9 Story Entertainment announces multiple sales of the much-anticipated first season of the animated preschool series, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD.
Toronto, Canada –
9 Story Entertainment announces multiple sales of the much-anticipated first season of the animated preschool series, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD (40x22’ HD) to ABC (Australia), Canal+ Family (France), Hop TV (Israel), YLE (Finland), NRK (Norway) and Zee Learn (Indian Subcontinent).
The new preschool series offers engaging storylines modeling the core skills that form the foundation of early childhood development and school readiness. Daniel is a shy but brave 4-year-old tiger who lives in the beloved Neighborhood of Make Believe and with the help of his neighbors, family, and friends – O the Owl, Prince Wednesday and Katerina Kitty, he learns valuable lessons that prepare him for school and life.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood was developed by the acclaimed Fred Rogers Company, producers of Mister Roger’s Neighborhood, in association with Out of the Blue Enterprises. The Executive Producers of the series are Kevin Morrison for The Fred Rogers Company; Angela C. Santomero, cofounder of Out of the Blue and the creative force behind the hit series’ Blue’s Clues and Super WHY; and 9 Story’s Vince Commisso. 9 Story also produces the series.
The series is set to launch fall 2012 on PBS KIDS in the U.S. and CBC in Canada. It has also licensed to Luk International for Spain and Portugal.
Source: 9 Story Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.