PEACOCK ALLEY AND 9 STORY CHECK INTO MOTEL 51

Laura Kosterski

Kids and family specialist 9 Story Media Group is partnering with fellow Canadian prodco Peacock Alley Entertainment to develop and coproduce a live-action series for young adults.

Motel 51 is a serialised science-fiction drama aimed at young adults and families. The announcement follows 9 Story’s recent launch of a live-action division led by Jeremy Slutskin.

Written and created by Laura Kosterski (Producing Parker, Big Top Academy, Annedroids, Naked Josh), the show follows a family as they embark on a quest to find their father after he mysteriously disappears. The search will lead them to an strange motel with an otherworldly secret

9 Story Media Group is behind series including The Magic School Bus Rides Again (Netflix), Furze World Wonders (YouTube), Doc McStuffins (Disney Jr), Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (PBS Kids) and Top Wing (Nick Jr).

Peacock Alley Entertainment is the producer of scripted and unscripted content including Travelers (Netflix), A User’s Guide to Cheating Death (Netflix & Vision), Unusually Thicke (Pop), Illusions of Grandeur (OLN) and Tower of Song: Leonard Cohen (CBC and PBS).

Clive Whittingham

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