Kartoon Channel! Heads to Roku
Genius Brands’ popular kids’ animated series such as ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten,’ ‘Rainbow Rangers,’ and ‘Baby Genius’ will now be available to millions more U.S. households.
Kartoon Channel! Expands to Vizio Smart TVs and New Airline Partners
Genius Brands’ family-friendly channel includes kids animated series ‘Baby Genius,’ ‘Angry Birds,’ and Stan Lee’s ‘Superhero Kindergarten.’
Kartoon Channel! App Released on Apple iOS
Recently launched kids’ streaming platform brings free curated content to mobile devices, expanding its reach to millions of U.S. households.
Jon Ollwerther Named Kartoon Channel! President
Appointment comes in recognition of exec's contribution to growth and success of Genius Brands’ popular kids streaming platform; recent launch of ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ has elevated viewership to new levels.
‘The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss’ Now on Kartoon Channel!
Genius Brands International acquires streaming and video-on-demand rights to the popular preschool series from The Jim Henson Company that features a hybrid of puppetry and CG animation.
Kartoon Channel! Begins Streaming on Pluto TV
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 Partners with China’s StarTimes to Launch Kartoon Channel! Africa
The channel will offer originals ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten;’ ‘Rainbow Rangers;’ ‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab;’ and ‘Llama Llama’ as well as weekend movies such as ‘Stan Lee’s Mighty 7;’ ‘Ella Bella Bingo;’ ‘Toys and Pets;’ and ‘Boonie Bears.’
Genius Brands’ Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse Launches in April
Subscription-based commercial-free kids’ destination to be built on recently acquired Ameba TVs technology platform; enhanced content to include Kartoon Channel! favorites along with custom avatars and emojis, games, branded Kidaverse VR goggles, immersive content and NFTs for kids.
Genius Brands Announces Kartoon Channel! Content Line-Up
Genius Brands to Rebrand TV Digital Platforms as ‘Kartoon Channel’
New channel coming June 15 to digital networks across Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Comcast COX, SelectTV, Dish, Sling TV, Tubi Xumo.
Kartoon Channel! Acquires ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ and ‘PAC-MAN’
Genius brand expands program offerings on its dedicated kids’ platform with episodes of two iconic animated series.
Kartoon Channel! Acquires Anime Series, ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V’
Genius Brands adds 230 new episodes of programming, bolstering their growing slate of family-friendly entertainment on their recently launched free digital platform.
‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ Launches April 23 on Kartoon Channel!
New animated action-adventure series, starring the voice of Arnold Schwarzenegger, follows six young superheroes in training as they learn to use their superpowers for good.
Genius Brands Appoints Margaret Loesch as New Kartoon Channel! Executive Chairman
Fox Kids founding president and CEO joins company on eve of June 15 launch; David Neuman, former Walt Disney Television president, is named chief creative officer.
Kartoon Channel! Announces Premiere of Shaquille O’Neal's ‘Shaq’s Garage’
The animated action-adventure comedy follows the Shaq PA, a family of vehicles inspired by the NBA Champion’s love of cars, as they go on missions to help the community; Pluto TV debut coming June 5.
Pasi Kartoon Show Premieres
pasi (philippine animation studio,inc.) has teamed with management consultants VentureslinkInternational and ABC-TV Channel 5 in the Philippines to launch thePASI KARTOON SHOW, which premiered Saturday, June 15, 2002. Theone-hour program will air weekly and is designed to create a localmarket for Filipino-produced animation. The first 13 installmentswill be comprised of a half-hour episode each of KONG, THE ANIMATEDSERIES and BIKER MICE FROM MARS. Later episodes will utilize other
Genius Brands Takes Stake in YFE
With Canada’s WOW! Unlimited Media Inc. firmly in the company’s stable, media company moves to increase European and global streaming foothold by acquiring 28.6% of Your Family Entertainment AG; former Disney executive Paul Robinson tapped to guide and oversee international growth of Kartoon Channel!
Sneak Peek Weekend: ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ Episode 1 Premiere
The exclusive Kartoon Channel! event runs January 29-31 and will feature an introduction from series co-executive producer and star, Arnold Schwarzenegger; the shows officially debuts Spring 2021.
NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal Stars in All-New ‘Shaq’s Garage’ Animated Comedy
Genius Brand and ABG Entertainment partner with O’Neal on new kids’ action adventure series slated for release on Kartoon Channel! in early 2022.
Genius Brands Consolidates Consumer Platforms Under Newly Created ‘Genius Networks’
Veteran Media and Entertainment executive Todd Steinman named President, Genius Networks, Uniting Kartoon Channel!, Ameba TV, and Frederator Network.