HALIFAX, NS – DHX Media has announced their new “Kids Room” streaming service, a subscription-based on demand platform scheduled to launch Summer 2019 on Comcast’s Xfinity X1, offering families an ad-free alternative for family viewing drawn exclusively from DHX Media’s extensive library of kid and family content.
X1 customers across the U.S. will be able to subscribe to and access the service over the Internet by saying “Kids Room” into their X1 voice remote, or by finding it within the networks section of Xfinity on Demand. X1 customers will be able to add Kids Room to their service for $4.99 per month. Kids Room will also be available on Xfinity Flex for Comcast’s Internet-only customers.
Families can choose from hundreds of episodes of great kid’s content, including such preschool favorites as Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam, In the Night Garden, Teletubbies, Polly Pocket, and Strawberry Shortcake. Older kids will enjoy popular shows such as Slugterra, Kid vs. Kat, Chuck’s Choice, Endangered Species, Storm Hawks, Sabrina: The Animated Series and Angela Anaconda. More series will be added in the coming months.
Joe Tedesco, DHX’s EVP and GM, shared, “Kids Room is a new offering for DHX Media, and we are delighted Comcast’s Xfinity customers will be among the first to enjoy it. As one of the world’s leading producers and owners of children’s content, we see Kids Room as a natural touchpoint to entertain kids with great programming in the expanding landscape of streaming opportunities. We’ve selected some really fun shows for the service from our deep content library, and we’re confident children are going to love Kids Room.”
Source: DHX Media