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Jim Henson Company Aligns with PDS to Expand Digital Footprint


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The Jim Henson Company and its partner Premiere Digital Services (PDS) have teamed up to launch several of its family-entertainment series on iTunes and Google Play in the U.S., the U.K., Canada and Australia.

Among the series that are available for download across all four territories is Word Party (seasons one and two) from the Jim Henson Company’s current preschool slate. The live-action puppet series Pajanimals, Mother Goose Stories, The Wubbulous World of Dr. SeussThe Storyteller and The Storyteller: Greek Myths are available in the U.S., the U.K., Canada and Australia as well. Season one of the Randi Zuckerberg-created animated series Dot. is available to download in the U.S. and U.K.

Anna Moorefield, VP of global distribution at The Jim Henson Company, said: “Partnering with Premiere Digital Services has allowed more beloved Jim Henson Company titles to be available to our fans than ever before. Consumers can expect additional favorites as we continue to make our productions available to established and new audiences wherever and whenever they want to watch.”

Jeff Goldman, head of business development at PDS, added: “We are thrilled to partner with The Jim Henson Company and expand the reach of their timeless and iconic catalog in the Transactional VOD space. Working together with The Jim Henson Company and our platform partners, we have the experience and relationships to bring these amazing shows starring some of the best-loved characters to fans of all ages around the world.”






About Chelsea Regan

Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at cregan@worldscreen.com.

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