News: 9 Story expands reach in Asia through sales in Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore

Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood9 Story expands reach in Asia through sales in Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore

Toronto, Canada – November 30, 2014 – 9 Story Media Group, a leading producer and distributor of children’s and family entertainment content,  has secured a host of key sales across Asia as it heads to Asia Television Forum.

Good TV (Taiwan), EBS (Korea) and Asiana Licensing (Korea) have all picked up multiple seasons of the popular and long-running series Arthur. Media Corp (Singapore) has licensed season one of preschool hit Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood (80 x 11’) while Daekyo Kids (Korea) has acquired season three of the 3D animated comedy Erky Perky (26 x 11’). Thailand’s True Visions has licensed almost 200 half hours of 9 Story programming including Peg + Cat (40 x 22’), Almost Naked Animals (52 x 22’), Joe & Jack (13 x 22’), Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs (52 x 22’), Frankenstein’s Cat (15 x 22’) and Turbo Dogs (26 x 22’).

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“We are very pleased with our progress in Asia,” said Federico Vargas, Director, Distribution at 9 Story Media Group. “Across preschool, transitional (4-8 year olds) and comedies for the 6-11 audience, our content really resonates with this diverse territory. We are looking forward to attending ATF next month and meeting with new and existing broadcast partners to share news of our upcoming slate.”

9 Story Media Group is a leading content creator, marketer and distributor of kids & family focused intellectual property. Recognized around the world for best-in-class brands such as Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, Wild Kratts, Numb Chucks, Arthur and Peg + Cat, 9 Story and its affiliate companies represent over 1700 half hours of animated and live action programming, seen on some of the most respected international channels and platforms.  With one of North America’s largest animation studios, 9 Story employs over 220 creative and production staff and has produced over 900 half hours of award-winning children’s content. 9 Story is owned by Senior Management, ZM Capital and media entrepreneur Neil Court. www.9story.com

For further information: 

Jennifer Ansley, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, 9 Story Media Group

+1 416 530-9900 ext 230, jennifera@9story.com

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