Toronto, Canada – November 14, 2017 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that it has licensed the hit children’s series Wild Kratts® Season 5 to Discovery Kids Latin America. Discovery Kids Latin America, the leading preschool network pan-regionally among kids 4-11 and the #1 pay TV kids network in Brasil, also airs 9 Story’s Nature Cat and Peg + Cat. The fifth season includes 20 episodes, taking the total episode count to 138.
Wild Kratts also airs on PBS KIDS in the U.S. and TVO and Knowledge Network in Canada. Various seasons of the series are also under license to Discovery Kids (India and Asia), Pop (U.K.), RTE (Ireland), Super RTL (Germany), Minimax (Eastern Europe), DR (Denmark), RTBF (Belgium), VRT (Belgium), Canal Panda (Spain), TVC (Spain), SIC (Portugal), MediaCorp (Singapore), TVB (Hong Kong), Familia Play (Colombia), Canal Futura (Brazil), Minika (Turkey), Jeem TV (Middle East), E-Junior (UAE), Noga (Israel), and 9 Network Go! (Australia). Wild Kratts has tremendous global reach, airing in over 180 countries across 18 different languages.
Wild Kratts premiered on PBS KIDS in the U.S. in 2011 and on TVO, Knowledge Network and Télé-Quebec in Canada. 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. Wild Kratts is a co-production between Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group.
About 9 Story Media Group
9 Story Media Group is a leading creator, producer and distributor of kids and family focused intellectual property. Its award-winning animation studio, Brown Bag Films, is recognized around the world for best-in-class brands such as Doc McStuffins, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, Octonauts, Wild Kratts, Peter Rabbit and The Magic School Bus: Rides Again. The company’s international distribution arm, 9 Story Distribution International, represents 2,700 half-hours of animated and live-action programming, seen on some of the most respected international channels and platforms. With facilities in Toronto, Dublin, Manchester, the 9 Story Media group of companies employ almost 600 creative and corporate staff.
For further information:
Jennifer Ansley, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, 9 Story Media Group
+1 416 530-9900 ext 230, firstname.lastname@example.org