Magazine article Variety

Battle for Kid Views Heats Up with Shift to Internet Screens

Magazine article Variety

Battle for Kid Views Heats Up with Shift to Internet Screens

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Listen up, little ones! You're at the epicenter of a brewing content battleground that heated up last week with several announcements: Netflix and Amazon are shelling out more bucks on children's content, and YouTube also upped the ante. With tykes watching less traditional TV as they shift to digital-video services. Nickelodeon is launching a no-cable-required Internet service of its own. todospangler

AMAZON STUDIOS

Ordered second seasons of its first four children's series, including "Creative Galaxy," from Angela C. Santomero ("Blue's Clues") and "Tumble Leaf." Among licensing deals, it has a pact with Viacom for older Nick shows.

NETFLIX

Will add five original or exclusive kids shows over the next year, including reboots of "Inspector Gadget" from DHX Media and "Danger Mouse" from FremantleMedia, adding to a lineup that includes exclusive pacts with Disney (starting with 2016 theatrical releases) and DWA. …

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