April 18, 2022
Following the success of the Kartoon Channel! app on the Roku platform, Genius Brands International April 18 announced that it would offer a dedicated Kartoon Channel! on ad-supported The Roku Channel — further expanding the channel’s presence on Roku.
The Roku Channel reached U.S. households with an estimated 80 million people in Q4 2021. Users now have access to Kartoon Channel!’s full slate of original programming and children’s brands, including “Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten,” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger; the new fast-paced trivia original gameshow series for kids, “KC! Pop Quiz,” hosted by Nickelodeon star, Casey Simpson; and “Rainbow Rangers,” as well as classics such as “Baby Genius,” “Pac-Man” and much more!
“As we begin rolling out the new Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse, we’re excited … that in less than two years we are fully distributed in the U.S.,” Jon Ollwerther, president, Kartoon Channel!, said in a statement. “We are now…significantly expanding our presence in the digital marketplace,” commented Genius Brands.”