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Research: Screen time replacing pocket money

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed that traditional pocket money is no longer king, with 4 in 5 parents (84 per cent) now turning to alternative ‘payments’ with extra screentime on devices (18 per cent), sweet treats (13 per cent) and in-game purchases (13 per cent) coming out on top. The study found that half […]

November 15, 2022

Study: Screens help cognitive development in children

A study published in Frontiers in Psychology, has examined the impact passive screen use has on a young child’s cognitive development. It found screen exposure – whether that be from a TV or mobile device – can be beneficial, depending on the context in which it’s viewed. Researchers from the University of Portsmouth and Paris […]

September 22, 2022

Study: Families shifting away from linear TV

Ad-supported streaming specialist Future Today has revealed findings from a study examining viewing and advertising preferences of families who stream kids and family-focused programming. “More families have shifted away from traditional linear TV altogether,” advises Vikrant Mathur, Co-Founder, Future Today. “As that has occurred, it’s important to better understand how families are choosing to view […]

September 1, 2022

Turbozaurs series debuts in Turkey

Three seasons of, Turbozaurs, the animated show for preschoolers debuted in Turkey on Minika Cocuk TV channel this August. Series are aired every day during the prime-time slots: 9:30, 1:30 and 6:30 PM. This is the first appearance of Turbozaurs in Turkey. Turbozaurs debut in Turkey is a new stage of series’ global expansion. Recently […]

August 11, 2022

D360 secures new kids’ deals across 5 continents

Distribution360 (D360) has announced a raft of new sales across its kids’ catalogue. Covering scripted, competition and educational programmes, as well as live-action and animated pre-school titles, these new sales cover five continents, reaching every corner of the globe. The marblemedia-produced live action comedy series The Parker Andersons / Amelia Parker (20 x 30), has […]

July 14, 2022

Netflix adds kids mystery box feature

Netflix has added a new mystery box feature on its service providing a fun space for kids to perhaps discover their next favourite series and films, or reconnect with a familiar face. Users can find the mystery box service by logging into a kids profile and finding the ‘Favourites Row’ at the top of the […]

May 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

ducktv joins Channelbox

Mega Max Media has announced the launch of ducktv, its educational children’s channel, on the UK DTT platform Freeview via Channelbox. It is the first kids’ channel in the Channelbox portfolio. ducktv offers educational programming aimed at pre-school children from 6 months to 4-years-old. It offers original animation, mini-cartoon series and real-life content produced exclusively […]

March 8, 2022

Study: UAE kids most tech-addicted

Parents have been complaining about their children spending too much time in front of screens since the invention of television, and since the rise of technology, fewer youngsters are spending time outside, favouring their tech devices in their bedrooms, notes online contact lens retailer Lenstore. With excessive screen time leaving us exposed to a number […]

November 5, 2021

Research: Aussie kids spending more time online

Research from Roy Morgan shows that in the Covid-19-impacted 2020, Young Australians aged 6-13 spent an average of almost 16 hours a week online, including 11 hours a week on the Internet at home, up 0.9hrs from two years ago. With detailed research into the lives of over 2,000 young Australians each year, Roy Morgan’s […]

May 5, 2021