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KBS to air new Children’s Programmes

Since 5 may 2015, KBS Kids Channel is broadcasting popular series such as Sarah & Duck, Hey Duggee and Baby Jake on its pay television platform. The South Korean public broadcaster has teamed up with Japanese Kids Station to acquire these programmes from BBC Worldwide.

Over 100 episodes of CBeebies content titles including Wibbly Pig, Dinopaws and Hey Duggee which have been purchased by Kids Station are scheduled for broadcast on 22 June. . CBeebies programming blocks mainly focuses on kids genre content.

“The CBeebies’ brand and its programmes have great resonance with pre-schoolers’ parents and carers in Asia. This partnership with KBS Kids and Kids Station, will enable us to extend our brand further, reaching millions more homes in South Korea and Japan with our award-winning and highly rated preschool branded content,” said Soojin Chung VP & General Manager North East Asia with BBC Worldwide.