Even with an allowance for a small rally ahead, kid-vid
rental's compound progress for the six years will be negative, at -0.
In other words: interactivity, online, CD, DVD and broadband repurposing of DeAPlaneta's huge stable of publications, its 700-title library or its 30,000 kid-vid
initiative may yet bear this sweet but unexpected fruit: If the regulators succeed in dulling down TV, it will drive millions of alert young viewers off the broadcast airwaves altogether.
from the mother ship can only be good news.
isn't safe: On "Teletubbies -- the Album" (from the Kid Rhino label), the roster of song titles seems oddly connected to the president and Monica Lewinsky.
Another new initiative is broadening Ron Saunders' kid-vid
unit Southern Star Pacific to produce documentaries with China's CCTV, and family adventure shows
Disenchanted by the current crop of kid-vids
, the couple quit their high-paying jobs at Microsoft in 2004 and jumped head first into the world of early learning even though the content is not designed to be "educational" per se.