KidsCo broadens its reach across the Philippines

By ANIMATION XPRES... | 11 November, 2011 - 12:28

KidsCo, the international children’s channel, today announces its partnership with Cablelink, a major cable platform in the Philippines.KidsCo will be available in the Philippines capital Metro Manila on Cablelink’s basic tier package from the first quarter of 2012, in English.

KidsCo will air its growing slate of Asian content including original productions such as Boo & Me series 1 and 2 and Boo’s Sanctuary, first-run exclusive Bommi & Friends and history-focused show Traces. Children and families will also be able to enjoy classic content such as Sonic Underground, Sabrina: The Animated Series, Babar and The Wiggles as well as first-run exclusive Beach Crew. Next year KidsCo will be airing Sinbad in Space, created in Asia by Image Venture.

Paul Robinson, Global CEO at KidsCo, said: “Asia is a really important region for KidsCo, with shows such as Boo & Me, Sinbad inSpace, Traces, Boo’s Sanctuary and Bommi & Friends all being produced there. At KidsCo we are proud of our universal appeal, but also of our localisation of great content. It is important to speak to children on a local level, and we look forward to working with Cablelink to achieve



Atty. Alona Merilleno-Pioquinto, Vice President and Chief Finance Officer at Cablelink, added: “We are very pleased to be joining forces with KidsCo to add their unique offering of family friendly programming to our portfolio. It is our mission to provide viewers with quality content which they can relate to and contributes to their social and educational development, and KidsCo will certainly help us achieve