CCI Entertainment is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with The Juno Company to produce a television series based on the Emmy award-winning Juno property. Under the deal, CCI Entertainment will play a role in the further development of the brand and be responsible for financing the production and distributing the series globally, as well as creating and executing the broadcast strategy and roll-out internationally.
The Juno Company proudly announces that The Day the Music Stopped from the new Juno Jr. series has garnered two 2011 Emmys in the Musical Composition/Arrangement and Children’s Programming categories. Co-Founders of The Juno Company, Belinda Takahashi, Ph.D. and Adam Adelman, accepted the awardsÂ at The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences ceremony this past Saturday, June 18th, 2011. Â ”Our intent is to create original children’s programming based on music, that is loved by parents and children alike. Â We’re honoured and thrilled to be recognized by our peers for our work as well,” states Takahashi.
“Enthusiasm for The Juno Company and our brands is growing exponentially fast and fans of our children’s franchise are eager for us to bring Juno, her friends and their musical adventures to the TV screen,” said Liza Coppola, SVP Marketing, The Juno Company. “CCI’s extensive production experience and unprecedented recognition in family television is a perfect fit for the Juno property.”
“We are really excited to be working with the Juno team to build this property on an international scale”, said Arnie Zipursky, Co-Chairman of CCI Entertainment Ltd “With every storyline, Juno sparks a genuine love of music in young children. The rich content, friendly characters and real orchestral music behind Juno properties give us the ingredients to create a TV series that does just that.”