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    NOW TV unveils new Kids Pass offering the latest and best children’s TV for just £2.99 a month

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      NOW TV unveils new Kids Pass offering the latest and best children’s TV for just £2.99 a month

      https://corporate.sky.com/media-cent...st-299-a-month

      Online TV streaming service NOW TV continues to boost its customer offer with the launch of the NOW TV Kids Pass. It will be available to buy from the 21st June, offering an easy way to get top kids TV without a contract and for just £2.99 a month.

      The NOW TV Kids Pass will let kids watch six dedicated live TV channels, as well as thousands of episodes and box sets on demand from Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, NickToons, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Cartoonito, CBeebies, CBBC, and Milkshake!.

      Whenever they want, kids can enjoy the likes of SpongeBob SquarePants, Paw Patrol and The Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time and The Amazing World of Gumball which are only available on demand to Sky and NOW TV customers. Later this year, they can watch Morph, following the recent news that Sky is commissioning brand new episodes of the much loved character from Oscar-winning studio, Aardman Animations.

      All this will be available to watch via a special immersive user interface (UI) which was designed with both parents and children. It means the UI is not just fun to use, but adds safety controls for parents’ peace of mind.

      New features include:


      • A fun space-themed interface - new characters Dixie, Norbert and Jessie interact with children on screen throughout the viewing experience
      • Picture led navigation – shows and episodes are identified by characters and episode imagery helping kids easily identify the programmes they love
      • Favourites rail – the service learns what little ones like so they can quickly and easily access their most-loved shows
      • Next episode auto-play – means they can watch more episodes of their favourite shows without having to navigate back to the main menu
      • Parental controls – these include: a screen lock to prevent little fingers accidently changing shows on a mobile or tablet; an ‘escape prompt’ which stops them from exiting the UI by mistake; and a parental PIN which allows parents to set restrictions on what they watch


      Gidon Katz, Director of NOW TV
      , said: “We want to make sure that everyone in the family gets the best entertainment experience possible and that includes our younger viewers. We’ve created a vibrant, engaging world just for kids, so finding an episode of Dora the Explorer will be almost as fun as watching it. By creating a separate enhanced NOW TV Kids Pass our customers have even more choice when it comes to selecting the shows that are right for them, all with no contract.”

      The launch of the NOW TV Kids Pass sees Nickelodeon, Nick Jr and The Disney Channel move out of the NOW TV Entertainment Pass. In addition, from today, Nat Geo Wild will be added as a new channel to the Entertainment Pass, which will continue to offer exclusive access to shows on Sky Atlantic, such as Game of Thrones and must see new show Billions, 11.22.63 on FOX and Harlan Coben’s The Five, on Sky1. Not to mention over 250 Box Sets ranging from Sex and The City, Revenge, Penny Dreadful and True Detective.

      The NOW TV Kids Pass is available from the 21st of June for £2.99 without a contract and comes with a free 14 day trial. For more information visit www.nowtv.com/kids


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      Re: NOW TV unveils new Kids Pass offering the latest and best children’s TV for just £2.99 a mo

      Someone at Sky needs a serious kick in the ****!
      The only reason many people have Sky is for the Kids channels.
      If they can now get these for £3 per month instead of a minimum £32 per month what do you think they are going to do?
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      Re: NOW TV unveils new Kids Pass offering the latest and best children’s TV for just £2.99 a mo

      NowTV is aimed more at those who don't want the full TV package. The list of channels available is considerably less than for those with a Satellite connection.

      I guess that someone thinks that it is a good idea to provide a cheap method to hook customers into NowTV who might otherwise not get the whole product.

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      Re: NOW TV unveils new Kids Pass offering the latest and best children’s TV for just £2.99 a mo

      At the end of the day, it's all down to which channels you need to have available.

      We found that we only watched stuff from a small subset of all the channels available when we had the Original bundle.

      With two exceptions, that subset just happens to be 100% on NOW TV.

      (The exceptions were Watch and alibi, from which there was just one show on each of those channels that we followed. One of those two shows will soon be available as a boxset - which you get access to via NOW TV, but we didn't have access to with Original. The other will be streamed from Amazon Video when we get around to it (yes, at a cost for a series pass, but it will be a pittance compared to our former total annual outlay on Sky TV).

      It won't suit everybody to ditch Sky TV for NOW TV - "Different strokes for different folks..."

      We don't miss recording stuff and much prefer streaming everything from catch-up and on demand, which we were mostly doing towards the end of our time with Sky TV anyway.
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