9 Story Media Group buys Out of the Blue Enterprises
Toronto-based 9 Story Media Group, a producer and distributor of children's media, has acquired Out of the Blue Enterprises of New York, a producer of children's educational media. It will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of 9 Story. Managing director Samantha Freeman will continue to lead the company, while Angela Santomero will continue as executive producer.
Out of the Blue produces the television series Super Why and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, as well as interactive art program Creative Galaxy for Amazon Studios and toy brand Colorforms.
"Having worked with Angela and Samantha on Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and Creative Galaxy, we have tremendous respect for their creative capabilities," said Vince Commisso, president and CEO of 9 Story. "Out of the Blue has a proven track record in developing unique and beloved brands for a preschool audience. Joining forces broadens our development capabilities, increases our consumer products reach and extends our presence in the US."