pocket.watch has extended its partnership with Hulu, bringing season one of Hobby Kids Adventures to the platform, as well as new seasons of Ryan’s World, EvanTube Ultimate Mishmash and HobbyKids Ultimate Mishmash.
The new content will be available on Hulu beginning October 18. The deal brings the total number of pocket.watch-created episodes on Hulu to 177.
The company also announced that Vudu will be bringing Hobby Kids Adventures and pocket.watch Challenge Squad to their ad-supported service beginning on October 15.
“We feel an immense sense of pride around the success of Hobby Kids Adventures and Ryan’s Mystery Playdate,” said Albie Hecht, chief content officer, pocket.watch. “Staying true to our mission to bring kids and families more of what they love, we’ve partnered with some of the best names in both the traditional and digital space to secure pocket.watch’s position as the leader in digital-first IP for kids and families.”
Following pocket.watch’s model of creating global franchises from YouTube stars and characters, the company has greenlit a 12-episode animated comedy-mystery series called Onyx Monster Mysteries, based on the popular Onyx Kids YouTube channel.
Another series greenlit by pocket.watch is Zombees, a horror-comedy that follows the animated adventures of the incredibly popular Eh Bee family when they mysteriously turn into zombees along with half the world’s population.
pocket.watch has also greenlit production of the following new original series: EvanTube’s Dollar Toy Squad, Do Crew, Jillian’s Mystery Craft Box and The Claw.