Hungry is a new FAST channel and brand dedicated to food and cooking, and featuring such celebrity chefs as Pati Jinich, Julia Child, Jacques Pepin, Nick Stellino, Graham Kerr, Roy Yamaguchi, Walter Staib, Lidia Bastianich, Mary Ann Esposito, Cecilia Chiang, Martin Yan, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Michael Chiarello, Alex Almazan and many others.
Hungry launched on Twitch.tv in 2018, on Xumo for LG Smart TVs in Q3, 2019, on Samsung Smart TV Plus in Q4 2019, and on Vizio SmartCast TVs in Q1 2020. Roku and Apple TV apps launched in Q1, 2021.
Learn more at the Hungry website.
Zebra Gamer is an established Youtube channel and brand featuring one of the most successful and kid-friendly gamers in the world of video gameplay. Janson Media has partnered with Zebra Gamer for several years, introducing hundreds of hours of content to Amazon Prime Video SVOD subscribers. In 2021 Janson Media invested in the launch of a COPA-compliant AVOD ZebraGamer platform, with a dedicated website and apps for mobile devices. Development has also begun on a FAST channel. The "Zebra Herd" is now 330,000 strong are growing fast. Zebra Gamer plays Super Mario 3D World and Bowser's Fury, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, Mario Golf Super Rush, Minecraft and many more family friendly games! New content is posted to the platform daily.
Learn more at the Zebra Gamer website.
GIGGLE MUG is a joint venture (50% Janson-owned / 50% venture capital partners) featuring the very best in animation for kids, with a focus on wholesome, entertaining and educational pre-school content. The Giggle Mug brand is family-friendly and is available on Amazon Prime Video, Tubi, and Pluto, in the USA and as a branded Youtube channel (286K subscribers as of November 2021). Giggle Mug is also available as a VOD app on ROKU and Amazon Fire and as a FAST channel on Vizio Smart TVs. Popular shows include YooHoo & Friends, Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures, Bible Stories for Kids, Miniforce, Monkart, Line Rangers, Naughty Nuts, T-Buster, Running Man, Vroomiz, and more.
Jesse Janson, VP of Acquisitions & Development for Janson Media, is largely responsible for the emergence of Bob Ross as a modern-day cultural icon. In 2013, Janson negotiated the acquisition of digital rights to the classic television series The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross, an American public television program that became the most watched painting program in the world. Working with Bob Ross, Inc., the owners of the IP, Janson proceeded to develop a marketing campaign that re-introduced Bob Ross to the world, placing The Joy of Painting on virtually every major digital video platform.
Central to this campaign is the The Bob Ross Youtube Channel, designed and managed by Janson Media, with 5 million subscribers and over half a billion views as of November 2021. Recently Janson Media produced and premiered a one-hour special, Keeping the Bob Ross Dream Alive, featuring Bob Ross-certified painter and instructor Nicolas Hankins. More episodes with Nic are in the production pipeline.
Janson also brought on Twitch.TV as an early partner in the campaign, launching a linear channel, which today has over 2 million loyal followers. The Bob Ross channel on Twitch celebrates Bob's birthday every October with a 10-day marathon. Twenty-one seasons of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross are also available on Amazon Prime Video and many other streaming platforms.
OnEire is a Free Advertiser Supported Television (FAST) Channel, and Video-on-Demand platform, dedicated to Irish Cinema, Television & Digital Content. The platform will feature feature films, short films, documentaries and TV series for an American audience interested in all things Irish. OnEire is in development, scheduled to soft-launch in Q3, 2022.
CoinDesk is the world leader in news, prices and information on bitcoin and other digital currencies. Coindesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. The Coindesk per-minute Bitcoin Price Index, a derived measure of bitcoin's value based on an agreed set of criteria, also serves as a point of reference for those involved in the bitcoin industry.
Janson Media manages the Coindesk Youtube channel (58K subscribers as of November 2021) and is set to launch the Coindesk FAST channel and AVOD platform in Q1 2022.
Today's Homeowner is a nationally-syndicated DIY television show on air for over 16 years offering advice and tips from host, Danny Lipford. Danny has also been the home expert for The Weather Channel and CBS's The Early Show.
Janson Media manages the Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford Youtube channel (29K subscribers as of November 2021) and launched the Today's Homeowner FAST channel and AVOD platform in Q3, 2021.