WildBrain has sealed a new distribution agreement with Roku, which will see the popular kids’ shows "Tata & Kuma" and "Princess Mirror-Belle" launch on The Roku Channel in the US this year. The shows join additional WildBrain shows already available on the free ad-supported streaming service, including "Summer Memories", "Dorg Van Dango" and "Spongo, Fuzz and Jalapeña."
Caroline Tyre, VP Global Sales & Rights Strategy at WildBrain, said: “We’re delighted to be expanding our slate of animated and live-action kids’ shows for The Roku Channel’s audience in the US. Roku is a powerhouse hub for audience engagement, and we’re pleased to build our partnership as families continue to discover and enjoy WildBrain’s shows on the platform.”
“Kids & Family on The Roku Channel strives to bring families the best of kids entertainment for free,” said Jennifer Vaux, Vice President of Content Acquisition & Programming, Roku Media. “We’re thrilled to work with our great partners at WildBrain to bring families even more exclusive programming featuring beloved characters and stories to stream on The Roku Channel.”
"Tata & Kuma", Season 1 (13x11’), launching on Q4 2023 and produced by 5Bricks, is about genius inventor dog Tata and chubby easy-going cat Kuma who live with their owner, Mei, in Room 1004 of an ordinary apartment building. However, when Mei goes to work each day, anything but ordinary ensues.
"Princess Mirror-Belle", Season 1 (13x22’) launching on Q4 2023 and produced by BBC Studios Kids & Family Production, tells the story of ten-year-old Ellen who gets a huge shock when her reflection springs to life as a feisty princess from a fairy tale land! "Princess Mirror-Belle" is a comedy drama series based on books by Julia Donaldson.
We’re delighted to be expanding our slate of animated and live-action kids’ shows for The Roku Channel’s audience in the US. Roku is a powerhouse hub for audience engagement” Caroline Tyre VP Global Sales & Rights Strategy at WildBrain