Business distribution partners
Common Sense is proud to partner with the following companies that support the distribution of our content to millions of families and homes across the world.
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Apple's platforms provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services.
Apple TV 4K lets you watch movies and shows in amazing 4K HDR and with Dolby Atmos sound. It has great content from apps like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and ESPN2, as well as live TV -- and now streaming original shows and movies from Apple TV+ for $4.99/month. You can use Siri to control it all with just your voice. Apple Arcade is a game-subscription service that has over 100 new games ready to play. And with multiuser support in the new Control Center, all your family members can quickly and easily find only the shows they want to watch; stream or download the content; and take it with them.
About our partnership: Common Sense Media's age-based ratings and reviews of movies and TV shows are accessible through Apple TV as well as the TV App (available for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV). To access the ratings, select a title and find our age rating at the top. Scroll down to"ratings and reviews" to find more review details. Read more.
AT&T is bringing it all together, helping people mobilize their worlds with advanced mobile services, next-generation TV, and high-speed internet services.
About our partnership: AT&T and Common Sense have worked together in a variety of capacities related to digital citizenship for several years. We collaborated on a student-produced film initiative, There's a Soul Behind That Screen, by providing trusted resources for families to address digital citizenship at home. Common Sense digital literacy and digital citizenship resources help empower AT&T customers and families across the nation in selected AT&T stores and via online portals such as ScreenReady and Digital You. In 2017, AT&T funded the development of the Common Sense News & Media Literacy Toolkit that continues empowering educators across the country.
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky. Comcast Cable is one of the United States' largest high-speed internet, video, and phone providers for residential customers under the Xfinity brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the Xfinity brand.
About our partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews of movies and TV shows are accessible within Comcast's X1. To access them from within the guide, click "info" on a particular title for our age rating, and click "parental guide" to get our detailed review. Our age ratings also power filtering of kids' content within Kids Zone on X1. Our ratings and reviews also can be accessed on Xfinity.com and the Xfinity Stream app available online, and on phones and tablets. Our video movie reviews and parent tip videos can be accessed in the On Demand section on X1. Comcast proudly airs our PSAs.
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, Cox proudly serves 6 million homes and businesses across 18 states. Cox is dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities, and the characteristics that make each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.
About our partnership: Common Sense Media's age-based ratings and reviews are integrated in Cox's Contour 2 platform. Our video movie reviews and parent tip videos can be found in the On Demand section, which Cox highlights through its continuous barker loop. Cox also proudly airs our PSAs. Since 2017, our resources also help power the Cox Digital Academy, offering free resources around online safety, cyberbullying, and digital literacy to families as part of Cox's low-cost broadband program Connect2Compete.
DirecTV is one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services. As part of AT&T, DirecTV delivers a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology and reliable coverage across all devices, unmatched programming, and industry-leading customer service to more than 20 million customers in the U.S.
About our partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews of movies and TV shows are accessible within DirecTV's interactive Program Guide, online at DirecTV.com, and through the DirecTV app, as well as AT&T U-Verse. DirecTV proudly airs our PSAs.
Kaleidescape is the best content source to power an immersive home-cinema experience. The company designs and manufactures industry-leading movie players and servers and provides the finest films from all the major studios. Kaleidescape is the only online source of full-fidelity movies, featuring audio and video quality that takes advantage of the capabilities of modern home theaters.
About our partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews, as well as family-friendly video reviews of movies and TV shows, are available in Kaleidescape's user interface.
With 24 million customers across seven countries, Sky is Europe's leading media and entertainment company and is proud to be part of the Comcast group. Following the success of Sky originals like Chernobyl, Patrick Melrose, Das Boot, and Gomorrah, Sky launched Sky Studios and now plans to more than double its investment in original drama and comedy over the next five years. Sky's technology allows customers to watch what they want, when they want, how they want -- and as they connect millions of families to content they love, it is Sky's responsibility to do it safely. That's why Sky offers services like Sky Broadband Buddy and the Sky Kids app.
About our partnership: Sky partnered with us to introduce a detailed rating system that helps parents make smarter choices about what their children watch on Sky. The new parents' guide is available on Sky Q in the U.K. and offers in-depth information on the prevalence of specific types of content, such as positive messages, positive role models, language, violence, sex, and drinking, drugs, and smoking.
Spectrum is a TV platform from Charter Communications, an American cable telecommunications company that offers their services to consumers and businesses under the branding of Spectrum. With its acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, Charter Communications is now the second-largest cable operator in the United States, providing services to over 25 million customers.
About our partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews for movies and TV shows are available in the Spectrum guide and app released in early 2016. Our video reviews and parent tip videos are available in the Spectrum "On Demand" section.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serves guests at more than 1,800 stores and at Target.com.
About our partnership: Our ratings and reviews are accessible on Target.com under the parental info tab for movies and TV shows, DVDs, video games, and books. Our editorial picks and curated destinations for books and DVDs have been featured across Target.com and in select Target stores.
Verizon is a global leader delivering innovative communications and technology solutions that improve the way customers live, work, and play.
About our partnership: Our robust ratings and reviews power the Parental Guide for movies and TV shows in Verizon Fios TV as well as the Kids portal. Verizon Fios TV delivers unparalleled picture quality to its customers with its fiber-optic network. Common Sense Media's reviews and in-depth information help parents and families make smart media decisions when choosing movie and TV programming in Fios TV.
Vizio is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that they can pass along to their consumers. They create truly smart, thoughtfully designed products that connect you to the entertainment you love.
About our partnership: VIZIO's partnership with Common Sense Media brings users an enhanced entertainment experience the whole family can enjoy through integrating our ratings and reviews so parents can quickly and easily identify whether a show or movie is appropriate for their kids. SmartCast users have even more family-friendly content options, all of which are designed to entertain, educate, and inspire!
Vudu offers the latest movies and TV shows anytime, anywhere, in up to 4K UHD at home -- no subscriptions, no contract. Download and watch on your mobile device. Rent or own over 100,000 titles, or watch thousands of movies free with Vudu Movies on Us. Vudu is available on smart TVs, connected Blu-ray players, game consoles (Xbox One/S/X, PlayStation 3 and 4), streaming devices (Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, etc.), Nvidia Shield, Android and iOS devices, Windows 10 devices, and more. You can also turn your Blu-ray or DVD collection into digital movies with Disc to Digital. Convert quickly and easily with the Vudu app on your mobile device: Simply scan the UPC, convert, and watch from the cloud or download to your device, and when you buy InstaWatch DVDs and Blu-rays at Walmart, Vudu will send you a digital copy, instantly.
About our partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews of movies are accessible when you select a title and find our age rating at the top. Scroll down to the "Parental Guide" and “What Parents Need to Know” to find more review details.