Geoff Keighley is developing a kid-centric gaming awards show premiering this fall, he announced on Twitter. The aptly named Kids' Game Awards will stream live in October on DreamWorksTV, according to Variety.
Keighley will produce the show for the YouTube broadcasting network owned by DreamWorks Animation, which was recently purchased by NBCUniversal (an investor in our parent company, Vox Media). He has yet to confirm whether he'll host the program too, as he does the annual The Game Awards ceremony.
Variety described the Kids' Game Awards as akin to the Kids' Choice Awards on cable channel Nickelodeon. Viewers will vote on their favorite games as professional gamers, celebrities and musicians — all likely unfamiliar to anyone over the age of 15 — present the awards and offer commentary.
Also involved with the show are companies like Activision, Nintendo and Warner Bros. Interactive, all of whom make up an advisory board.
Keighley's autumn will only get busier with the likely return of The Game Awards at the end of the year; he first launched the online awards show in 2014, after years of serving as Master of Ceremonies at Spike's similar awards program.