DStv and GOtv have announced new shows for the young and young at heart, with a new show of programs set to premier each month for the kids. The announcement was made during the 2021 MultiChoice Kenya Content Showcase where the company announced a line-up of upcoming content for its customers throughout the year.
Ms Nancy Matimu, MultiChoice Kenya Managing Director said the kids’ segment is an important one for the company as they are part of its most loyal and demanding customers. “With over 15 kids’ channels on our platforms, we strive to ensure that we keep the line-up fresh and exciting,” she said. “The variety of educational and informative content available on DStv and GOtv 24 hours a day is bound to handpicked to keep the young ones glued to their screens.”
In May, Ghost Force on The Disney Channel (DStv Channel 303) targeted at children aged six years old, follows a group of junior high school friends who “team to form a secret superhero team dedicated to protecting their City.” Goldie’s Oldies on Nickelodeon(DStv Channel 305, GOtv Channel 62) is a live action sitcom that focuses on the life of teenager Goldie, whose life is turned upside down when her family moves in with their Grandpa Maury and his three ‘70 something’ roommates.
In June, Looney Tunes Cartoons on Boomerang(DStv Channel 302) brings Bugs Bunny! Daffy Duck! and all the looney toons from the classic Warner Bros. These animation characters return in Looney Tunes Cartoons as a series of new short form cartoons.
July sees Beat Bugs on Nick Junior (DStv Channel 307) premier the Emmy-winning music-centric animated series featuring re-imagined versions of famous Beatles songs performed by popular recording artists including Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Vedder, The Shins, Robbie Williams and Pink!.
August brings Unfiltered on Nicktoons (DStv Channel 308), a new game show, where celebrities hide behind hilarious 3D animated characters and it’s up to the panel to ask questions, gather clues, and play games to correctly guess the mystery guest.
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DStv and GOtv still has the best educational programing for all ages on local channels – Akili! Kids (DStv 311) and Edu Channel (DStv 316) and international channels ZooMoo (DStv 314), JimJam (DStv 310), CBeebies (DStv 306), NickJr (DStv 307), PBS Kids (DStv 313) and DaVinci (DStv 318).
Customers can purchase the DStv HD decoder and dish kit only for Ksh3,999. GOtv Customers can purchase the GOtv decoder plus one-month GOtv Plus subscription for Ksh1,299. Customers can purchase the DStv decoder or GOtv decoder by simply dialing *423#, or at any MultiChoice Kenya branch, dealer outlet or select supermarkets countrywide.