Some of the most popular digital content creators are expanding their reach on Hulu.
Pocket.watch, the studio that creates global franchises from the YouTube stars and characters, introduces Smiles & Smarts, a collection of 100 short-form enrichment-themed learning videos, starring nine of pocket.watch’s creator partners. The curated collection was created specifically for premium streaming services and marks the tripling of pocket.watch’s presence on Hulu.
The debut of Smiles & Smarts follows the premiere of Jillian’s Mystery Craft Box and Ryan’s World Specials — Learn & Play, which also premiered on Hulu this month.
“The demand for kids and family content continues to grow as families explore options to keep kids engaged and entertained in the summer months,” says Thanda Belker, senior vice president of global distribution at pocket.watch. “Through pocket.watch’s expansive content library and our ongoing ability to produce original content during the pandemic, we’re able to create premium collections of content that can be distributed to kids and families through broadcast and streaming platforms all over the world.”
The Smiles & Smarts collection includes:
- EvanTubeHD – EvanTubeHD, his sister JillianTubeHD and the whole Tube family experiment and learn together.
- HobbyKidsTV – Enter the HobbyScience Lab and go on adventures with HobbyKidsTV as they learn about volcanoes and sharks.
- Jason Vlogs – Jason and his brother Alex, have fun while learning real-world skills and habits.
- JillianTubeHD – Create and make with JillianTubeHD while she takes you through at-home crafts and DIY projects.
- Karina Garcia – The internet’s most famous crafter shares her tips and tricks for crafts, DIY projects, and all things slime.
- KidCity – The KidCity family — Little Flash, Ava, DadCity, and MomCity — take on challenges, DIY projects, play games, and more.
- MarMar Land – Marlin Chan aka MarMar teaches preschoolers practical life skills in a playful, engaging way with help from friends like Ryan from Ryan’s World and Guava Juice.
- Onyx Family – Onyx kids, Shiloh, Shasha, Sinead, and Shalom invite families to play and learn together through DIY experiments, challenges, and more.
- Scratch Garden – The animated world of Scratch Garden invites young minds to laugh, learn, and sing along.