As from Friday 1 December, Disney Channel will be aired on Compact Plus and Compact packages. Aletta Alberts, general manager for content at MultiChoice said, “We’re delighted to offer our DStv Compact Plus and Compact subscribers with more content for kids, especially in the form of the ever-popular Disney Channel.”
Alberts added, “Now families have got so much more to look forward to these December holidays – and the entertainment won’t stop as Disney Channel is now part of our Compact Plus and Compact packages.”
South African subscribers will have the opportunity to experience the launch of the latest programming from Disney Channel to mark the expansion of the channel. Descendants 2 will be shown on Sunday, 3 December at 10:40. Spy comedy, K.C. Undercover starring Zendaya will have new episodes airing every weekend at 9:50 as for Coopers on the Run will air on Sunday, 9 December and season two of local series Disney Cookabout, a game-show that uses food preparation, cooking and outdoor exploration to showcase local ingredients and an approach to healthy eating, will air each Saturday and Sunday.
Disney Channel will be counting down its top 30 episodes of the year to celebrate the year of 2017. On Saturday, 30 December and Sunday 31, December as from 17:50, 15 episodes of various series will run until midnight. Subscribers would be able to enjoy the channel as from midnight on Friday.