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Series Five of PJ Masks starts production

Published on: 29th January 2020

eOne’s hit animated pre-school show celebrates five years on-screen.

Entertainment One (eOne) is powering up for a fifth series of global pre-school superhero show, PJ Masks, with a fresh batch of 52×11′ episodes slated for delivery in 2021.

Produced by eOne and Frog Box, in collaboration with Disney Junior and France 5, Series Five will see the show’s heroes, Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, explore new locations and take on new villains in fresh adventures that will launch with making the familiar, unfamiliar.

“2020 marks five years since PJ Masks first swooped onto TV screens and we’re absolutely thrilled to be announcing that a fifth series is in production,” said eOne’s Olivier Dumont, president, Family & Brands. “PJ Masks has won a place in the hearts of families all over the world and has created many happy childhood memories for kids who have grown up with the characters. We look forward to bringing brand new adventures to the show’s fanbase and introducing the series to the next generation of pre-schoolers.”

PJ Masks first debuted on Disney Junior US in 2015 and is now one of the top-rated broadcasts for pre-schoolers, airing regularly on multiple FTA and VOD platforms around the world. Annual global retail sales now reach over $1.1b, with consumer products programmes firmly established in 85 markets worldwide and a growing presence in Asia.

As production for Series Five begins, Series Four is poised to launch on Disney Junior globally beginning in spring 2020 and in autumn on Okoo, France Télévisions kids platform. The series will kick off with an epic 44-minute special episode, giving fans an exciting introduction to the new adventures.

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