9 Story Media Group Expands Presence in Latin America with Multiple Deals
November, 7 2016
Toronto, Canada – November 7, 2016 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that it has secured a number of deals across Latin America for its kids and family content. Almost 500 episodes have been licensed to broadcasters across the territory, with agreements spanning Mexico, Uruguay, Chile, and the U.S. (Hispanic).
Canal Once (Mexico) has acquired the first season of the Emmy® award winning preschool series Peg + Cat, the second season of preschool favourite Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood and the second season of the hit animated series Camp Lakebottom. Canal 22, also in Mexico, licensed the first season of the popular animated program Wild Kratts as well as of the live action science series Finding Stuff Out.
In South America, TNU (Uruguay) has picked up the first season of Peg + Cat as well as the second season of Wild Kratts while CNTV (Chile) has also licensed first season episodes of Peg + Cat.
Multi-territory SomosTV has acquired Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks and the first and second seasons of Monkey See Monkey Do. Both deals cover the U.S. Hispanic market, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean Basin.
About 9 Story Media Group
9 Story Media Group 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 300 creative and production staff in its Toronto facility and has produced over 900 half hours of award-winning children’s content. In 2015, 9 Story acquired the award winning animation studio Brown Bag Films, which employs over 200 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 and Henry Hugglemonster. 9 Story is owned by senior management, ZMC (Zelnick Media Capital) and media entrepreneur Neil Court. www.9story.com
For further information:
Jennifer Ansley, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, 9 Story Media Group
+1 416 530-9900 ext 230, email@example.com