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Rakuten TV adds Baby Shark TV, Teletubbies, Caillou

September 9, 2021

Rakuten TV now features Teletubbies, Caillou and Baby Shark TV on its Kids & Family free channel line-up. The latest additions join a number of other kids’ brands in Rakuten TV’s free channel offering include Cool School, Duck TV, Happy Kids, The Lego channel and Planeta Junior TV.

Through a partnership with WildBrain, the platform will deliver hours of entertainment that inspires the imagination to run wild. The iconic Teletubbies – dedicated to helping children develop their physical, emotional and cognitive skills in a warm, loving, playful environment – will be available to audiences in the UK, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Austria and Switzerland.

Caillou – the popular animated series with more than 30 years of caring and curiosity, chronicles the adventures of a playful toddler exploring the world with his friends and family – can be enjoyed by families across Spain, France, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Thanks to a content deal with NEW ID, the platform will offer access in 42 European countries to Baby Shark TV, featuring global sensation Pinkfong Baby Shark. The strategic partnership with NEW ID extends to other categories for further channel rollouts.

Rakuten TV linear channels are currently accessible for free on the Rakuten TV app on Samsung and LG Smart TV devices (models from 2019). Users can instantly launch the app with a single click through the branded remote-control button and the pre-installed app on selected Smart TV devices.

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