Disney Junior, the globally acclaimed entertainment destination, designed especially for the youngest members of the family, their parents and caregivers, is now available to viewers in Sri Lanka on Dialog Television, the country’s largest pay-tv platform.
Targeted at kids aged 2-7 years, Disney Junior’s programming blends Disney’s unparalleled storytelling and beloved characters with learning components, including early math and language skills, as well as healthy eating and lifestyles, with an emphasis on social and emotional development. Disney Junior is assigned channel no. 55.
“Disney Junior is a unique destination that embeds early childhood development within its storytelling for kids and parents. The channel, today, reaches across millions of homes across the globe across 32 feeds in 26 different languages and we are extremely happy to launch Disney Junior on Dialog Television, Sri Lanka’s premier satellite entertainment network. With this launch, we will be spreading the Disney hallmark experience to youngsters, parents and their caregivers in Sri Lanka and provide them an opportunity to engage with classic as well as contemporary Disney stories and characters”, said Nikhil Gandhi, VP- Revenue, Media Networks, Disney India.
“Dialog Television is privileged to welcome Disney Junior to its network as we deliver further on our promise to offer world-class entertainment and information to Sri Lankan viewers. Disney Junior is a unique offering that reaches out to the parents, caregivers and grandparents along with the youngest members of the family; underlining our position as the best value satellite entertainment network in the country and accessible to all. We look forward to strengthening our partnership with Disney India”, remarks Chirantha De Zoysa, Head of Business of Dialog Television.
The 24-hour channel schedule will include daily telecasts of the hit series of ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates’, ‘Mickey Mouse Clubhouse’ along with the popular princess series ‘Sofia the First’ and the youngest doc-on-the-block ‘Doc McStuffins’. The channel also brings telecast of popular shows such as ‘Special Agent Oso’, ‘Handy Manny’, ‘Little Einsteins’, ‘The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh’, ‘Jungle Junction’, ‘Octonauts’, ‘The Hive’ with special animated short form series ‘Minnie’s Bow-Toons’, ‘Mickey Mousekersize’, ‘Tasty Time with ZeFronk’, ‘Handy Manny’s School for Tools’ and more.
In India, Disney Junior reaches out to 30.6 million households and is available across all key DTH and Cable TV platforms.