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Chromecast Adds Support For Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street

Chromecast Adds Support For Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street

By Chris Crum November 25, 2014

Google announced yet more apps that are now supporting its $35 Chromecast streaming device. These are some significant ones that should only serve to help sales for the holidays (which are bound to be pretty good already). The device will …

Shuddle Shuttles Your Kids Around, Uber Style Shuddle Shuttles Your Kids Around, Uber Style

Any parent knows there’s simply never enough time in the day. Timmy needs to be at practice at five, but Susie has piano lessons at 5:30. Plus, you have a meeting to get to all the way across town. What …

Music Provides Outlet for Troubled Community Kids

Commissioned News Story (Source: JRS3) A recent study by Northwestern University shows that music education has a profound impact on troubled youth. What’s more, hip-hop has become a great way to establish a dialogue between troubled kids and their therapists. …

Amazon Reveals Its Holiday Toy List For 2014 Amazon Reveals Its Holiday Toy List For 2014

Each year around this time, Amazon releases its annual Holiday Toy List, which it describes as a “curated list of the hottest new products for kids,” and includes top-rated toys, games, electronics, books, movies, sporting goods, etc. “There are more …

Netflix Announces Original King Kong Series Netflix Announces Original King Kong Series

Netflix announced a new original kids series in partnership with Arad Animation and 41 Entertainment called Kong – King of the Apes. The show comes from Executive Producer Avi Arad, who has produced numerous Marvel super hero movies from and …

Netflix Adds Another Original To Kids Slate Netflix Adds Another Original To Kids Slate

Netflix and Rainbow Studios announced a new kids show to be added to Netflix’s original kids programming slate. It’s called Winx Club WOW: World of Winx, and is a spin-off of Italian cartoon Winx Club. The show will be available …

Netflix Announces New Popples (Yes, Popples) Series Netflix Announces New Popples (Yes, Popples) Series

If you’re a child of the 80s, you know what Popples are. They’re adorable little stuffed animal-like things that roll up into balls. I think I was in kindergarten or something when they came out. It was also a Saturday …

Yelp Pays FTC $450K After Child Privacy Violation Yelp Pays FTC $450K After Child Privacy Violation

Yelp reached a settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over the violation of child privacy law. The company had enabled kids under 13 (some even 9 and under reportedly) to sign up for its service, collecting their email addresses …

Blake Shelton Is Not Ready For Kids

The Voice coaches Blake Shelton and Adam Levine appeared on the season premiere of the Ellen DeGeneres Show, and opened up about their personal lives. Levine recently tied the knot with model Behati Prinsloo and admitted that he tends to …

Here’s Amazon’s Next Batch of Kids Pilots Here’s Amazon’s Next Batch of Kids Pilots

Amazon Studios has just announced a new round of original kids pilots, set to debut early next year. Like with previous pilot batches from Amazon, viewer feedback will help determine which series get picked up for full season runs. The …

Google At Work On Kid-Friendly Versions Of Products Google At Work On Kid-Friendly Versions Of Products

Earlier this week, news came out that Google is looking at catering to a whole new market – kids under thirteen years old. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is working on a new system that would let …

Amazon’s First Live-Action Kids Show Now Available Amazon’s First Live-Action Kids Show Now Available

Amazon has just released the first seven episodes of their first ever live-action show for kids. It’s called Annedroids, and it’s aimed at introducing scientific concepts to kids aged four through seven. According to Amazon: Annedroids is a live-action adventure …

Watch People Smash Windows to Free Kids in Hot Car

It seems like every summer we hear some tragic story about someone leaving their kid(s) in a sweltering car while they run an errand – or in the case of this summer’s worst thing ever, while they work for seven …

Mark Wahlberg Doesn’t Want His Kids To Be Actors

Mark Wahlberg has played a rock star, a cop, a porn star, a sniper, a thief, a gangster, a soldier, and a guy who owns a talking teddy bear. But Wahlberg’s toughest job, the one that puts him on his …

Amazon Kids Original ‘Creative Galaxy’ Now Available Amazon Kids Original ‘Creative Galaxy’ Now Available

Amazon’s second original kids series is now up on Prime Instant Video and available to stream. Creative Galaxy, from the creator of Blue’s Clues, was one of three original kids series greenlit during Amazon’s first round of original pilots. The …

Netflix Deals With Mattel For 'Ever After High' Netflix Deals With Mattel For 'Ever After High'

Netflix announced on Monday that it has partnered with Mattel on a new animated original series based on the popular Ever After High franchise. It will premiere in fall of 2015 in all Netflix territories. Here’s the description of Ever …

Netflix Announces 'Dinotrux' Series For 2015 Netflix Announces 'Dinotrux' Series For 2015

Those Netflix DreamWorks Animation announcements are really rolling in now. Last summer, the two announced what was Netflix’s biggest deal for original content to date, which would see Netflix getting exclusive new programming from the animation studio. Today, the companies …