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CoComelon makes first foray onto linear

After racking up viewers on YouTube and Netflix, Moonbug's viral brand is headed to Cartoonito in the UK.
March 25, 2021

Moonbug Entertainment has signed a deal with WarnerMedia’s preschool network Cartoonito in the UK to launch its flagship show CoComelon on linear for the first time.

Bowing April 5, the preschool series is will air every weekday on Cartoonito. CoComelon is a 3D-animated series of musical shorts that include nursery rhymes and educational content. With more than 107 million subscribers, it is one of the most popular YouTube channels on the globe.

Moonbug acquired CoComelon last year, and has since spread the content to new OTT networks like Roku and SVODs like Netflix, where it’s now one of the most in-demand kids series according to Parrot Analytics.

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