Over the next week, BabyFirst Americas will launch on Comcast’s Xfinity TV in various US markets.
Press release from BabyFirst Americas:
LOS ANGELES –
Over the next week, BabyFirst Americas will launch on Comcast’s Xfinity TV in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Twin Cities, Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs, portions of South Jersey and New York along with areas in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont and Washington. The child-focused network makes educational TV accessible to all families, allowing parents to introduce their children to basic building blocks such as logical thinking, counting, vocabulary acquisition, music, art and much more.
“It’s a proud moment for us to see Comcast launch BabyFirst Americas’ programming for their Xfinity TV customers in various markets,” said Constantino “Said” Schwarz, CEO & Chairman, BabyFirst Americas. “Comcast’s Xfinity TV is a great partner that truly appreciates the importance of offering quality children’s content for all families and embraces our multicultural approach to the changing face of America.”
“We are thrilled about the launch of BabyFirst Americas on Xfinity TV. This unique network blends Latino and American culture in an educational and engaging way for young children, which we think will be a valuable resource to parents as they teach their children the fundamentals to succeed,” said Ruben Mendiola, Vice President and General Manager of Multicultural Video Services, Comcast Cable.
The channel will feature beloved shows like Harry the Bunny, PeekaBoo, I See You! and VocabuLarry. BabyFirst Americas’ programming producers are also working with Latino producers to create original shows that resonate not only with the Latino community, but all Americans.
BabyFirst Americas offers the following programming elements:
- Interactive subtitles for parents
- Color-coded program descriptions that help inform parents aboutthe educational value of each segment
- Programs that celebrate the Latino culture with childhood songs,games and stories
- Hundreds of hours of original programming
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.