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In the news: Interview with This is Emily Yeung executive producer

From me at Blogcritics, based on the TV, eh? Blogtalkradio interview:

  • This is This is Emily Yeung on DVD
    “‘On her very first day, with no rehearsals, no experience, she just plopped into it with that warmth and charm,’ said executive producer Mark Bishop. ‘It’s not scripted. All those things she’s asking in the episodes, they’re actually coming from her little brain.'” Read more.

Listen now: Durham County, This is Emily Yeung, and the CRTC hearings

Find out why suburbia is evil, letting a preschooler make you sushi is a good idea, and how two TV writers can be backing opposite sides in the CRTC hearings and still fundamentally agree on how the Canadian industry needs to change. Oh, and why trying to connect a three-way phone call in the middle of a broadcast is a bad idea.

  • Durham County is making the move to Global television on Monday, May 19 at 10 pm, and the co-creators, writer Laurie Finstad Knizhnik and director Adrienne Mitchell, are first up on the program. [0:02]
  • Mark Bishop, executive producer of popular kids’ show This is Emily Yeung, chats about that show’s DVD release as well as This is Daniel Cook, The Adrenaline Project, and more [0:30]
  • TV writers Jim Henshaw and Denis McGrath debate the recent CRTC hearings [0:45]

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Durham County, My Messy Life, This is Emily Yeung, CRTC on TV, eh? Blogtalkradio

This Sunday’s TV, eh? Blogtalkradio show is wall-to-wall with great guests.

The critically acclaimed Durham County is making the move to Global television on Monday, May 19 at 10 pm, and the co-creators, writer Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik and director Adrienne Mitchell, are first up on the program.

Then, Montreal Gazette columnist and filmmaker Josh Freed will tell us about his hilarious documentary My Messy Life, airing Saturday, May 17 at 7 pm on CTV. The film “examines the war between the Messy and the Neat, arriving at some surprising conclusions.”

Mark Bishop, executive producer of popular kids’ show This is Emily Yeung, will chat about that show’s DVD release.

Finally, industry insiders and bloggers Jim Henshaw and Denis McGrath are ready to rumble – they’ll debate the recent CRTC hearings.

Listen live this Sunday, May 11, at 11 am Pacific/2 pm Eastern — and feel free to call in at 646-200-4063 with your questions or opinions — or listen to the archived podcast later.

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This is Emily Yeung Available on DVD

From a media release:

Real life preschooler, Emily Yeung, stars in This is Emily Yeung, coming to DVD thanks to a deal between marblemedia and Vivendi Entertainment Canada. This is Emily Yeung: Arts and Crafts will be the first release in a collection of episodes featuring some of Emily’s crafty adventures such as This is Emily Yeung Beading, This is Emily Yeung Making a Stuffed Animal and This is Emily Yeung Making Origami.

Vivendi begins distribution of the DVD in Canada on May 13, 2008. Arts and Crafts will be available in stores across the country, so Emily’s fans can watch her adventures over and over again. The DVD is also available to pre-order online at http://www.thisisemilyyeung.com.

This is Emily Yeung is a live action preschool television series following host, Emily Yeung, as she discovers the world from her own unique perspective. In this original adaptation of the award winning show This is Daniel Cook, six-year-old Emily brings a fresh female perspective as she learns, explores and creates with everyone including, musicians, paramedics and professional athletes. This is Emily Yeung, co-produced by marblemedia and Sinking Ship Entertainment, airs exclusively on Treehouse in Canada and Playhouse Disney in the United States. The series, distributed by marblemedia Distribution, airs in over 75 countries and in seven languages.


Emily Yeung to air in Australia

From a media release:

This is Emily Yeung, the internationally successful children’s preschool series, is set to air in Australia joining the already popular This is Daniel Cook on the same network. The show’s producers have reached a deal with Australia’s national broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), adding to the list of nearly 80 countries where the show now airs.

ABC picked up 60 X 6 minute episodes of the show. Currently, Emily can be seen daily on Playhouse Disney in the U.S and Japan, and exclusively on Treehouse in Canada. Other countries airing the series include Japan, Korea, Mexico and Brazil.

“We are delighted that kids in Australia can now enjoy Emily’s adventures along with Daniel’s,” said Mark Bishop, Executive Producer and Partner of marblemedia. “The international success of the two series proves that the format appeals to children around the world.”

This is Emily Yeung is an educational, live-action, preschool series that captivates children by taking them on exciting adventures such as playing basketball with professional basketball players or swimming with dolphins. It is a co-production of Canadian producers marblemedia and Sinking Ship Entertainment. The series is sold and distributed by marblemedia Distribution, a division of marblemedia.

emily bike

Photo courtesy Treehouse