14 Jan The Best of Universal Kids- Kids Programs & Shows
Universal Kids which is a children’s TV network that was formerly known as PBS Kids Sprout is an American Television channel that is paid. It is a product of NBC Universal Television and a streaming division supported by Comcast. It was first launched in 2005 on September 26th and it has been devoted to children’s television and programming. It was targeted at the preschool audience however gradually it bought the shares of older children as well. It was located in Philadelphia but later shifted to New York City. It was then it changed its name from PBS to Universal Kids shows.
Why Did PBS Sprouts Change Its Name to Universal Kids?
Later in 2019, on September 9th the network was rebranded as Universal Kids based on the sister’s film studio i.e. Universal Pictures. It began to direct the program towards a youth audience which included DreamWorks Animation as well. Throughout the daytime schedule, it airs programs that are based on pre-school programming. Universal Kids shows are really helpful in the basic programming of youth and children. It helps in building up their personalities and defining who they are and what they want to be.
List of Universal Kids Shows
These are some of the famous animated Universal Kids Shows mentioned below. These shows have quite received love and recognition from the youth. Let’s list them:
All Hail King Julien
It is an American animated 3d series that was aired on television. It started with King Julien, Mort, and Maurice. These characters were taken from the DreamWorks Animation animated movie names “Madagascar” franchise. It took place in Madagascar before this film happened and it was released as the prequel of the movie. This Universal kids shows was released on Netflix in the form of a series and the first episode was 22 minutes long. Until now five seasons have been released of this series and have received love and support from its audience.
Another product of Universal Kids shows that is loved by youth is Dragons or often known as DreamWorks Dragons (based on the name of the production house). This show is based on the movie “How to Train Your Dragon”. The movie itself was released in 2010 and came with another sequel in 204. This show is a bridge between the first part and the sequel. It is distributed by Fox Television Network and you can also watch it on Netflix as they are the official partners of distribution.
The Adventure of Puss in Boots
It is an American animated streaming series and another product of Universal kids shows. This show starts with the character Puss in Boots that is a DreamWorks Animation franchise. It is based on the movie with the same title which was released in 2011. The series aired five episodes in the premiere on Netflix in 2015 and the final season; which was the sixth season, has been released in 2018.