Jim Henson Co. Sells to Hulu Kids
The Jim Henson Company has launched online channel Jim Henson Family TV on Hulu Kids, according to a report by Kidscreen.
A total of 10 Henson series, including Fraggle Rock (four seasons, 96 episodes), preschool series Mopatop’s Shop (season one, 32 episodes) and the Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (seasons one and two), are now available via ad-free Hulu Plus in the US. In addition, five rolling, consecutive episodes of each show will be offered on Hulu.com.
Other Henson titles heading to Hulu Kids include Fraggle Rock: Animated (season one), Jim Henson’s Play-Along-Video (one episode), Jim Henson’s Animal Show with Stinky and Jake (season one), The Hoobs (season one), Mother Goose Story (season one), Secret Life of Toys (season one) and Construction Site (seasons one and two).
Henson inked the Hulu deal in partnership with media distributor Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment.