TV Kids In-Demand: Edutainment


In our latest In-Demand report, in time for the TV Kids Festival and Kidscreen Summit, we’re showcasing three fantastic edutainment shows: Zodiak Kids & Family Distribution’s Corpse Talk, Bejuba! Entertainment’s The Polos and 9 Story Distribution International’s Rosie’s Rules.

Corpse Talk

Commissioner: YouTube
Producer: Tiger Aspect Kids & Family
Distributor: All rights from Zodiak Kids & Family Distribution
Description: (6+ animation, 13×7 min. & 1×15 min.) The show that brings the dead famous to life! Host Adam is digging up history in the comedy-led chat show Corpse Talk.
Educational Component: History.
Pitch Perfect: “An animated comedy chat show for the dead famous, blending learning with laughter, Corpse Talk is based on an established comic book series featuring key historical figures, including Mozart, Cleopatra and Josephine Baker. With accompanying worksheets encouraging a love of history, the series has amassed 10-plus million views on YouTube.” —Tom Beattie, Managing Director, Tiger Aspect Kids & Family
Sales Contacts: Delphine Dumont, Chief Commercial Officer, Banijay Kids & Family; Cecile Cau, SVP, Sales, Co-Productions & Acquisitions; Julia Rowlands, SVP, Sales, Co-Productions & Acquisitions.

The Polos

Producers: MarcoPolo Learning, Boat Rocker Studios
Distributor: Television, all digital, terrestrial, cable, satellite, etc., from Bejuba! Entertainment.
Description: (3-7, 52×5 min./52×11 min.) Driven by their insatiable curiosity, a quirky group of friends take off on epic road trips to experience the wonders of our natural world.
Educational Components: STEM, natural sciences and 21st-century skills.
Pitch Perfect: The Polos is a wonderful action-packed adventure series. The series is engaging and full of information, wrapped in a compelling story. Marco and his friends go on adventures and learn about the world, animals, nature, space and all kinds of things by doing and experiencing.
Slot Winner: The Polos has won numerous awards, including a Kidscreen Award, Rockie Award, the Parents’ Choice Award and an International Emmy nomination. The brand continues to grow and is part of the curriculum across the U.S.
Sales Contact: Tatiana Kober.

Rosie’s Rules

Commissioner: PBS KIDS
Producers: 9 Story Media Group, Brown Bag Films
Distributor: 9 Story Distribution International in all territories, excluding the U.S.
Description: (3-5, 80×11 min. & 20×1 min.) Follows the adventures of Rosie Fuentes, an inquisitive and hilarious 5-year-old girl, as she learns about the wow-mazing world beyond her family walls.
Educational Components: Social studies—geography, history, civics and government, economics and more.
Pitch Perfect: Rosie’s Rules is an animated preschool series that teaches social studies through fun everyday lessons and character-based stories. With humor and tons of catchy songs, parents and kids will fall in love with Rosie! Recently named a Common Sense selection for families and one of the eight best educational shows for kids by
Slot Winner: Rosie’s Rules premiered on October 3, 2022, on PBS KIDS and, to date, has had 76 million cross-platform streams and 19.5 million gameplays on the app and in its first four months.
Sales Contact: Alix Wiseman, SVP, Distribution & Acquisitions.