Turner International has announced the launch of SuperheroHQ animation pop-up channel by mid-March on DStv satellite pay-tv platform.
SuperheroHQ will be accessible for DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact subscribers on DStv channel 300 during the holiday period from 15 to 31 March and will include animation series, animation movies, as well as live-action superhero-themed movies.
In the morning, SuperheroHQ will air animation series like Batman, Superman, Justice League, Green Lantern and Teen Titans and at night Superhero HQ will show films like the four Superman films, and 3 Spy Kids movies.The channel will also include The Lego Batman Movie, Batman Gotham Knight, and Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.
In-between those films and series, South African comedian Mojak Lehoko has been approached to run between programmes in the form of superhero-themed stand-up comedy videos.
“I like being creative, always trying to do new things, and now being part of Cartoon Network’s pop-up channel, with relatable characters, makes me feel like a superhero. This channel is a special treat for the legions of superhero fans – young and old – delivering thrilling action as well as moments to laugh out loud,” says Mojak Lehoko.