Genius Brand’s kids’ channel now available on the free TV streaming platform; shows include animated TV series ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten,’ ‘Shaq’s Garage,’ and fan favorites ‘Baby Genius’ and ‘Pac-Man.’
Genius Brands International has launched its streaming branded Kartoon Channel!’s program line-up on Pluto TV, a free television streaming platform. The deal significantly expands the Genius Brands kids’ channel footprint, providing its content to millions of Pluto TV users.
Included in Genius Brands’ slate of original series are popular shows such as Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger; the new original trivia gameshow for kids, KC! Pop Quiz (starting October 12) hosted by Nickelodeon star Casey Simpson; and the upcoming Shaq’s Garage, starring Shaquille O’Neal and Rob Gronkowski. Viewers will also see fan favorite classics such as Baby Genius and Pac-Man.
“This deal with Pluto TV provides us with an amazing opportunity to significantly expand the brand footprint to a broad audience across the U.S., as well as to build our advertiser base with best-in-class partners,” commented Harold Chizick President of Content Sales, Marketing and Consumer Products, Genius Brands. “We have a longstanding relationship with ViacomCBS, starting with the launch of Rainbow Rangers on Nick Jr., and we are looking forward to this next endeavor with Pluto TV.”
“We are thrilled to bring Kartoon Channel! to the Pluto TV audience,” added Amy Kuessner, Senior Vice President of Content Strategy & Global Partnerships, ViacomCBS Streaming. “Their mission of providing quality ‘content with a purpose’ to kids of all ages and their families is a perfect complement to our diverse range of programming as we look to further broaden Pluto TV’s content offering.”
Kartoon Channel! can also be streamed on TVs and mobiles device by downloading the app, or on desktops by visiting kartoonchannel.com.
Source: Genius Brands International