BabyFirst Americas To Air Mili y Molo® Bilingual Educational Series
26-Episode Preschool Short-Form Latino-Oriented Animated Series
To Debut On BabyFirst Americas February 2013
BabyFirst Americas, a leading television network for babies, toddlers and their parents airing on Comcast cable systems nationwide, has licensed Mili y Molo, a bilingual educational series of 26 short-form episodes produced by New York-based Bilingual Children’s Enterprises for debut in February 2013, it was announced by Mario Solis-Marich, VP of Programming BabyFirst Americas and Deborah Castillero, CEO of Bilingual Enterprises.
Aimed at preparing toddlers and preschoolers for kindergarten, Mili y Molo allow their curiosity to take them on all kinds of educational adventures where they discover the world around them. Produced in both Spanish and English, the Latino-oriented animated series features age-appropriate music and comedy crafted for growing children to laugh, pay, sing and, most importantly, learn.
Mili y Molo® began as a book series with combined sales of over 460,000 copies in Puerto Rico, Mexico, California and Canada. Following on the heels of Mili y Molo’s impressive popularity across the Latino market, Bilingual Children’s Enterprises Deborah Castillero and Mili y Molo author Mónica Mejías joined forces to develop the acclaimed books into a series for television.
“BabyFirst Americas is the perfect television home for Mili y Molo, and we could not be more proud to be part of this extraordinary educational network that is fully focused on child development and the celebration of the Latino culture,” said Castillero.
“We have had our eye on Mili y Molo and are delighted to bring the magic of this unique and universally acclaimed educational and entertainment brand to BabyFirst Americas. Mili y Molo truly reflects the mission of our channel, to be a destination for the best in child development programming for all our country’s children,” said Solis-Marich.
About Bilingual Children’s Enterprises:
Bilingual Children’s Enterprises is a transmedia language-learning company that produces educational television programming and products that are fun and entertaining intended to improve a child’s language and numeracy skills in English and Spanish. Bilingual Children’s Enterprises targets US Hispanic and non-Hispanic families, Kindergarten students and preschools with products specifically designed for 2-5 year olds.
About BabyFirst Americas
BabyFirst Americas is the nation’s leading TV channel for babies, toddlers and their parents. The network’s mission is to even the achievement gap among all children by offering trusted, educational and entertaining content to aid in school readiness. BabyFirst Americas celebrates the multicultural aspect of America and features a wide variety of content with a special focus on series’ that reflect the Latino culture. For more information on the channel, please visit www.babyfirstamericas.com
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