in which it has aired and a strong demand for consumer products. Thunderbirds Are Go is proving to be one of the most popular new brands in the international marketplace, and we’re looking to build on this success with new and existing partners this year.”

Clive Spink, Chief Executive Officer, Pukeko Pictures, said: “We are absolutely thrilled a third series of Thunderbirds Are Go has been recommissioned by CITV and to begin working on the production with our partners ITV Studios. We are incredibly proud of the success of Thunderbirds Are Go locally and internationally – the television series continues to do very well and as a licensing brand it is a strong performer at retail across the globe. With upcoming launches in the US, UK and Germany on Amazon Prime Instant Video, we are looking forward to another successful year for Thunderbirds Are Go.

Jamila Metran, Head of Programming for CITV, added: “It’s a delight to be working with the wonderful cast and production team on this third series. We can look forward to meeting new characters, bigger rescues, more beautifully crafted models and much more of what has madeThunderbirds Are Go the big hit it is for CITV.”

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