By Allison Watkinson
The Kartoon Channel! streaming service has experienced significant growth in viewership, ratings, consumption, and global reach since its initial launch in 2020.
Owned by the Kartoon Studios entertainment company, Kartoon Channel! is an entertainment streaming services for children and families that offers thousands of episodes of original and licensed kid-safe content.
“With superb management, led by Todd Steinman, along with proven content and strong positive positioning, we are building a valuable distribution platform and asset base to last for years to come,” said Kartoon Studios’ CEO, Andy Heyward. “Overall, we could not be more excited by the outlook for Kartoon Channel! and the growth opportunities in the coming months and years.”
Kartoon Channel! is part of the company’s overall Toon Media Networks digital distribution business, which also includes the Frederator Network, Ameba, and Kartoon Channel! Worldwide.
With continued expansion across all major metrics, Kartoon Channel! is now available across a broad range of platforms including Amazon, Apple, Android, Roku, Pluto TV, Comcast, Cox, Dish, Sling, YouTube, Samsung, and more.
“While many of the streamers have chased viewers at the cost of profits, Kartoon Channel! has taken a measured approached, since launching the service three years ago,” said Toon Media Networks president, Todd Steinman. “Our investment has been steady, but responsible, and our streaming business is very near profitability, which would be a monumental achievement, relative to other companies in our industry.”
Led by Kartoon Channel! Worldwide president, Paul Robinson, the international branch of the streaming service has expanded to numerous global territories These territories include areas in Africa and Sub-Sahara Africa with StarTimes, Australia and New Zealand on Samsung TV Plus, Germany with Waipu, Philippines on Tapp Digital, and Maldives with Dhiraagu.
Branded Kartoon Channel! blocks are also available daily in more than sixty-five countries across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Europe.
Kartoon Studios is a global end-to-end entertainment company that creates produces, distributes, markets, and licenses entertainment brands.
By Allison Watkinson