Cartoon Network Africa To Attend DISCOP Africa In Johannesburg (04/11/2015 – 06/11/2015)

Cartoon Network Africa To Attend DISCOP Africa In Johannesburg (04/11/2015 - 06/11/2015)

Cartoon Network Africa To Attend DISCOP Africa In Johannesburg (04/11/2015 – 06/11/2015)

Turner Africa will be at DISCOP Africa 2015 on Wednesday 4th November until Friday 6th November, the convention will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Cartoon Network is considered to be the third coolest brand among kids, teens and young adults, according to the South African Generation Next 2015 research survey and is the most watched kids channel in Africa. The second most watched kids channel in Africa is Boomerang. Boomerang also airs Tom and Jerry which is considered to be the coolest kids show in South Africa.

At the DISCOP Africa convention, we might hear more about Boing Africa’s expansion to other cable and satellite operators in Africa. During the convention, we also might hear more about Turner’s new pop-up children’s channel called Hoolee which will run from 1st December 2015 until 31st January 2016 on DStv, the channel will feature animation and movies from Cartoon Network’s and Warner Bros. Animation’s content library.

http://www.screenafrica.com/page/news/television/1655185-Turner-Africa-will-be-at-DISCOP-Africa

Boing Africa Channel Launch Preview Promo

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A channel launch preview promo for Boing Africa was uploaded to Vimeo yesterday, judging from the promo, the channel has similar to its French and Italian counterparts in terms of presentation and the promo features some of the animated shows that broadcast on the channel including: Dreamworks Dragons: Riders of Berk, Codename: Kids Next Door, Angelo Rules, Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Courage The Cowardly Dog, Johnny Bravo and Dexter’s Laboratory.

Boing Africa launched on 30th May and was launched in response of the rapidly growing African pay-TV market and will be marketed alongside its sister channels, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Turner Broadcasting System was also at the DISCOP Africa convention in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, last Wednesday (03/06/2015), to promote the new channel and to announce their new strategy for the African market. Boing Africa is only currently available on Montage Cable in Nigeria and MobileTV.

http://discopafrica.com/agenda/