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.

Amazon logo

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited is an all-in-one subscription service that gives kids access to thousands of kid-friendly books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and game. Kids can enjoy hundreds of hours of fun with ad-free radio stations and playlists, Audible books, and a growing list of premium kid’s skills available on compatible Echo devices.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's age-appropriate ratings and reviews help power the FreeTime Unlimited's Parent Dashboard by providing information for parents about media their kids consumed, including conversation starters for families. Through the Parent Dashboard, parents get access to easy-to-use parental controls that allow them to find the right balance between education and entertainment. Parents can personalize screen time limits, set educational goals, filter age-appropriate content, and also manage web browsing and content usage based on their preferences.


AOL On logo

The AOL On Network is the leading premium online video-content platform, reaching more than 145 million unique visitors in the U.S. AOL has the largest curated library on the web, with over 4 million videos streaming daily across all AOL platforms.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's video movie reviews and parent tip videos are accessible on AOL.com/videos and through AOL's content partner platforms.


Apple logo

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 four software platforms provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's age-based ratings and reviews for movies and TV shows are accessible through the fourth-generation Apple TV, as well as via 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.


AT&T logo

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. We created professional development tools to help AT&T employees take meaningful steps to address cyberbullying in their communities. Common Sense materials are also a component of AT&T's Digital You website, offering digital literacy and digital citizenship resources. In 2017, AT&T sponsored the Common Sense News & Media Literacy Toolkit that continues empowering educators across the country.


Circle logo 

Circle is redefining how families connect by providing smart and simple-to-use tools that help families bring balance to their connected lives. Circle's flagship product, branded as Circle with Disney, is a hardware device that pairs with in-home Wi-Fi and is managed through a free iOS or Android app. Circle helps parents stay informed about their kids' online activities and manage screen time on connected devices, including smartphones, tablets, computers, and gaming consoles. Circle gives parents the ability to filter content, set time limits, set a bedtime, and Pause the Internet™. Each user's profile and settings can be completely customized based on age and parents' preferences. Additionally, parents can add Circle Go to manage their family's mobile devices on any network.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's trusted resources and advice on screen time are available on Circle's website and through email and social media channels, helping parents make smart media choices for their families.


Comcast logo 

Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed internet, and phone provider for residential customers under the Xfinity brand and provides those services to businesses.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews of movies and TV shows are accessible within Comcast's X1 Entertainment System Program Guide. 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, via phones, and tablets. Our video movie reviews and parent tip videos can be accessed in the "On Demand" section within X1 and legacy. Our parent media and technology advice is accessible on the Xfinity.com home page. Comcast proudly airs our PSAs.


Cox logo

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, internet, telephone, home-security, and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable-spot and digital-media advertising.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's age-based ratings and reviews are integrated within their Contour 2 platform, and 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.


DirecTV logo

DIRECTV, Inc. 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 37 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews of movies and TV shows are accessible within DirecTV's Interactive Program Guide. Our ratings and reviews also can be accessed on DirecTV.com and through the DirecTV TV app. Our video movie reviews and parent tip videos can be accessed in the "On Demand" section. DirecTV proudly airs our PSAs.


Dish logo

DISH provides the highest-quality pay-TV programming and technology with the most choices at the best value to more than 13 million customers. Subscribers enjoy a high-definition lineup with more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews of movies and TV shows are accessible via DISHAnywhere.com, in addition to the DISH Anywhere mobile app and DISH's Hopper Whole Home HD DVR. To access, click "Parental Guide" on a particular title for our age rating and detailed review. Our age ratings also power DISHAnywhere's Kids' Profiles.


Fandango logo

Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, sells tickets to nearly 20,000 screens across the country. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary, celebrity interviews, and trailers and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. Fandango is enjoyed by more than 41 million online and mobile visitors per month. Fandango is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews of movies are accessible at Fandango.com under the Movie Reviews tab.


Kanopy logo

Kanopy offers families and individuals thoughtful entertainment with no fees and no commercials by partnering with public libraries and universities. Everyone from film scholars to casual viewers will discover remarkable and enriching films on Kanopy. Users are able to log in with their library membership and enjoy Kanopy's diverse catalog with new titles added every month.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media age ratings are integrated within the Kanopy Kids platform, offering families information at the point of decision about expert-recommended age for each program.


NBCUniversal logo

NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

About our Partnership: NBCUniversal proudly airs Common Sense Media's PSAs, including our #DeviceFreeDinner PSA, which was first aired during the 2016 Olympics. Also, our experts have consulted on NBCUniversal's The More You Know PSAs.


Netflix logo

Netflix, Inc. is the world's leading internet television network with over 62 million members in over 50 countries enjoying more than 100 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries, and feature films.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's ratings and reviews of movies and TV shows are accessible on Netflix.com and can be found within the details section of the particular title's overview page.


Spectrum logo

Charter Communications is an American cable telecommunications company that offers their services to consumers and businesses under the branding of Spectrum. With its recent acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, Charter 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 & 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.


Sprout logo

Sprout is the first 24-hour preschool destination available on TV, on demand, and online for children age 2 to 6 and their families. Available in over 57 million homes, Sprout inspires families to experience the possibilities every single day. Sprout is a subsidiary of NBCUniversal.

About our Partnership: Common Sense Media's age-based ratings and reviews are available on the About Shows page on Sprout.com.


Target logo

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serves guests at 1,795 stores and at Target.com.

About our Partnership: Our ratings and reviews are accessible on Target.com under the parental information tab for movie and TV show DVDs, video games, and books. Our curated lists are also used to promote topical titles on Target.com. For a limited time, our Family Movie Picks curated section for DVDs is available in select Target stores nationwide!


Verizon logo

Verizon is a global leader delivering innovative communications and technology solutions that improve the way our 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. Verizon FiOS TV and its fiber-optic network delivers unparalleled picture quality to its customers. 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.