The ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) is a channel which picked up Teletubbies on February 16th, 1998. It was part of the Kids block since 1998. The first VHS ABC released was Here Come the Teletubbies. It aired in ABC Kids from 1998 - 2009, But it got removed from the channel on March 2, 2009 (because the show was old along with Other Ragdoll and non ragdoll shows). Picking Chillies (Spain) was the last episode which aired on ABC. Although Teletubbies merchandise is still on ABC Shop after it's removal. On January 4, 2016, the reboot series premiered. On June 1st 2016, ABC Shop released the DVD Making Friends and the new Teletubbies toys were released on May 4th, 2016.