Toronto, Canada – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that Hulu has acquired the exclusive streaming rights to global hit series Camp Lakebottom (26 x 22’). Under the terms of the agreement, Hulu retains exclusive VOD rights to the first season of the animated program. Camp Lakebottom originally premiered on Teletoon Canada and Disney XD (U.S.). Various seasons of the series have been acquired by international Disney Channels (Latin America, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Benelux, MEA and Japan), ABC TV (Australia), Super RTL (Germany), and Canal+ Family (France & Africa).
9 Story Distribution International has also sold seasons 6, 7 & 8 of the classic Garfield and Friends (45 x 24’) series to Hulu. The worldwide rights to Garfield and Friends were recently acquired by 9 Story Distribution International in 2016.
9 Story Media Group is a leading content creator, marketer and distributor of kids & family focused intellectual property. Recognised around the world for best-in-class brands such as Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, Wild Kratts, Numb Chucks and Peg + Cat, 9 Story represents over 2,500 half hours of animated and live-action programming, seen on some of the most respected international channels and platforms. With one of North America’s largest animation studios, 9 Story employs over 300 creative and production staff in its Toronto facility and has produced over 900 half hours of award-winning children’s content.
In 2015, 9 Story acquired the award-winning animation studio Brown Bag Films, which employs almost 300 staff members across Dublin, Manchester and Los Angeles. Brown Bag is recognised for producing leading animated children’s series such as Octonauts, Doc McStuffins, Bing and Henry Hugglemonster. 9 Story is owned by senior management, ZMC (Zelnick Media Capital) and media entrepreneur Neil Court.