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Yippee TV
Yippee TV Logo.png
Type of businessOTT video streaming platform
Available inEnglish
FoundedDecember 2019
HeadquartersLos Angeles, California,
United States
Area servedWorldwide
Founder(s)Brandon Piety
URLwww.yippee.tv
RegistrationMonthly subscription required to access content
UsersIncrease 50,000 (as of March 10, 2021)[1]
LaunchedDecember 2019; 2 years ago (2019-12)
Current statusOperating

Yippee TV is an American children’s subscription video on-demand over-the-top streaming service, founded in December 2019 and is based in Los Angeles, California.[1][2][3] Through a partnership with NBCUniversal and Big Idea Entertainment, Yippee TV became the exclusive streaming service of the Christian computer generated musical children's animation series The VeggieTales Show in 2019.[4]

History

Yippee TV was founded by Brandon Piety in Los Angeles and is accessible worldwide on Roku, AppleTV, Fire TV, Samsung TV, iOS, and Android apps.[3] Regarding the vision behind the streaming service, Piety explained that Yippee "was built by parents for parents. There are no ads, algorithms, or attitudes, and the shows on our platform are safe and actually fun."[5] When the service launched in December 2019, Yippee TV had over 1000 hours of streaming content.[5] In March 2021, Yippee TV announced it had over 50,000 active monthly users.[1] As of March 2022 the service had "over tens of thousands of paying subscribers."[6]

Programming

Yippee TV is the exclusive streaming service of The VeggieTales Show and released new episodes monthly in 2020 and 2021 into 2022.[7][8] Original programs on Yippee TV include the world's first car show for kids, Backseat Drivers,[9] Pete and Penelope,[10] and This Cosmic Planet.[11] Yippee TV premiered Making Magic at Home with Justin Flom[12][13] and offers the shows Madeline, The Busy World of Richard Scarry, The Yippee Show, Jay Jay the Jet Plane, Time2Dance, and Adventures from the Book of Virtues.[2] Yippee TV also features content curated from YouTube.[14][15] Reviews of the service's content are positive, with Playlister noting "With a staggering selection of 5-star reviews to view online, it is clear that Yippee is a family favorite."[16]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Yippee Entertainment Becomes One of the Most Popular Streaming Networks of 2020". Yahoo! Finance. 2021-03-10. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  2. ^ a b Siegel, Fern (2020-04-20). "Kid-Oriented Yippee Debuts, New Streamer Pushes Wholesome Fare". The Streamable. Retrieved 2021-05-07.
  3. ^ a b Milligan, Mercedes (2020-04-20). "New 'No Sass' Kids' Streamer Yippee Launches with Free Trial". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  4. ^ Froust, Michael (2020-09-15). "Newest VeggieTales Is a Combination of Muppets and 'Classic VeggieTales,' Co-Creator Says". Christian Headlines. Retrieved 2021-07-06.
  5. ^ a b Catana, Kelli (2020-06-03). "New Streaming Service Offers Content Just For Kids". Moms. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  6. ^ Fischer, Sara (2022-03-09). "Exclusive: World's largest Christian broadcaster pivots to news". Axios.
  7. ^ Guo, Kitty (2020-12-10). "Every VeggieTales Silly Song, Ranked". Vulture. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  8. ^ "YIPPEE TV Launches New VEGGIETALES Episode: "A ShakeSparagus Play – A Lesson in Humility"". Gospel Music Association. 2020-07-22. Retrieved 2021-07-06.
  9. ^ Berk, Brett (2020-04-17). "Now Streaming: Backseat Drivers, a New Car Show Starring Kid Drivers". Car and Driver. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  10. ^ Phillips, Morgan (2020-07-29). "Character building". Tulsa People. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  11. ^ Romano, Jason (2020-06-03). "NEW PODCAST: Christian Yeager - TV Host, Surfer". Sports Spectrum. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  12. ^ Regan, Chelsea. "JUSTIN FLOM × YIPPEE TV". 360 Magazine. Retrieved 2021-07-06.
  13. ^ Regan, Chelsea (2020-06-03). "Justin Flom's Making Magic at Home Bows on Yippee TV". TVKIDS. Retrieved 2021-07-05.
  14. ^ Becker, David (2020-05-07). "The top streaming services you should be using during the pandemic". Appleosophy. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  15. ^ Shepherd, Josh (2020-05-16). "These Dozen Disney Plus Alternatives Offer Families Options. But Is It Enough?". The Federalist. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  16. ^ Glas, Grant (2021-10-05). "Which is Better: Minno vs Yippee?". Playlister. Retrieved 2022-05-25.