Singapore – June 21, 2018 – NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) today announced the launch of DreamWorks – the 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment – on i-CABLE, Hong Kong’s leading communications provider. Available from June 20 the channel will be offered in English, Mandarin and Cantonese language options as part of the Smart Kids package on i-CABLE (Channel 510).
Viewers can expect to catch DreamWorks signature series Trolls: The Beat Goes On!, Dragons: Race to the Edge, from the critically acclaimed How to Train Your Dragon franchise, Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia, and The Adventures of Puss in Boots on the channel.
“We are thrilled to be working with our partners at i-CABLE to bring DreamWorks animated series and its beloved characters to households across Hong Kong,” said Christine Fellowes Managing Director, NBCUniversal International Networks, Asia Pacific. “From toddlers to teenagers and kids-at-heart, DreamWorks’ captivating content slate will keep i-CABLE customers tuned into some of the best animation currently in the market.”
“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 addition to i-CABLE,” said Irene Leung, Chief Operating Officer of i-CABLE Communications Limited. “As the first pay television service provider in Hong Kong, i-CABLE provides a wide variety of local and international programmes for our viewers. We are excited to partner with NBCUniversal International Networks to bring DreamWorks entertainment to Hong Kong families.”
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 eight countries in Asia. Visit dreamworks-asia.com and DreamWorks Asia on Facebook for more information.
About i-CABLE Communications Limited
i-CABLE Communications Limited is an integrated communications services provider in Hong Kong, commanding one of the largest and most influential television viewer and communications service user bases in town. It owns and operates a near universal wireline telecommunications network in Hong Kong, over which it provides Television, Broadband, Telecommunications and multimedia services to over one million households. As the first pay television operator in Hong Kong, it is one of the largest producers of television, and multimedia content based in Hong Kong for distribution over conventional and new media, with a particular focus on news, sports, and infotainment.
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