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Genius Brands secures two new partners for ‘Rainbow Rangers’

Genius Brands secures two new partners for ‘Rainbow Rangers’

Animation, Licensing
Continuing to expand the licensing program in support of the 2019 retail launch for original preschool animated series Rainbow Rangers, Genius Brands has signed agreements with KIDdesigns on the development of a youth electronics line for the property, and Basic Fun! who will develop a novelty toy line based on preschoolers’ colorful superheroes.  The announcement was made by Genius Brands’ SVP of Global Licensing Lloyd Mintz. “KIDdesigns is the industry leader in youth electronics, bringing interactive electronic toys to kids that combine state-of-the-art technology with old-fashioned fun, and Basic Fun! is a proven leader in the collectibles market,” said Genius Brands’ Mintz. KIDdesigns is creating an exciting line for Rainbow Rangers, including headphones, wearable communication d
Genius Brands network to launch on premiere digital platform Xumo

Genius Brands network to launch on premiere digital platform Xumo

Animation, Channels
Genius Brands International, the global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, announced that its Genius Brands Network, including both the Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV, will be launching on the premier LIVE and over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) service for the digital age, XUMO. “Consumers’ demand for engaging ‘content with a purpose’ has never been stronger,” said Mark Shoeman, Director of Distribution at Genius Brands. “As more children and parents become adept with an ever-growing number of devices, their favorite and trusted brands should be available to them on XUMO, which affords the Genius Brands Network with new and exciting ways to amaze and delight our viewers,” Mark further stated.   Genius
Genius Brands adds 8 new animated series from DHX Media

Genius Brands adds 8 new animated series from DHX Media

Animation
Genius Brands has added eight new animated series for children and families from DHX Media to its premium subscription streaming channel for families Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! available on Amazon Channels. Announcing the content of the licensing agreement, Genius Brands’ SVP of Global Content Distribution and Marketing & President of Kid Genius Cartoon Channel Deb Pierson stated, “Genius Brands is committed to engaging the imaginations of young people the world over, which is why so many of the beloved series we are now offering are complementary to the Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! channel schedule on Amazon. In building out our subscription streaming service, our priority is to ensure that all content meets our criteria of being both entertaining and enriching and that all series re