WOW! Unlimited Media Announces Content Distribution Partnership With Moonbug
New Season of Moonbug’s Leading Soccer Series ‘Supa Strikas’ to Exclusively Premiere on WOW!’s curated collections on Crave
TORONTO, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes values-based content for kids, today announced its expansion within Canada through a
new partnership with WOW! Unlimited and Crave, the leading Canadian streaming service. With the partnership, seasons four through six - 39 episodes - of Moonbug’s popular soccer series Supa
Strikas are now available for streaming in Canada for the first time, including the brand-new season 7 launching exclusively as part of WOW!’s curated kids content collections on Crave.
Additionally, 10 episodes of both Little Baby Bum and My Magic Pet Morphle will also be available in the WOW! collection this summer.
“WOW! Unlimited Media and Crave are critical partners as we continue to build a stronger presence and bring fun, next-generation kids and youth animation across the globe,” said Andy Yeatman, Head of the Americas at Moonbug. “We’re excited to strategically join forces to bring three of our popular shows to Canadian children of all ages and look forward to finding new ways for audiences to connect with our characters.”
“We are always looking for fresh, new, quality programs to add to our WOW!-branded kids and pre-school collections on Crave,” said Marni Shulman, Senior Vice President & General Manager at WOW!. “With this partnership, we are thrilled that more Canadian children will be able to enjoy Moonbug’s wonderful stories and loveable characters along with over 350 hours of WOW!’s curated kids programming already available to stream.”
Moonbug is an award-winning global entertainment company providing entertainment with positive values for children. Moonbug acquires, creates and distributes content for pre-school kids. The company, which is amongst the largest digital kids media companies in the world, was co-founded by media veterans René Rechtman, CEO, and John Robson, COO, with main offices in London and Los Angeles.
Moonbug’s IP includes global sensations Little Baby Bum, My Magic Pet Morphle, Supa Strikas, Go Buster, Playtime with Twinkle, Gecko’s Garage, Arpo and many more. Moonbug shows are available on
global platforms such as YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Roku, Sky, Amazon Prime Video and others.
Delivering more Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award–winning programming than any other service, Crave is Canada’s prestige entertainment offering, with HBO, SHOWTIME, Starz, Hollywood-hit movies, a superior collection of kid’s movies and programs, and thousands of hours of acclaimed television series, specials, factual programming, and originals that can’t be found anywhere else.