Moonbug Channel launches in Maldives and Mongolia

Candle Media-owned kids media outfit Moonbug is to launch its Moonbug Channel in The Maldives and Mongolia. The channel, which is partnering with MediaNet in the Maldives and Univision in Mongolia, features content from across the Moonbug portfolio of properties and is scheduled to launch across the different territories throughout September. Moonbug said the latest […]

Moonbug strikes deal with Amazon Prime Video

Candle Media-owned digital-first content provider Moonbug is to bring a variety of its content, including Oddbods, Blippi, Little Baby Bum and more, to Amazon Prime Video in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Turkey and Portugal. The agreement includes localised versions of CoComelon JJ’s Animal Time, Blippi Wonders and Little Angel in Castilian Spanish, as well as the entirety of the Blippi content and […]

Moonbug strikes expanded IPTV deal with Korea’s KT

Candle Media-owned kids content company Moonbug has expanded its distribution deal with South Korean operator KT, increasing the number of Moonbug properties available on KT’s IPTV platform Genie TV. The additional content includes new episodes of Little Angel and the addition of CoComelon Dance Party, CoComelon Animal Time, CoComelon Cody Time, Odbodds S1, and Minibods. All content will be shown in English and Korean […]

Moonbug and Thema launch channels on new streamer Eazie TV in Singapore

Candle Entertainment-owned Moonbug Entertainment and Canal+ owned Thema are among companies launching channels on the new Singaporean streamer Eazie TV. Singaporean mobile operator M1 in partnership with Eazie TV launched the new live TV streaming app with over 75 channels earlier this week. The Moonbug Channel is situated within the kids genre hub on M1 […]

Moonbug names ex-WBD exec Zahid as APAC distribution chief

CoComelon owner Moonbug Entertainment has appointed former Warner Bros. Discovery exec Yasmin Zahid as head of distribution and brand partnerships for APAC. Zahid will be responsible for leading strategy on Moonbug’s long-term growth in the region with an aim to build out global franchises, reporting into Nicolas Eglau, MD of EMEA & APAC. She takes over […]

Moonbug Entertainment unveils kids comedy channel Minibods

Candle Entertainment-owned Moonbug Entertainment has unveiled its new preschool comedy channel Minibods. Minibods debuted on YouTube April 15 aimed at young kids and families. The channel is a non-dialogue, slapstick comedy series which follows the adventures of six furry friends who bring the silly to every situation and overcome life’s hurdles in unconventional ways. The […]

Moonbug Kids channel launches in Czech Republic with O2

Candle Entertainment-owned Moonbug Entertainment has teamed up with telco O2 to launch Moonbug Kids Channel in the Czech Republic, as reported by DTVE in February. The new Moonbug Kids channel will include content from across the Moonbug portfolio of kids properties The Moonbug Kids channel will be available to all subscribers across the Czech Republic in O2’s […]

Exclusive: Moonbug to launch pre-school channel with MultiChoice

YouTube-focused pre-school entertainment company Moonbug Entertainment is to launch a dedicated channel on the MultiChoice’s DStv pay TV platform in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Moonbug Kids channel will launch in October and will include content from across the Moonbug portfolio. The pre-school service will be available to all 21.7 million DStv subscribers across 45 African countries […]

Moonbug Kids lands on OSN

Moonbug Entertainment has partnered with MENA entertainment hub OSN to launch the first Moonbug Kids branded linear preschool kids’ channel in the region. Launching on 23 December, the channel will offer 24/7 access to Moonbug’s full collection of kids’ programming, including Cocomelon, Blippi, Morphle and Little Baby Bum. All content will be available in English, with Arabic and […]

Moonbug appoints former ProSiebenSat.1 exec Eglau as head of EMEA

Family entertainment brand Moonbug has appointed former ProSiebenSat.1 exec Nicolas Eglau as its head of EMEA. The new role, based in London, will oversee the EMEA business with a focus on furthering operations and growth into international markets, in addition to licensing, partnerships and platform distribution. Eglau was most recently EVP international at ProSiebenSat.1 Group, […]