Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CBC Aims to Double Amount of Kids Programming on Gem Streaming Service

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CBC Aims to Double Amount of Kids Programming on Gem Streaming Service

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CBC boosts kids content

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The CBC says it's redirecting some funding to invest in programming for a wider range of young audiences.

CBC/Radio-Canada president Catherine Tait made the announcement at the Kidscreen Summit in Miami on Tuesday.

She said the public broadcaster plans to double the amount of content for young audiences on the CBC Gem streaming service over the next year.

The goal is to match the amount of content already available on the CBC's French-language video-on-demand site ICI TOU.TV.

Tait said they want to reach young audiences beyond the preschool demographic with programming targeted to school-aged kids, tweens and teens.

There will be both acquired content and new original French and English-language programming from Canadian creators for CBC Kids and Radio-Canada Jeunesse. …

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