Spin Master Entertainment’s The Mighty Express makes Netflix debut globally

Spin Master Entertainment has made company history with the launch of its first straight-to-Netflix series, Mighty Express, a new CG animated pre-school series that is rolling onto Netflix globally from today. The launch of the new show marks the 11th children’s franchise to be developed by the children’s entertainment company.

“Spin Master Entertainment excels at developing evergreen global properties through compelling story telling and engaging characters that resonate with audiences,” said Spin Master Entertainment’s executive vice president, Jennifer Dodge.

“From the importance of friendship and teamwork, to boosting kids’ confidence in their own attributes and abilities, the Mighty Express series is a fun place for children to laugh and learn alongside the characters in the show. We are so excited for families to discover our first Netflix original series and we look forward to developing more content for the platform in the future.”

Animated by the Vancouver-based toon house, Atomic Cartoons, Mighty Express is created and executive produced by Keith Chapman, the name behind the global franchises PAW Patrol and Bob the Builder. The series is also executive produced by Dodge and Spin Master’s co-founder and co-CEO, Ronnen Harary.

Highlighting Spin Master’s latest commitment to its multi-platform content strategy, Mighty Express marks Spin Master Entertainment’s first series launching straight to a streaming platform. The Mighty Express franchise is wholly-owned by Spin Master and the company will retain the rights to distribution of the series, including the licensing of consumer products.

A toy line is expected to bow in 2021.

The Mighty Express is set in a vast, playful, and quirky world crisscrossed by railway tracks, a team of trains and their kid best-buddies keep things moving and get the delivery done no matter what the trouble. Each of the trains has a specialty which they use when going on Mega Missions or hauling cargo, be it animals, equipment, or giant dinosaur bones. They always rise to the occasion when trouble strikes.

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