Produced by Melbourne-based Galaxy Pop, the series follows the adventures of hapless geek Ace McDougal who, after being accidentally fitted with a pair of hi-tech super-spy braces, finds himself thrown into a world of espionage and adventure. It has also been sold to ABC, TVNZ, TVE (Spain), E Junior (UAE) and Zoom (Israel).
TEN Head of Children’s TV, Cherrie Bottger said; “Get Ace is incredibly popular with our young audience. I am delighted it will be returning to ELEVEN for a brand new season.”
Head writer and series creator Dina McPherson, said; “We’re thrilled Get Ace has resonated so well with viewers and we’re excited to once again produce another season with Cherrie and Network Ten who’ve shown incredible support and commitment to the show.”
Season 2 will see Ace and his disagreeable sidekick Hugo embark on new adventures with new villains out to get his super-powered braces.
Producer / Director Gian Christian added, “Dina and I are incredibly proud of the success of the first season of Get Ace and very much looking forward to bring a second season of new stories with new adventures to our young audience.”
The series has also won Best Animation at the Australian Writers Guild Awards, Best Music for Children’s Television at the Screen Music Awards and was most recently nominated for Best Children’s Television Series at the AACTA Awards.
Production on the second season of Get Ace will start in June 2015.