9 Story signs new Almost Naked Animals licensees
Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has secured new international home entertainment licensing partners for its animated six to 11-targeted series Almost Naked Animals.
NCircle Entertainment is on board to handle DVD sales this fall in the US, eOne in Canada, Abbey Home Video in the UK and Just4Kids in Holland and Belgium. DVD sales in Australia are currently handled by Village Roadshow.
The 52 x 22-minute series, which features the comedic misadventures of a group of underwear-clad animal characters who run a beach-front hotel, is now in its third season and is both produced and distributed by 9 Story.
Broadcasters airing the series include Cartoon Network (US), YTV and VRAK (Canada), CiTV (UK), ABC (Australia), Disney Channel (Italy, India, Latin America, Spain and Portugal), NPO’s children’s channel Z@pp/Zeppelin in the Netherlands, Super RTL (Germany), and Canal+ France for its Canal+ Family and TéléTOON+ channels.
The property has also recently expanded into gaming with Toronto, Canada-based digital media developer Game Pill set to launch an online game this fall and mobile apps in 2013.