Following a major kids programming push last month, European pay-TV giant Sky is now working with London-headquartered digital studio ustwo on a dedicated children’s app.
Australia-based game development studio Halfbrick is set to produce a 13 x 11-minute Fruit Ninja animated series, which will bow on YouTube next January.
Disney Publishing is expanding the digital presence of the House of Mouse’s popular Palace Pets franchise with the launch of the Palace Pets in Whisker Haven iOS app.
Music-based interstitial preschool series Will’s Jams starring Canadian entertainer Will Stroet has been picked up by US satellite provider DISH for its VOD channel, and Picture Box has come on board as the show’s international distributor.
In line with its mission to discover new original content, Amazon Studios rolled out six new kids series pilots today.
After last week’s report from UK-based SuperAwesome that family YouTubers are gaining traction with children, iKids Weekly talks with the kid-safe ad platform’s Insights team to find out why these family-focused/oriented channels are growing in popularity with kids and parents.
Our spring edition of iKids Digital is now available! We’re taking a look at the looming rise of VR in kids entertainment, how MCNs are boosting the marketing might of kidsnets, and the rise of artificial intelligence in kids tech toys.