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Kid Genius Cartoon Channel Launches on OTT Platforms

Genius Brands International’s Kid Genius Cartoon Channel now available on Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire.

BEVERLY HILLS -- Genius Brands International has extended the reach of its Kid Genius Cartoon Channel by approximately 20 million households as the channel “goes live” on OTT platforms including Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon’s Fire, boosting the channel’s reach to an estimated 50 million U.S. households. Additionally, the company is launching new apps for its signature Baby Genius and SpacePOP brands on these platforms, augmenting the audiences’ entertainment experience with multiplatform engagement opportunities.

In addition to the OTT platforms, Kid Genius Cartoon Channel is available on Comcast’s Xfinity on Demand platform. Delivering on the Genius Brands’ promise of “Smart TV for Kids,” Kid Genius Cartoon Channel offers a variety of programming for young viewers (toddlers to age 12) that is aligned with Genius Brands’ mission to provide “content with a purpose.” Among the channel’s original programming offerings are Baby Genius, SpacePOP, Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club and Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, as well as shows from other program creators around the world, including Eddie Is A Yeti and Nancy Drew Codes & Clues.

“We’ve been anxiously awaiting the ‘go’ for Kid Genius Cartoon Channel on these platforms since we first announced the distribution agreement with Future Today in November,” explained Debra Pierson, General Manager of Kid Genius Cartoon Channel. “As anyone with kids understands, being able to access and stream engaging entertainment on demand is essential in today’s world. And if you want to reach the widest possible audience, you do that through Roku, Apple, Amazon Fire and more. These are not alternative platforms, they are vital platforms, and Kid Genius Cartoon Channel will be there with hours of stimulating Smart TV for Kids.”

Genius Brands is also introducing new apps on Amazon Fire, Roku and Apple TV for its Baby Genius and SpacePOP brands.

Source: Genius Brands International