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Bottersnikes & Gumbles nominated for a Kidscreen Award

Published on: 20th December 2016

Bottersnikes & Gumbles was nominated for Best New Kids Series in the Programming category.

Bottersnikes-480The multi-award-winning series Bottersnikes & Gumbles has been nominated for a Kidscreen Award, an annual competition which honours the best work in children’s television and digital media.

The nomination for Best New Kids Series in the Programming category is the latest award the comedy CGI series has won. Other awards include the 2016 Pulcinella Award for Best Kids TV Series at Cartoons on the Bay, the 2016 Gold AEAF Award for Best Opening Titles and the 2016 Promax BDA Silver Award for Best Program Title Sequence.

Previous nominations have included Most Outstanding Children’s Programme at the 2016 Logie Awards, Best Music for Children’s Television at the 2016 Screen Music Awards, and Best Children’s Television Series at the 2016 AACTA Awards. Winners will be announced at an event on 14th February 2017.

Bottersnikes & Gumbles airs during weekdays on CBBC at 7.10am and 3.35pm, on 7TWO in Australia at 7.30am and in 17 languages on Netflix. Gumble Run, a game available on desktop, tablet and mobile and co-produced with CBBC, was launched in October. A publishing deal with Hachette will see sticker and activity books as well as storybooks for young readers also arriving in the UK and Australia.

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