Toronto, Canada -- 9 Story Entertainment announced the sale of its award-winning animated preschool series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, to France Télévisions for Zouzous, the preschool programming block on channel France 5. The series launched this fall on PBS KIDS in the U.S. and CBC in Canada. It has also been licensed to ABC (Australia), Canal+ Family (France), Super RTL (Germany), Hop TV (Israel), YLE (Finland), NRK (Norway), Zee Learn (Indian Subcontinent), Minika (Turkey), TVNZ (New Zealand), SVT (Sweden), and Luk International for Spain and Portugal.
Produced and distributed by 9 Story Entertainment, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood recently won Best Preschool Animated Series at the 2013 Kidscreen Awards. Executive Producers are Kevin Morrison for The Fred Rogers Company, Angela C. Santomero, co-founder 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.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood 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 Neighbourhood of Make Believe and with the help of his neighbours, family, and friends – O the Owl, Prince Wednesday and Katerina Kitty, he learns valuable lessons that prepare him for school and life.
“In this fresh and charming series, everybody can learn positive attitude! The beautiful design of Daniel and his friends, and the lovely songs make it really irresistible. We are very happy to welcome Dany and his friends to Zouzous on France 5 !”, Tiphaine de Raguenel, Head of France Télévisions Youth activities.
Source: 9 Story Entertainment