Sensical’s Curated Content for Kids 8-10 now Available on The Roku Channel
Los Angeles, March 21, 2022 -- Sensical, a free, age-appropriate streaming destination certified by the kidSAFE+ ® COPPA Seal Program, and nominated for a 2021 Kidscreen Award for Best Kids-Only Streaming Service, announced new licensing deals today with leading digital-first and studio content partners. Parent company Common Sense Networks also announced that Sensical’s hand-selected, algorithm-free lineup for kids 8-10, called Sensical 8, is now available for free on The Roku Channel
New, noteworthy video content from existing studio/distribution partners include Cyber Group Studios’ “Gigantosaurus”; and WildBrain’s “Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Bitty Adventures.” New digital-first video content creators and studios alliances are Edutainment’s "Super Geek Heroes,” “Little Smart Planet” and “Sir Linkalot"; Goes To Eleven Media’s “In A World Music Kids” series; Hammershark Media’s “Twenty Trucks” and “Truck Tunes” videos; “History For Humans”; “Look, Listen & Learn”; Simple Alien Inc.’s “FoodTeenies”; “The Wise Channel”; along with nature shorts from Marty Calabrese and Valji Varia; and videos from art teacher Bethany Thiele. Sensical also added to their growing podcast library via a new alliance announced last week with public media organization PRX, one of the world's leading podcast publishers. With this new deal, Sensical will license five of the audio company's popular kids’ podcasts including "Molly of Denali" and "Pinkalicious & Perteriffic," audio series PRX distributes in partnership with PBS KIDS and GBH Kids.
The ad-supported platform, where kids follow their passions across 17,000+ videos and 60+ topic-based channels including Animals, Music & Dance, Nature, Video Games, DIY and more is also available via web and mobile on iOS, Android, the Roku ® platform, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. Sensical has been touted by a wide range of media including TechCrunch, noting the services’ content, “assured to be age-appropriate - even the ads…” is an area “that’s often overlooked on other services.” The Wall Street Journal described Sensical as a “good find”; Romper says that “parents can rest easy” as “anything their child chooses to watch on Sensical is 100% kid-appropriate”; and Fatherly shared that Sensical’s “age-appropriate categories are a game-changer.”
With every single frame of video viewed, vetted and rated by experts, Sensical has amassed the industry’s most comprehensive set of healthy content metadata, exceeding parents’ expectations for safe viewing. With a lens for what is best for kids at every age, Sensical provides parents with a true sense of confidence by ensuring the content and characters kids’ love is evaluated by those trained in child development. Within the app, the live channel feature can be accessed by selecting the TV icon for Sensical’s three age-specific live channels each with safe and healthy content thoughtfully programmed in dayparts.
Free to explore, free to learn, and free to watch, Sensical, from Common Sense Networks, is a new streaming service for kids offering thousands of entertaining, age-appropriate videos and podcasts featuring characters and creators that children love. Inspired by the expertise of Common Sense Media and nominated for a 2021 Kidscreen Award for Best Kids-Only Streaming Service, the ad-supported service features content for three distinct age groups -- ages 2-4 (Preschool), 5-7 (Little Kids), and 8-10 (Big Kids) -- all screened by experts and filtered through a rigorous, proprietary rubric based on the most comprehensive child development research available. Grounded in science, the topic-driven, 60+ channel service is certified by the kidSAFE+ ® COPPA Seal Program and offers families an algorithm-free, worry-free OTT destination via an array of streaming devices, smart TV manufacturers, and mobile devices. Follow us @SensicalTV on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
About Common Sense Networks
Setting a new benchmark in children's digital media, Common Sense Networks supports kids' social, emotional and cognitive development by creating engaging, age-appropriate experiences that empower them to do and be more. Common Sense Networks meets children where they are with a broad and inclusive range of safe, family-facing services and curated content initiatives including streaming video options like Sensical, a newly launched free, topic-based streaming service for kids 2-10 inspired by the work of Common Sense Media, a trusted resource to parents for almost two decades. In addition, Common Sense Networks, a for-profit affiliate of Common Sense Media and a Public Benefit Corporation, proudly aligns with leading brands and media entities like TikTok to reimagine their existing platform approach and activate meaningful and lasting change in the kids' media ecosystem. Follow us @commonsensenets on Twitter and Instagram.
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