Genius Brands licenses DHX toons for Amazon channel
GBI has picked up eight classic series from DHX Media for its newly launched Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! streaming service.
By Alexandra WhyteNovember 3, 2017
Genius Brands International has added eight animated titles from DHX Media to its Amazon Channels subscription streaming offering, Kid Genius Cartoons Plus!
The series include Liberty’s Kids, The Adventures of Paddington Bear (pictured), Inspector Gadget, Animal Mechanicals, The Littles, New Adventures of Madeline, Pirates: Adventures in Art and Dino Squad. The episodes will also be available to download for offline viewing on iPads, iPhones, Android devices and Fire tablets.
The licensing deal comes as Genius Brands continues to build out its US$3.99/month SVOD service, which launched on Amazon’s low-cost, third-party premium video service on September 28.
Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! gives exclusive access to full seasons of content for kids of all ages on the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices (including Fire TV), mobile devices and online. The channel currently has series focused on STEM skills, as well as social-emotional development and literacy. Its catalog includes Genius Brand’s own shows like Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, SpacePOP and more.