production line-up for 2009 mirrors the growth of 9 Story's
development and acquisitions this past year. We are firmly committed
to these exciting projects and look forward to bringing more
properties, like these, from development to production,"
says 9 Story Entertainment CEO Vince Commisso.
This features eight 14 to 16 year-olds who head to the wilderness
to survive on their own for three weeks with no food, shelter,
Internet or video games. Best known for his hit TV series Survivorman,
Les Stroud serves as their mentor and survivor skill judge.
The series is commissioned for YTV Canada and will premiere
in April 2009.
Pig is a new animated series co-produced with Wish Films
(UK). Wibbly Pig features a funny, inquisitive and engaging
character that turns the simplest of daily tasks and activities
into a comedy routine. Based on Mick Inkpen's multi-award winning
books, Wibbly Pig is set for fall 2009 delivery. 9 Story
Entertainment, who co-distributes the series with BBC Worldwide,
has secured broadcast agreements with Canada's TVO and Knowledge
Ed is a 9 Story original production for Teletoon in Canada
and Cartoon Network UK. Best Ed revolves around the unlikely
friendship of the always helpful Ed, a dog, and his squirrel
pal Buddy. Scheduled for completion by April 2009, the series
has been pre-sold to Cartoon Network for Europe, the Middle
East, Africa and Korea, and ABC (Australia).
and the Big Wide World will return for a fourth season
with six new episodes for TVO, Knowledge and SRC. Max
and Ruby will also return for a fourth season with 12