ABC Commercial has reached a new SVoD content agreement with children’s TV and learning app Hopster that will see a number of iconic ABC KIDS programmes made available to stream through the app from June 1st.
The multi-year deal will see 50 episodes from recognisable series like the Octonauts and Thomas & Friends available to Australian and New Zealand users, in addition to episodes from The Wiggles successful first season of their Ready, Steady, Wiggle television series.
“ABC Commercial is thrilled to bring ABC KIDS content to Hopster here in Australia and New Zealand,” said Jessica Ellis, Head of ABC Video Entertainment & Distribution. “This new agreement reaffirms our position as the territory’s leading distributor for high quality kid’s programming and we’re confident Hopster will enjoy the kind of local success it has already found abroad.”
Since launching in the UK in 2013, Hopster has quickly become one of the world’s fastest growing kid’s TV streaming and learning apps and is now available in over 100 countries worldwide.