Poko (TV series)

Canadian television series

Poko is a Canadian–American stop-motion series created by Jeff Rosen.

Poko
GenreStop-motion
Country of originUnited States
Canada
No. of seasons52
No. of episodes2 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Salter Street Films (season 1)
Halifax Film (season 2)
Alliance Atlantis
DistributorDiscovery Communications
Release
Original networkDiscovery Kids United States (U.S.)
CBC Television (Canada)
Original releaseJune 9, 2003 (2003-06-09) –
May 25, 2006 (2006-05-25)

The show is about a young boy, his pet dog, and his toy monkey. Produced in Canada by the Halifax Film Company, Poko began production in 2003 and ended in 2006 after three production cycles. Poko is still broadcast in Canada on CBC Television in the Kids' CBC programming block, and was broadcast in Turkey on Yumurcak TV until the channel closed in mid-June 2016. It was narrated by actor and dancer Cory Bowles. In Brazil, it was narrated by the frontman of Capital Inicial, Dinho Ouro Preto.

The show was awarded the 2004 Gemini for Best Pre-school Program in 2003 and the Alliance for Children & Television (ACT) Grand Prize in 2007.