StarTimes and NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN has announced the launch of DreamWorks, a 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment which will be available on StarTimes platform across Sub-Saharan Africa.
The content line-up on the service includes Dragons: Race To The Edge, All Hail King Julien and The Adventures Of Puss In Boots as well as Dinotrux and Noddy Toyland Detective.
Lee Raftery, Managing Director, NBCUniversal International Networks, EMEA commented: “Collaborating with StarTimes on bringing DreamWorks channel’s award-winning shows and beloved characters to Sub-Saharan Africa is a key milestone for our business. We look forward to bringing young viewers the DreamWorks experience, with its compelling slate of adventurous and imaginative animated series, all in one family destination.”
Lily Meng, head of StarTimes’ media division, said: “We are excited to bring DreamWorks to Africa. This launch demonstrates our continuous commitment to providing premium content to African families. And it comes at a very timely moment, while most kids and parents are staying home.”
The DreamWorks channel is available starting 3 August bringing the best in animated TV series to African viewers.