Entertainment Licensing 

Hopster in an agreement with Sesame Street

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 4,295 The pre-school learning and entertainment app Hopster has got into an agreement with Sesame Workshop to include a suite of Sesame Street content on the platform across North America and the UK. The collection will include short form Sesame Street segments called Global Grover, Count TV and Best Friends. Hopster takes pride in featuring shows that are not only fun but have educational value too. With its focus on research-based early learning, Sesame Street will bring new assets to the platform to support the mission of helping…

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Collaborations TV Series Licensing 

Hopster gets into exclusive partnership with HarperCollins

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 4,477 UK-based Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) provider, Hopster has got into an exclusive partnership with HarperCollins Children’s Books that will bring titles like Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Oliver Jeffers’ Up and Down to the multiplatform service. Released yesterday in honour of World Book Day, a dozen titles are featured in the app’s newly launched Book Boat section. Currently, they are available to Hopster’s UK subscribers. Additional books will launch on a monthly basis. (Twelve eBooks, two audio books and one video book will be available at all times.)…

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Entertainment Licensing 

Sony Pictures Television acquires stake in Hopster

Reading Time: 1 minute Post Views: 10,820 Sony Pictures Television Networks has taken a minority stake in global pre-school SVOD platform Hopster, becoming a strategic equity investor and taking a seat on the company’s board “With our Pop, Tiny Pop and Kix channels, Sony is one of the top kids’ broadcasters in the UK,” noted Kate Marsh, EVP, Western Europe, Sony Pictures International Television Networks. “Investing in Hopster offers us an advantage in the fast-growing subscription kids’ space, and is a real opportunity to increase our on-demand services, working with the Hopster team to…

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