Toronto, Canada’s 9 Story Media Group has secured new broadcasting deals with Discovery Kids Asia Pacific for popular animated adventure-comedy Wild Kratts and two live-action children’s series.
The network has snapped up the new fourth season (26 x 22 minutes) of Wild Kratts, along with renewing season one of the hit show created by real-life brothers and zoologists, Martin and Chris Kratt.
Discovery Kids has also licensed season one of Apartment 11′s science-based live-actioner Finding Stuff Out (16 x 22 minutes) for Asia Pacific, as well as seasons one and two of 28 x 22-minute reality show Survive This for broadcast in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.
Since making its debut on PBS KIDS in the US and on TVO, Knowledge Network and Télé-Quebec in Canada in 2011, Wild Kratts has been picked up by numerous broadcasters including Discovery Kids (Latin America), Super RTL (Germany), France Télévisions (France), RTE (Ireland), Minimax (Eastern Europe), Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (Middle East) and Noga, (Israel).
9 Story also recently acquired the international distribution rights for Look Kool, another new live-action series from Montreal, Canada-based Apartment 11 that uses skits, cartoons and 3D special effects to teach math concepts to kids ages six to nine.