Press Release from Chello Zone
London, 25 May 2011: Chello Zone today announced the launch of global pre-school entertainment channel JimJam on Skynindo – Indonesia’s newest pay TV supplier.
Skynindo provides viewers with quality digital television, featuring a variety of information, entertainment, and education, with a taste of Asia. JimJam features a wide range of well known programming for pre-school children including Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder, Barney, Angelina Ballerina and Fireman Sam.
Maria Kassova, Regional Director, Chello Zone Asia Pacific, commented; “JimJam continues to look for expansion opportunities throughout Asia and considers Indonesia one of the fastest growing markets in the territory. We are excited to join Skynindo and contribute to building a successful and long-lastingplatform.”
Since its launch in 2006, JimJam has rapidly expanded across four feeds and into more than 50 territories, including Poland, Russia, Hungary, Switzerland, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Portugal, Greece, the Middle East, Singapore and Indonesia. It is available in thirteen languages and has a strong online presence with 11 localised websites via www.jimjam.tv.
About JimJamJimJam 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, FluffyGardens 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 ZoneChello 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.