DISNEY JUNIOR ON BOARD FOR FOURTH SEASON OF OCTONAUTS

Sep 22, 2014

London, 22 September 2014: Leading independent media company, Silvergate Media announces today the sale of a fourth season of its hit pre-school show, Octonauts to Disney USA. The new series consists of 12 x 22-minute new episodes as well as 2 x 22 minute specials.

Octonauts first launched on the Disney Junior block on Disney Channel in January 2012. Octonauts’ fans are currently enjoying season three which is premiering across 2014 on Disney Channel with daily airings also on the 24-hour Disney Junior channel. The newest acquisition, season 4, is scheduled to air in 2015.
Geraint Marsh, SVP Global TV Distribution & Consumer Products (The Americas) of Silvergate Media said: “What a privilege to have Disney USA as our long-standing partner for Octonauts. USA fans of Captain Barnacles and Kwazii will be delighted to tune in for this new season of adventures on Disney in 2015.”

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About Silvergate Media

Silvergate Media is a highly creative TV Production and licensing company driven by big ideas and big collaborations. Formed in 2011, and with offices in New York and London, Silvergate develops world- class brands which inspire, entertain, educate and engage through innovative content, great products and strong partnerships. Among these brands are Peter Rabbit and Octonauts, two highly successful international properties for children.

About The Octonauts

The Octonauts are a dynamic eight-member team of quirky and courageous adventure heroes who dive into action whenever there is trouble under the sea.

Equipped with a fleet of aquatic vehicles, they rescue amazing sea creatures, explore incredible new underwater worlds, and often save the day before returning safely to their home base, the octopod.

Based on the original books by Meomi, Octonauts is animated by Brown Bag Films and continues to go from strength to strength as a unique and exciting global pre-school brand.