Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood

9 Story sells 800 eps into Asia

9 Story has inked a raft of Asian deals, shopping over 800 episodes of kids programming into the region. The Toronto-headquartered producer and distributor has sold PBS’ animated series Nature Cat to Discovery India. Other deals include a package to Mediacorp with titles such as Peg + Cat, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood and Guess How Much […]

9 Story builds European distribution effort

Canada-based 9 Story is upping its distribution efforts, opening a new operation, 9 Story Distribution International, in the wake of MIPCOM. The new international unit follows the acquisition of Dublin-based Octonauts prodco Brown Bag Films, and the hire of kids TV veteran Alix Wiseman from Aardman. Speaking to TBI in Cannes this week, Wiseman said […]

News brief: Asian nets bag 9 Story fare

Broadcasters in Thailand and Singapore are among buyers of kids programming from Canada’s 9 Story Media Group. Thai net TV3 has bought shows including Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood (pictured), Peg + Cat and Monkey See Monkey Doo, while Singapore-based MediaCorp has licensed several shows, including Peg + Cat and Get Ace. Peg + Cat has also […]

News brief: Brazil enters Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood

TV Brasil has bought Brazilian free TV rights to Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood from Canada’s 9 Story Media Group. Following NATPE last week, 9 Story has also sold Wild Kratts to Canal Futura in Brazil and Television, and Daniel Tiger’s and Camp Lakebottom to Canal Once in Mexico. “Latin America is an important growth opportunity for […]

9 Story ups Tanya Green

9 Story Entertainment has promoted Tanya Green to vice president, production . Green has been with the Canada-based kids producer and distributor since 2009, joining as production supervisor before being upped to head of production a year later. The company’s 200-strong studio makes kids’ series including Almost Naked Animals, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood and Wild Kratts, […]

9 Story cuts Daniel Tiger sales ahead of the market

9 Story Entertainment has shopped its animated preschool series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood (pictured) to a host of broadcasters ahead of the show being one of its key titles for the MIPCOM. SRC in Canada, True Visions in Thailand and E Junior in the Middle East have all picked up the show, which is on PBS […]

Disney makes trip to Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood

Disney Channel in Russia and the Latin American and Southeast Asian feeds of stable mate Disney Junior have acquired animated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood. The 40x22mins series, which debuted on PBS Kids in the US and CBC in Canada and is sold internationally by 9 Story Entertainment, will launch on the Mouse House channels […]

Super RTL orders 50 hours from 9 Story

Super RTL has ordered a raft of new programming from producer and distributor 9 Story Entertainment. The German kids broadcaster has acquired 40x22mins Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, 26x22mins Camp Lakebottom. It has also bought an additional 40 episodes of Wild Kratts. The broadcaster already airs all three seasons of 9 Story’s animated series Almost Naked Animals.