Kids round-up: Paramount+ brings ‘Tainá’ to Lat Am; Youku acquires ‘Dino Dana’; Chefclub Kids leads Pluto TV partnership

Tainá And The Amazon’s Guardians

Paramount+ brings ‘Tainá’ to Lat Am

Paramount+ in Latin America has picked up preschool adventure series Tainá And The Amazon’s Guardians, following a deal with French animation production and distribution company Dandelooo.

Based on the Brazilian films of the same name, the 26 x 11-minute series, targeted at 2-5-year-olds is produced by Brazilian production company Sincrocine, in association with animation studio Hype and Nick Jr Brazil.

The series, created by Pedro Carlos Rovai and Virginia Limberger, is an optimistic, joyful, and friendly ecology tale to save the Amazon Forest.

Dino Dana

Youku acquires ‘Dino Dana’

Chinese streaming platform Youku has acquired the first two seasons of Dino Dana, following a deal with distributor Bomanbridge Media.

The series, from Canada’s Sinking Ship Entertainment follows Dana, a 10-year-old girl who loves dinosaurs. Her life changes forever when she’s given a Dino Field Guide, which not only teaches her new things about dinosaurs, but gives her the power to imagine dinosaurs into real life.

“We are thrilled that Youku is bringing Dino Dina to China to spread the joy of education and curiosity,” Kate Sanagan, Sinking Ship’s head of sales and distribution. “Dino Dana’s expansion to so many distinct markets is a clear reflection of the show’s high quality and its genuine and universal love for learning.”

Chefclub Kids leads Pluto TV partnership

Food-themed content provider Chefclub has struck a deal to launch a FAST offering with free streaming television service Pluto TV in the US and Latin America.

Chefclub will bring over a hundred episodes of cookery content to Pluto TV in both Spanish and English, starting with the launch of Chefclub Kids content in the US on Pluto TV’s Find Out Why channel.

The Chefclub content will stream on the Find Out Why offering as well as Pluto TV’s Grande-ish channel. Chefclub will also bring content to Pluto TV’s Foodies channel in the US and Pluto TV Kids in Latin America.

“Culinary entertainment transcends cultures and languages. We are thrilled to be bringing Chefclub content to Pluto TV where audiences can learn new recipes, families can come together to share their passion for cooking, and viewers can enjoy entertainment as unifying as food on Pluto TV all for free,” said Amy Kuessner, SVP content strategy and global partnerships at Paramount Streaming.

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