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Malaysia’s Astro TVIQ expands its children’s programming slate

Malaysia’s Astro TVIQ has picked up more than 230 hours of children’s programming for the Asian region from Beyond Distribution, reports.

The eductional channel bagged a total of 16 children’s shows, such as Kid Detectives, Toybox,Get Squiggling!, Buzzy Bee & Friends, Milly Molly,Lab Rats Challenge and Wild Animal Baby Explorers, among others. The deal was confirmed at MIPCOM earlier this month.

Astro TVIQ also renewed Backyard Science, one of the channel’s top-performing series.

Sharifah Noraidah, the assistant VP of Astro TVIQ said, “Beyond has an unparalleled 25 years of experience in producing quality programs, especially children’s programs to the international market place. Astro is pleased to continue working with Beyond to bring the best of children’s learning content to its customers, as we hope to broaden the minds of today’s youth.”