Toronto, Canada-based 9 Story Entertainment has announced the sale of the award-winning animated preschool series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (80 x 11) to Nick Jr. Italy. The deal was made through Italian distributor Funwood Media. The series is scheduled to be broadcast by the channel in March 2014.
The series launched in 2012 on PBS KIDS in the U.S. and CBC in Canada. It has also been licensed to Disney (Russia, SE Asia, Latin America), SRC (French Canada), ABC (Australia), Canal+ (France, Africa), France 5 (France), Super RTL (Germany), Hop TV (Israel), YLE (Finland), NRK (Norway), Zee Learn (Indian Subcontinent), E Junior (Middle East), True Visions (Thailand), Digiturk (Turkey), TVNZ (New Zealand), IRIB (Iran), SVT (Sweden) and Luk International for Spain and Portugal. DVD sales have also been made to ABC Commercial (Australia) and Universal Music (Germany) through Super RTL.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is co-produced and distributed by 9 Story Entertainment and The Fred Rogers Company.
The series follows Daniel, a shy but brave four-year-old tiger and his friends O the Owl, Prince Wednesday, Miss Elaina and Katerina Kittycat., who lives in the beloved Neighborhood of Make Believe.