Starting Thursday, Sept. 28, Amazon Prime members can add a new premium streaming channel full of family-friendly “Content with a Purpose,” as Genius Brands International launches Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! on Amazon Channels. Audiences can use the new channel to stream full seasons of shows for toddlers, kids and tweens for $3.99 per month, after a 7-day free trial.
“We are excited to announce this new deal with Genius Brands International, which will make Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! the exclusive home for award-winning series that have won the hearts of our customers and their kids,” said Brad Beale, VP of Worldwide Television Acquisition for Amazon. “From our award-winning Amazon Original Series to amazing licensed content developed under the auspices of the legendary family entertainment veteran Margaret Loesch, we’re committed to making Prime Video the best destination for kids and family programming that will both educate and entertain.”
Kid Genius Cartoon Channel’s Exec Chairman Margaret Loesch and SVP of Global Content Distribution & Marketing and President Debra Pierson commented:
“Amazon Channels provides a stellar, commercial-free platform for the specifically curated Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! content that provides positive role models within a safe, friendly and happy environment which stimulates children’s natural curiosity, encourages learning and exploration. Parents, grandparents and caregivers can rest assured that Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! programming is the smart choice, as it entertains as well as enriches the lives of their children.”
Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! features series that support STEM skills, social-emotional development and literacy skills. Offerings from the Genius Brands catalog include Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club (26 x half-hours plus 26 shorts) created and produced in partnership with Buffett; Baby Genius, Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, SpacePOP, Stan Lee’s Mighty 7, Martha Stewart’s Martha & Friends and Gisele Bündchen’s Gisele & The Green Team.
The original programming from Genius Brands will be complemented by kids’ favorites Inspector Gadget, Liberty’s Kids, Dino Squad, Eddie is a Yeti, Carl Squared, La Golda and Heads Up, as well as preschool series such as The Day Henry Met, So Smart!, Baby Prodigy, Happy Kids and more.
“We are thrilled to offer a diverse selection of Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! content on Amazon Channels and look forward to building a long and mutually rewarding relationship as we provide enriched content for toddlers through tweens to watch with their parents, which is not available on other family program services,” said Genius Brands International Chairman & CEO Andy Heyward.