Canada’s Family CHRGD Takes 9 Story’s Nature Cat


TORONTO: DHX Television’s kids’ channel Family CHRGD has acquired 9 Story Media Group’s animated series Nature Cat.

The show is slated to premiere on the Canadian kids’ channel this summer. Nature Cat debuted in the U.S. on PBS Kids last November. It features the voice talents of Saturday Night Live veterans Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Moynihan, Chris Parnell and Kenan Thompson.

Nature Cat inspires kids to get outside, experience nature and play with friends,” said Kristin Lecour, the director of consumer products and Canadian distribution for 9 Story Media Group. “The series shows kids how much fun it can be to make discoveries, use their imaginations and learn about the world around them. We are thrilled to partner with Family CHRGD to bring Nature Cat to kids across Canada.”

“With notable comedic talent from SNL voicing the Nature Cat characters, the wit and humorous adventures featured in this series complements our Family CHRGD lineup perfectly,” said Michael Serafini, the VP of programming at DHX Television.

Nature Cat was created by Spiffy Pictures, which co-produces along with WTTW Chicago, while 9 Story handles international distribution and consumer products outside of the U.S. HiHat Media is responsible for brand licensing within the U.S.