Mattel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MAT) and Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot will produce Hot Wheels, a live-action motion picture featuring the iconic and timeless toy racing car. The high-throttle action film will bring to life this beloved, multi-generational franchise and showcase some of the world’s hottest and sleekest cars, monster trucks and motorcycles.
To celebrate the upcoming launch of Sesame Street Mecha Builders, Sesame Workshop and Warner Brothers Discovery are previewing the STEM-centric animated series on YouTube. The first eleven-minute story, “Sesame Street Mecha Builders: They Sent Us a Pie,” can be found on the Sesame Street YouTube channel now. The series officially debuts in May on Cartoonito, Warner Bros. Discovery’s preschool programming block on HBO Max and Cartoon Network.
Miko, the little robot loved by millions of children around the globe, is now a host to kids’ streaming platform Kidoodle.TV. With the just-announced collaboration between Miko and A Parent Media Company Incorporated, families can explore Kidoodle.TV’s ever-growing kids’ content catalog on their Miko 3 robots. That includes kid favorites like Booba, Big B Statz Roblox, SuperHeroKids, Talking Tom Shorts and T-Rex Ranch — plus dozens of other shows available ad-free on Miko 3.
Apple TV+ sets to expand its award-winning offerings of premium Apple Originals for kids and families with Sago Mini Friends, a new preschool animated series, produced by Spin Master Entertainment and animated by Brown Bag Films, based on the charming characters and artful designs featured in the award-winning Sago Mini World app, developed by Sago Mini.
Silvergate Media (Silvergate) is proud to confirm that a second season of Octonauts: Above & Beyond will make its global debut on Netflix on 2nd May 2022. The new episodes follow the debut of this Octonauts spin-off last September where the intrepid crew proved themselves as heroes on land as well as underwater.
Scientific Games Corporation, doing business as Light & Wonder, (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Light & Wonder,” “L&W” or the “Company”) is inviting players on an unforgettable intergalactic adventure in its latest title Stargate Megaways. The first game to be released on OpenGaming under the new Light & Wonder name, this ambitious 6-reel slot is based on MGM’s legendary sci-fi fantasy film Stargate, boasting imagery and characters from the famous franchise, as well as some truly innovative features and mechanics.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, released new bilingual videos and resources as part of an ongoing initiative to help families have open and honest conversations with young children around diversity and celebrating their own unique identities. The new resources, which are free and available in English and Spanish, can be found at SesameStreetinCommunities.org.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit media and educational organization behind Sesame Street, and Discovery Education, a worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art, K-12 digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place, announced the creation of a new Sesame Workshop-branded early learner channel designed to meet the needs of children from PreK to grade 2. Consistent with Discovery Education’s solutions for schools, the channel will include high-quality video content today’s students know and love, as well as lesson plans and educator resources; interactive games and activities for kids; and family partnership supports—all focused on a whole-child approach.
Just in time for the warmer weather, PBS Kids is celebrating the natural world with a special “Explore the Outdoors”-themed lineup, from April 18 to May 13, featuring all-new specials and episodes from fan-favorite series to help “grow” kids’ curiosity and understanding about the environment and sustainability, while inspiring outdoor fun!