Kid Genius Cartoon Channel Taps Loesch as Executive Chairman

Children's TV veteran will advise new president of VOD, OTT service
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Children's TV veteran Margaret Loesch has been named executive chairman of the Kid Genius Cartoon Channel.

The Kid Genius Cartoon Channel is available on demand on Comcast’s Xfinity platform and over-the top on Roku, Apple, Amazon, Sony, Google and Samsung. It is owned by Genius Brands International.

As executive chairman, Loesch will provide counsel to Deb Pierson, who was recently promoted to president from general manger.

Loesch most recently was CEO of The Hub, a joint venture of Discovery Communications and Hasbro. Previously she was head of Crown Media and Fox Kids Network. She was also head of television for the Jim Henson Co.