Kids Service Toon Goggles Signs Content Deal with Over-the-Top Provider XUMO to Add Free Children’s Entertainment to 20 Million Devices: LG Smart TVs Included
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2018 – Leading children’s on-demand entertainment service Toon Goggles™ has partnered with live and on-demand over-the-top (OTT) service, XUMO, to make dedicated kids’ content available for free in over 20 million homes via their international network of smart TV integrations including LG’s Channel Plus, Panasonic and VIZIO smart TVs in the U.S. and Canada.
Kids-centric Toon Goggles, offering premium children’s programming in the form of animated and live-action shows, will appear as channel 602 on smart TVs, set-top boxes and mobile devices pre-installed with XUMO.
“We are extremely proud to showcase our high-quality children’s programming on XUMO, and especially on LG smart TVs via Channel Plus. We believe XUMO is a great vehicle for free media content in today’s OTT marketplace,” said Jimmy Huynh, Director of Partner Relations, Toon Goggles. “With a variety of branded channels and premium digital content, XUMO caters to the whole family’s entertainment experience.”
On select devices including LG, Toon Goggles will offer a live stream of children’s content for example: cartoons in the morning and tween entertainment shows for older children later in the evening. This live stream is in addition to an on-demand selection of shows that will be available whenever kids want to watch them.
“We’re excited to add Toon Goggles to our channel lineup and expand our family-friendly offering,” said Stefan Van Engen, SVP content programming and acquisitions at XUMO. “We are always looking for opportunities to partner and distribute quality, digital content so offering both a live stream and on-demand content from Toon Goggles aligns perfectly with our goal of delivering a best-in-class service to our audiences enjoying the lean-back streaming experience.”
Toon Goggles’ vast library of exciting kid and tween content will appear for free on XUMO’s multi-screen network of devices, supported by advertising. For more information, visit: www.toongoggles.com/shows/all. To learn more about Channel Plus – exclusively powered by XUMO – visit: http://www.lg.com/us/tv-audio-video/channel-plus.