FAST Channels Feature Content From Top Studio and Digital First Providers Including ABC Australia, Copper Hill Entertainment/B17, GoldieBlox, Guinness, Moonbug, Mother Goose Club, Sesame Workshop, Soul Publishing, Tankee, The Jim Henson Company, Xploration Station from SRP Digital LLC, and Zebra Gamer
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Los Angeles, July 19, 2023 – Common Sense Networks, the award winning, singular leader in age appropriate content for kids 2-10, announced today the official launch of three distinctive FAST channels further expanding the impact of Sensical, their critically acclaimed AVOD service. Sensical Jr., Sensical Makers and Sensical Gaming are currently available on major streaming platforms including Roku, VIZIO, Sling, and TCL with additional partners rolling out in the coming months. All content will be vetted through Common Sense Network’s coveted and proprietary rubric and based on the most comprehensive child development data available. Since their BETA rollout began earlier this year, the cumed minutes streamed across all Sensical's platforms has experienced double digit increases exceeding 40%. “We’re thrilled to launch these three distinctive FAST channels across the streaming ecosystem, all meeting kids where they are with thoughtfully curated, age appropriate content built around topics and creators they love,” noted Eric Berger, CEO and co-founder, Common Sense Networks. He added: “Engaging with leading platforms to fill this marketplace gap addresses the needs of both pre-school and ‘bridge age’ kids six thru tween, and is a welcome addition to the lineups of our distribution partners.”
In addition to a new relationship with Soul Publishing for titles including 5-Minute Crafts, Frankenfood, and Slick Slime Sam across Sensical’s FAST channels (and O&Os), CSN revealed new FAST channel deals. Highlights include:
●For Sensical Junior (for preschool):Moonbug’s Morphle, Gecko’s Garage, and Oddbods, ABC Australia’s Wiggles World, and Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle, PinkFong, and Mother Goose Club
●For Sensical Makers (for kids 5+): Soul Publishing’s Frankenfood, 5-Minute Crafts, and Slick Slime Sam, Guinness’ Guinness World Records Kids, Mister Maker, How Ridiculous, Clay Claim; Copper Hill Entertainment/B17’s competition series, "Craftopia" and "The Big Tiny Food Faceoff"; and SRP’s DIY Sci
●For Sensical Gaming (for kids 5+): Abdallah Smash, Hyper, Big B, Stacy Plays, Zebra Gamer and Mother Goose Club’s "Let's Play"
In addition, new O&O content deals include:
● For Kids 2+ : OmoBerry from Limitless Studios Inc., and @HippoPark from Mimo Studios, as well as renewals for Lingo Kids, and Counting with Paula, with studio renewal deals including Wildbrain and The Jim Henson Company, and Millimages (whose titles are also on FAST).
● For Kids 5+: Sensical has renewed O&O rights for Age of Learning’s ABC Mouse Search and Explore, Hasbro’s Pound Puppies, and A Kid Explains History and; GoldieBlox, Joseph's Machines, and Hevesh5 (also on FAST)
● For Kids 8+: Sensical has renewed O&O rights to Wildbrain’s Slugterra; and Hasbro’s Transformers: Cyberverse Commenting on the new acquisitions and renewals, Bethany Boles, Head of Programming, Common Sense Networks, said: “Sensical has become a destination that kids truly enjoy and families have come to trust. We are thrilled to expand on our existing relationships with our studio and digital first
partners and look forward to building our robust catalog for FAST and our O&Os with content that respects and honors kids and gives parents and caregivers peace of mind.”
About Common Sense Networks
Common Sense Networks (CSN) proudly elevates digital experiences for families through their singular expertise in age-appropriate content. By leveraging Common Sense Media's best-in-class review platform and unparalleled access to its proprietary child development data and insights, CSN offers scalable, innovative solutions to leading brands, marketers, and media entities like TikTok and YouTube including ratings and curation operations; contextual content advertising; creator optimization and certification services; and a trusted entry into the kids' streaming/FAST ecosystem through its critically lauded Sensical platform, a topic-based, algorithm-free streaming OTT destination named a Fast Company World Changing Idea and an “Essential Kids’ App” in the App Store. Certified by the kidSAFE+ ® COPPA Seal Program, Sensical's benefit-driven content, fostering curiosity and self-esteem, and filtered through a rigorous, proprietary rubric based on the industry’s most comprehensive child development research, is available on all popular streaming, mobile devices and smart TVs, and via three distinctive FAST channels. Follow us @commonsensenets and @sensicaltv on Twitter and Instagram.
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