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9 Story Announces New Sales for ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood’

Season three of animated preschool series co-produced and distributed by The Fred Rogers Company and 9 Story Media Group headed to Disney Junior in Latin America.  

TORONTO -- 9 Story Media Group has announced that it has licensed season three of the award-winning animated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood to Disney Junior in Latin America. The first season premiered on the Latin American network in 2013, followed by series two in June of 2015. The third season takes the total number of episodes to 170. 

The popular preschool series originally launched on PBS Kids (U.S.) and CBC (Canada) in 2012. It has also been licensed to TV Brasil (Brazil), Canal Once (Mexico), Clarovideo (Latin America), VOD Kids (Chile), SRC (French Canada), TFO (Canada), ABC (Australia), TVNZ (New Zealand), Canal+ Family (France), Piwi+(France), France Télévisions (France), Super RTL (Germany), YLE (Finland), NRK (Norway),  SVT (Sweden), Fokus TV (Poland), RUV (Iceland), Nick Jr (Italy), Cartoonito (Italy), Luk International (Spain and Portugal), Disney Junior (Asia, Russia and Indian Subcontinent), Beijing Culture and Communication (China),  Zee Learn (Indian Subcontinent), Good TV (Taiwan), JEI TV (South Korea), MediaCorp (Singapore), True Visions (Thailand), TV3 (Thailand), Hop TV (Israel), IRIB (Iran), JCC (Middle East), E Junior (Middle East) and Minika (Turkey).  Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood is also available on Netflix across multiple territories.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood is the winner of multiple awards including the 2014 Shaw Rocket Prize, a 2015 Parent’s Choice Award, Best Preschool Animated Series at the 2013 Kidscreen Awards and the 2013 Cynopsis Kids !magination Award for Best Preschool Series.

The series is co-produced and distributed by The Fred Rogers Company and 9 Story Media Group. 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 Vince Commisso for 9 Story Media Group.  

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 Neighbourhood of Make Believe. With help from his neighbors, family, and friends, O the Owl, Prince Wednesday, Miss Elaina and Katerina Kittycat, Daniel has fun while learning the key skills necessary for school and life.

Source: 9 Story Media Group

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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.