CHANNEL FREDERATOR NETWORK ADDS 185 NEW CHANNELS AND EXPANDS SUBSCRIBER BASE TO 14 MILLION DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
On the Heels of Rapid Expansion and the Breakout Success of Animated Hit “Bee & PuppyCat,” Channel Frederator Network Continues to Assert Itself as the Go-To Destination for Animation Across the Globe
NEW YORK—December 17, 2014—Things just keep getting bigger! During the month of November, Channel Frederator Network continued its domination of the online animation space, bringing 185 new channels to its network. This expansion further establishes Channel Frederator Network as the undisputed digital leader in delivering the world’s freshest and most cutting-edge line up of animated content. With the recent signing of new channels such as Domics, Lee Hardcastle, and Cyber Toons, Channel Frederator now boasts 1,222 channels in its networks representing popular animated programming from across the globe, with a combined subscriber base of 14 million and 610 million views of content to date.
On the heels of this rapid growth, Channel Frederator Network, which includes its enormously popular flagship Cartoon Hangover channel featuring signature franchises Bravest Warriors and the recently launched Bee & Puppycat. Bee & Puppycat, which launched on November 6th, has accrued close to four million views for the first three episodes of the series. Meanwhile other blockbuster channels that are part of the network including The Animation Workshop, Filmcow (Charlie the Unicorn), and Simon’ s Cat continue to thrive and grow as part of Channel Frederator.
Animation luminary Fred Seibert created Channel Frederator Network with a “Declaration of Cartoon Independents” as its foundation, making it the home to creative and disparate visions for all styles of animators. Designed as a collaborative forum through which independent voices can be heard, seen, and supported by one of the foremost pioneers in animation, Seibert himself, Channel Frederator Network is the premiere network for animators. The network continues to attract red hot animated channels including David Firth’s Salad Fingers, FlashFacilitoChips, FlyingPanda1990, Sam Green Media, and RageNineteen.
Frederator operates Frederator Studios and Frederator Networks. Frederator Studios makes cartoons for television, movies and the Internet and was founded by serial media entrepreneur and former Hanna-Barbera president Fred Seibert in 1998 as a unique incubator for big animation ideas by producing original cartoons. More than 200 short films have resulted in 16 hit series for television and the Internet, including Butch Hartman’s The Fairly OddParents on Nickelodeon and Pendleton Ward’s Adventure Time on Cartoon Network. Frederator is in partnership with Sony Pictures Animation to develop and produce animated feature films, and with YouTube to create television-quality cartoons on the Internet.
Frederator Networks programs the online channels Channel Frederator and Cartoon Hangover as well as manages the Channel Frederator Network, a YouTube based animation and entertainment multi-channel network. Launched in late 2012, Frederator’s Cartoon Hangover channel includes the hit series Bravest Warriors created by Pendleton Ward, Natasha Allegri’s Bee and PuppyCat, which has gone to series funded by the biggest animation or web series Kickstarter campaign ever, as well as many new shorts from the world’s future animation superstars. Frederator has offices in Burbank, CA and New York, NY.