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Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has sold its award-winning animated preschool series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (40 x 22 mins. HD) to France Télévisions for Zouzous, the preschool programming block on channel France 5. The series launched this fall on PBS KIDS in the United States and on CBC in Canada. It [...]
9 Story Entertainment’s new animated preschool show Peg + Cat will make a splash at the MIPTV market in France in April. The 80 X 11 series was created by Emmy-winning creative director, animator and children’s writer Jennifer Oxley (Little Bill, The Wonder Pets!) and Billy Aronson (Rent, Postcards from [...]
9 Story Enterprises is expanding to include acquired programming in its catalog, beginning with the international distribution rights to Slap Happy Cartoon’s new animated series Nerds and Monsters (40×11’). The series was recently greenlit by Corus Entertainment’s kids and family network YTV in Canada for a January 2014 premiere. “This [...]
Daniel Tiger continues the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood legacy in a beautifully mounted, new animated series on PBS. It’s not easy to follow in the footsteps of beloved children’s media figure Fred Rogers, but this fall, a friendly animated tiger cub will bring back some of the old neighborhood magic to [...]
PBS Kids is getting kids ready for the premiere of its new animated series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on September 3 with the launch of a new tie-in app. Created for iOS devices (the app is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch) and aims at kids age two to four. [...]
Teletoon Canada has renewed 9 Story Entertainment’s mobster toon Fugget About It. Thirteen new episodes of the show will be ready for the fall of 2013. Originally developed for the 2007 Teletoon at Night Pilot Project, Fugget About It season 1 premiere will air later this year. “This is 9 [...]
On the occasion of our 25th anniversary, we asked our readers and the top movers and shakers in the industry to tell us what animation has meant to them and how it has changed their lives. Here is just a sampler of the many wonderful and touching responses we received. [...]
Toronto’s 9 Story Entertainment has acquired Skywriter Media’s animated series Camp Lakebottom ( produced for Teletoon Canada) and Vivi (a co-pro with Brazil’s Mixer for TVO). 9 Story Entertainment will take over the production and distribution of the two series. “Camp Lakebottom and Vivi are a great fit for the [...]
Almost Naked Animals has been picked up for a 12-episode third season. Canada’s YTV and Cartoon Network both have picked up the new episodes of the series, produced by Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment. Almost Naked Animals (52 x 22 mins.), produced and distributed by 9 Story, launched on YTV Canada [...]
Toronto’s 9 Story Entertainment has acquired a 50 percent interest in toy manufacturer The Monster Factory. “This marks a natural extension of 9 Story’s expertise in IP from creation to distribution, and now directly to the consumer,” said 9 Story Ent. co-founders Vince Commisso and Steven Jarosz. “The Monster Factory’s unique [...]