beIN and Studio 100 launch new channel beJunior for MENA region

Jade Burke

By Jade Burke

April 1st 2016 at 10:57AM
beIN and Studio 100 launch new channel beJunior for MENA region

The channel will be available from today for pay TV subscribers of the beIN Media Group.

Studio 100 Media and beIN have teamed up to launch a brand new channel for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Launching today, beJunior will be available exclusively for pay TV subscribers of the beIN Media Group.

Patrick Elmendorff, CEO at Studio 100 Media, said: “We are delighted to build up a twin network to our Junior channel in collaboration with the beIN Media Group.

“The new channel will be based on the established concept of Junior but always with special regard to the viewing habits and requirements of the audience of MENA region.

“Our channel offers a wide-ranging and unique lineup of programs for boys and girls alike which we are sure will entertain and be loved by the kids and their families in the Middle East and North Africa region.”

The new channel will broadcast programmes from Studio 100’s portfolio, as well as modern CGI series’ including Maya the Bee, Vic the Viking and Heidi.

Yousef Al-Obaidly, deputy CEO of beIN Media Group, added: “beIN launched our own and branded movie entertainment channels in November 2015. We want to expand the portfolio of our branded channels by launching beJunior.  

“We are pleased to partner with Studio 100 Media, one of the leading providers of quality children edutainment content, for launch of our latest channel."