Comcast, HIT Ent., PBS and Sesame Workshop to Launch Children’s Cable Chann
Established in 1989, HIT Ent. (www.hitentertainment.com) is one of the worlds leading preschool childrens entertainment producers and rights owners. With operations in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Japan and Germany, the companys activities span television production and distribution, home entertainment, consumer products, publishing and live events. HIT's famous characters which include classic global brands such as BOB THE BUILDER, BARNEY, THOMAS & FRIENDS, PINGU, KIPPER and ANGELINA BALLERINA, which are enjoyed by children in more than 150 countries and territories.
Comcasts premier broadband online service, www.comcast.net, features news, weather and stocks, plus exclusive broadband content with streaming video and high-quality sound. Valuable on-demand content that can be easily searched and viewed on the site through The Fan, which contains news clips, interview segments, short animations and movie trailers.
Forty percent of Comcast High-Speed Internet households include children. Comcast Corp. (www.comcast.com) is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable networks, and in the provision of programming content. The company is the largest provider of cable and broadband services in the U.S., serving more than 21 million cable television customers and more than six million high-speed Internet customers. Its content businesses include majority ownership of Comcast Spectacor, Comcast SportsNet, E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, G4techTV, The Golf Channel, International Channel and Outdoor Life Network. Comcast Class.