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9 Story Media Group’s New CG Animated Preschool Series TOP WING Picked Up by Nickelodeon

Toronto, Canada – May 16, 2016 – 9 Story Media Group today announced that its new CG action-adventure preschool series TOP WING has been picked up by Nickelodeon. Nickelodeon has secured exclusive rights to the 52 x 11 series for its channels worldwide, excluding Canada.

TOP WING is a CG animated, action-adventure preschool series that follows a team of eager young birds as they flock together to help their community and earn their wings as full-feathered rescue birds. The series teaches preschoolers the importance of teamwork and models successful problem solving. The concept was created by Matthew Fernandes of the Industrial Brothers (Yup Yups, Gummandos).

“We are absolutely thrilled to partner with Nickelodeon to introduce these charming characters to preschoolers all over the world,” said Vince Commisso, President & CEO of 9 Story Media Group.

9 Story Media Group Inc. 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 and Peg + Cat, 9 Story represents over 2,150 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 275 creative and production staff in its Toronto facility and has produced over 900 half hours of award-winning children’s content. Last year 9 Story 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

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For further information:

Jennifer Ansley, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, 9 Story Media Group

+1 416 530-9900 ext 230, jennifera@9story.com