Cartoon Network Watch And Play App Now Available For Sky TV Customers In New Zealand

Cartoon Network Watch And Play App Now Available For Sky TV Customers In New Zealand

Cartoon Network Watch And Play App Now Available For Sky Customers In New Zealand

Cartoon Network’s Watch and Play app is now available for Sky TV subscribers in New Zealand. Kids are now able to access their favourite Cartoon Network shows, games and videos anywhere at anytime. Sky TV customers can access the app’s features by logging in with their Sky account details. The app offers a safe environment for children and also offers age appropriate animated content straight from Cartoon Network’s animation library. Cartoon Network’s Watch and Play app is already available and accessible to Foxtel (Australia), Globe (Philippines) and True Visions (Thailand) subscribers. Also, Sky New Zealand customers are now able to access Nickelodeon’s Nick Play app, which also offers child-friendly content on the go.

Cartoon Network shows available on the Watch and Play app include: Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, Teen Titans Go!, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Uncle Grandpa, Mighty Magiswords, Steven Universe, Clarence and many more. The app also features personalised video mix playlist functionality and a live stream of the Cartoon Network TV channel.

From The Sky New Zealand Press Release: Sky Teams Up With Nickelodeon And Cartoon Network To Bring More Family Content To Customers With Two New Fun Apps Free iOS And Android Apps Offer Kiwis Access To Nickelodeon Content Anywhere, Anytime

SKY is thrilled to support the launch of NICK PLAY and CARTOON NETWORK WATCH AND PLAY Apps in New Zealand, allowing Kiwi kids access to their favourite games, videos, animations and shows anywhere at any time.

Anyone with an internet connection can now head to their devices’ App store to download both the NICK PLAY and CARTOON NETWORK WATCH AND PLAY Apps for free.

Kiwi kids, whose parents are SKY domestic customers, can then access loads of extra content from their favourite Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network shows simply by entering their SKY My Account details.

“We know hundreds of thousands of Kiwi kids are avid fans of both Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network,” said SKY’s Director of Entertainment Content, Travis Dunbar. “So now, not only do they have the ability to access additional content via the Apps, but can also catch up on their favourite shows on the go just because they are SKY customers. As a parent myself it’s great to see the launch of both the NICK PLAY and CARTOON NETWORK WATCH AND PLAY Apps in this market as they offer a safe place for kids to enjoy some of the best children’s content SKY has to offer when they’re away from home,” he said.

“SKY customers will love the extra content available on the CARTOON NETWORK WATCH AND PLAY App,” said Robi Stanton, General Manager of Turner Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Territories. “Together with SKY, Cartoon Network is committed to providing our fans in New Zealand new ways to connect with the world’s best animation. The app offers a truly unique and enjoyable second-screen brand experience for kids to enjoy – and for parents to trust.”

Ben Cox, Vice President and General Manager of Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand said, “Nickelodeon has a long history of bringing the best shows and content to our Kiwi viewers and together with SKY, we’re now offering them more than ever before. The free NICK PLAY App provides our audiences with a safe environment to catch their favourite show from The Thundermans, to SpongeBob SquarePants and more. Our dedication to constantly innovate across all of our platforms means that we can provide viewers with a different experience every time they connect with our brand,” Cox concluded.

These engaging Apps for a new generation of multi-taskers allow our youngest viewers to watch their favourite episodes and shows, and play games, in a simple and safe layout, from anywhere in New Zealand.

SKY domestic customers who sign in by simply entering their SKY My Account login and password will have access to hundreds of hours of catch-up TV on the NICK PLAY App and access to full episodes of catch-up TV, along with the ability to stream Cartoon Network channel live, on the CARTOON NETWORK WATCH AND PLAY App.

https://www.sky.co.nz/-/mk_pressrelease_1204-1

Toonami Africa Channel Launched Today

Toonami Africa Channel Launched Today

Toonami Africa Channel Launched Today

Today (01/06/2017), Turner Broadcasting System Europe has launched an African version of the Toonami channel for English-speaking countries on the continent. Turner has partnered with pan-sub-Saharan satellite television provider Kwesé TV to distribute the brand new channel in English speaking Africa (excluding the Republic of South Africa). Toonami is the home of DC Comics superheroes including Batman, Superman, Green Lantern and action animation including Cartoon Network’s Ben 10, the channel has a target age group of children aged between six and twelve years old. The launch of the new channel continues Toonami’s expansion within the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Kwesé TV also added Cartoon Network, Boomerang and CNN International to its TV service after a channel distribution deal with Turner was announced last month. The channel launch also follows the introduction of Toonami France into the Francophone African television market in April last year.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/04/cartoon-network-africa-coming-to-kwese-tv-3rd-may/

From The Kwesé TV Press Release: Kwesé TV to exclusively launch Turner’s new superhero channel across Africa

Africa’s newest and most exciting broadcast network Kwesé TV, has added a brand-new kid channel Toonami to its bouquet from the leading channel provider of wholesome family entertainment Turner. The channel, which is dedicated to superhero cartoons, is a new addition to Turner’s current children’s entertainment offering. Kwesé TV will exclusively launch Toonami to English speaking territories from 1 June, strengthening Kwesé TV’s family viewing programming line-up, while simultaneously boosting Turner’s kids’ entertainment bouquet in these markets.

Toonami, the home of superheroes, targets 6 to 12-year-old children and super-hero fans of all ages with its 24-hour programming line-up, jam-packed with top-rated adventure and action series. The introduction of Toonami reinforces Turner’s portfolio of successful kids’ channels that includes Cartoon Network and Boomerang across the continent, both also available on Kwesé TV.

Available exclusively on Econet Media’s Kwesé TV in English-speaking countries outside South Africa, Toonami is the go-to destination for superhero enthusiasts of all ages.

Family and kids will enjoy uninterrupted hours of high-quality shows, specially packaged for African audiences through Kwesé’s multi-platform offering that includes satellite TV and a mobile app for iOS or Android.

From the first of June, subscribers will dive into the fantastic world of DC Comics’ ‘Batman’, ‘Superman’, ‘The Green Lantern’ and ‘The Justice League’. Other popular children’s superheroes loved by young African audiences, such as ‘Ben 10’ and ‘Thundercats’ have also been added to the schedule. The branded Toonami Movies block will screen a host of feature films that showcase popular superheroes’ heroic acts and deeds.

The launch of Toonami follows a multi-territory agreement which Turner has signed with Econet Media including CNN International – the number one news brand in Africa – and much-loved leading kids’ channels on the continent Cartoon Network and Boomerang.

Pierre Branco, Vice President and General Manager of Turner Southern Europe and Africa, says: “We are pleased with the addition of Toonami to the Kwesé bouquet as it further diversifies our robust entertainment experience and programme offering outside of South Africa. With its clear positioning and strong franchising connections, we are convinced that Toonami will build a strong fan base around the most popular superheroes. Turner will meet the growing demand for premium quality superhero content on the continent.”

With the success of Cartoon Network and Boomerang, ranked first and second respectively among kids’ TV brands across Africa, Turner has firmly established its position as the provider of leading kids’ entertainment channels. It is anticipated that the addition of Toonami will further strengthen this position.

“At Kwesé we pride ourselves in offering exclusive and never seen before content for our viewers. The addition of this exciting new channel Toonami to our network brings further diversity, choice and more importantly exclusivity to our premium children’s line-up, building an even more compelling entertainment bouquet for the whole family to enjoy,” shared Econet Media President and Group CEO Joseph Hundah.

For the world’s best documentaries, music shows, movies, sport and more buy a Kwesé decoder online. For a unique business opportunity, apply to become a Kwesé dealer. To enjoy our bouquet of live channels, viewers all over Africa can download the Kwesé App for iOS or Android and register for free.

http://www.c21media.net/kwese-brings-toonami-to-africa/

http://worldscreen.com/tvkids/turners-toonami-to-debut-on-kwese-tv-in-africa/

Cartoon Network Africa Coming To Kwesé TV 3rd May

Cartoon Network Africa Coming To Kwesé TV 3rd May

Cartoon Network Africa Coming To Kwesé TV 3rd May

Pan-African DTH (Direct-To-Home) Satellite television provider – Kwesé TV has signed a distribution deal with Turner Southern Europe and Africa to include Cartoon Network Africa, Boomerang Africa and CNN International as part of their pay-TV packages. Cartoon Network, Boomerang and CNN International will be available to Kwesé TV subscribers from 3rd May, subscribers will get to enjoy a wide range of cartoons, including long-time favourites Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo! on Boomerang, and current hits such as We Bare Bears, Steven Universe and The Amazing World of Gumball on Cartoon Network. CNN International will also be available for those who want to keep up with current news and events.

All three channels will also be added to Kwesé TV’s mobile app, allowing subscribers to watch cartoons and the news on their smartphone anywhere on the continent. The new broadcasting deal expands Turner’s presence in Africa, which is currently a growing and emerging market.

Joseph Hundah, the President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Econet Media, the owners of Kwesé TV, commented on the distribution deal with Turner:

“We are a relatively new broadcaster with ambitions to become one of Africa’s leading networks. Our objective is to give more viewers in Africa access to the best in international and local content. This agreement with a global leader like Turner strengthens our proposition and takes us closer to achieving our goal. Turner’s superior content offering will appeal to our diverse audiences across the continent”

Jaime Ondarza, Senior Vice President for Turner Southern Europe and Africa also added:

“Partnering with Kwesé reflects our commitment to expand our presence and our consumer base across the African continent. With this new step in the development of Turner in Africa, we bring our content to more fans and audiences, across more screens”

http://worldscreen.com/tvmiddleeastafrica/trio-of-turner-channels-join-kwese-tv-lineup/

https://www.biznisafrica.co.za/kwese-tv-signs-major-broadcast-deal-with-turner/

https://www.kwese.com/news/830208/kwes%C3%A9-tv-signs-deal-turner-adding-3-global-brands-its-line