Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” (NASDAQ: GNUS), the global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, today announced that the Genius Brands Network, comprised of the Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV, is launching as an à la carte on-demand offering on Sling TV.
Genius Brands launched the Genius Brands Network as a destination devoted to delivering “Content with a Purpose,” providing kids and parents with a choice in premium entertaining, enriching and engaging programming. The network is comprised of Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV and is distributed across multiple over-the-top (OTT) platforms as both ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) and subscriber video-on-demand (SVOD) services. The addition of the Genius Brands Network standalone on-demand channel to Sling TV rounds out a growing distribution roster that includes Amazon Prime, Comcast’s Xfinity on Demand, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Cox, Tubi, and Xumo. The Genius Brands Network currently reaches 80 million U.S. households with continued expansion planned both in the U.S. and internationally.
“We are thrilled to team up with Sling TV to continue the growth of the Genius Brands Network, and to further our mission of delivering this wealth of educational and entertaining content to children across the U.S.,” stated Deb Pierson, President of Genius Brands Network. “With the addition of our content on Sling TV, we are happy to provide our devoted fans with another point of access to share in the adventures of their favorite characters.”