Sesame Workshop

News brief: Hulu adds Thomas, Sesame Street, Bob

US streaming service Hulu has added hundreds of episodes of children’s TV programming. As of today Hulu Kids will include new episodes of shows such as Sesame Street, Thomas and Friends, Bob the Builder, Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-Lot and The Electric Company. There will also be new Spanish-language programming. Hulu closed the […]

NBCU acquires full ownership of Sprout

NBCUniversal has acquired the shares in US preschool channel Sprout it didn’t already own to make it the sole owner of the cable net. NBCU Cable Entertainment has acquired the stakes from public broadcaster PBS and HIT Television Ventures, an Apax Partners-operated fund. The network was launched in 2005 as a joint venture of NBCU, […]

News brief: Cyber Group takes Zou to PBS Kids Sprout

French producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios has sold its preschool series Zou to the PBS Sprout children’s channel in the US. The 104x11mins series, about a five year old zebra, will air from September on the channel in the three-hour Sunny Side Up block. The show first launched on Disney Junior in the UK […]