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NBCU launches DreamWorks channel on StarTimes

August 4, 2020

NBCUniversal International Networks and African pay-TV operator StarTimes have announced the launch of DreamWorks – the 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment – on the StarTimes platform across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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, added: “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.”

DreamWorks Animation is recognised the world over for its animated storytelling and iconic characters. StarTimes viewers can look forward to the channel’s signature series including Dragons: Race To The Edge, All Hail King Julien and The Adventures Of Puss In Boots as well as Dinotrux and Noddy Toyland Detective.

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