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Ameba TV & FilmRise Pact


Ameba TV has inked a new content partnership with FilmRise to make a selection of animated and live-action kids’ programming available for streaming.

Ameba TV viewers now have access to a lineup of FilmRise programs, including Robotech, Totally Spies, Once Upon a Hamster and Star Hill Ponies. The deal also covers the movies A Bear Named Winnie, Alligator Pie, Bailey’s Billions and The Little Engine That Could.

Ameba TV is available via TiVo, Xbox360, Roku, Opera, LG Smart TV’s, Cinemood Projectors, iOS and Android devices, and Chromecast. Its content library contains more than 700 hours of educational and entertaining programming aimed at kids between the ages of 2 and 10.

“We are very excited to be partnering with FilmRise and to be able to feature their programming on all of the Ameba TV channels,” said Tony Havelka, CEO of Ameba. “We are focused on providing our audiences with a wide range of entertaining, fun content for kids and their families to enjoy. This selection of titles from FilmRise’s extensive library are sure to be a hit with young audiences.”

Danny Fisher, CEO of FilmRise, stated, “We are excited that Canada’s top children’s entertainment platform, Ameba TV, is now a part of our distribution channel. FilmRise has an extensive library of children’s programming and we are thrilled that these high-quality titles will be available to their audiences.”

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