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9 Story Media Group Inc. is a Canadian entertainment company and an international marketer and distributor best known for producing animated series such as Top WingDaniel Tiger's NeighborhoodWild KrattsNumb ChucksPeep and the Big Wide WorldNature Cat, Let's Go Luna! and Peg + Cat. 9 Story Media Group's animation studio Brown Bag Films has produced animated children's series such as The OctonautsDoc McStuffinsBing Bunny, and Henry Hugglemonster. [1]


9 Story Media Group was founded in September 2002 as 9 Story Entertainment by Vince Commisso and Steven Jarosz. In September 2006, 9 Story launched an international distribution division headed by Natalie Osborne, known as 9 Story Enterprises. 9 Story Entertainment originally produced its first live-action series, Survive This, from 2010 to 2012. On April 8, 2013, 9 Story Media Group announced that it would acquire CCI Entertainment's children's and family library; the acquisition was completed on July 24.

In 2015, 9 Story Media Group acquired the animation studio Brown Bag Films, which employs over 170 staff members across Dublin, Manchester, and Toronto.

On May 25, 2016, 9 Story Media Group acquired the global distribution rights to Garfield and Friends.

On January 12, 2018, 9 Story Media Group acquired Out of the Blue Enterprises in an effort to broaden 9 Story's development capabilities and bolster their consumer products division, which launched in May. Out of the Blue is now a wholly owned subsidiary renamed 9 Story USA.

On July 10, 2018, 9 Story acquired Breakthrough Entertainment's kids and family library and development slate.


Timeline of Barney with 9 Story

  • October 6, 2015: 9 Story announced a long-term partnership with Mattel Creations to distribute pre-school series Barney & Friends and Angelina Ballerina. But the production for them to date, this has not occurred.
  • November 27, 2016: In fall 2016, 9 Story now has international distribution rights to Barney. As of November 27, 2016, 9 Story secured multiple agreements across Asia thus making Deltamac - available in Hong Kong - licensed to broadcast the seventh and eighth seasons of Barney & Friends. [2]
  • March 25, 2021: Streaming service Tubi has announced they entered into a content deal with 9 Story Media Group to obtain exclusive streaming rights to Seasons 7-9 of Barney & Friends, as well as non-exclusive streaming rights to Seasons 10 - 12. The episodes will be available to stream on April 9, 2021.[3][4]

Original productions

  • 3 Amigonauts
  • Almost Naked Animals
  • Arthur (Seasons 16–19; rights shared with DHX Media)
  • Best Ed
  • Cache Craze
  • Camp Lakebottom
  • Creative Galaxy
  • Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
  • Fugget About It
  • Furze World Wonders
  • Futz!
  • Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (movie)
  • If The World Were A Village
  • Kiss and Cry (movie)
  • Let's Go Luna!
  • The Magic School Bus Rides Again
  • Making Stuff
  • Max & Ruby (Seasons 3–5)
  • Nature Cat
  • Nerds and Monsters
  • Numb Chucks
  • Peep and the Big Wide World
  • Peg + Cat
  • Postcards from Buster (Seasons 2-3)
  • Pound Puppies (2010 TV series) (first 8 episodes)
  • Skyland
  • Survive This
  • Sweet Tweets
  • Top Wing
  • Wibbly Pig
  • Wild Kratts


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