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”



Cartoon Network And Boomerang At Africa’s DStv Content Showcase

Cartoon Network And Boomerang At Africa's DStv Content Showcase

Cartoon Network And Boomerang At Africa’s DStv Content Showcase

Multichoice, the company that owns and operates DStv, a pay-tv satellite TV provider in Africa has hosted a Content Showcase event called “#OnlyTheBest” in Mauritius. At the content showcase there was a section called “Turner Fun Factory” to promote Turner Broadcasting System’s kids channels, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. At the Turner Fun Factory, media news journalists could spend time with Mr. Bean, Ben 10, the We Bare Bears and Finn and Jake while having a cocktail such as a Ben10 Macho Mojito, The Mean Bean Pimm’s Machine, the Triple Stack Bare Bears Pact and the OOO-lala Princess Bubblegum Cosmopolitan. The purpose of the event is to inform journalists so they can get the word out about Cartoon Network’s and Boomerang’s upcoming shows and new episodes on DStv.


UPDATE: According to the blog, TV with Thinus and entertainment website channel24, Turner will likely launch a temporary “Pop-up” kids channel in Africa during the Christmas period on DStv.