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iHeart, Moonbug launch Blippi & Meekah podcast

iHeartPodcasts, the podcast publisher, and Moonbug Entertainment, a subsidiary of Candle Media, have announced the launch of a new family podcast series Blippi & Meekah’s Road Trip. The first four episodes are available now, with new episodes posting each week following the debut. Blippi & Meekah’s Road Trip will follow best friends and beloved children’s […]

April 10, 2024

Sesame Street, Blippi partner on YouTube content

Sesame Street favourites Big Bird, Elmo and Abby, along with Herb the Dinosaur, are set to join the Blippi-verse in new episodes and music videos heading to the Blippi and Sesame Street YouTube channels beginning on February 3rd. “We’re beyond excited to work with Sesame Street to bring some of their beloved characters into the […]

February 2, 2024

Blippi to make cinema debut

Moonbug Entertainment, a subsidiary of Candle Media and a kids entertainment company, and Cinemark, one of the world’s largest and movie theatre companies, are partnering to bring Blippi to the big screen this summer. Blippi, the popular live-action preschool brand, will bring its signature curiosity, playful and educational fun to select US theatres in a […]

July 6, 2023

Virgin Media O2 adds Sky Kids HD

Virgin Media is adding Sky Kids HD to its Kids TV bundle, offering customers hours of ad-free entertainment at no extra cost. In addition to the channel launch, customers will also gain access to On Demand Sky Kids content. As part of this update, new and existing customers who subscribe to Virgin Media’s Kids Pick […]

March 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

HappyKids to premiere new Blippi

HappyKids, the AVoD kids and family-themed service powered by Future Today, has announced a content partnership with Moonbug Entertainment, a subsidiary of Candle Media, to exclusively premiere 20 new episodes of hit series Blippi/ Blippi is a live action, presenter-led programme that takes kids on a series of field trips where they explore kid-friendly and […]

November 9, 2022

WarnerMedia Kids acquires digital titles

WarnerMedia Kids & Family has announced multiple new acquisitions that will bring some of the most popular digital preschool content to Cartoonito on HBO Max and Cartoon Network effective immediately. The new preschool block has picked up popular shows from Moonbug Entertainment, including several offerings from Blippi, CoComelon—the #1 most-watched brand on YouTube, Lellobee City […]

February 1, 2022

New Blippi cartoon on YouTube

Moonbug Entertainment is releasing a new 3D animated programme starring Blippi. The new series, called Blippi Wonders, follows Blippi as his curiosity leads him on adventures that inspire learning through discovery and play. The new programme will air from September 29th on YouTube with a new 3-minute episode airing each Tuesday. “Blippi Wonders captures the […]

September 29, 2021

More Moonbug content on Sky Kids

Moonbug Entertainment is broadening its partnership with Sky Kids with new episodes of popular shows Blippi and Care Bears. A selection of Blippi episodes and specials, including Blippi’s Great Green Adventure, Summer Sports Camp and Halloween, are now available on Sky Kids starting. Season two of Care Bears: Unlock the Music will also air on the platform. Moonbug has […]

August 31, 2021

Moonbug, Amazon team for new Blippi series

Moonbug Entertainment and Amazon Kids+ are collaborating again on more fun and entertaining content for kids starring the global sensation, Blippi. The two companies are creating a new, long-form episodic series called Blippi’s Treehouse, which will premiere exclusively on the Amazon Kids+ streaming service at a future date. “In just under a year, we have […]

July 9, 2021

Virgin Media: Free access to kids shows

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media is making a variety of premium kids entertainment and learning-based programmes available for all of its 3.5 million TV customers during February, at no extra cost. From February 1st, all Virgin TV customers in the UK will be given free access to seven kids pay-TV channels including Cartoon Network, Cartoonio, […]

January 29, 2021