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KidsCo launches in Germany

KidsCo is taking to German airwaves after inking a deal with local cable operator Unitymedia.
October 29, 2008

KidsCo is taking to German airwaves after inking a deal with local cable operator Unitymedia.

The joint-venture channel owned by NBC Universal, Cookie Jar Group and Corus Entertainment will begin broadcasting in the German market today, October 29. The initial schedule includes KidsCo content Inspector Gadget, Heathcliff, Cyberchase and Corduroy, as well as feature-length family movies.

In just a year past its launch, KidsCo is now available in more than 40 territories, including Spain, Romania, Ukraine, the Middle East, Hungary, Russia, Turkey, Poland, Singapore, the Philippines, South Korea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Hong Kong, Cambodia and countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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