Granada takes slate to Shanghai


LONDON -- Granada International is heading to the Shanghai Television Festival with a slate of programming that includes live entertainment format "Dancing on Ice," Jane Austen dramas "Mansfield Park" and "Northanger Abbey" and such kids animation series as U.K. hit "Pocoyo," it was announced Friday.

The distributor, the sales wing for Britain's ITV, also handles distribution from independent producers.

Other slate highlights include kids high-definition series "Supernormal," about four friends at Superhero Junior High, and such telefilms as "Swarm."

The Shanghai Television Festival runs June 11-15.