The first six episodes of these shows will air this summer starting with the animated series Tumble Leaf on May 23, Creative Galaxy will debut June 27 and the live-action series Annedroids will premier July 25.
Amazon said its original shows are "designed to inspire kids to learn through creativity, imagination and play."
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Amazon received help from Dr. Alice Wilder in order to develop engaging and educational shows for pre-school aged children. Dr. Wilder is known for her role as the producer and director of the popular children's shows Blue's Clues and Blue's Room.
The company is trying something new by offering original programs with their own characters in order to draw in a younger audience, as opposed to Netflix (NFLX) which pays to stream franchised TV shows, with well know characters.
Shares of Amazon are trading lower -2.25% to $290.92 on Thursday.
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