Deal includes new seasons of Peg + Cat and Wild Kratts for a total of 183 half hours
Toronto, Canada – September 16, 2015 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that it has licensed over 183 half hours of premium children’s programming to Discovery Kids Latin America. New seasons of Peg + Cat (season two) and Wild Kratts (seasons three and four) will air on the network’s pan regional pay TV feeds in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and the rest of Latin America. Season one of the Emmy® award winner Peg + Cat first aired on Discovery Kids Latin America in January while the popular animated adventure series Wild Kratts premiered in spring 2011.
Peg + Cat is an animated preschool series that follows an adorable spirited little girl, Peg, and her sidekick, Cat, as they encounter unexpected problems that require fun and creative solutions. In order to solve the problems, Peg and her Cat must add, subtract and apply basic arithmetic.
The Kratt brothers leap into animated action in Wild Kratts, an adventure comedy from the creators of the hit shows Kratt's Creatures and Zoboomafoo. In each episode, Chris and Martin Kratt travel to a different corner of the world to meet amazing new animals. Join the Wild Kratts for a laugh-out-loud comedy adventure, as Martin and Chris activate their Creature Power Suits to rescue their animal friends!
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 1,800 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 in its Toronto facility and has produced over 900 half hours of award-winning children’s content. 9 Story recently acquired the award winning animation studio Brown Bag Films, which employs over 170 staff members across Dublin, Manchester and Los Angeles. Brown Bag is recognized for producing leading animated children’s series such as Octonauts, Doc McStuffins, Bing Bunny and Henry Hugglemonster. 9 Story is owned by senior management, ZMC (Zelnick Media 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, email@example.com