Singapore – July 2, 2018 – NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) and Mono Group today announced the launch of a new DreamWorks branded block, on one of the nation’s leading digital free-to-air network, Mono29.
DreamWorks – the 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment – launched the dedicated block today which will feature the latest shows in English and dubbed in local language. Viewers will be able to enjoy their favourite DreamWorks titles during the early evening on weekdays from 5:30 pm on Mono29.
With Mono29’s strong line-up of blockbuster movies, viewers will be delighted to now see their favourite DreamWorks characters starring in their own TV series on the channel. In its initial line-up viewers can expect to catch DreamWorks’ signature series Dragons: Race to the Edge, from the critically acclaimed How to Train Your Dragon franchise, Emmy® award-winning original series Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia from acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and All Hail King Julien from the Madagascar franchise with many more to follow.
“We are thrilled to be working with one of the largest free-to-air networks in Thailand to bring DreamWorks to kids and families all over Thailand,” said Christine Fellowes Managing Director, NBCUniversal International Networks, Asia Pacific. “With DreamWorks award-winning content, we are confident that Thai parents – like many others around the globe – along with their young ones will be captivated by DreamWorks quality family entertainment.”
“DreamWorks is one of the world’s most prominent companies in animation industry, and it continues to lead the market in creating the very best entertainments for all ages. The launch of DreamWorks is a great opportunity for Mono29,” said Bannasit Rakwong, Director of Mono29. “As one of Thailand’s leading DTT channels, we offer premium TV programs for non-stop entertainment, broadcasting first runs and exclusive content from top Hollywood studios for general audiences. With our plan to attract more audiences, we are excited to partner with NBCUniversal International Networks to bring DreamWorks entertainment to our channel.”
About NBCUniversal International Networks
NBCUniversal International Networks is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios, delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 165 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The channel brands in the portfolio include UNIVERSAL TV, SYFY, E! Entertainment Television, 13TH STREET, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, Bravo, DreamWorks and Golf Channel. These unique brands deliver a full range of entertainment experiences to local audiences across the globe; the portfolio also includes Movies 24 in the UK and The Style Network in Australia. Further, NBCUniversal News Group, one of the most influential and respected portfolios of on-air and digital news properties in the world, operate CNBC and NBC News internationally.
NBCUniversal International Networks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
DreamWorks, the 24-hour, HD, kids and family network brings DreamWorks’ beloved movie heroes to the small screen to star in their own TV shows. The channel features Emmy® award-winning, original television series such as Dragons: Race to the Edge and The Adventures of Puss in Boots and the critically acclaimed Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia. The channel also presents a daily morning preschool block, DreamWorks Junior, for 2-5 year olds featuring favourites such as Noddy Toyland Detective and Raa Raa the Noisy Lion. DreamWorks is currently available in eight languages across nine countries in Asia including two branded blocks. Visit dreamworks-asia.com and DreamWorks Asia on Facebook for more information.
About Mono Group
Mono Group is the top Media and Content Conglomerate in Thailand who offers Rich Contents which have continually been developed and made a pleasing progress. The success of our digital TV business in the past 3 years has derived from the world-class quality contents which are fresh and accessible via all groups of audience. Mono29 is one of Thailand’s leading DTT channel, showcasing blockbuster movies and premium TV series. Mono29 offers premium TV programs for non-stop entertainment, broadcasting first runs and exclusive content from top Hollywood studios. Audiences can also enjoy watching Mono29 in dual languages via TV, website and mobile application. With Mono Group’s strategy, Mono29 has made excellent business growth and been able to stay at the top level in the rating of the most popular TV channels.
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