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Entertainment One powers up for fifth series of PJ Masks

Entertainment One is powering up for a fifth series of its global pre-school superhero show, PJ Masks, revealing that a new run of 52 episodes is scheduled to land in 2021.

Produced by eOne and Frog Box, in collaboration with Disney Junior and France 5, series five will see the show’s heroes, Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, explore new locations and take on new villains in all new adventures.

“2020 marks five years since PJ Masks first swooped onto TV screens and we’re absolutely thrilled to be announcing that a fifth series is in production,” said eOne’s Olivier Dumont, president, family and brands.

“PJ Masks has won a place in the hearts of families all over the world and has created many happy childhood memories for kids who have grown up with the characters. We look forward to bringing brand new adventures to the show’s fanbase and introducing the series to the next generation of pre-schoolers.”

PJ Masks has been off to a flying start since it debuted on Disney Junior US in 2015. It is now one of the top-rated broadcasts for pre-schoolers airing regularly on multiple FTA and VOD platforms around the world. Annual global retail sales now reach over $1.1 billion with consumer products programmes firmly established in 85 markets worldwide and a growing presence in Asia.

Series four of PJ Masks is currently poised to launch on Disney Junior globally, beginning spring 2020 and autumn on Okoo, France Télévisions kids platform will kick off with an epic 44-minute special episode giving fans a never before seen exciting introduction to new adventures.

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