Advanced Television


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

Haven signs Blippi for Australia and NZ

Haven, the Australia-based licensing agency, has added Kids entertainment sensation Blippi to their portfolio, rounding out their partnership with Moonbug Entertainment, the global, digital entertainment company. With over 16 billion lifetime views and 650 million monthly views, Blippi’s lively blue & orange outfit has become synonymous with the curiosity that fuels the fun & educational […]

October 1, 2020

Moonbug acquires Youtube’s Blippi and CoComelon

Moonbug has acquired the popular YouTube kids entertainment shows Blippi and CoComelon. Blippi is a live-action programme that has struck a chord with its accessible educational content, successful toy line, and sell out live shows. CoComelon, the world’s largest YouTube channel, brings an animated show whose hallmark positivity helps kids constructively go about their daily […]

July 31, 2020