MultiChoice Africa CEO, Tim Jacobs

The continent’s very first pop-up children’s channel, Hoolee.

Turner Broadcasting and DStv will make African television history this summer by allowing families all over the continent to celebrate their summer break the African way! A first-of-its-kind African pop-up children’s channel, Hoolee will boost festive holidays with surprising shows and outstanding content on DStv Premium!

From 1 December to 31 January, DStv Premium customers can relax with their family’s favourite characters over the summer holidays. Customers will have exclusive rights to this ground-breaking, eight-week long family channel that will join the existing children’s package on DStv.

The continent’s very first pop-up children’s channel will be built around a selection of the very best shows from Turner and Warner Brothers productions as well as exclusive acquisitions, which will include premieres of the latest and best in children and family entertainment.

“Imagine laughing, sharing surprising adventures and celebrating the summer holidays with your children every day, is the promise of the channel,” says MultiChoice Africa CEO, Tim Jacobs.

Hoolee will offer to the whole family programmes that they have always enjoyed, as well as new and refreshing, exclusive shows and movies. The range of programming is truly amazing,” adds Pierre Blanco, VP and Managing Director of Turner Africa.

With a large volume of 100 hours programs, the new channel will offer carefully chosen movies and animated shows. This is so that DStv viewers can enjoy all the festivities of the holidays with bright, refreshing, surprising and joyful content.