9 Story Entertainment Announces PEG + CAT Series
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ANIMATION WORLD NEWS By: Jennifer Wolfe - February 26, 2013
Toronto, Canada – 9 Story Entertainment will be producing and distributing the new animated preschool series Peg + Cat (80x11’), and will be launching sales of the series at MIPtv.
Peg + Cat was created by Emmy Award winning creative director, animator and children’s writer Jennifer Oxley (Little Bill, The Wonder Pets!) and Billy Aronson (Rent, Postcards from Buster) and developed with partner the Fred Rogers Company for PBS Kids.
“We are delighted to once again be working with the Fred Rogers Company on this remarkable series. Its unique visual style wrapped around a fascinating world of adventure and music will bring enjoyment to young viewers the world over,” said Vince Commisso, President and CEO, 9 Story Entertainment.
“We loved Peg + Cat from the moment we first saw it,” said Kevin Morrison, C.O.O. of The Fred Rogers Company. “Its quirky humor, beautiful design and engaging music make it irresistible. We’re delighted to be bringing this new series to today’s young audience.”
Peg + Cat will engage young viewers with the adventures of Peg and her sidekick cat as they encounter unexpected problems that require creative solutions. In order to solve the problems, Peg and her cat must add, subtract and apply basic arithmetic. Their adventures take them to historical far-away lands, art centers in bustling metropolises and the colorful cosmos, all the while demonstrating that it’s never too early to start learning the magic of numbers.
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