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Sinking Ship scores 16 Daytime Emmy nods

The kid-focused prodco received eight nominations recognizing Ghostwriter, while Dino Dana and Odd Squad picked up four each.

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How 9 Story stays productive in a pandemic

President and CEO Vince Commisso explains how the company will maintain its output in the long term during the COVID-19 crisis.

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9 Story Media taps Karen Fowler to lead development

The producer and former CBC Kids exec will head the prodco’s development team in Toronto, aiming to boost its animation and live-action production slate.

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Deals: eOne, Fox Television, 9 Story, Kew Media

Ricky Zoom finds a home at Treehouse, Schitt’s Creek lands U.S. syndication, 9 Story opens a new chapter with Book Hungry Bears, and more.

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9 Story to distribute 230 hours of Scholastic content

Amid the current reboot craze, 9 Story’s distribution arm has picked up Clifford the Big Red Dog and The Baby-Sitter’s Club series from the publisher.

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9 Story to develop, coproduce The World’s Worst Children

The series is based on the bestselling children’s novels by U.K. comedian David Walliams, with his prodco King Bert Productions attached to coproduce.

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Peacock Alley, 9 Story partner for sci-fi drama

The prodcos have inked a deal to develop and coproduce Motel 51, with Brad Wright attached to executive produce.

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9 Story buys Asian animation studio BASE

The deal marks 9 Story’s first acquisition in Asia and takes its total employee count to more than 1,000 internationally.

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9 Story opens live-action division

The prodco’s new division will be led by VP of live-action development and production Jeremy Slutskin.

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9 Story Media adds to management team

The Toronto-based kids producer/distributor has hired a former Nickelodeon exec, and promoted a number of key talent across its businesses.

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9 Story to walk Clifford around the world

The company has been appointed as the global distributor for Scholastic Entertainment’s revamped Clifford The Big Red Dog series.

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9 Story to buy Breakthrough’s kids and family slate

The acquisition expands 9 Story’s distribution library to more than 3,500 half-hours, and adds to its live-action offerings with titles including the Anne of Green Gables movie series.