Partnership with Litton Entertainment Brings Iconic Names in Children’s Programming Including Jeff Corwin, Jack Hanna, and Mo Rocca
(Silver Spring, Md.) CuriosityStream – the award-winning documentary streaming and on-demand service from Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks -- today announced the acquisition of 4 popular teen series from Litton Entertainment, the preeminent producer of award-winning family programming. Coming in April 2019, CuriosityStream viewers can watch multiple seasons of Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin, Innovation Nation and Rock the Park.
These iconic series join CuriosityStream’s growing library of high-quality and trusted choices for families to watch together or kids to watch on their own.
“CuriosityStream’s family fare shares the same commitment to imaginative storytelling and engaging characters that powers our entire documentary library for our younger viewers who are thrilled by exploration, passionate about changing their world or obsessed by all things dino,” said Clint Stinchcomb, President and CEO of CuriosityStream. “CuriosityStream has purity of focus – our viewers come to us for the best shows across the full spectrum of the non-fiction genre, and Litton’s first-class programming is a natural fit.”
“Litton is proud to have our Emmy-award winning programming available to CuriosityStream’s viewers. Litton is dedicated to educating and inspiring audiences through captivating storytelling and our content aligns with CuriosityStream’ focus perfectly,” commented Dave Morgan, CEO and founder of Litton Entertainment.
CuriosityStream and Litton Entertainment share the same purpose and passion – to entertain and inspire viewers around the world. The Litton titles join CuriosityStream’s growing collection with other CuriosityStream specials including David Attenborough’s Light on Earth – the legendary natural historian’s stunning look at animals who produce their own light; Miniverse – a thrilling road trip from the Sun to Pluto; and Cities of the Sea – an exciting underwater exploration off the California coast -- all available now on CuriosityStream.
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Launched by Discovery Communications founder and media visionary John Hendricks, CuriosityStream is the award-winning documentary streaming and on-demand service where viewers of all ages can fuel their passions and explore new ones. Our documentary series and features cover every topic from space exploration to adventure to global food and culture with stunning visuals and unrivaled storytelling to demystify science, nature, history, technology, society, and lifestyle. With over 2,000 titles, many in Ultra HD 4K, including exclusive originals, CuriosityStream is available worldwide to watch on TV, desktop, mobile and tablets. Find us on the web and via Roku, Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV and Sprint TV and Google Chromecast, iOS and Android, as well as Amazon Prime Video Channels, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DISH TV, VRV, Comcast Xfinity on Demand, Cox Communications, Layer3 TV, Sony, LG, Samsung and VIZIO smart TVs, and other platforms and global distribution partners.
Litton Entertainment, a division of Hearst Television, is the preeminent independent producer and distributor in the U.S. television industry, creating and distributing quality programming for over 20 years with a specialty in educational and informational (“E/I”) programming. Litton talent and crews can often be found traveling the globe producing Emmy winning, content distributed worldwide. Litton's Weekend Adventure, produced by Litton Studios, was the first program block of its kind and airs Saturdays on ABC stations nationwide. Litton Entertainment provides CBS Network with six original programs for Saturday mornings called CBS Dream Team: It's Epic!; The CW Network with One Magnificent Morning, a three-hour destination featuring E/I programming; NBC stations with six original E/I series under the iconic brand The More You Know; and Telemundo with the three-hour Mi Telemundo block of programming. Litton's syndication and news division distributes a diverse slate of programs including the E/I block Go Time! and Consumer Reports TV. For more information, visit http://www.litton.tv. Litton is majority-owned by Hearst: http://www.hearst.com/