DHX Media readies Kids Room video service
DHX Media of Halifax is preparing to launch a new subscription-based video-on-demand service called Kids Room. When it debuts this summer, the service will offer a collection of advertising-free children’s video content from the DHX library. The service will be available the the Comcast Xfinity X1 system to US-based consumers. Available shows will include Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam, In the Night Garden, Teletubbies, Polly Pocket, Strawberry Shortcake, Slugterra, Kid vs. Kat, Chuck's Choice, Endangered Species, Storm Hawks, Sabrina: The Animated Series and Angela Anaconda.
“Kids Room is a new offering for DHX Media, and we are delighted Comcast's Xfinity customers will be among the first to enjoy it,” said Joe Tedesco, executive vice-president of DHX Television. “As one of the world's leading producers and owners of children's content, we see Kids Room as a natural touchpoint to entertain kids with great programming in the expanding landscape of streaming opportunities. We've selected some really fun shows for the service from our deep content library, and we're confident children are going to love Kids Room.”