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Australia kids’ music group The Wiggles will get their very own streaming channel in the U.S.

The Wiggles set to get their very own dedicated streaming channel in the US as they sign a HUGE deal with Californian digital agency

From Hot Potato to the Big Red Car, The Wiggles’ beloved shows and music will now be available 24/7 and ad-free on a brand new streaming channel in the US.

Loop Media, a digital streaming agency based in California, have signed a landmark deal with the music group. 

Thousands of hours of content starring current members Anthony, 58, Simon, 49, Emma, 31, and Lachlan, 35, will air, as well as shows featuring the older Wiggles’ crew.

Big: Classic Australia kids’ music group The Wiggles will get their very own streaming channel in the U.S. after signing a HUGE deal with Loop Media. Pictured left to right: Lachlan Gillespie, 35, Emma Watkins, 31, Simon Pryce, 49,  and Anthony Field, 58.

No plans of distribution have been announced so far according to Deadline, but Loop Media presently streams in the United States, Canada and Latin America.  

Before signing with Loop Media, The Wiggles previously streamed on Netflix (U.S.) and YouTube.

They have also had their shows play on both the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon.  

Broad reach: The Wiggles' have previously streamed on Netflix (U.S.) and YouTube. They have also had their shows play on both the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon.

Broad reach: The Wiggles’ have previously streamed on Netflix (U.S.) and YouTube. They have also had their shows play on both the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon.

Jon Niermann, CEO of Loop Media, says he’s had the ‘pleasure’ of knowing the original Wiggles group since the 1990’s when he tried to bring them into the US market while he was working at Disney.

‘Having the opportunity to launch their first branded channel with Loop Media is a reunion that we are very excited about,’ he said. 

‘My kids and so many others have been entertained and influenced in such a positive way by their music as they grew up,’ Jon added. ‘We can’t wait to make their amazing library of content readily available for new and old fans alike.’

A fruitful partnership: Jon Niermann, the CEO of Loop Media, says he's had the 'pleasure' of knowing the original Wiggles group since the 1990's when he tried to bring them into the U.S. market. 'Having the opportunity to launch their first branded channel with Loop Media is a reunion that we are very excited about,' he said.

A fruitful partnership: Jon Niermann, the CEO of Loop Media, says he’s had the ‘pleasure’ of knowing the original Wiggles group since the 1990’s when he tried to bring them into the U.S. market. ‘Having the opportunity to launch their first branded channel with Loop Media is a reunion that we are very excited about,’ he said.

Veteran Blue Wiggle Anthony Field says the new channel will mean the band will have ‘generations of fans that now get a chance to see their favourite original videos.’

‘Working with Jon again and his team at Loop Media to make this happen is a terrific moment for us,’ the founder and performer said. 

The channel is set to air in the coming months.  

Lights, camera, action! The new Wiggles channel will air in the coming months. Veteran Blue Wiggle Anthony Field (pictured) says the new channel will mean the band will have 'generations of fans that now get a chance to see their favourite original videos.'

Lights, camera, action! The new Wiggles channel will air in the coming months. Veteran Blue Wiggle Anthony Field (pictured) says the new channel will mean the band will have ‘generations of fans that now get a chance to see their favourite original videos.’

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