Advanced Television


Reveiz named Moonbug LatAm head of distribution

Moonbug Entertainment, a part of Candle Media, has announced the appointment of Manuel Reveiz as the company’s new head of distribution and partnerships, Latin America. Reveiz will be responsible for building Moonbug’s presence and long-term growth in Latin American countries, connecting hit Moonbug shows like CoComelon, Blippi and Little Angel to more families in the […]

May 9, 2024

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

Moonbug, VaynerWatt partner on VeeFriends content

Moonbug Entertainment, a Candle Media company, and VaynerWatt, a production studio founded by Gary Vaynerchuk, Eric Wattenberg and Matt Higgins, have announced a strategic partnership to produce a premium content franchise based on the VeeFriends universe. VeeFriends is a contemporary entertainment company created by Vaynerchuk that combines collectibles, events, games and technology to allow people to make […]

March 12, 2024

Moonbug Entertainment hires Holt

Moonbug Entertainment, a part of Candle Media, has announced the appointment of Courtney Holt as the company’s first Global Head of Music and Strategic Audio Initiatives. As part of his role, Holt will foster the growth of Moonbug’s music label through strategic partner alliances and strengthening relationships with established and emerging artists. Holt will also […]

February 21, 2024

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

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

Crayola Studios partners with Marwar Junction, Moonbug

Crayola Studios has announced two new partnerships that aim to further the creativity brand’s drive into kids and family entertainment content. In collaboration with Marwar Junction and Moonbug Entertainment, Crayola Studios will launch a competition format and an animated digital series. The Crayola Studios-Marwar Junction Productions (Play-Doh Squished, Earth to Ned) duo will produce a family […]

February 1, 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

Moonbug appoints Zahid to head APAC distribution

Moonbug Entertainment, a part of Candle Media, has announced the appointment of Yasmin Zahid as the company’s new head of distribution and brand partnerships, APAC. Reporting to Nicolas Eglau, managing director of EMEA and APAC, Zahid will be responsible for strategising Moonbug’s long-term growth in APAC to build out global franchises. Zahid replaces Kelly Cooke […]

July 5, 2023

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