All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘kids’

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 than a million toys and games to choose from on Amazon, and our passionate team of in-house editors are working …

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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 television shows. He’s the founder of Marvel Studios. The new Kong series will begin with a full-length feature film followed …

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Netflix Adds Another Original To Kids Slate, Expands Partnership With Rainbow Studios

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 in all Netflix territories. The first season will be available by early 2016, and the second in the autumn of …

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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 morning cartoon. Well, they’re back. Saban Brands and Netflix just announced a 26-episode run of a new original series, which …

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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 with parental consent. This apparently went on from 2009 to 2013. Yelp paid a reported $450,000 fine. According to ComputerWorld, …

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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 abuse the word ‘wife.’ He said that he loves saying it, and tends to use it a bit too much. …

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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 new batch of kids pilots features three animated shows and two live-action shows. Here’s what you can look forward to: …

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Google At Work On Kid-Friendly Versions Of Its 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 parents set up accounts for kids, and control how they use services and what info is collected about them. The …

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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 series about “Anne,” a young female scientist, her human friends and their android assistants, and the amazing scientific discoveries they …

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Leaving Your Kids in a Hot Ass Car Will Likely Get Your Windows Smashed

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 hours. This continues to happen despite attempts from rational folks to dissuade parents from this utterly irrational practice. This year, …

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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 knees, is being a dad. Wahlberg recently told People magazine, “It’s not easy. But it’s how we always pictured things.” …

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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 show, described as a “make-along, create-along art adventure series for children ages three to five,” features some high-profile guest voice …

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