Astro Ceria

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Astro Ceria
Astro Ceria logo.png
Launched 31 August 2006
Owned by Astro
Country Malaysia
Astro Channel 611 (SD)
Channel 650 (HD) (Coming Soon)
Kristal-Astro Channel 611 (SD)
Channel 650 (HD) (Coming Soon)
NJOI Channel 611
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel TBA (SD)
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel TBA (SD) (Coming Soon)

Astro Ceria is a 24-hour Malay language television channel that is broadcast on the Astro satellite television service. This channel is dedicated to toddlers and children. It was launched on 31 August 2006, making it Malaysia's first ever television channel dedicated to kids.

Some of Astro Ceria's programmes are taken from various countries that broadcast their cartoons in English, Malay and Japanese. Astro Ceria's line-up also consists of in-house programmes produced by Astro. Viewers are able to watch the cartoons on Astro Ceria in two languages; in Malay, which is the default language for all the shows on Astro Ceria or in the original broadcast language.

Astro Ceria has organised several activities for children of all ages to increase its popularity. Astro Ceria's Run for Fun marathon was started in 2008 and is held between the months of February and April. Berani Jadi Bos, a competition searching for children who are able to portray the role of a boss, was held in 2007. In 2009, it has also organised a creative fun carnival "Sukaria Ceria" where kids compete in creating outstanding outfits using all natural resources.

Astro Ceria is currently available for free-to-view on Astro customers and paid-pre-view on NJOI customers in Malaysia on Channel 611 in Standard Definition (SD) format.

Ceria Popstar 2 and Misi Ejen Ceria Bersama Tiger Biskuat are selected is aired on Astro Maya HD.

This Channel will be Coming Soon in Singapore via Singtel TV and to be announced by Singtel.

The crew[edit]

The Astro Ceria team is headed by its Channel Manager.


Astro Ceria became the most watched kids channel in Malaysia within only the first year of its launch.[citation needed]

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