Peg & Cat


Kids on-demand service stocks up

Preschool streaming app Curious World has added to its line-up with several new acquisitions. The kids service is run by New York-based publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. It added video to its games and learning offering last year, and has now sealed new deals with The Fred Rogers Company and the creators of preschool animated series […]

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 […]

9 Story poaches Marathon’s McCann

9 Story Media Group has hired Marathon Media creative producer Jennifer McCann to become director of development at the Canadian company. At Peg + Cat producer 9 Story, McCann will be responsible for sourcing and developing animated and live-action kids properties. Mike Drach will continue to lead projects in funded development, while McCann will focus […]

9 Story strikes Asian deals for toon series

Canada-based producer and distributor 9 Story has shopped a raft of programing to broadcasters in Asia ahead of the ATF market, which kicks of in Singapore nextweek. Singaporean broadcaster MediaCorp has acquired 80x11mins series Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood and Korea’s Daekyo Kids has picked up 26x11mins Erky perky. In Thailand, True Visions has bought a 200-hour […]

Broadcasters line up for Peg + Cat

RTP in Portugal and MBC Kids in the UAE are acquiring Canadian-produced preschool cartoon Peg + Cat. TFO in French-speaking Ontario in Canada and Télé-Québec are also buying the show, which debuted on PBS Kids in the US last year. Peg + Cat comes from 9 Story Entertainment and The Fred Rogers Company. 9 Story […]

Raft of Asian deals for 9 Story

Producer and distributor 9 Story Entertainment has inked a raft of deals with broadcasters in Asia. Discovery Kids Asia has acquired season three of animated series Wild Kratts, live-action show Finding Stuff Out and two seasons of Making Stuff. Zee Learn in India and Disney Korea have both picked up preschool toon Peg + Cat […]

Kids TV seriously

Today’s kids have an endless array of entertainment choices. From Disney, Nickelodeon and Turner Broadcasting TV channels to films, music videos, social media and console & casual gaming, there’s enough compelling content out there to occupy them 24/7. Is there a place for factual programmes in that mix? Andy Fry investigates The overwhelming majority of […]

News brief: Peg & Cat finds global homes

Kids series Peg & Cat is heading to four new broadcasters. The show, which comes from The Fred Rogers Company and PBS Kids and is animated and sold globally by Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment, has gone to ABC in Australia, HOP in Israel, Mini-Mini in Poland and E-Junior in the UAE. The series launched last […]