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‘Hands off CBeebies’: Parents react as broadcaster says kids’ channel could be cut if license fees were waived

Parents have reacted angrily to the news that the beloved CBeebies channel could be taken down if the license fees were removed. BBC Chairman Sir David Clementi will warn in a speech today that replacing the license fee with a Netflix-like subscription may well end channels like CBBC and CBeebies. He will use his speech […]

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Cocomelon children’s YouTube channel, which generates more than 3 billion views per month, expands to Merch

YoutubeThe decision to remove personalized ads from every video that might appeal to younger viewers prompted one of its largest children’s channels, Cocomelon, to finally develop in the merch. Cocomelon, known for its lively nursery rhymes, is one of the most watched channels on YouTube. Launched in 2006 under the original name ABCKidTV, it now […]

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MOONBUG KIDS CHANNEL now available in the Apple TV app in UK, US, Canada and Australia

LONDON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Dec. 5 2019– Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes fun and safe content, today announced that MOONBUG KIDS CHANNEL, the preschool entertainment video-on-demand service, is now available to customers in the UK, US – United, Canada and Australia with more to come, via Apple TV channels on […]

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Final Frontier and Art & Graft rename China’s children’s channel CCTV

SHANGHAI – Final boundary, a Shanghai-based production company, has partnered with Art and Registry, a London-based animation studio, to execute the complete overhaul of CCTV Kids, the children’s channel of China’s national broadcaster. A complete visual overhaul is planned to create a unique and modern on-air package. Art & Graft designed a three-tier branding system […]

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Viacom acquires the remaining stake in Italian Kids Channel Super! – The Hollywood journalist

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) of Viacom on Friday unveiled the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent of the free Italian children’s network Super !, which has so far operated as a joint venture. Viacom took a 50 percent stake in the channel, which focuses on children ages 4 to 14 with a mix of […]

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Summer holidays: StarTimes opens the ST Kids channel for free to customers

Pay TV company StarTimes has announced a week of free viewing of ST Kids Channel 300/350 from August 1-7. StarTimes Imo residents challenge IPOB sit-at-home order(Opens in a new browser tab) This, the company said, is for the purpose of entertaining, educating, and providing informative, subscription-free content for children on vacation. According to PR Manager […]

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YouTube Shuts Down ‘Kid’s’ Exploitation Channel ToyFreaks, Says It Tightens Child Endangerment Policies – TechCrunch

Following consumer outrage over YouTube’s handling of disturbing videos aimed at children on its network, the company has now banned one of the most controversial children’s channels it hosted, Toy Freaks. The channel, the 68th largest on YouTube with more than 8.5 million subscribers, has often been criticized for its vile and seemingly exploitative videos […]

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YouTube just deleted scary children’s channel Toy Freaks

YouTube deleted a controversial children’s channel following a New York Times story and average viral post that lists the weird and often disturbing types of videos that target young viewers on the platform. Toy Freaks, a channel that had over 7 million subscribers with over 6 billion views according to SocialBlade rankings, has completely disappeared […]