Kids go OTT

As the gamut of entertainment mediums for children grows ever wider, Andy Fry profiles how over-the-top programming services are adapting their offers to garner attention, and attract eyeballs, from kids of all ages. In the last five years, kids’ media consumption has changed beyond recognition in advanced economies. The advent of OTT and on-demand technology, […]

Foothill bags Content Media kids shows, Kidobi deal

LA’s Foothill Entertainment has scored a deal to distribute shows from Content Media Corp.’s children’s programming library and sold titles to VOD platform Kidobi. The Content deal comprises 1,500 hours of animated shows such as Robotech and tween and family dramas including 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (pictured), Young Dracula and Family Biz. “We’re very […]

Sky Vision strikes US kids content deal

  Sky Vision has sold a package of preschool series to US kids content platform Kidobi. It has acquired Castle Farm, City of Friends, Hana’s Helpline, Happy Valley, The Music Makers and Jakers from Sky Vision, the distribution arm of UK pay TV platform BSkyB. The shows will be available on Kidobi’s online platform and […]