WarnerMedia Kids & Family has announced it will soon launch the Cartoonito preschool block in the US on streaming service HBO Max and Cartoon Network.
WarnerMedia says the new block offers “a modern approach to preschool programming with its proprietary educational framework, Humancentric Learning.”
On HBO Max, Cartoonito programming will be presented as a dedicated page featuring a collection of new preschool shows including Little Ellen and the second season of the The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo, along with other staples, Esme & Roy, Sesame Street and more.
Cartoonito on Cartoon Network will be available Monday-Friday (6:00am to 2:00om ET/PT) and will include new series Bing, Mush-Mush & The Mushables and Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go. Preschoolers and families can also tune in on Saturday and Sunday mornings for additional new Cartoonito shows including Lucas the Spider.
“Cartoonito’s offerings on HBO Max and Cartoon Network will reflect a wide array of diverse content that connects kids and their caregivers through relatable stories, lovable characters and meaningful social emotional learning both in and between the shows,” said Amy Friedman, Head of Kids & Family Programming, Warner Bros. “We are now in the homestretch and we can’t wait for our four hosts Nito, Glob, Wedge, and Itty to take preschoolers and their families into the expansive world of Cartoonito.”