DreamWorks Channel is a Southeast Asian pay television network that is owned and operated by DreamWorks AnimationInternational TV, a subsidiary of NBCUniversal, itself a division of Comcast, has set to launch two new channels – Fight Sports and Kids+ Asia. It has started the global satellite test transmission service from Asiasat7 satellite on 105.5 degree east.
The rights for DreamWorks Animation’s programming in the United States are handled by Netflix and other networks. DWA programming, both in new and archive forms, make up the primetime and early day schedules of new sister network Universal Kids, which launched in the United States on 9 September 2017 over the channel space of the current Sprout network.
DreamWorks is now available in eight languages across 11 countries in Asia either as a full channel or, in three cases, as a branded block. Recently the channel launched in the Maldive, and in June it was introduced to audiences in Hong Kong through a carriage deal with iCable. As per the reports, it is also set to launch three new original kids shows with Netflix in 2019 and 2020.
Moreover, the company has also announced the Asia premiere of the animated television series The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle to air in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea, Myanmar and the Philippines.