We spoke to Igal Lichtman today, known by many in the domain world as Mrs. Jello. He verified to us that the domain Kids.tv has been sold to Byron Allen's company. Entertainment Studios.
About Entertainment Studios
Entertainment Studios, Inc.
Our Television Networks division, Entertainment Studios Networks owns Six (6) 24-Hour HD Networks – CARS.TV, PETS.TV, RECIPE.TV, COMEDY.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV and ES.TV. The Television division produces, distributes, and sells advertising for 18 television programs, making it the largest independent producer/distributor of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations. Entertainment Studios provides video content to broadcast television stations, mobile devices, multimedia platforms, and the World Wide Web. Our mission is to provide excellent programming to our viewers, online users, and Fortune 500 advertising partners. The home entertainment division, Entertainment Studios Home Entertainment (ESHE), is becoming one of the premier independent suppliers of DVD, CD and umd™ products. With a library of over 4,000 hours of owned content and a growing array of licensed titles, ESHE markets and distributes a collection of films, television programs, concerts, fitness, and children’s direct-to-video programming. Chairman and CEO Byron Allen founded the company in 1993. Headquartered in Los Angeles, it has offices in New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Raleigh.
The domain sold for $25,000. This is a great purchase for ES.tv in my opinion. It will be interesting to see how Kids.tv comes along as 4kids.tv has been a popular site for years. Congrats to Igal and best of luck with the purchase to ES.tv.