files/pictures/picture-35.jpgPress Release from JimJam
London, Monday 7 February 2011 – JimJam has renewed its carriage deal with Indonesian direct broadcast satellite pay TV company AORA TV Satelit and will be included as part of its most widely distributed subscription package.
JimJam’s renewal on the platform in the entry pack further strengthens JimJam’s presence in Asia. Since its launch in 2006, the channel has grown rapidly, and it is now available in more than 50 countries and in 10 different languages.
AORA TV Satelit’s entry pack consists of 26 channels including a mixture of entertainment and lifestyle, education, local FTAs and sports. JimJam is one of four kids channels selected for the entry pack, with a further four kids channels included in higher tiers.
Wayne Dunsford, General Manager of JimJam, said: “This is a great result for JimJam and we’re pleased to bring the channel’s high quality preschool entertainment to AORA TV Satelit subscribers. The deal marks another step in the roll out of the channel across Asia and makes Indonesia its largest market for distribution deals in the region.”
JimJam, owned by leading international broadcaster Chello Zone, is a TV channel dedicated to pre-school children aged between 1 – 6 years, and their parents and carers. Its high quality programming stars some of the world’s best-loved pre-school TV characters, including Thomas & Friends; Bob the Builder; Pingu; Barney; Angelina Ballerina and Fireman Sam. Other popular shows on JimJam include Baby Antonio’s Circus, Fluffy Gardens and Eric Carle: The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories.
JimJam is a TV channel dedicated to preschool children, and their parents and carers. Since its launch in November 2006, the channel has grown rapidly, and it is now available in more than 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. JimJam is broadcast in 12 languages to over 14 million subscribers worldwide.
JimJam is the ideal companion to parenting, providing a stimulating, fun and safe environment for young children. Its high quality programming stars some of the world’s best-loved pre-school TV characters, including Thomas & Friends; Bob the Builder; Pingu; Barney; Angelina Ballerina and Fireman Sam. Other popular shows on JimJam include Baby Antonio’s Circus, Fluffy Gardens and Eric Carle: The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories.
JimJam is a channel from leading international broadcaster Chello Zone.
For more information please visit: www.jimjam.tv
About Chello Zone
Chello Zone is a leading international broadcaster and distributor of thematic television channels across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. With drama, factual, sports, movies, children’s and lifestyle television, its channels offer something for everyone.
The company owns a portfolio of five consolidated channel brands: Zone Reality, Zone Romantica, Fantasy, Extreme Sports Channel and preschool channel JimJam. Chello Zone also operates a number of joint venture channels in the EMEA region, including Outdoor Channel; Food Network and Fine Living Network with Scripps Networks Interactive; and a portfolio of six UK entertainment channels with CBS Studios International.
The consolidated and joint venture channels reach audiences in more than 160 million homes across over 100 countries and in 25 languages.
Chello Zone is a business unit of Chellomedia, a leading international media company, and the European content division of Liberty Global, Inc. For more information, visit www.chellozone.com