Here comes good news for kids and families who feel a shortage of entertainment channels in Pakistan.
Dreamworks channel which is known for kids and family related content, mostly the animated movies, has started the operation in Pakistan. It will be a 24 hours HD channel that will run with the collaboration of NBCUniversal and Indigo Entertainment.
The Dreamworks channel will be offered in English and distributed to over 700 affiliates, reaching over 6 million households via local cable operator, IPTV, and OTT.
It is currently live in 15 cities including Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad, however, by the end of January, it will be available nationwide over 100 operators.
To celebrate the cinema release of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, this January DreamWorks is releasing the dragons to take over the channel in a DRAGONSFEST programming special. Viewers can catch the 78-episode marathon of DreamWorks’ award-winning television series Dragons: Race to the Edge, together with Dragon specials including Book of Dragons, Dawn of the Dragon Racers, Gift of the Night Fury, and Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon.
“It is incredibly exciting to announce more carriage deals for DreamWorks yet. We are thrilled to be working with Indigo Entertainment to bring DreamWorks animated series and its beloved characters into homes across Pakistan,” said Christine Fellowes, Managing Director, NBCUniversal International Networks, Asia Pacific. “With Indigo Entertainment’s extensive content distribution experience and scale, we are reaching new audiences and growing our base of DreamWorks fans.”
“I am feeling jubilant being able to bring the best-animated content brand, DreamWorks to Pakistan. This will redefine the existing children’s television market and will capture audiences with its highly rated quality content,” added Mr. Adil Mir, Chief Executive Officer, Indigo Entertainment.
If you are not able to see Dreamworks in your list of channels, you can email Indigo Entertainment along with your location and cable/IPTV network name at info(at)indigo-ent.com