Genius Brands International has announced that it has licensed streaming and select video-on-demand rights to the hit family series, “The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss,” from The Jim Henson Company on Kartoon Channel.
“As we continue to grow our footprint and our viewers, a key to our success is acquiring the very best in high-quality children’s entertainment from top-tier content producers such as The Jim Henson Company,” says Margaret Loesch, executive chairman, Kartoon Channel!, Genius Brands International. “We are excited to welcome ‘The Grinch,’ ‘Yertle,’ ‘Horton’ and all the characters of ‘Seusville’ to Kartoon Channel!”
“The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss” features the fun, music and adventures of some of the favorite characters created by celebrated children's author Theodore Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss).
“The Jim Henson Company specializes in creating evergreen fantastical worlds that audiences want to visit again and again and realizing these iconic Dr. Seuss characters as puppets for this award-winning production is no exception,” says Anna Moorfield, vice president, global distribution, The Jim Henson Company. “And it’s no wonder that ‘The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss’ continues to be a favorite series, and now families of all ages can enjoy this classic on Kartoon Channel!”
These tales and well-known characters come to life using a mix of masterful puppets built by Jim Henson's Creature Shop and CG animation. Helping children understand valuable lessons about friendship, imagination and much more, “The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss” is fun entertainment for the whole family.
“Dr. Seuss and The Jim Henson Company are among the most beloved names in children’s entertainment,” says Jon Ollwether, general manager, Kartoon Channel!, Genius Brands International. “We are proud of the relationship and expect the series to be a driver of growing viewership for a long time to come.”