Tenplay targets kids

By David Knox on December 2, 2013 / Filed Under News 6

2013-12-02_1340TEN has announced a kid-friendly version of its catch-up service tenplay.

Tenplay Kids will launch on Monday, December 9 at tenplay.com.au/kids with on-demand video for cartoons, kids and pre-school programs, including Totally Wild, Scope, Mako: Island of Secrets, Wurrawhy and the new series Matt Hatter Chronicles, which will premiere on ELEVEN in December.

From January 2014, iCarly, Pokémon and a refreshed format of Hi-5, to be known as Hi-5 House, will also be featured on ELEVEN and will be available on tenplay Kids.

Network Ten’s Chief Digital Officer, Rebekah Horne, said: “We are very excited to create a new home for children’s entertainment online.

“Since it launched on September 30 this year, tenplay has been an instant hit with consumers.

“The addition of tenplay Kids is just the start of a series of new content and distribution initiatives we will roll out for tenplay over the next 12 months,” she said.

Network TEN’s Head of Children’s Television, Cherrie Bottger, said: “We are thrilled to have secured the digital rights for many of our key children’s programs so that they are available on tenplay Kids immediately after broadcast on ELEVEN.

“tenplay Kids further cements our commitment to children’s entertainment.”

Other programs will include Victorious, Beyblade Metal Fury, BeyWheelz, B-Damon Crossfire, Invizimals, Slugterra, Mia and Me, Monster High,  SheZow,  Care Bears, Dinosaur Train, Strawberry Shortcake, Tree Fu Tom and new animated Australian titles Jar Dwellers and Vic the Viking.

TEN has always enjoyed a strong voice in kid’s content with more than 1300 hours of content a year.

6 Comments »

  1. evie December 4, 2013 at 2:29 am -

    “kids”. please teenagers have been waiting for this too!!! … at least, i have :P

  2. zapkvr December 3, 2013 at 7:46 pm -

    Cos kids don’t already watch enough TV. How depressing.

  3. Billy C December 3, 2013 at 10:30 am -

    What show is the new romantic mouse on?

  4. mistaken December 3, 2013 at 8:52 am -

    Nice that Ten are catering for the kids but they need to cater for their adult audience and fix the news on Tenplay. Geoblocking has made the service redundant. ‘Anywhere, anytime’ couldn’t be any further from the truth if you’re outside of NSW/Vic.

  5. User December 3, 2013 at 3:41 am -

    Hopefully Mulligrubs is added to creep out the next gen of pre-schoolers

  6. babya December 2, 2013 at 7:55 pm -

    Hi-5 House is also shown on Nick Jr. Nice to see it coming to Tenplay for those who don’t have NickJr in their pay tv package.

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