Ameba TV and Nelvana Sign SVOD Licensing Deal
WINNEPEG, CANADA — Ameba TV, an independent subscription based streaming service specializing in children’s programming, has announced an agreement with Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana to begin streaming a variety of the studio’s popular childrens’ content on their kids’ entertainment platform.
Adding to Ameba TV’s ever-growing content library, a selection of 59 titles have been secured from Nelvana’s expansive collection of award-winning kids’ content. Beginning immediately, viewers can access top Nelvana titles that including: 6Teen, Anatole, Babar, Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Being Ian, Blazing Dragons, Birdz, Braceface, Class of Titans, Di-Gata Defenders and Redwall.
Additional titles will soon be available, including a mixture of series and movies: Babar: The Movie, Brace Face, Donkey Kong Country, Elliot Moose, Maggie and the Ferocious Beast, Maurice Sendak’s Little Bear, Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends, Pecola, and Pippi Longstocking.
Ameba TV CEO Tony Havelka commented, “The foundation of our catalog is based on having a great selection of classic and nostalgic children’s programming. We are so excited to have Nelvana as our newest content partner and thrilled to be able to add this wonderful mixture of well-established kid favorites to our platform. Our young audiences are going to enjoy having easy access to such great entertaining programs.”
“We are delighted to work with Ameba TV to offer 59 exceptional Nelvana titles for families to enjoy in homes around North America,” added Pam Westman, head of Nelvana Enterprises. “This partnership allows kids to immerse themselves in a world of curiosity, empowerment and exploration through some of their favorite television series, and we are proud to continue providing engaging content to a new digital audience.”
Ameba TV has over 6,500 videos in its catalog, comprising over 1,300 hours of quality children’s programming from over 200 content providers around the world.
The streaming platform can be found on thousands of consumer devices including smart TV, connected TV streamers, computer, tablets and smart phones. Its current line-up of platform partners includes: Amazon Prime Channels, XBOX 360, Roku, LG Smart TV, Sony, Amazon Fire, TiVO, Opera.
Source: Ameba TV