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THE KIDSCREEN HOT50 2023

12 Dec - 2023

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Industry votes for this year’s Kidscreen Hot50 ranking have been cast and tallied.  Here is the announcement of the top 50 kids entertainment companies of 2023 in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media.

BROADCASTING

  1. PBS KIDS
  2. BBC Children’s
  3. Apple TV+
  4. Netflix
  5. Sky Kids
  6. ABC Australia
  7. Disney+
  8. TVOKids
  9. CBC Kids
  10. WildBrain

PRODUCTION

  1. Aardman Animations
  2. Ludo Studio
  3. Atomic Cartoons
  4. 9 Story Media Group/Brown Bag Films
  5. Fred Rogers Productions
  6. Sinking Ship Entertainment
  7. Titmouse
  8. Cheeky Little Media
  9. Mattel TV
  10. BBC Studios Kids & Family

DISTRIBUTION

  1. 9 Story Distribution International
  2. CAKE
  3. Jetpack Distribution
  4. Sinking Ship Entertainment
  5. WildBrain
  6. Sesame Workshop
  7. Aardman Animations
  8. Banijay Kids & Family
  9. Guru Studio
  10. Australian Children’s Television Foundation

LICENSING

  1. Mattel
  2. 9 Story Brands
  3. Aardman Animations
  4. WildBrain
  5. Spin Master
  6. BBC Studios Kids & Family
  7. Sesame Workshop
  8. Jazwares
  9. Sinking Ship Entertainment
  10. Paramount Consumer Products

DIGITAL MEDIA

  1. PBS KIDS
  2. Moonbug Entertainment
  3. Aardman Animations
  4. WildBrain
  5. Sesame Workshop
  6. 9 Story Media Group
  7. Mattel
  8. Headspace
  9. The LEGO Group
  10. Dubit

All of these companies are showcased in a special feature that’s available for download now. It will also be part of Kidscreen‘s February/March 2024 magazine issue and distributed at Kidscreen Summit (Feb 4-7, San Diego), where the number-ones in each category are to be honored at the 2024 Kidscreen Awards ceremony taking place on Monday, February 5.


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