The MCO is certainly making our lives in Malaysia more complicated than ever, but there is something for people to keep themselves entertained and well informed during the movement control order.
Astro will begin offering complimentary viewing of all children content from its Kids Pack to News content for adults from today (15th January) to 26th January. All of this will be featured on television and Astro GO.
For children or pre-teens, they will be able to spend time enjoying countless hours of the best form of entertainment.
Such kid channels included are:
- Cartoon Network (Ch 615 HD/ Ch 635)
- Nickelodeon (Ch 616 HD/ Ch 636)
- Nick Jr. (Ch 617)
- Boomerang (Ch 619)
These channels will showcase a variety of cartoons including “Adventure Time”, “SpongeBob SquarePants”, “Ben 10”, “We Bare Bears”, “The Powerpuff Girls”, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, “My Little Pony: Pony Life”, “Mr. Bean: The Animated Series”, “Scooby-Doo! Guess Who?”, “The Looney Tunes Show”, “The Tom & Jerry Show”, “Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures”, “Dora the Explorer”, “Paw Patrol”, “Top Wings”, “Blue’s Clues & You”, and “Shimmer and Shine”. There are plenty more to watch apart from this list of cartoons.
For viewers wanting to keep up with the latest global and local news, or current affairs, you can check out all the news channels for free from now until the 26th of January. However, SKY News is exempted from this.
These news channels available for complimentary viewing are:
- CNN (Ch 511 HD/ Ch 531)
- BBC World News (Ch 512 HD/ Ch 532)
- Al Jazeera English (Ch 513 HD/ Ch 533)
- Channel News Asia (CNA) (Ch 515)
- Bloomberg TV (Ch 517)
- CNBC Asia (Ch 516)
- ABC Australia (Ch 518)
- Astro Awani (Ch 501)
Similarly, Astro had offered free viewership for customers during our first MCO in March 2020. To find out more details, visit here.