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9 Story Acquires 'Monkey See Monkey Do' Series

9 Story Enterprises acquires second season of 3D animated preschool preschool series, Monkey See Monkey Do.


Toronto, Canada -- 9 Story Enterprises has acquired the second season of the 3D animated preschool series Monkey See Monkey Do (26 x 11’), which will include a new interactive web experience for pre-schoolers.  The series is co-produced by Smartoonz (Israel) and Title Entertainment (Canada) and is currently in production for a second season with TVO.  

The successful first season (26 x 7’), which will also now be distributed by 9 Story, was previously licensed to Playhouse Disney LATAM, PBS Kids – Sprout, France5, TVO, TVA, Knowledge Network, Jim Jam EMEA, Asia Television, POD Worldwide, Cartoon Network Italy, Television New Zealand, Hop!, EBS and S4C1. 

Monkey See Monkey Do is an animated preschool series that follows our host, Monkey, and his friend Parrot as they learn about friendship, animals and the importance of movement.  In each episode, Monkey invites children at home to have fun imitating the actions of animals while learning about their natural habitats through engaging song and dance. In addition, the Monkey’s Jungle Adventure online game will take children on further journeys through Monkey’s world to meet and learn about his animal friends. 

Monkey See Monkey Do is a wonderfully creative and beautifully executed series that fits perfectly with our preschool slate,” said Vince Commisso, President and CEO, 9 Story Entertainment.  “We’ve admired this engaging content Smartoonz has created and look forward to working with them and Title Entertainment to bring this amazing show to young audiences.”

“We’re delighted to be teaming up with 9 Story for what will be an even better second season where Monkey will visit other screens, creating a multi-platform experience, ” said Yuval Levy, President & CEO of Smartoonz Inc.   “9 Story has a tremendous track record of success.  We’re pleased that they will be representing the property around the world,” added Title’s President & CEO, Frank Taylor.

Source: 9 Story Enterprises

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.