9 Story Media Group licenses a trio of hit animated children’s shows – ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood,’ ‘Nerds and Monsters,’ and ‘Numb Chucks’ -- to U.K broadcasters ahead of MIPTV.
TORONTO -- 9 Story Media Group has announced that it has licensed a trio of hit animated children’s shows to U.K broadcasters, as it prepares to attend this year’s MIPTV. Turner Broadcasting’s Cartoonito UK came on board for the first season of the award winning preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, which now airs in over 150 countries. A third season was recently greenlit, for a total of 170 eleven-minute episodes.
CITV has picked up the second season of the animated comedy Nerds and Monsters. The first season premiered on the British television channel in April 2014. The series is also airs on ABC Australia, YTV and Vrak TV (Canada), Canal + (France and Africa), TVE (Spain), Gloob (Brazil), Israel (Noga), e-Junior and MBC Kids (Middle East), Disney (Poland), SIC (Portugal) and Hulu (US).
Sony Pictures Television’s Kix channel has acquired the first season of the animated comedy Numb Chucks. Now in its second season, Numb Chucks has also been licensed to YTV Canada, Cartoon Network’s Boomerang (U.S.), Cartoon Network (Latin America), ABC (Australia), TG4 (Ireland), Canal+ and Family (France) and Super RTL (Germany). International Disney Channels in Central & Eastern Europe, Asia, Middle East & Africa, Israel and Benelux have also acquired the series.