Astro is delighted to announce that its Kids Pack will be refreshed for the next generation of Malaysian kids with two exciting new entertainment channels, plus 10,000 On Demand episodes of kids’ favourite shows starting 15 December 2020.
“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)
," Agnes Rozario, Director of Content at Astro said.
Kids can look forward to pre-school favourite Nick Jr. (Ch 617)
with global hits like 'Paw Patrol', 'Dora the Explorer', 'Top Wings', '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.
And there’s more! All Astro customers can enjoy a new pop-up channel, FAMtv (Ch 100)
from 15 December 2020. 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', 'Kampung Boy' and many more.
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 31 December 2020, 24:00 hours. 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 31 December 2020, 24:00 hours. 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 committed to continuously improving our children’s entertainment and education offerings and can’t wait to share all of the great new line up which begins on 15 December.”
For more information on the new Kids Pack, click this link here