9 Story Entertainment secures multiple sales for hit animated comedy 'Numb Chucks,' including Cartoon Network U.S.
Toronto, Canada – 9 Story Entertainment announced that it has secured multiple homes for the animated comedy series Numb Chucks (26 x 22’). New broadcast partners include Cartoon Network (U.S), Cartoon Network (Latin America), ABC TV (Australia), Disney (CEE, Asia, Israel and Benelux), TG4 (Ireland) and Canal+ Family (France, Africa).
Produced by 9 Story, Numb Chucks premiered on Canadian kids network YTV earlier this year and airs during its key programming block, “The Zone.” The series has also been licensed to Germany’s Super RTL with an anticipated launch in June.
Numb Chucks is an animated comedy about two half-witted woodchuck vigilantes, Dilweed and Fungus, who use their non-existent kung-fu skills to protect the lives of all the citizens in Ding-A-Ling Springs, whether they need it or not! Get ready Ding-a-Ling Springs, you're about to be Numb Chucked!
9 Story Entertainment is one of the industry’s leading creators, producers and distributors of award-winning animated and live-action content for young audiences around the world. With one of North America’s largest animation studios based in Toronto, 9 Story has over 200 creative and production staff, and has produced over 900 half hours of quality children’s and family programming, seen on some of the most respected children’s channels around the world across multiple platforms.
The company’s distribution arm 9 Story Enterprises represents a growing catalogue which includes several beloved brands such as Arthur, Wibbly Pig, Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars, Wild Kratts and Almost Naked Animals in addition to exciting new series such as Numb Chucks, Camp Lakebottom, Cache Craze, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood and Nerds and Monsters. The company recently acquired CCI Kids, the family content division of CCI Entertainment, increasing 9 Story’s portfolio to over 1600 half hours of content with popular shows such as Guess How Much I Love You, Joe & Jack, Artzooka! and Extreme Babysitting.
Source: 9 Story Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.