DStv Kids – School of Laughter
Where the best kiddies entertainment lives.

Encouraging your children to laugh is a lifelong gift - from you, to them.
Research has shown that laughter plays an important role in developing self-esteem, learning to problem-solve and honing social skills. It also helps children make sense of their world, develop empathy with others, reduce stress and pain, and largely build a happy, healthy child.

That’s why DStv has launched the School of Laughter, every parent’s go-to place for the best content to spark your kids’ laughter – and development. It’s a platform that has the best content where kids can find and learn different types of laughs that benefit them, at home, at school and on the go.

Watch your favourite characters anywhere, anytime

Going away for the holidays? Dreading that road trip? Then make sure you keep the kids entertained every kilometre of the way -with DStv Now! All your favourite shows and characters, all in one place! Just visit the app store, download the DStv Now app – and just like that, you’re ready to live stream all the fun.  And if you’re going where there’s zero internet…Remember to download your shows before you set off. So everyone’s holiday is a happy one! Wherever you go and whatever you do these Holidays, be sure to take your entertainment with you, with DStv Now.


Enter a world full of friendship, music and feel-good fun with Disney Channel, the ultimate 24 hour place for kids entertainment. Hang out with your favourite characters from Descendants, Raven’s Home, Miraculous Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, Bunk’d, Amphibia and much more.


Cartoon Network Africa is the fun and irreverent multi-platform entertainment brand that offers kids, 7-12 years old, unexpected and imaginative experiences with high quality, multi-layered comedy and adventure shows. Cartoon Network is Africa’s favourite kids’ channel, leading the pay-TV market in South Africa. Reaching 12 million viewers every month, the channel has been voted ‘Coolest Kids TV Channel’ by South African youth. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming such as The Power Puff Girls and Ben 10, and fresh new Cartoon Network originals like Craig of the Creek, Apple & Onion and Summer Camp Island, Cartoon Network embraces local productions such as Pop Up Party and Mike and Rob. With Cartoon Network, you can expect the unexpected and laugh out loud!

Nickelodeon is the home of original cartoons, sitcoms, movies, award shows, products, and more that will open your kid’s up to the creative avenues of much loved animated series such as SpongeBob SquarePants, The Loud House, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, and many more that will keep them occupied for hours.

Home to your favourite cartoon characters, Boomerang Africa gives kids aged 4-7 years old, and their families, more to laugh about in a safe space. Boomerang is filled with pure universal fun and surprises as seen from a kids’ perspective. Reaching eight million people in South Africa alone, the channel is the #2 most popular kids’ channel in French speaking Africa and holds top spot in the ‘Coolest Animated Brand or Entertainment Characters’ category in South Africa with the famous cat and mouse frenemies, Tom & Jerry. Boomerang’s programming includes other favourite TV shows such as Mr Bean, Wacky Races, New Looney Tunes, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, as well as new Boomerang originals, Taffy and The Happos Family, alongside local African Boomerang productions such as Safari Comedy Show and WOOALA!.

Tune into Nick Jr. to let your little ones learn the most important and valuable lessons in life as they laugh, play and have a ball of fun with all their favourite characters from PAW Patrol, Shimmer and Shine, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Bubble Guppies, Team Umizoomi, Ricky Zoom, Peppa Pig, and more amazing kid’s shows.

Fun and adventures start here! Disney XD is your buddy on extra-ordinary quests…Travel together through incredible worlds, jam-packed with laughs and mishaps along the way with Phineas and Ferb, DuckTales, Marvel’s Spiderman, Star Wars Resistance and Disney 11 to name a few.

Disney Junior invites you into a magical world of fun and imagination featuring character’s you’ll love. This is the perfect place for your little one to sling-along and play-along with Sofia The First, The Lion Guard, Fancy Nancy Clancy and Puppy Dog Pals.

Whether you're eight years old or 80, you'll love Discovery Family's brilliant line-up of shows! Designed to get the whole house gathered on the sofa, our crazy world of hi-jinks and hilarity will entertain everyone every day. Watch the world's greatest DIY Mechanics with Wheeler Dealers; get ready to LOL with 50 Ways to Kill Your Mama, and Mutant Weather, and be amazed by Battlebots, Abandoned Engineering and Child Genius. So take the opportunity to sit down together as a family and enjoy the very best of Discovery Family.

National Geographic Wild is the only channel completely dedicated to premium, blue chip wildlife programming for the whole family. It remains DStv’s number 1 documentary channel. Wild provides a unique insight into the natural world and the amazing creatures that inhabit it. From the most remote jungles, to the forbidding depths of our oceans, to the protected parks on our doorsteps, National Geographic Wild uses spectacular cinematography and compelling storytelling to unveil the mysteries of the natural world. Don’t miss The Incredible Dr. Pol, Big Cat Month and Snakes in the City.

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