Following the current improve in viewership of the Child Genius Cartoon Channel and Child Genius TV digital platforms, Genius Manufacturers Worldwide introduced that it’ll merge the 2 channels underneath one new community model, Kartoon Channel, which can launch on June 15. The newly rebranded channel will develop the distribution, which presently reaches greater than 100 million U.S. tv households and greater than 200 million customers through OTT and cellular units.
Kartoon Channel is a digital channel for youths ages 2-11 in age, offering entry to greater than 4,000 episodes of premium entertaining, enriching and academic content material anytime, anyplace in a protected setting. The rebranded channel will now function content material from Genius Manufacturers’ programming catalog and from creators all over the world.
“The hallmark of Kartoon Channel is ‘Good and Secure,’” says Andy Heyward, chairman and chief govt officer, Genius Manufacturers Worldwide. “All packages are fastidiously curated to not solely be entertaining and enriching, but in addition to make sure there isn’t a violence, no unfavourable stereotypes, no inappropriate language and no extreme commercialization. We’re extraordinarily targeted on offering constructive purposeful content material that oldsters can all the time know will present protected viewing for his or her youngsters.”
Genius Manufacturers has additionally newly acquired greater than 3,000 episodes of programming to function on Kartoon Channel, together with packages from key content material suppliers all over the world.
Kartoon Channel is now working with Dooya TV, a pacesetter in advert monetization and content material optimization expertise, to develop advert gross sales amongst main cable suppliers corresponding to Comcast, Cox, DISH and Sling TV. The channel can be distributed throughout Genius Manufacturers-owned and operated apps, a number of TV suppliers and over-the-top platforms as each ad-supported video-on-demand and subscriber video-on-demand providers. Genius Manufacturers’ present platforms embrace DISH, Amazon Prime, Sling TV, Comcast’s Xfinity on Demand, Roku, Apple TV and Apple iOS, Android, Cox, Tubi and Xumo, with all transitioning into carrying Kartoon Channel. New platforms launching Kartoon Channel content material embrace SelectTV, RedBox, Plex and Canela Media.
“By our new strategic partnership with Dooya, the community’s footprint, income and discoverability will dramatically improve,” says Heyward. “With so many children now having the learning-at-home expertise, youngsters’s packages that may train about cash, about science, about cooking and DIY, all supply one thing particular that can be embraced by mother and father in addition to children. ‘The Secret Millionaire’s Membership,’ which stars Warren Buffett, teaches children enjoyable classes in monetary literacy, and ‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab,’ which focuses on STEM studying, are a few examples of what we’re providing on Kartoon Channel.”