Toronto, Canada– Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group announced that production of season five of the hit animated series Wild Kratts is now underway for PBS KIDS in the U.S. and TVO and Knowledge Network in Canada. Wild Kratts has one of the largest kids’ television audiences in the U.S. The fifth season will include another 20 episodes, taking the total episode count to 138. The new season is expected to premiere on PBS KIDS in 2017.