Netflix Acquires The Storybots Property

Netflix have today announced that they have entered into an overall rights deal with Gregg and Evan Spiridellis, the creators of the Award-winning children’s media brand “The Storybots”.

Melissa Cobb, vice president of original animation said “Ask The StoryBots has a proven track record of synthesising complex subjects into bite-sized lessons that are funny and entertaining for young kids and satisfying for parents, We are thrilled to welcome Gregg and Evan into the Netflix family and look forward to building out the wonderful and whimsical StoryBots world, finding new ways to delight our growing member base of families around the world.”

StoryBots co-founders Evan and Gregg Spiridellis said “Together with Netflix, our goal is to make StoryBots the leading educational entertainment brand for connected kids and families globally, We want kids from Argentina to Zambia growing up laughing and learning with StoryBots that feel native to their culture. We see this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bring something epically good into the world.”

“Ask The StoryBots” is a Netflix original animated series that first started streaming in 2016. The series makes innovative use of multiple formats, including 3D, 2D, claymation, stop motion, and even live action. By engaging guest stars such as Snoop Dogg, Edward Norton, Whoopi Goldberg, and Wanda Sykes, “Ask The StoryBots” takes kids on a fantastic journey that makes learning fun as they seek answers to burning questions like, “Why is the sky blue?” and “How does night happen?” Season 3 of “Ask The Storybots is scheduled to arrive on Netflix worldwide in the Autumn.

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