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THE LICENSING BOOK ONLINE POSTED BY LINDSAY GORDON - August 8, 2012.

The launch of the first spin-off of the beloved Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, is one month away. An original animated series from The Fred Rogers CompanyDaniel Tiger’s Neighborhood premieres September 3 on PBS Kids.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood brings together some of the top creators of children’s media. Angela C. Santomero, leading production partner for Out of the Blue Enterprises and the imaginative force behind Super WHY and Blue’s Clues, provide the outstanding creative vision for the new series. Santomero and Kevin Morrison of The Fred Rogers Company are executive producers of the show, which is animated by award-winning 9 Story Entertainment.

Each episode of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood consists of two stories that center on a common early learning theme, such as dealing with disappointment. The show stars 4-year-old Daniel Tiger, son of the original program’s Daniel Striped Tiger. Daniel Tiger talks directly to viewers, drawing them in and making them feel like one of his neighbors.

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