VTM launches dedicated kids channel

By Robert Briel
September 29, 2009 09.17 UK

The Belgian commercial broadcaster VTM is launching its fourth channel, the kids channel VTM Kzoe, in conjunction with production house Studio 100. Telenet will distribute the new channel.

Programming will include original Studio 100 productions as well ad acquired material from third parties, including the German EM Productions, such as Pippi Longstocking, Nils Holgersson, Maya the Bee, Wickie thee Viking, Lassie, Flipper and Heidi.

The channel will be on the air 24 hours a day in digital. Telenet will distribute the channel also in basic analogie from 6am till 8pm; during these hours VTM KZoe replaces the business channel
Kanaal Z, which will continue to be available 24 hours in digital.