Amazon Snags Exclusive SVOD Rights to Large Chunk of PBS Kids Series

The agreement gives Amazon streaming rights to 19 series overall, ranging from relatively new launches like “Nature Cat,” “Ready Jet Go,” “Odd Squad,” “Peg + Cat” and “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood”; to mainstays such as “Wild Kratts,” “Martha Speaks,” “Dinosaur Train” and “Cyberchase”; to classics including “Reading Rainbow,” “Caillou” and “Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman.” Also included in the pact are “Design Squad,” “SciGirls,” “Word Girl,” “Word World,” “Kratts Creatures” and “Postcards from Buster.” Two other series, “Bali” and “Peep and the Big Wide World,” are also included in the deal. – Brian Steinberg,Variety