Amazon and PBS Distribution have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes Amazon Prime Video the exclusive premium SVOD home for a broad collection of PBS KIDS series. Prime members in the U.S. can watch these episodes via the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices, mobile and online, or download for offline viewing on iOS, Android and Fire phones and tablets at no additional cost.
“We are excited to announce this new deal with PBS, which will make Prime Video the exclusive premium subscription home for the great PBS KIDS series that our customers and their kids love,” said Brad Beale, Vice President of Worldwide Television Acquisition for Amazon. “From our award-winning Amazon Original Series to amazing licensed content from industry leaders like PBS KIDS, we’re committed to making Prime Video the best destination for kids and family programming that will both educate and entertain.”
Prime members can explore a variety of PBS KIDS content, including series that support social-emotional development and literacy skills, as well as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. The benefits of PBS KIDS series include: Developing early social-emotional skills with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and Arthur; opening new natural history and science worlds with Dinosaur Train, Wild Kratts, Nature Cat and Ready Jet Go!; inspiring curiosity in mathematics with Odd Squad and Peg + Cat; and enriching vocabulary and developing early literacy skills with Martha Speaks and WordGirl.