Universal Kids

American pay television channel focused on kids
(Redirected from Sprout (TV network))

Universal Kids is a brand for preschool-oriented programmes distributed by Qubo owned by PBS, Comcast, HIT Entertainment, and Sesame Workshop satellite and television network that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group subsidiary of NBCUniversal, itself a division of Comcast.

Universal Kids
Universal Kids 2019 Logo.svg
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
SloganAdventure On!
HeadquartersComcast Building, Rockefeller Center, New York City
Programming
Language(s)English
Spanish
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerNBCUniversal Television and Streaming
ParentNBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group
Sister channels
History
Launched
  • September 26, 2005; 17 years ago (2005-09-26)
  • (original launch; as Sprout)
  • September 9, 2017; 5 years ago (2017-09-09)
  • (relaunch; as Universal Kids)
Former names
  • PBS Kids Sprout (2005–13)
  • Sprout (2013–17)
Links
WebcastWatch live (U.S. pay-TV subscribers only)
Websitewww.universalkids.com
Availability
Cable
Available on many systemsChannel slots vary on each provider
Satellite
DirecTV/Stream
  • Channel 295 (SD/HD)
  • Channel 1295 (VOD)
IPTV
U-verse TV
  • Channel 337 (SD)
  • Channel 1337 (HD)
Verizon FiOS
  • Channel 263 (SD)
  • Channel 763 (HD)
Google Fiber
  • Channel 430 (SD/HD)
Streaming media
FuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV

ProgrammingEdit

See List of programs broadcast by Universal Kids