My Little Pony

Amazon Channels UK picks up Discovery Kids

Discovery has launched digital subscription service, Discovery Kids, on Amazon’s Prime Video Channels service in the UK. Discovery Kids offers content targeted at children aged four to eight years old, including animated series like My Little Pony, Peppa Pig and Angry Birds Toons, as well as Discovery content like Doki, Meet the Penguins and Dogs: The Untold Story. “Children are digital natives from […]

Grom buys Top Draw Animation

Philippines-based Top Draw Animation is the latest international toon studio is sell to a larger group. Grom Holdings, the parent of kids social network Grom Social, has paid an undisclosed amount for 100% of the shares in TDA, which provides services to shows such as My Little Pony and Tom and Jerry and employs more […]

Equestrian SVOD service goes live

Netherlands-based, equestrian-themed SVOD service, HorseLifestyle.TV has launched globally, promising “the best horse content from all over the world.” The streaming service will offer films, documentaries, series and books across connected devices for €12.95 per month. HorseLifestyle.TV claims to be suitable for people of all ages and says the service will feature a wide range of horse experts […]

Hasbro titles go digital with MoMedia

Transformers: Rescue Bots and G.I Joe: Renegades will go out through digital and VOD distributor MoMedia after it secured a deal with Hasbro Studios. MoMedia is to repackage and distribute Hasbro Studios television titles for TVOD platforms worldwide, excluding the US, Australia and New Zealand. Transformers: Rescue Bots (pictured) and G.I. Joe: Renegades are the […]

Bin Weevils buys Hasbro’s My Little Pony

Bin Weevils has acquired two seasons of animated series My Little Pony from Hasbro. The online kids world wants to expand its video-on-demand service and will make the show available on-demand in its Cinema Room. New episodes of the half-hour series will be uploaded every Friday and the show will be promoted with banners, billboard […]

Girls want toons!

Commissioners want more girl-skewed animation and say there is not enough coming their way. Producers say that commissioners often shun girl-skewed ideas as they are worried boys will turn off. Meanwhile, a handful of shows with girl characters are global hits. Asking kids TV executives why there are not more cartoons with lead girl characters […]