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PJ Masks series 4 enters production

Published on: 5th June 2019

eOne greenlights fourth series of hit pre-school animated series as series 3 set to launch globally.

Entertainment One (eOne) is preparing for a fourth series of its hit superhero show for pre-schoolers, PJ Masks, with news of a new batch of 52 x 11 episodes that are slated for delivery from April 2020.

Produced by eOne and Frog Box, in collaboration with broadcaster Disney Junior, series 4 will see the show’s heroes – Catboy, Owlette and Gekko – save the day in all-new adventures. For the first time, the series will open with a special 4-part episode, taking PJ Masks fans on an exciting and dramatic action-packed 44-minute adventure.

“With a growing global fan base, PJ Masks has firmly cemented its position as a leading pre-school animated property, and demand for new content is extremely high,” said eOne’s Olivier Dumont, president, Family & Brands. “We’re thrilled to be bringing audiences another 52 episodes that will fuel the growth of the global licensing programme and demonstrate our unwavering commitment to the future of the property.”

PJ Masks has been off to a strong start since it first debuted on Disney Junior in the US in 2015. It is now one of the top-rated broadcast and licensing properties for pre-schoolers, airing regularly on multiple FTA and VOD platforms around the world. Annual global retail sales now reach $1.15b, with revenues increasing by 39% this past financial year.

As the fourth series enters production, the third series is set to land on Disney Junior EMEA, LATAM, ANZ and Asia later this year, following a successful April launch in the US.

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