Zone·tv™ and Blue Socks Media Deliver Entertaining and Educational Content on The Zone·ify™ Playground Channel

TORONTO, CA – January 23, 2020 – Zone·tv brings exciting new children’s educational programming to its zone·ify multi-channel service through a licensing agreement with Blue Socks Media. 

“Raggs”, Blue Socks’ hallmark brand, is an award-winning preschool series starring five colorful pups in a rock band and is programmed on the zone·ify Playground channel. 

Raggs is a live-action and animated musical preschool television series with an expansive library of 195 half-hour episodes and 200 original songs in multiple languages. 

The Raggs Band has played over 4,000 live shows including appearances at the White House, multiple trips overseas to perform for military families and appearances at performing arts centers on four continents.

In July 2013, Raggs launched a new partnership called Play at Palladium with Raggs with the Palladium Hotel Group at their resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean.

“Zone·tv is thrilled to have partnered with Blue Socks Media,” said Jeff Weber, CEO of zone·tv. “We’re excited to add the Raggs brand of entertaining and educational content for our millions of viewers to enjoy, on major Pay TV and consumer video platforms.” 

Playground Channel entices young children to read and enjoy entertaining videos with positive family values.  Kids can check out fun characters, read exciting stories, or engage in learning exercises.

Zone·ify is powered by zone·tv Studio, a cloud-based video curation and programming platform, using proprietary software and Machine Learning algorithms developed by zone·tv.  The experience is designed to provide a rich discovery and lean-back viewing experience – like Pandora for video. Professionally curated stories are delivered, based on what the individual viewer wants to see. Studio’s robust programming tools seamlessly create intelligent, personally curated, automated and highly engaging thematic linear channels that help viewers discover content that appeals to their own sensibilities. 

Zone·ify is a unique and engaging multi-channel video service that consists of beautifully curated stories, personalized to the viewer for the ultimate video entertainment experience.

About zone·tv™

Zone·tv bridges the gap between technology and engaging programming with its innovative technology solution offering a best-in-class, convenient and highly personalized viewer experience.  The zone·tv™ Studio suite of tools allows any video service provider to create personalized thematic channels with their own content. Zone·tv uses its own zone·tv™ Studio tools to create the zone·ify multi-channel video service – an unprecedented linear-like viewing experience, powered by A.I. Its proprietary software architecture combined with an 8,000+ hour content library has powered the company’s monumental growth. Zone·tv has become the largest provider of thematic subscription video on demand services in North America with more than 17 SVOD channels.

Its diverse programming can be seen on, Comcast Xfinity, X1, DIRECTV, Rogers Ignite TV, CenturyLink Prism TV, AT&T U-verse, TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Frontier Vantage and FiOS, Armstrong Cable and others. The company has offices in Toronto, Canada.

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About Blue Socks Media

Blue Socks Media owns and manages children and tween TV brands, including production, distribution and merchandising/licensing. The company was founded in 2006 by CEO, Toni Steedman, a former advertising executive and creator of Raggs, Blue Socks’ hallmark brand. Raggs, the Emmy-award winning, musical preschool series about a rockin’ band of five colorful pups, has an extensive library of over 200 episodes and 300 original songs, all in multiple languages. Raggs airs worldwide and has an extensive merchandising and licensing program and is the official host of the “Play at Palladium with Raggs” family entertainment program at six Grand Palladium mega-resorts in Mexico, the Caribbean and Brazil. Blue Socks’ tween tech/eSports series, Quinn & the Quips, is in pre-production and several other properties, including CZ Kitty Mascot, are in other stages of development.  

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