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9 Story snaps up rights to Brazilian toon Haunted Tales

Canada-based producer and distributor 9 Story Entertainment has picked up international rights to animated comedy series Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids.

Haunted-Tales-for-Wicked-Kids9 Story Enterprises has taken global TV and licensing rights, ex-Brazil where the show is on Cartoon Network and it has established itself as the most-watched show for 4-to-11s.

Cartoon Network Latin America will launch the series region-wide from Halloween.

It is produced by Brazil’s Glaz Entertainment and follows Pepe, a 12-year old boy who helps out at his grandmother’s magic potion emporium.

Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids embraces an offbeat and edgy style of humour that has found a real following with today’s kids,” said Natalie Osborne, managing director, 9 Story Entertainment.

Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids has been a huge success in Brazil, and we are thrilled that 9 Story will be expanding its distribution,” said Paulo Boccato, owner of Glaz Entertainment.

9 Story Enterprises has been beefing up the number of hours in its catalogue. In July it closed a deal for the rights to CCI’s children’s TV catalogue giving it distribution rights to shows including Artzooka and Harry and His Bucketful of Dinosaurs.