Malik Ducard

Mattel takes new Monster High to YouTube

Mattel’s new season of Monster High will debut on YouTube, the first time the toy company and producer has launched a show on the platform. The Adventures of The Ghoul Squad will be on YouTube and the YouTube Kids service, which is currently in 26 countries. The show, about a group of ghoulish friends, will be […]

YouTube adds kids content to Red SVOD

YouTube is adding four new original series to its YouTube Red subscription offering, created with its YouTube Kids app in mind. The children’s series mark the first YouTube Red series produced specifically for family audiences and are due to debut starting from this spring. YouTube announced the new series yesterday, at the same time as […]


The launch of the YouTube Kids app in the US in February has been greeted with unanimous approval by content companies both big and small. Gary Smith reports. That there are now several generations of digital natives is a given, as is the fact that the current crop of 2-8 year-olds are more thoroughly immersed […]

YouTube, Seibert set for Junior@MIPTV

The second Junior@MIPTV event on Tuesday, April 14, will feature YouTube’s global head of family and learning and animation veteran Fred Seibert. Malik Ducard, who is overseeing the launch of the YouTube Kids app, will appear at the event’s Future of Kids TV Summit. Seibert, the last president of Hanna-Barbera Cartoons will also appear alongside […]