41 Entertainment
GenreKids and Family Entertainment
FoundedJanuary 7, 2010
FounderAllen Bohbot
HeadquartersGreenwich, Connecticut United States
Area served
Key people
Kiersten Halstead (Vice President Creative Services, Development, & Acquisitions), Nancy Koff (Vice President Sales and Marketing), Pat Venti (Administrative Vice President)
ProductsTelevision production, distribution
SubsidiariesSuper Monsters Animation LLC,
T&J Animation LLC,
Kong-King of the Apes LLC,
SMASH Animation LLC,
Shooting Star Animation LLC,
TWA Animation LLC,
BKN Entertainment LLC

41 Entertainment LLC (41E) is a privately held American animation company that develops, produces, and distributes popular television shows. Allen Bohbot is the founder and managing director of 41E.


Allen Bohbot founded Bohbot Kids Network (BKN) and various subsidiaries in the 1990s and 41 Entertainment on January 7, 2010.[1] 41E started a new wholly owned subsidiary called BKN Entertainment in November 2018 to manage its library titles initially produced by BKN.

In September 2011, 41E was appointed by Namco, and Bandai Namco Games,[2] to distribute worldwide the new series Pac-Man 3D,[3] which later became known as Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures. 41E collaborated with Avi Arad, Rick Ungar, Tom Ruegger, and Paul Rugg for the project. In May 2012, 41E entered into partnerships with Striker Entertainment and The CDM Company to begin a licensing program for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.[4] Throughout 2012 and into 2013, 41E expanded their licensing program and partnered with licensees and agents worldwide for the Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventure series.[5] In June 2013, Bandai Namco Games commissioned the production of an additional 13 episodes for Season II.[6] With the additional seasons, many worldwide broadcasters acquired the show.[7] In January 2014, another 13 episodes were commissioned bringing Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures to 52 episodes in total.[8] In July 2014, 41E entered into a licensing and merchandising agreement with BNGI on their Pac-Man property. 41E licensed classic Pac-Man worldwide, excluding Japan, to multiple manufacturers.

In October 2014, Netflix announced that it entered into an agreement with 41E and Arad Animation for a new original series called Kong: King of the Apes.[9] In 2015, 41E entered into an agreement with Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. for the creation of the animated series Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and Jane.[10] 41E acquired the right to develop and distribute the animation worldwide and represent the property globally for licensing and merchandising. In June 2015, 41E announced its partnership with Netflix on Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and Jane.[11] The animation was produced by Avi Arad and ARC Productions, which was acquired by Jam Filled Entertainment who completed the project.[12] In June 2016, Netflix renewed Kong – King of the Apes for a second season.[13] In October 2016, 41E and Netflix announced another original series, Super Monsters. The animation is produced by Avi Arad.[14]

In September 2017, 41E announced an agreement with Activision Blizzard Studios as the exclusive global sales agent for Linear Television and home entertainment distribution of the animated series Skylanders Academy.[15] In September 2017, 41E announced the production and distribution of a major all new original animated series, to be produced by 41 Studios, entitled Shooting Star.[16] In September 2017, 41E announced the production and distribution of a major all new original animated series to be produced by 41 Studios, entitled The Mini Musketeers.[17] In May 2018, Season 2 of the Netflix original series Kong: King of the Apes launched with consists of ten half-hour episodes.[18][19] In September 2018, 41E announced a new franchise featuring an action-comedy series for kids, S.M.A.S.H! which was created and executive produced by Allen Bohbot based on an original idea by Kaaren Lee Brown, developed for Television by Kaaren Lee Brown and Kiersten Halstead, and illustrated by Mel Bontrager.[20] In October 2018, Season 2 of the Netflix series Super Monsters launched with eight half-hour episodes.[21][22] In October 2018, Season 2 of the Netflix series Tarzan and Jane launched with five half-hour episodes.[23]

41E's subsidiaries are Super Monsters Animation LLC, T&J Animation LLC, Kong-King of the Apes LLC, SMASH Animation LLC, Shooting Star Animation LLC, TWA Animation LLC, and BKN Entertainment LLC.


The headquarters of 41E is located in Greenwich, Connecticut. 41E also has a satellite office in Spain.

List of 41E productions

Title Production year Number of episodes Episode length (minutes)
Supernatural Academy 2022 16 23
S.M.A.S.H! 2020 52 11
The Wrestling Academy 2021 13 22
Roswell Conspiracies 2022 26 22
King Kong 2022 13 22
The Mini Musketeers 2023 52 11
Shooting Star 2020 13 22
Pocket Dragons 2021 52 11
Super Monsters 2017–2020 60 11
Monster Pets 2019 12 11
Tarzan and Jane 2017–2018 13 22
Kong: King of the Apes 2016–2018 26 22
Skylanders Academy 2016–2018 39 22
Stone Age (2008 TV series)
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2013–2015 52 22
Dork Hunters and the Pirates of Tortuga Island 2008 1 63
Dork Hunters from Outer Space 2005-2007 36 24
Legend of the Dragon 2004-2007 39 24
Kong: Return to the Jungle 2006 1 80
Kong: King of Atlantis 2004 1 66
Kong: The Animated Series 2001 40 24
Roswell Conspiracies: Aliens, Myths, and Legends 1999 40 24
Pocket Dragon Adventures 1997 104 11
Dot & Spot 1996 1 24
Christopher & Holly 1994 1 24
Nick & Noel 1993 1 24



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