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Netflix to air new Spin Master series Mighty Express

Published on: 13th February 2020

The new series joins Spin Master’s existing line-up of pre-school animated shows including Paw Patrol. 

Growing its animated pre-school catalogue, Netflix has picked up Spin Master Entertainment’s new CG-animated series Mighty Express.The 52 x 11-minute series will debut globally (excluding Canada) in September.

The show is executive produced by Spin Master Entertainment’s EVP Jennifer Dodge and co-CEO Ronnen Harary, with Vancouver-based animation company Atomic Cartoons providing animation services. Mighty Express is about kids who run train stations and work together with the Mighty Express train on big adventures.

The Mighty Express brand is owned by Spin Master, which retains all distribution rights for the series (excluding SVOD). The deal with Netflix marks the first time Spin Master has launched a series straight to a streaming platform and is part of the company’s commitment to a multi-platform distribution strategy. A toy line and a consumer products licensing programme will also be launched in 2021.

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