Boomerang (Scandinavian TV channel)

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Boomerang
Boomerang tv logo.png
Launched 15 September 2009; 10 years ago (2009-09-15) (as a block); 30 September 2010; 9 years ago (2010-09-30) (as a channel)
Network Warner Bros. Global Kids & Young Adults
Owned by Warner Bros. Europe (WarnerMedia)
Picture format 576i, 16:9 (SDTV)
Country Denmark
Norway
Sweden
Faroe Islands
Finland
Iceland
Greenland
Language Danish
Swedish
Norwegian
English (for programmes only)
Broadcast area Nordic countries
Headquarters Norway
Sister channel(s) Cartoon Network
Turner Classic Movies
TNT
CNN International
Website www.Boomerangtv.nu
www.Boomerangtv.dk
www.Boomerangtv.no
www.Boomerangtv.se
Availability
Satellite
Canal Digital Channel 95 (Sweden)
Cable
Comhem Channel 158 (Sweden)
IPTV
Canal Digital Channel 95 (Sweden)
Telia Digital-TV Channel 86 (Sweden)

Boomerang(Danish: Boomerang (Danmark),Norwegian: Boomerang (Norge),Swedish: Boomerang (Sverige)) is a television channel targeting the Nordic countries. It broadcasts a different selection of cartoons from its sister channel Cartoon Network. This page is about a TV channel. For the tool or toy see boomerang.

History

In late 2005, Turner Broadcasting System Europe reported that they had intended to launch the channel in the Nordic region. They had also applied for a license to broadcast Boomerang in the Swedish digital terrestrial network in the fall of 2005.[1] Boomerang was, however, not granted a license by the Swedish government at the time.

The channel launched on 1 April 2011 from the Canal Digital platform.[2] Boomerang had previously been offered as a programming block on Cartoon Network.

On 30 September 2010, it was launched as a channel on Viasat's satellite platform.[3]

On 19 January 2015, Boomerang Nordic applied the Boomerang rebrand.

References

  1. ^ "34 ansökningar för digital marksänd TV" (Press release). SwedishRadio and TV Authority. 4 October 2005. Archived from the original on 13 April 2008. Retrieved 10 March 2008.
  2. ^ "NYHET! Boomerang – en helt ny barnekanal". Canal Digital. Retrieved 10 March 2011. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Boomerang thrown into Viasat". Broadband TV News. 30 September 2010.

External links

  • Nordic Countries Website
  • Boomerang Denmark
  • Boomerang Norway
  • Boomerang Sweden


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