Disney Channels Worldwide has acquired multi-territory broadcast and on-demand rights for animated series Polly and the ZhuZhu Pets from Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana.

Inspired by the successful toy phenomenon, the series is set to air on Disney Channel in the U.S. on Monday, September 12, followed by Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. Corus Entertainment’s Canadian premiere date will be announced at a later date.

Polly and the ZhuZhu Pets features the well-loved characters Pipsqueak, Num Nums, Chunk, and Mr. Squiggles, as well as some new faces. The curious bunch of fun-seeking adventurers live with Polly and the Pamplemousse family in Anytown.

Polly and the ZhuZhu Pets is produced by Nelvana in its Toronto studio.

Nelvana’s Scott Dyer, Colin Bohm, and Irene Weibel from Nelvana and Cepia LLC’s Russell Hornsby from Cepia LLC executive produce.|