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DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBOURHOOD Heads to France Back to Media Coverage

TVKIDS.WS By: Joanna Padovano - March 4, 2013

TORONTO: 9 Story Entertainment has sold the animated preschool show Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood to France Télévisions for broadcast on Zouzous, the kids' programming block on France 5.

The 40x22-minute series is produced and distributed by 9 Story Entertainment. It launched this fall on PBS Kids in the U.S. and on CBC in Canada. The show follows the adventures of a shy 4-year-old tiger who is learning lessons to prepare for school and life.

Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood has also been picked up by ABC (Australia), Canal+ Family (France), Super RTL (Germany), Hop TV (Israel), YLE (Finland), NRK (Norway), Zee Learn (Indian Subcontinent), Minika (Turkey), TVNZ (New Zealand), SVT (Sweden) and Luk International for Spain and Portugal.

Tiphaine de Raguenel, the head of France Télévisions' youth activities, commented: "In this fresh and charming series, everybody can learn a positive attitude! The beautiful design of Daniel and his friends, and the lovely songs make it really irresistible. We are very happy to welcome Danny and his friends to Zouzous on France 5!"

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