CoComelon’s first YouTube spinoff channel kicks off with 2 episodes of the popular musical preschool series; the show features diverse characters, inclusive storytelling and aspirational role modeling.
Moonbug Entertainment has launched It’s Cody Time, a CoComelon spinoff channel featuring the musical CG animated preschool series It’s Cody Time. The channel will include nursery rhymes as well as original songs. It debuts with two new episodes, “Cody’s Spy Song” and “I’m going to be a Big Brother,” with new episodes dropping every Wednesday.
The initial story arc focuses on pregnancy, becoming a big brother and the joys of family, and will aim to help children learn through relatable situations and to prepare them for big-sibling responsibilities and expectations.
“Cody’s been a fan favorite to our global audience for years,” commented Patrick Reese, General Manager, CoComelon at Moonbug Entertainment. “We’re excited to launch It’s Cody Time and give fans a chance to get to know Cody and his family a bit better. Representation matters and we want to bring more content with diverse lead characters, inclusive storytelling, and aspirational role modeling to children around the world.”
More on the It’s Cody Time’s initial two episodes:
- “Cody's Spy Song:” Cody becomes curious when he notices some changes in his house, so he plays detective and sets out to solve the mystery! Little does he know, he’s in for a big surprise.
- “I’m going to be a Big Brother:” After the news of his baby sister is revealed, Cody is unsure what to expect, so Toni and Kwame teach him all the great and fun new things that he’ll get to do as a big brother! In the meantime, Cody wants to try them all out on "proxy" baby sister Pickles.
Cody’s parents feature prominently in the show and play an important part in plot themes. The family, also known as The Greens, come from diverse backgrounds. Cody’s father, Kwame, is a chef and comes from Jamaican and Ghanian descent. His mom, Toni, is African American and works full-time as a pediatrician.
Moonbug Entertainment’s stated mission is to spread healthy values to kids. Currently the company has 29 intellectual properties and content available in 32 languages. The company reports it averages over 6.1 billion monthly views on YouTube and has an estimated 340 million subscribers to its channels.
CoComelon is one of the most watched kids brand on YouTube globally, generating over 3.3 billion average monthly views and has over 135 million YouTube subscribers. The brand has become a mainstay on major streaming platforms including Amazon, Spotify, Apple Music, Roku, and Netflix.
Source: Moonbug Entertainment