9 Story Entertainment has struck a deal with Nick Jr Italy that will see the broadcaster air the popular pre-school series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood.
In the deal brokered by Italian distributor Funwood Media, the award-winning animation will premiere on the channel in March 2014.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood – the recent winner of the Parent’s Choice Award’s Silver Honour – first launched in 2012 on PBS Kids in the US and CBC in Canada.
The series enjoys an international reach that includes slots with Disney in Russia, South East Asia and Latin America, SRC in French Canada an ABC in Australia.
The show also airs across France, Africa, Germany, Israel, Finland, Norway, Turkey, New Zealand, Iran, Sweden, Spain and Portugal.
The series is co-produced and distributed by 9 Story Entertainment and The Fred Rogers Company and follows the adventures of a shy but brave four year old and his friends O the Owl, Prince Wednesday, Miss Elaina and Katerina Kittycat.