NEW DELHI: In its mission to offer distinct
and enriching content for children, Discovery Kids presents
1001 NIGHTS - an animated series that brings the most famous
and charming tales of 1001 Arabian Nights to the screen. Bringing
imagination to life is the famed storyteller Shahrzad, who
narrates tales of genies, magic and fantasy.
Filled with exciting stories and unforgettable characters,
1001 NIGHTS will air every day at 5 pm, starting September
15. The episodes will repeat everyday at 8 pm on Discovery
Rahul Johri, Senior Vice President and General Manager -
South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said, "Discovery
Kids offers a perfect blend of entertainment and learning
with its compelling content. 1001 NIGHTS is among the most
famed collection of folk tales which will interest and entertain
While kids have heard of Sinbad, Aladdin, and Ali Baba, there
are still 998 more stories to explore! 1001 NIGHTS brings
out the best of these captivating tales through laughter,
excitement and non-stop fast paced action that keep viewers
coming back for more.
The series traces stories back to the 9th century from across
Asia covering India, Persia, China and Baghdad. The magical
series offers children an enjoyable way to satisfy their natural
curiosity as each story unveils messages on harmonious living,
generosity and patience.
Episodes include The Tale of the Mountain and the Valley,
The Broken Jewel, The Genie, The Fish, The Wolf and the Witch,
Abu Kassim's Smelly Shoes and The Riddle of the Ruined Tomb.
Discovery Kids has established a strong foothold which is
evident from its availability across India on both analogue
and DTH platforms including Tata Sky, Dish TV, Reliance DTH,
Airtel Digital and Videocon D2H.