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 TV+ is a streaming service featuring Apple Originals — award-winning series, compelling dramas, groundbreaking documentaries, kids’ entertainment, comedies, and more — with new Apple Originals added every month.
Apple Podcasts is the best app for finding, following, and listening to millions of the world’s most popular podcasts. And you can easily discover new shows through expert curation and personalized recommendations.
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.
Common Sense Media has also partnered with Apple Podcasts on their Kids & Family page, a destination for parents to find quality, age-appropriate audio content for their kids. The page is refreshed monthly with new show and episode recommendations.
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 AT&T and Common Sense Media 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. In collaboration with AT&T and Public Library Association, we developed Digital Connections, an informative and educational six-part video series for tweens, teens, and their parents. We also provided digital literacy and digital citizenship resources to help empower AT&T customers and families across the nation in select AT&T stores and via online portals such as ScreenReady and Digital You. And, 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, delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology and reliable coverage across all devices, unmatched programming, and industry-leading customer service.
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 U-Verse TV. DirecTV proudly airs our PSAs.
Google Families is a parent-facing website that acts as a helpful destination for parents to support their family’s online experience through tips, tools, Google products, and partner resources by helping them learn and take action towards protecting their families online.
About our partnership: Common Sense Media works with Google Families and Google Family Link to make their site a hub for trusted information about raising kids in this digital age. Common Sense Media’s parent media advice, including guidance on parental controls, learning and exploration, and other topics is available at https://families.google/.
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 app released in early 2016.
Target is a general merchandise retailer with stores in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, serving guests at more than 1,900 stores and at Target.com.
About our partnership: Our ratings and reviews are accessible on Target.com under the parental info tab for books, DVDs, and video games. 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. Users now have even more family-friendly content options, all of which are designed to entertain, educate, and inspire!
Vudu offers more than 200,000 new releases and catalog movies and TV shows to rent or buy, including the most extensive collection of 4K UHD titles, plus thousands of titles to watch for free – no subscription required. Vudu serves millions of consumers daily across Smart TVs, connected devices, mobile, and online.
About our partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews of movies and TV shows 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.