NBCU & Foxtel Launch DreamWorks Channel in Australia


Foxtel and NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) have brought the DreamWorks channel to Australia.

Foxtel hosted a DreamWorks pop-up channel in June 2020, and following its success, the Foxtel Group becomes the exclusive home of the 24-hour kids’ and family entertainment network in Australia. Program highlights include The Boss Baby: Back in Business, Trolls: The Beat Goes On!, Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny and Dawn of the Croods, alongside Tales of Arcadia: Trollhunters, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Dragons: Riders of Berk and Noddy Toyland Detective.

The DreamWorks channel currently airs in 34 territories across the Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

“We are thrilled to be expanding our partnership with Foxtel by bringing the beloved DreamWorks characters and franchises to Australian homes,” said Chris Taylor, managing director of NBCUniversal International Networks and Television Distribution ANZ. “The positive uptake for our DreamWorks pop-up channel was so impressive and it’s exciting to now give the DreamWorks channel a home on Foxtel. We look forward to curating the very best in kids’ entertainment to this exclusive channel through our strong slate of engaging DreamWorks programming.”

Amanda Laing, chief commercial and content officer at the Foxtel Group, said: “We’re delighted to be working again with our partners at NBCUniversal International Networks to bring the world-famous DreamWorks channel to our customers, with its compelling slate of award-winning and beloved series. This partnership demonstrates our continuous commitment to providing premium content to Australian families, and we are proud to be the exclusive home of the DreamWorks channel here in Australia.”