Discovery Kids channel to bring “smart fun” to TV
Discovery Kids launches on Foxtel with "smart fun" aimed at 6 - 12 year olds.
A local production will also be announced soon.
Aimed at 6-12 year olds as part of the Kids General Entertainment pack and programming, it will include 100% closed captioning to strengthen literacy skills and vocabulary development.
“We’re thrilled to be launching this unique channel to Foxtel subscribers” said Mandy Pattinson, Executive Vice President and General Manager, ANZ & Pacific Islands “With programming pillars inspired by key learning areas of the Australian Curriculum, Discovery Kids stimulates learning and imagination for a new generation of audiences, and provides a safe and enriching environment that parents can trust”.
Richard Freudenstein, Foxtel Chief Executive, said: “We’re delighted to grow our partnership with Discovery Networks who have a long history of creating compelling educational programming that keeps people informed with insightful and entertaining material. Discovery Kids is a fantastic and unique addition to our channel line-up, and broadens our already great offering in this genre.”
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