Trio of 9 Story series heads to the UK

Nerds and Monsters (pictured) and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood are among the titles acquired by UK broadcasters.
March 21, 2016

Canada’s 9 Story Media Group has sold a trio of its preschool properties,  Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Nerds and Monsters (pictured) and Numb Chucks, to broadcasters in the UK.

Season two of Slap Happy Cartoons’ Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11 minutes) was acquired by diginet CiTV, Turner-owned Cartoonito has snapped up Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (52 x 11 minutes)while Sony Pictures Television’s Kix channel has licensed the first season of Numb Chucks (52 x 11 minutes).

In May 2014, CiTV acquired the first season of Nerds, which had been previously sold to ABC TV AustraliaTVE (Spain), Canal+ Family (France and Africa), E-Junior (UAE), Noga (Isreal) and MBC Kids (Middle East).

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, a co-pro from The Fred Rogers Company, 9 Story and New York-based Out of the Blue, was greenlit for a third season in July 2015.

The second season of Numb Chucks, also produced by 9 Story, was licensed to Disney Channels Asia in November 2015.

From Playback. 

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