CBS ALL ACCESS TO DEBUT THREE NEW ORIGINAL CHILDREN’S SERIES FROM DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S CLASSIC MEDIA
“Lassie,” “George of the Jungle” and “Mr. Magoo” Launching Jan. 17
PASADENA, Calif. – Jan. 12, 2020 – CBS All Access, CBS’ digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, today announced plans for three new original children’s series from DreamWorks Animation’s Classic Media. Beginning Friday, Jan. 17, subscribers will be able to stream all-new editions of LASSIE, GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE and MR. MAGOO. The announcement was made by Marc DeBevoise, Chief Digital Officer, ViacomCBS, and President and CEO, CBS Interactive, during CBS All Access’ biannual presentation to the Television Critics Association.
“We’ve seen a tremendous response from our subscribers in just the few months since CBS All Access began offering children’s programming,” said Marc DeBevoise. “Bringing new editions of legendary classics like LASSIE, GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE and MR. MAGOO to the service is a fantastic benchmark for CBS All Access, and we look forward to continuing to expand our offering for families.”
These three new series join CBS All Access’ existing lineup of exclusive original children’s series, including new seasons of CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS and the new DANGER MOUSE, as well the service’s growing library of hit children’s programming, including BOB THE BUILDER, INSPECTOR GADGET, HEATHCLIFF, THE ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON BEAR and more, plus recently added Nickelodeon series THE LEGEND OF KORRA, SAM & CAT and DANNY PHANTOM, with additional series to be added. CBS All Access’ library of children’s programming will grow to more than 1,000 episodes as additional series are added over the coming weeks.
All CBS All Access children’s programming is available commercial-free.
About CBS All Access:
CBS All Access is CBS’ direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service. CBS All Access gives subscribers the ability to watch more than 12,000 episodes on demand – spanning exclusive original series, CBS Television Network’s primetime, daytime and late night shows, plus classic TV hits – as well as the ability to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. CBS All Access’ original series include THE GOOD FIGHT, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, TELL ME A STORY, NO ACTIVITY, and WHY WOMEN KILL, as well as the upcoming INTERROGATION, THE STAND, and THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH. CBS All Access is also the exclusive domestic home to STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and the upcoming STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS and STAR TREK: PICARD featuring Sir Patrick Stewart. CBS All Access also includes the ability to stream CBS Interactive’s other live channels, CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.
The service is currently available online at CBS.com, on mobile devices via the CBS app for iOS and Android, and on Roku Players, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Fire TV, Samsung Smart TVs, Vizio Smartcast TVs, Amazon Prime Video Channels and Apple TV channels. Versions of CBS All Access have now launched internationally in Canada and Australia (10 All Access), with unique but similar content and pricing plans. For more details on CBS All Access, please visit https://www.cbs.com/all-access.
About DreamWorks Animation:
DreamWorks Animation (DWA), a division of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, within NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation, is a global family entertainment company with feature film and television brands. The company’s deep portfolio of intellectual property is supported by a robust, worldwide consumer products practice, which includes licensing, and location-based entertainment venues around the world. DWA’s feature film heritage includes many of the world’s most beloved characters and franchises, including Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Trolls and The Boss Baby, and have amassed more than $15 billion in global box office receipts. DreamWorks Animation’s television business has quickly become one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality, animated family programming, reaching consumers in more than 190 countries. Creating a diverse array of original content in a variety of formats and delivering deep, fully immersive worlds served up with compelling characters, the prolific studio has garnered 25 EmmyⓇ Awards since inception in 2013.
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