New children's programming block for KidsCo in South Africa

Rebecca Hawkes | 06-06-2013

Syfy Kids, a programming block aimed at children aged between six and ten and created in partnership between KidsCo and NBCUniversal channel Syfy, is to launch in South Africa in July 2013.

Content will include ZuZu & the Supernuffs from Australian production company Matchbox Pictures; Z-Squad and Back to the Future from the NBCUniversal and Corus Entertainment joint venture; and the CG-animated series, Matt Hatter Chronicles from Platinum Films.
"We are delighted to announce the launch of Syfy Kids in South Africa exclusively on KidsCo. KidsCo has invested in a strong range of imagination-based content, including the acclaimed Matt Hatter Chronicles, which, coupled with our new on-air graphics package, will bring Syfy Kids to life for our young viewers," said Hendrik McDermott, Managing Director of KidsCo.
The Future is Wild (Future is Wild Ltd), Evolution: The Animated Series (DHX Media) and Dino Squad (DHX Media) are also lined up for the launch of Syfy Kids in South Africa.
The programmes will be shown at peak viewing time exclusively on KidsCo channel on the DStv pay-TV platform.