Ben Shapiro’s ‘Daily Wire’ launches streaming app for kids

The conservative media outlet Daily Wire has has launched a new subscription streaming app that produces kids’ entertainment content, Axios reported.

The new platform, called Bentkey, is a response to Disney’s oppositkion Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill, named by critics as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

From Axios:

The Daily Wire told Axios last year that it planned to invest “a minimum of $100 million” in the new app over the next three years.

…The new app will be available for $99 per year, beginning Monday in the U.S. and Wednesday globally, a Daily Wire executive told Axios.

Subscribers to Daily Wire’s general entertainment streaming service, DailyWire+, will automatically get access to Bentkey.

The app launches with over 150 episodes across 18 shows different shows, four of which are original. The rest of the content is licensed.

New episodes of existing series will debut on Saturday mornings, a nod to the decades-long tradition of children in the U.S. watching cartoons and kids’ programming on Saturday mornings.

According to Axios’ report, some of the programs that will appear on the app include “Chip Chilla,”an animated original series about a family of homeschooled chinchillas; “Tish Tash,” an animated series about a young girl and her imaginary friend, and “Kid Fit Go,” an original series about having fun while exercising.

Read the full report over at Axios.

Sky Palma

Before launching DeadState back in 2012, Sky Palma has been blogging about politics, social issues and religion for over a decade. He lives in Los Angeles and also enjoys Brazilian jiu jitsu, chess, music and art.