“We are happy to announce that we are today premiering Playground TV channel on LG Channels across LG TVs in Europe ”, says Daniel Nordberg, CEO & Founder of Playground TV. LGs innovation and readiness to adopt free advertising-based streaming television, FAST [free ad-supported streaming Television] made LG to be a natural partner to premier our channel.
We will continue our roll out during the fall and expect to announce other FAST services and manufactures where our viewers will be able to view our channel.
LG Channels is a free, premium content streaming service to provide an enhanced viewing experience for LG Smart TV customers. Playground TV Channel will be available on LG Smart TVs models running webOS 4.0 above across 16 countries.
Playground TV will feature over 50 shows in more than 5 languages and keep on adding shows throughout the fall. Each language will have its dedicated slot every day so viewers can get custom to their favorite slot during the day. We strongly believe in giving kids the ability to follow their show on a dedicated hour each day, and for the kids that prefer on demand they can download our app, say Nordberg.
”FAST gives us endless possibilities and as it’s just breaking through into Europe, we will continue to build on its momentum and will continue filling our channel with fantastic shows”, says Daniel Nordberg”.
Playground was founded to address the growing community of bilingual families in Europe as well as the growing interest of learning English across Europe. According to Eurostat 96 % of pupils in upper secondary general education in the EU were learning English as a foreign language. In a majority of EU Member States, more than three fifths of students in general upper secondary education pupils were learning two or more foreign languages.
Founded in 2019, Playground TV is a multilingual streaming platform available on iOS, Android and web. Powered by 18 kids channels, 140 animated shows in 8 different languages, Playground TV is accessible in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Switzerland and Italy. Playground TV has a passion for diversity and on a mission to entertain and educate kids all over the world. Our ambition is to build a kids first multilingual media company with a passion for fun & learning technology, belief in online safety and with care for our kids’ childhood. We strive to be the first choice for multilingual families, exploring the world of animation. The company is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, and the service can be accessed directly on www.playground.tv or from Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Huawei AppGallery.