Combining metadata, age-based ratings with cutting-edge APIs delivers trusted parental guidance

[Los Angeles and Amsterdam, September 8, 2023] – Today, Fabric, the leader in media and entertainment catalog management, announced it has partnered with Common Sense Media, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to make the digital world better for kids and families, to enhance its value-add content that drives family-friendly discovery and engagement. Common Sense Media knows what kids, teens, and families are watching, and what they want out of their entertainment. This collaboration will integrate Common Sense Media’s metadata and industry leading age-based ratings with Fabric Origin’s cutting-edge APIs. The new offering will provide a seamless delivery of trusted parental guidance for customers with a streaming B2C business who want to guide their subscribers on safe movies and TV shows for their families.

Fabric Origin customers can now easily use Origin’s IDs matched to the Common Sense Media data to power consumer guidance of what to watch. Customers who use Origin’s entertainment data to assist families in finding age-appropriate movies and TV shows can bring value to their subscribers and users to plan family night viewing by displaying the trusted Common Sense Media brand data.

“We are excited to work with Fabric Origin to enhance their family-friendly content offering,” said Rhianwen Kyser, VP of Business Development from Common Sense Media. “The explosion of content across streaming services has underscored the need for trusted and easily accessible information that gives families the confidence to know what movies and tv shows are best for their family.”

Fabric Origin has become synonymous with content discovery, offering seamless solutions that allow users to explore entertainment options with ease. This partnership with Common Sense Media adds a new dimension to their services, responding to customer demands for trusted parental guidance as part of the content discovery process.

“Integrating Common Sense Media’s trusted brand and data into Fabric Origin’s platform is a significant milestone for both our organizations,” stated Rhodes Mason, VP of Business Development from Fabric. “In today’s content-saturated world, ensuring that families can easily access age-appropriate content recommendations is of paramount importance. We are proud to be able to offer our customers a direct path to Common Sense Media’s insightful age ratings, reviews, and curated lists, enriching their experience and supporting their quest for quality family entertainment.”

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About Fabric

Fabric provides the entertainment industry with the world’s best data solutions, helping them to connect people with the content that they love. Fabric’s software enables customers to store identification, editorial, technical, discovery and AI-generated content metadata and also provides a unique front-end to modern media supply chains. This makes data from previously disparate systems accessible to business users through a beautiful single application for review, curation and reporting. To learn more, visit


About Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing trustworthy information, education, and an independent voice in the rapidly changing media landscape. With a focus on fostering safe and responsible technology use, Common Sense offers parents, educators, and policymakers invaluable resources to empower the next generation to thrive in the 21st century. To learn more, please visit