Cinedigm has signed a multi-year deal with Nelvana, a world-leading international producer of children’s animated and live content to bring new titles to Cinedigm’s Dove Channel and CONtv. This deal will mark the addition of 52 hours of children’s content to the streaming channels with shows like “Babar,” “Braceface,” “Pippi Longstocking,” and more.
“We are delighted to expand our partnership with Nelvana by adding beloved series which have entertained and engaged multiple generations over the years to Cinedigm’s Digital Networks,” said Yolanda Macias, Executive Vice-President of Acquisitions. “Through our broad reaching Dove and CONtv Channels, we are excited to broaden Nelvana’s distribution of these well-known programs and help bring them to both long-time fans and new audiences alike.”
Over the course of the last few months, streaming services have realized the need for children’s content with more and more families spending unprecedented time at home during the global pandemic.
“As viewing habits continue to shift, we recognize the importance of making our content available on multiple digital platforms,” said Mellany Masterson, Head of Nelvana Enterprises. “Our continued partnership with Cinedigm and their streaming platforms allows us to further expand our reach so that both kids and their families can enjoy many of our beloved titles from our award-winning library.”
New Nelvana titles available on Cinedigm channels:
“Babar” (Episodes 1 – 13). – The adventures of the King of the elephants, his family, and friends.
“Braceface” (Episodes 1-13) – An 8th grader with pre-teenage problems on her mind and magical braces in her mouth tries to survive 8th grade and later, high school.
“Pippi Longstocking” (Episodes 1-26), – Pippi is a little girl who lives alone in her house, while her father is sailing the seas. With Pippi we meet her horse, her monkey and her two friends Tommy and Anika. Together they go on many journeys through the neighborhood.
“Rescue Heroes” (Episodes 1-13), – An elite team of rescue personnel respond to emergencies around the world.
“Wayside School” (Episodes 1-26) – Based on the bestselling books by Louis Sachar, Wayside School is the comically absurd tale of a quirky grammar school that was accidentally built 30-stories high.
“Maggie and the Ferocious Beast” (Episodes 1- 13), – A six year old girl has endless adventures with a tame beast and somewhat fussy pig in Nowhere Land meeting new friends and going to new places