Sci Fi, Universal Channel, KidsCo to launch

HONG KONG — NBC Universal Global Networks Friday launched Sci Fi, Universal Channel and KidsCo in Thailand, following a deal with channel distributor Triple T Network Co.

Launch is the fifth territory for Sci Fi in the Asia Pacific region, the third market for Universal Channel and the eighth for KidsCo, a joint venture between NBC U, Cookie Jar Entertainment and Nelvana.

“Thailand has a significant satellite and cable base, which continues to grow and represents an exciting opportunity for our organization,” said Raymund Miranda, NBC Universal Global Networks Asia Pacific managing director.

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