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9 Story Boosts Distribution Library with New Scholastic Deal

Bringing its distribution library to more than 4,000 half hours, 9 Story Distribution International to distribute over 460 half hours of classic children’s series from Scholastic Entertainment, including ‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’ and ‘The Magic School Bus.’

DUBLIN, Ireland -- 9 Story Distribution, the international distribution arm of 9 Story Media Group, has entered into an agreement to distribute eight popular and award-winning children’s series from Scholastic Entertainment. Under the terms of the deal, 9 Story will distribute 464 half hours of animated and live-action content, bringing 9 Story’s total distribution library to more than 4,000 half hours.

The agreement includes Scholastic’s most notable series across animation and live-action, including classics like Clifford the Big Red Dog (65 x 26’) and The Magic School Bus (52 x 26’), along with Goosebumps (74 x 26’), The Baby-Sitters Club (13 x 28’), Astroblast (52 x 12’), Maya and Miguel (65 x 24’), Word Girl (130 x 24’) and Clifford’s Puppy Days (39 x 26’).

“Scholastic has developed an impressive catalogue of beloved television series based on Scholastic’s immensely popular book properties,” said Alix Wiseman, SVP, Distribution & Acquisitions for 9 Story Distribution International. “These classic series continue to be in demand around the world, complement 9 Story’s recent reboot of The Magic School Bus Rides Again and Scholastic Entertainment’s reboot of Clifford The Big Red Dog, and help solidify our position as one of the industry’s top suppliers of kids and family content internationally.”

“We are delighted to be working with 9 Story Distribution International to bring some of our most celebrated series to children and families all around the world,” said Caitlin Friedman, SVP & General Manager of Scholastic Entertainment. “We expect that the universal themes, relatable characters and rich learning opportunities that each of these series presents will continue to resonate strongly with audiences across the globe.”

Source: 9 Story Distribution

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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.