April 20, 2020
Tubi April 20 expanded the reach of its Tubi Kids library of 1,200 free, ad-supported, age-appropriate movies, and television shows to Apple iOS users. Tubi Kids, which together with Tubi, is owned by Fox Corp. The platform is also available on Android, Roku, Fire TV, Comcast Xfinity, Xbox One, Cox Contour and TiVo.
” [Now more] kids will have easy access to some of the world’s most beloved characters in movies and TV, absolutely cost-free,” chief product officer Michael Ahiakpor said in a statement.
Designed as a destination for age-appropriate content on the service, Tubi Kids is touted as alleviating parents’ worries over what their children are watching. Movies include Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of TinTin, Norm of the North and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, alongside series such as “Sonic the Hedgehog,” “Strawberry Shortcake,” “Paddington Bear” and “The Wiggles,” among others.
With total view time surpassing 163 million hours watched last December, Tubi claims to be the world’s largest ad-supported video on demand service with more than 20,000 movies and television shows from nearly every major Hollywood studio.
Tubi is also available on Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, Comcast Xfinity X1, Cox Contour, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, and soon on Hisense TVs globally. Consumers can also watch Tubi content on the web at https://tubitv.com/.