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Cookie Jar Wants to Be Hulu for Kids

Canadian television company is launching Jaroo.com.

Jaroo comes to the Internet on Tuesday with the aim of being a sort of Hulu for kids.

Jaroo.com is from Cookie Jar Entertainment, the 5-year-old Canadian company that doubled its library last year when it purchased DIC Entertainment for $83 million.

Jaroo launches with 50 TV series and 500 episodes, though it is digitizing its library of 6,000 episodes to ensure fairly rapid growth, said Ken Locker, senior vp digital media.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.