Sky adding thousands of episodes of kids TV to on demand service

Today’s announcement means Sky’s on demand service will have more episodes of the most-watched kids shows than any other provider

Eleanor Rosney
by Eleanor Rosney on 21st May, 2015

Sky today announced a huge expansion of the kids shows available in its on demand library. The number of episodes of family favourites is increasing from 700 to around 4,000 over the coming months.

Sky TV customers will be able to quickly access this huge library of on demand kids TV straight from the Sky+ homepage as part of the latest update to customers’ Sky+HD boxes rolling out from this week.

Connected customers will be able to watch series like SpongeBob Squarepants, Dora the Explorer, Horrible Histories, iCarly and Ben 10.

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Luke Bradley-Jones, Sky’s Brand Director of TV Products, said: “We’re massively expanding the variety and number of shows available on demand – and putting them front and centre of the Sky+ TV Guide. For our customers it means a huge library of kids shows, all there at the touch of a button.”

Sky recently announced that almost seven million customers in Britain and Ireland have connected to its on demand services. Downloads of on demand shows and movies hit over 300 million in the last three months, up by more than 60% year on year.

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