Foxtel has cranked up the heat in the pay TV market with the launch of three new family-oriented channels. They include CBeebies, BBC Knowledge, and Channel 111. The Channels will go to air on November 11, 2008.
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With BBC Knowledge facts are made fascinating with the channel’s programming proving the truth can be more entertaining than fiction. The channel brings audiences entertainment for the brain with charismatic experts and quality programming.
The channel provides five key programming strands enabling simple viewing: The World delves and explores new cultures around the world; Science & Technology explores new frontiers from space to motoring; People explores aspects of the human body and mind; The Past brings historical events, places and people back to life; and Business offers invaluable advice to help stay on top of today’s challenging business world.
Channel 111 is a general entertainment channel produced by FOXTEL and based from the Melbourne studios where FOXTEL manages the Comedy Channel. It will include general entertainment programming, produced by FOXTEL’s Owned and Operated Group and will be offered as part of the Get Started package. CBeebies will be part of the My Playtime package.
BBC Knowledge will be available as part of the My World package and a complement to the existing documentary and factual channels. November programming highlights include Dan Cruickshank’s Adventures in Architecture, Top Gear Polar Special and The Gunpowder Plot – both with Richard Hammond – and Tribal Wives.