New series featuring Meekah, the first spin-off character from the “Blippi” franchise, premiering on Netflix.

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November 17, 2022

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The “Blippi” franchise is further expanding its reach with an increased investment in Meekah, Blippi’s best buddy.

Moonbug Entertainment, a subsidiary of Candle Media, is spinning off the Meekah character with a dedicated YouTube channel, merchandise items, music album and a streaming distribution deal with Netflix.

In October 2021, “Blippi” fans first met Meekah, Blippi’s creative, inventive, cartwheel-loving friend, when she joined Blippi on his YouTube channel as a co-star. Meekah has the same passion for curiosity and learning through play as Blippi, eager to explore the world with a song and a tune, learn new things, create, tinker and most important, have fun.

“Meekah is our first addition to the ‘Blippi’ universe and she has proven to be an instant hit with fans,” says Andy Yeatman, managing director, Americas, Moonbug Entertainment. “In fact, we see a double-digit increase in viewers for episodes that feature Meekah. This is such an exciting milestone for the ‘Blippi’ franchise, we can’t wait to see how kids continue to connect with this character on and off screen.”  

“Meekah,” a live-action preschool program, will follow Meekah around the world as she learns how to plan, tinker and craft her way out of any problem. Season 1 of “Meekah” will launch Dec. 1 on Netflix in all English, Spanish and Portuguese speaking territories.

Related:Moonbug Entertainment Appoints DeAPlaneta Entertainment as Licensing Agent in Iberia, Germany and France

Additional plans for “Meekah” include: 

  • “Dance with Meekah,” a 20-track music album, launched in September across music streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music, with original music by Meekah and her versions of classic preschool songs.

  • Merchandise plans include a Meekah’s T-shirt, launching on Amazon in December, a Meekah Halloween costume in partnership with Disguise and a Meekah doll collab with Jazwares, both slated to launch in 2023. 

  • “Move with Meekah” – Meekah loves to dance and she wants to meet experts in all kinds of movement. The first movement series with Olympian Shawn Johnson will be available in early 2023. 

  • “Blippi’s Treehouse,” co-starring Meekah, the original series on Amazon Kids+, will roll out the final four episodes of season 1 Thanksgiving week. In a new episode, soccer superstar, Javier Hernández Balcázar, known as Chicharito, will give Blippi and Meekah a soccer lesson in time for the World Cup.   

  • Blippi’s Buddies: “Meekah,” the YouTube channel, has amassed 500,000 fans since its springtime launch. Content featuring Meekah has been viewed more than 650 million times since she joined Blippi in 2021.   

  • “Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour” – Meekah will have a starring role in Blippi’s second nationwide tour in select markets beginning in February, including Milwaukee, Charlotte, Nashville, Houston and Louisville. 

Related:Moonbug Entertainment Acquires Blippi, CoComelon

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