Ryan and Friends Plus SVOD Offering Widens Reach


Pocket.watch and Sunlight Entertainment, Ryan Kaji’s family-owned and operated production company, are bringing the ad-free SVOD service Ryan and Friends Plus to Comcast’s Xfinity platform.

The agreement adds 16 million Comcast customers to the footprint, building on the success of Ryan and Friends Plus on Amazon Prime Video Channels. Ryan and Friends Plus features live-action and animated series starring Ryan and other top kid creators from YouTube, with over 3,400 episodes.

“Our marquee subscription video-on-demand offering, Ryan and Friends Plus, has become the most-subscribed independent kids and family SVOD service in the country, and we’re excited to supercharge this momentum by partnering with Comcast to make it accessible to millions of Xfinity customers,” said Chris M. Williams, founder and CEO of pocket.watch. “In working with one of the largest media companies in the world, we’re proud to offer parents more of what their kids love while ensuring the highest quality content that is both fun and enriching for children.”

Comcast’s Xfinity Stream platform is available to all Xfinity cable customers and provides the option to access video services, including all live, on-demand and DVR programming, on various devices. Ryan and Friends Plus will be available as a dedicated service this summer that customers can add to their portal.