Advanced Television


Moonbug’s Morphle & The Magic Pets heading to Disney+

Moonbug Entertainment, a subsidiary of Candle Media, along with Disney Branded Television, will debut a new CGI original series, Morphle and the Magic Pets, on Disney Junior and Disney+ on March 20th in the US. The series will include 52 x 7-minute episodes and 50 x 3-minute shorts. This series, an evolution from the original […]

February 20, 2024

SiriusXM launches Moonbug Radio

SiriusXM, the US pay-radio service, has announced the launch of Moonbug Radio, an exclusive new year-round channel in collaboration with Moonbug Entertainment, a subsidiary of Candle Media. Moonbug Radio is available immediately and features hit music from kids’ favourite shows such as CoComelon,Blippi and more. The channel is available to subscribers in their cars (channel […]

June 8, 2023

Netflix: New kids content every week over summer

Netflix has announced that it will add brand new kids and family content each week throughout the summer. Titles include content that aims to bring everyone at home together for quality time (The Sea Beast, 13: The Musical, Lost Ollie, Ivy & Bean), preschool animations (CoComelon, Gabby’s Dollhouse, Action Pack), and the return of celebrated […]

July 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Canela Media launching Canela Kids

During a virtual IAB NewFront Presentation, Canela Media’s founder and CEO Isabel Rafferty announced that the company will be adding to its portfolio of ad-supported brands with Canela Kids, a new Spanish-language AVoD destination for kids ages 2-12. The Canela Kids app, launching August 16th, will be available on all devices and feature educational, safe […]

May 6, 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

Netflix expands preschool content

Netflix has expanded its preschool programming with two renewals and four new series orders. In a blog post, Heather Tilert, Head of Preschool at Netflix, said: “From sparking curiosity with Ada Twist, Scientist to singing nursery rhymes with CoComelon, we’re creating preschool series for our youngest viewers and their families in over 190 countries to […]

October 1, 2021By Nik Roseveare

VIZIO adds CoComelon,

Future Today, the streaming solution that packages branded channels, has announced the launch of streaming CoComelon, the world’s most-viewed YouTube channel with over 3.5 billion average monthly views, and, an online food community, for VIZIO’s SmartCast TVs. With addition of the new channels, Future Today has launched 13 AVoD streaming apps and four Free […]

July 22, 2021

Netflix orders more CoCoMelon, Little Baby Bum

Netflix and Moonbug Entertainment have announced all-new animated preschool series and specials based on the beloved characters CoComelon and Little Baby Bum set to debut worldwide on Netflix starting in 2022. Netflix and Moonbug will produce new specials, nursery rhyme compilations (4 x 60 min) and three seasons (24 x 7-min episodes) of CoComelon Lane, […]

July 14, 2021

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