AUSTIN, Texas – December 16, 2019 – Tankee Inc., the first safe digital destination for kids to watch influencer-driven gaming and entertainment content, today announced the launch of the Tankee Roku Channel. The channel is the first product from a strategic technology partnership with PlayWorks, the global leader in Connected TV gaming and video content and technology. The partnership allows Tankee to deliver their entire content catalog, which includes hundreds of Tankee Original episodes and thousands of human-vetted curated videos.
The Tankee Roku Channel will feature content based on top games like Minecraft, Roblox, Fortnite, a variety of Nintendo games like Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Pokémon Sword and Shield and much more. The company will also launch a roster of new Tankee Originals, including Big B Plays Roblox by Big B Statz along with the Minecraft-based Space Mission ALT and Dragon Kingdom series by AmyLee33. “I’m super happy to work with Tankee and extend our partnership to Roku because it’s going to reach even more families in the friendly and safe Tankee community. It’s an honor and goal to share my content with Roku users on this new channel,” noted Big B Statz. Tankee’s Roku channel will also feature a library of amazing videos from the Eh Bee Family, as the company continues to blend the worlds of gaming and general entertainment.
“We are dedicated to giving parents and kids a safe and exciting environment to watch the content they love, while maintaining an impeccable experience. We chose to collaborate with a content and technology leader like PlayWorks because they share our vision and have a track record of innovation, helping us leap into a high-growth OTT market with the Tankee Roku channel,” stated Tankee Founder & CEO Gerald Youngblood. “Kids deserve a high quality experience and we know that PlayWorks’ unique expertise in both games and video streaming enables us to effectively reach Roku’s subscriber base of over 30 million active users.”
“Tankee is the perfect fit for the growing PlayWorks Video and Games Network on Connected TV,“ said Jonathan Boltax, CEO of PlayWorks. “Tankee’s influencer-driven gaming videos are the best in the industry for kids and this partnership enhances our collaboration with innovative influencer content on platforms like Roku.”
Download Tankee Roku Channel on the Roku Channel Store.
About Tankee Inc.
Tankee Inc. is an Austin-based media company dedicated to the future of kids’ digital entertainment. Tankee, the company’s first offering, is a free entertainment app for kids 6-12 that helps parents protect their kids from inappropriate online content while giving kids access to the gaming videos they love. The safe, COPPA-compliant destination features 600+ hours of curated and original gaming videos spanning the most popular game franchises for kids and features top gaming influencers. Connecting gaming content owners to advertisers in the advertising video-on-demand (AVOD) space, Tankee features popular third-party brands in a robust library of videos including more than 300 Tankee Originals, exclusive content co-produced with top influencers. Download the award-winning Tankee for iOS on the App Store, Android on Google Play, Kindle on the Amazon App Store, or Roku on the Roku Channel Store.
For more information, visit www.tankee.com
PlayWorks pioneered post-app-store mobile games across social networks and messaging apps and was one of the first to understand how best to engage viewers in the Connected TV and OTT space. Partners include industry leaders such as Facebook, Comcast, LG, Roku, and Samsung. Led by an exceptional team of gaming and Connected TV industry veterans, PlayWorks is positioned at the forefront of the Connected TV revolution. Their insider knowledge about how best to engage viewers and understanding of the changing landscape in the lucrative Connected TV market enables them to lead the way promoting the voices of the next generation of content providers and influencers. Their carefully curated content from partners like Tankee, Dear Alyne, and OMG Craft inspires, engages, and calls us to play more. PlayWorks is based in Tel Aviv, London, Kyiv, and Boulder, USA.
For more information, visit www.play.works
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Company Name: Tankee Inc.
Contact Person: Gerald Youngblood
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Address:7500 Rialto Blvd. Building 1 Suite 250
Country: United States