Hoolee To Air Dreamworks Animation Shows

Hoolee To Air Dreamworks Animation Shows

Hoolee To Air Dreamworks Animation Shows: Also Sonic Boom and Zig & Sharko

Turner Africa has released information regarding programming that will air on their new pop-up kids channel called Hoolee, which will broadcast from 1st December 2015 to 31st January 2016 and will only be available to DStv customers (Hoolee will be available in the following DStv packages: DStv Premium, DStv Extra and DStv Compact). Dreamworks shows such as Dreamworks Dragons: Race to the Edge, All Hail King Julien and The Adventures of Puss in Boots will air on Hoolee. Sonic Boom and Zig & Sharko are the two other acquisitions that will air on the channel alongside animated shows from Cartoon Network’s and Warner Bros. Animation’s show library. Hoolee will also air a selection of movies including Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure, Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers, Babe: Pig in the City, The Borrowers and Balto II: Wolf Quest.

Mark Rayner, COO for MultiChoice South Africa made this statement regarding the new channel and content it will offer:

“Our DStv Premium, DStv Extra and DStv Compact customers are in for a treat this festive season with even more variety of entertainment options. We’re excited by the brand new and exclusive content that Hoolee will bring to our youngest customers – ensuring that kids are entertained for hours and the whole family can share in the laughter and great adventure.”

Pierre Branco, VP and Managing Director of Turner Africa explains that Hoolee was specially developed with the festive season and family entertainment in mind:

“Hoolee is a channel that has been specifically developed and designed for our African viewers for this special time of the year, It is all about family gatherings and treats, through an energetic and colourful branding.”

http://www.dstv.com/en-za/news/hoolee-launching-on-dstv-20151119

Cartoon Network Africa To Attend DISCOP Africa In Johannesburg (04/11/2015 – 06/11/2015)

Cartoon Network Africa To Attend DISCOP Africa In Johannesburg (04/11/2015 - 06/11/2015)

Cartoon Network Africa To Attend DISCOP Africa In Johannesburg (04/11/2015 – 06/11/2015)

Turner Africa will be at DISCOP Africa 2015 on Wednesday 4th November until Friday 6th November, the convention will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Cartoon Network is considered to be the third coolest brand among kids, teens and young adults, according to the South African Generation Next 2015 research survey and is the most watched kids channel in Africa. The second most watched kids channel in Africa is Boomerang. Boomerang also airs Tom and Jerry which is considered to be the coolest kids show in South Africa.

At the DISCOP Africa convention, we might hear more about Boing Africa’s expansion to other cable and satellite operators in Africa. During the convention, we also might hear more about Turner’s new pop-up children’s channel called Hoolee which will run from 1st December 2015 until 31st January 2016 on DStv, the channel will feature animation and movies from Cartoon Network’s and Warner Bros. Animation’s content library.

http://www.screenafrica.com/page/news/television/1655185-Turner-Africa-will-be-at-DISCOP-Africa

Hoolee New Turner Kids Pop-Up Channel Launches 1st December

Hoolee New Turner Kids Pop-Up Channel Launches 1st December

Hoolee New Turner Kids Pop-Up Channel Launches 1st December: Extra Programming For The Christmas Period

During the Multichoice #OnlyTheBest content showcase last week, DStv announced that a temporary children’s channel was in the works and they were in talks with Turner. Since then, it was revealed that DStv and Turner Broadcasting System Europe will be launching a new temporary channel for the African market called Hoolee. Hoolee will broadcast during the Christmas period from 1st December to 31st January and will feature children’s programming from Cartoon Network’s and Warner Bros’ library. The new channel will feature movies, premieres and also acquisitions from other studios. The channel is exclusive to DStv customers only.

The CEO of Multichoice Africa, Tim Jacobs, made this statement about Hoolee:

“Imagine laughing, sharing surprising adventures and celebrating the summer holidays with your children every day, is the promise of the channel”

Pierre Branco, Vice President and Managing Director of Turner Africa, made this statement about Hoolee and explains that the channel will have a wide range of programmes and movies:

“Hoolee will offer to the whole family programmes that they have always enjoyed, as well as new and refreshing, exclusive shows and movies. The range of programming is truly amazing”

http://www.360nobs.com/2015/09/dstv-to-make-family-holidays-happee-with-a-dedicated-turner-broadcasting-kids-channel/

http://talkmediaafrica.com/2015/09/07/dstv-to-launch-dedicated-turner-broadcasting-kids-channel-hoolee-this-christmas/