RCN to launch children’s channel on DTT

Colombia’s RCN will launch on October 9 the new children’s channel Tacho Pistacho, which will be available on the DTT platform. It will include titles such as “El Chavo del Ocho”, “Caillou”, “Sabrina” and “Inspector Gadget”, among others.

“This children’s channel comes to meet a need for entertainment in Colombian families. It’s a new alternative of television, where we have tried to include varied  and high quality programming, in which the parents will feel safe and calm about what their children are watching and the children will be able to share with their parents” , says María del Rosario Iregui, vice president of strategic business of RCN Channel.

The channel will have a 24-hour programming that will include series hat have won awards like The Emmy, Gemini, Peabody and Parent Choice awards, among others. The channel’s live streaming, as well as other videos, will also be available on its website.