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Moonbug Channel launches in Maldives and Mongolia

MoonbugCandle Media-owned kids media outfit Moonbug is to launch its Moonbug Channel in The Maldives and Mongolia.

The channel, which is partnering with MediaNet in the Maldives and Univision in Mongolia, features content from across the Moonbug portfolio of properties and is scheduled to launch across the different territories throughout September.

Moonbug said the latest deals bring up to seven the number of its channel partners across six markets in Asia and signifies the relevance of Moonbug’s IP amongst local audiences.

The Moonbug Channel in both markets will feature content including CoComelon, Blippi, Gecko’s Garage, Arpo, Little Baby Bum, as well as more recent acquisitions such as Little Angel and Oddbods.

“Together with our partners at MediaNet and Univision we are looking forward to bringing the joy of our beloved shows and characters to more families across the Asian territory. The Moonbug Channel is not only a destination for high quality entertainment, but it also provides families with a unique tool they can use to create routines in conjunction with the scheduled programming. We would like to thank our partners for the trust they put into our properties and the fantastic collaboration”, said Yasmin Zahid, head of distribution and brand partnerships APAC, Moonbug Entertainment.

“We are thrilled to announce our acquisition of Moonbug, a beloved kids’ channel that aligns perfectly with our vision of fostering children’s education and well-being. At Univision, we are deeply committed to providing high-quality, enriching content that not only entertains but also inspires young minds. Moonbug’s exceptional content, tailor-made for our youngest viewers, exemplifies our dedication to creating a positive and educational entertainment experience. We are excited to embark on this journey with Moonbug, further enhancing our commitment to nurturing the growth and development of the next generation,” said Bolorchimeg Ganbileg, director, media management division, media entertainment department at Unitel Group LLC.

“We are very excited to launch Moonbug channel in the Maldives. This by all means will be a value addition to our kids’ genre as Moonbug pursues compulsive programming for children composing of global sensations our kids already love”, said Riaayath Abdul Majeed, chief marketing officer at MediaNet.

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