Popular animated pre-school series Peg + Cat is heading to Latin America.
9 Story Media Group has revelaed that the series has been acquired by Discovery Kids for the territory, and will now air across Mexico, Brazil and Argentina, with more countries expected to follow later this month.
The series originally debuted on PBS Kids in autumn 2013 and has recently won three Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animation Programme.
The latest deal joins a burgeoning roster of broadcast partners that cover such territories as Canada (Treehouse), French-speaking Ontario (TFO), Quebec (Tele-Quebec), France and French-speaking territories (Canal + Family), UK (CSC), Ireland (TG4) and more.
The show also airs on Super RTL(Germany and German-speaking Europe),YLE (Finland), SVT(Sweden), ABC TV Australia, TVNZ (New Zealand),Disney(Korea), True Visions (Thailand), HOP (Israel), Mini-Mini (Poland), E-Junior (UAE), Zee Learn (India), RTP(Portugal) and MBC Kids (UAE).
Peg + Cat follows the spirited little girl, Peg, and her sidekick, Cat, as they encounter unexpected problems that require fun and 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 colourful cosmos, all the while demonstrating that it’s never too early to start learning the magic of numbers,’ read a statement from the firm.