Nick Jr. has taken the broadcast rights for Saban Brands'
new animated preschool series Julius Jr. in US, Australia
and New Zealand. The series will premiere on Nick Jr. this
Jr. will be distributed internationally by MarVista Entertainment.
the adventures of a young version of Julius the Monkey, Julius
Jr. will mark the first television vehicle for Paul Frank.
Since its founding in 1997, in a Huntington Beach garage,
the lifestyle fashion brand has become globally recognised
for its fresh and irreverent designs and colourful cast of
is an exciting next step for the Paul Frank brand, and for
Saban Brands," said Saban Brands President Elie Dekel.
"Julius Jr. will entertain and captivate millions of
children and continue our tradition of creating new platforms
on which to engage with our brands."
series is built around hero Julius Jr., a funky monkey with
a penchant for invention. Together with his best pals, Worry
Bear, Sheree, Clancy and Ping, they build a playhouse out
of a simple cardboard box.
when they walk inside, to their surprise and delight they
discover that ordinary objects magically come to life and
amazing adventures are just a door away. Julius Jr. proves
every day that the best inventions are the ones that help