|MUMBAI: Viacom International Media Networks Asia, a division of US
media conglomerate Viacom, has announced Nick Jr.’s launch in Thailand
through GMM Grammy, the country’s largest entertainment and media
Thai viewers can enjoy Nick Jr., a
commercial-free, English educational channel for preschoolers, on GMM
Grammy's new 1-Sky broadcasting platform that offers free satellite TV
and pay TV services with more than 200 channels.
Jr. is the first children’s channel to
debut on 1-Sky’s broadcasting platform
and will be available to 1-Sky’s Entertainment
package and Combo package subscribers. The launch
in Thailand marks the latest expansion of Nick
Jr. across Asia, following launches in Singapore,
Malaysia, Indonesia and Mongolia last year.
Nick Jr.’s philosophy is to ‘play-to-learn’
through award-winning and exclusive international
properties including Dora the Explorer and Go,
Diego, Go! which are designed to engage and
encourage early childhood development. Aside
from Dora The Explorer and Go, Diego, Go!, Nick
Jr. will bring playful entertainment and connected
learning with shows like 'Little Bill', 'Ni
Hao', 'Kai-Lan' and 'Blue’s Clues'.