FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9 Story Media Group Announces Sale of Wild Kratts Season 4 to Discovery Kids in Asia Pacific
Toronto, Canada – April 20 , 2015 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that it has licensed an additional 26 x 22’ episodes of the animated action adventure series Wild Kratts to Discovery Kids in Asia Pacific. The children’s network also renewed the first season of the series along with season one of Finding Stuff Out (16 x 22’) which will both air across Asia Pacific, and seasons one and two of Survive This (28 x 22’) which will air in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.
Wild Kratts has previously been licensed to Discovery Kids (Latin America), Super RTL (Germany), France Télévisions (France), TV3 (Spain), SIC (Portugal), RTE (Ireland), VRT (Belgium), Minimax (Eastern Europe), Minika (Turkey), Primetime (Colombia), E Junior (UAE), Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (Middle East), Noga, (Israel) and MediaCorp PDT Ltd. (Singapore).
Wild Kratts premiered on PBS KIDS in the U.S. in 2011 and on TVO, Knowledge Network and Télé-Quebec in Canada. A co-production between Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group, Wild Kratts is distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Kratt Brothers Company and internationally by 9 Story Media Group. The series was created and developed by real life brothers and zoologists, Martin and Chris Kratt who star in the show as animated versions of themselves.
The Kratt brothers leap into animated action in Wild Kratts, an adventure comedy from the creators of the hit shows Kratt’s Creatures and Zoboomafoo. In each episode, Chris and Martin Kratt travel to a different corner of the world to meet amazing new animals. Join the Wild Kratts for a laugh-out-loud comedy adventure, as Martin and Chris activate their Creature Power Suits to rescue their animal friends!
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 represents over 1800 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 250 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, email@example.com