Starting this fall, brings Ketnet Junior a new set of tic tac. That news was this morning brought to Debecker on Radio 1. Inge Bollens was there as a guest. She is the granddaughter of the inventor of Tik Tak Mil Lenssens and was himself one of the well known, ” tick tock-children’. The series came in 1981 for the first time on tv and since then part of the collective memory. Ketnet Junior is currently working on a new series to again generations of toddlers and pre-schoolers attention with familiar elements such as the sheep and the schaduwmannetje.
Maarten Janssen, network manager Ketnet: “Tik Tak” was brilliant in its simplicity, and remains as a concept, also decades later, still standing. It was also an international success, because tick tock was broadcast in Australia, the Netherlands, South Africa and the United States. It is with an immense amount of respect for the original that we are now working on new episodes of tic tac. The finish and quality will satisfy the quality standards of now, but in materials, sections and textures we want to absolutely stay true to the original version. That way, when new generations of toddlers and preschool children, thanks to Teen Junior can enjoy this unique, timeless program.”