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Cookie Jar and DISH to expand kids programming

Toronto, Canada-based Cookie Jar Entertainment and DISH Network, the third largest pay-TV provider in the US, have forged a new streaming deal with DISH's Blockbuster home subscription package to grow its slate of family and kids programming with titles from Cookie Jar's library of animated and live-action programming.
February 22, 2012

Toronto, Canada-based Cookie Jar Entertainment and DISH Network, the third largest pay-TV provider in the US, have forged a new streaming deal with an aim to growing DISH’s Blockbuster@Home subscription service’s slate of family and kids programming.

Subscribers to the Blockbuster @Home package can now access on-demand nearly 400 episodes of Cookie Jar television series, such as Adventures of Paddington Bear, Busy World of Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries, Country Mouse, City Mouse, Heathcliff, Inspector Gadget, Madeline, Sonic the Hedgehog, Strawberry Shortcake and Wimzie’s House.

The new deal further adds to the Blockbuster @Home package, which offers DISH customers more than 100,000 DVD movies, TV shows and games by mail; streaming access on TV to more than 10,000 movies and TV shows, including more than 3,000 kids and family shows.

About The Author
Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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