Wednesday, December 16, 2020

ASTRO in Malaysia Adds Nick Jr. to Kids Pack

Malaysia - ASTRO is delighted to announce that its Kids Pack will be refreshed for the next generation of Malaysian children, with two exciting new entertainment channels, plus 10,000 On Demand episodes of kids’ favourite shows beginning Dec 15.

Astro Director of Content Agnes Rozario said: “We welcome Boomerang (Ch 619) and Nick Jr. (Ch 617) to our family.

"These two great channels will join Cartoon Network (Ch 615 HD / Ch 635) and Nickelodeon (Ch 616 HD / Ch 636) on the Kids Pack, and will complement Baby TV (Ch 618), Astro Xiao Tai Yang (Ch 304 HD/ Ch 344), Chutti TV (Ch 213), Astro Tutor TV (Ch 601 / Ch 602 / Ch 603), Astro TVIQ (Ch 610), and, of course, Malaysia’s no. 1 kids entertainment brand, Astro Ceria (Ch 611 HD/ Ch 631).

"Kids can look forward to pre-school favourite Nick Jr. (Ch 617) with global hits like Paw Patrol, Dora the Explorer, Top Wing, Shimmer and Shine and Blue’s Clues & You, whilst Boomerang (Ch 619), with its multi-generational appeal, is the home of hit shows such as Mr. Bean: The Animated Series, My Little Pony: Pony Life, Scooby-doo! Guess Who?, The Tom & Jerry Show, The Looney Tunes Show and Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures.”

Customers can also enjoy over 10,000 episodes of quality children’s entertainment and education available on Astro On Demand and Astro GO including hits such as We Bare Bears, SpongeBob SquarePants, Beyblade, Upin & Ipin, Ejen Ali, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, Ben 10, Peppa Pig, Bandanamu Kids Songs, SMK, Omar & Hana, Didi and Friends, The Five Elves, Motu Patlu, and more.

All Astro customers also can enjoy a new pop-up channel, FAMtv (Ch 100) starting today. FAMtv (Ch 100) promises something the whole family can enjoy with Malaysia’s favourites such as Running Man, Mr. Bean, Doraemon, Phua Chu Kang, Crayon Sin Chan, Dexter’s Laboratory and Kampung Boy.

Rozario continued: “While we’re delighted about our refreshed kids content slate, we wish to advise that Disney has notified all its Southeast Asia partners that it will be discontinuing Disney XD HD (Ch 612) on Dec 31 at midnight.

As part of this upcoming refresh of our Kids Pack, Disney Channel HD (Ch 614 HD/ Ch 634) and Disney Junior HD (Ch 613) will also cease broadcast on our network on Dec 31 at midnight.

We would like to thank our customers for their understanding and regret any inconvenience caused.

“As always, our customers, especially our young ones, remain at the heart of everything we do. We are continuously improving our children’s entertainment and education offerings and can’t wait to share all of the great new line up which begins today.”

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