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9 Story Snags Breakthrough Kids & Family Library, Dev Slate

9 Story Media Group has inked an agreement to acquire Breakthrough Entertainment’s kids and family library — totting up to 757 half hours of animated and live-action content ... Continue Reading →
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Santomero Appointed CCO of 9 Story Media

Angela C. Santomero has been tapped to be 9 Story Media Group’s new Chief Creative Officer.. As CCO, Santomero will report to President and CEO Vince Commisso, and lead the creative ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Redux

Licensing Expo took over Las Vegas this week, which means news of many new toon tie-ins coming to shelves around the worlds! Here’s a brief run-down. Among the LIMA 2018 International ... Continue Reading →
PAW Patrol

Nick Greenlights New Seasons of Four Pre-K Faves

Nickelodeon has issued renewal orders for some of the biggest preschool hits on TV, which will add more animation with PAW Patrol season 6, Blaze and the Monster Machines season 5, ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Launches Consumer Products Division with Brand Refresh

9 Story Media Group is launching a new, dedicated consumer production division: 9 Story Brands. Following the recent acquisition of Out of the Blue Enterprises, 9 Story Brands will ... Continue Reading →
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Titanic NY Toy Fair & Licensing Round-Up!

Read on for animated highlights from the world of licensing & merchandising, fashion, fun and collectibles from New York Toy Fair 2018 and beyond. JAKKS Pacific Reveals 2018 Lineup Nickelodeon: Shimmer ... Continue Reading →
Bewitched

9 Story, GO-N Conjuring Up New ‘Bewitched’ Toon

9 Story Media Group and GO-N Productions have entered into an option agreement to develop and co-produce a new, animated series based on the classic live-action sitcom Bewitched. The ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Media Group Acquires Out of the Blue Enterprises

9 Story Media Group announced the acquisition of Out of the Blue Enterprises, a leader in children’s media across content creation, TV production, digital apps and consumer products. ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, 9 Story, CAKE, LEGO & YouTube Kids Top KS Hot50 Lists

Kidscreen’s reader-voted Hot50 rankings for 2017 have been revealed, with a glimpse of which companies are perceived as leading in the broadcasting, production, distribution, ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Rebrands Toronto Studio as “Brown Bag Films”

9 Story Media Group is rebranding its Toronto animation studio as Brown Bag Films. The parent company remains IDed as 9 Story Media Group, which also holds 9 Story Distribution International ... Continue Reading →