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BBC Studios Content Heads to PlayKids in Spanish & Portuguese


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BBC Studios has inked a deal to bring seven hit CBeebies series, including Go Jetters, to the PlayKids app in Latin America.

In addition to Go Jetters, Charlie & Lola, Hey Duggee, Sarah & Duck, Nelly & Nora, Clangers and Dinopaws are set for the app. PlayKids app users will gain immediate access to the series in Portuguese and Spanish.

“PlayKids is committed to contributing to children’s education and development by offering curated content and helping families to use technology in the favor of kids’ education,” said Fernando Collaço, the head of content management for PlayKids. “The new titles have been selected by our team of curators, and will provide content aligned with the concepts of cognitive development, education and learning that we advocate across all platform products. We are very excited about the collaboration, and we are sure that the families in Latin America that sign up for PlayKids will be enchanted by the new series.”

“We are pleased to partner with PlayKids and offer audiences around Latin America access to educational content that gives preschoolers the opportunity to learn through interactive play, answering questions about the world around them in creative, energetic ways,” said David Hanono, the general manager of sales and digital at BBC Studios Latin America/U.S. Hispanic. “This deal underscores our content’s desirability and reputation for quality and aligns perfectly with our goal of making British content available wherever and whenever the consumer wants it.”



About Sara Alessi

Sara Alessi is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at salessi@worldscreen.com.

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