Toronto, Canada – May 25, 2015 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that it has licensed the second season of the award winning preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood to Disney Junior Latin America. The first season premiered on the Latin American network in 2013.
The series launched in 2012 on PBS KIDS in the U.S. and CBC in Canada. It has also been licensed to SRC (French Canada), ABC (Australia), TVNZ (New Zealand), Canal+ Family (France), France Télévisions, Super RTL (Germany), YLE (Finland), NRK (Norway), SVT (Sweden), Luk International (Spain and Portugal), Hop TV (Israel), Zee Learn (Indian Subcontinent), E Junior (Middle East), True Visions (Thailand) and Minika (Turkey).
Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood is the winner of multiple awards including the 2014 Shaw Rocket Prize, a 2015 Parent’s Choice Award, Best Preschool Animated Series at the 2013 Kidscreen Awards and the 2013 Cynopsis Kids !magination Award for Best Preschool Series.
The series is co-produced and distributed by 9 Story Media Group and The Fred Rogers Company. Executive Producers are Kevin Morrison for The Fred Rogers Company, Angela C. Santomero, co-founder of Out of the Blue and the creative force behind the hit series Blue’s Clues and Super WHY, and Vince Commisso for 9 Story Media Group.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood offers engaging storylines modeling the core skills that form the foundation of early childhood development and school readiness. Daniel is a shy but brave 4-year-old tiger who lives in the beloved Neighbourhood of Make Believe and with the help of his neighbours, family, and friends – O the Owl, Prince Wednesday, Miss Elaina and Katerina Kittycat, he learns valuable lessons that prepare him for school and life.
9 Story Media Group is a leading content creator, marketer and distributor of kids & family focused intellectual property. Recognized around the world for best-in-class brands such as Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, Wild Kratts, Numb Chucks, Arthur and Peg + Cat, 9 Story represents over 1800 half hours of animated and live action programming, seen on some of the most respected international channels and platforms. With one of North America’s largest animation studios, 9 Story employs over 250 creative and production staff and has produced over 900 half hours of award-winning children’s content. 9 Story is owned by senior management, ZM Capital and media entrepreneur Neil Court. www.9story.com
For further information:
Jennifer Ansley, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, 9 Story Media Group
+1 416 530-9900 ext 230, firstname.lastname@example.org