At first blush, HBO may seem like a strange home for “Sesame Street.”
After all, the premium network is known more for the sexually-charged drama “Game of Thrones” than as a place where Big Bird teaches kids how to spell.
HBO‘s move highlights a shift in the kinds of content streaming services offer. Since these services don’t have to worry about what’s being played at any given moment, they have the opportunity to go after niche programming like children’s TV so there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
That puts video on demand streaming services at a big advantage. For a relatively low cost, you can get a bundle of great content that’s available any time on demand.
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