Cartoon Network (Central and Eastern Europe)

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Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network 2010 logo.svg
Launched September 17, 1993; 25 years ago (1993-09-17) (pan-European feed)
September 1, 1998; 20 years ago (1998-09-01) (Polish feed)
September 30, 2002; 15 years ago (2002-09-30) (addition of Romanian and Hungarian audio tracks)
September 20, 2017; 11 months ago (2017-09-20) (addition of a Czech audio track)[1]
Network Cartoon Network
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System Europe
Picture format

576i (4:3 SDTV) (Romania: other providers, Hungary & Moldova)

576i (16:9 SDTV) (Romania: Digi Cable, Digi DTH, Digi Online app and Focus Sat)

576i (16:9 SDTV) 1080i (16:9 HDTV) (Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania (the HD feed isn't taken over by any operator in RO))
Audience share 0.4 % (2011, Hungary, )
Country Czech Republic
Language Czech
English (the shows are in English, but the promos are in Czech)
Broadcast area Czech Republic
Headquarters 1117 Budapest, Október huszonharmadika u. 8-10.[2]
20485 Bucharest, Str. Maria Rosetti[3]
Sister channel(s) Boomerang (Central and Eastern Europe)
CNN International
Telekom Romania Channel 151
UPC Direct Channel 105
Focus Sat Channel 103
Digi TV Channel 45
Digi TV Czech Republic Channel 54
Telekom Romania Channel 151 (digital)
Digi TV Channel 80 (digital)
Digi TV Hungary Channel 21 (analog)
UPC Romania Channel 502
UPC Hungary Channel 309
UPC Czech Republic Channel 120 (in place of Nickelodeon HD)
Telekom Romania Channel 151

Cartoon Network CEE (also known as Cartoon Network Czech Republic, Cartoon Network Hungary and Cartoon Network Romania) is a children's channel broadcasting to people in Czech Republic, in Hungary, in Moldova, in Romania and in Slovakia. The channel was launched along with the Romanian and Polish feed. The channel is owned by Turner Broadcasting System Europe. The channel also carried a Toonami programming block. On April 1, 2015, Cartoon Network started broadcasting 24 hours a day in Romania on Focus Sat. It is also since April 2015 in Hungary as a 24-hour channel, when Hungary closed TCM and it was the last country.[4] On August 8, 2016, Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe started to air Check It 4.0 bumpers and idents (alongside existing Check It 1.0 and Check It 3.0 branding).[5] On September 20, 2017, a Czech sub-feed was launched. On October 20, 2017, Cartoon Network started broadcasting 24 hours a day in Romania on the provider Digi/RCS & RDS along with TNT. On February 26, 2018, Cartoon Network CEE (only Czech Republic and Slovakia) became available in HD.[6] From August 10, 2018, Cartoon Network begins to broadcast in 16:9 format, but only on Digi Online Romania app, being in tests for 3 days and having no sound. From August 13, 2018, Cartoon Network is available in 16:9, only on Digi Online, Digi TV Cable and Digi DTH, in Romania. Other Romanian and Hungarian operators continue to have the 4:3 feed. From August 19, 2018, Cartoon Network is also available in 16:9 format, at Focus Sat Romania. Cartoon Network CEE Romania is also available in HD, but at the moment is not taken over by any operator.

Programming blocks

  • Cartoon Network Cinema (every weekend)
  • Marathon Mix (every summer; Mondays-Fridays)

See also


  1. ^ "Cartoon Network Czech Soundtrack Launches Tomorrow 20th September 2017". RegularCapital: Cartoon Network International News. Retrieved 20 September 2017. 
  2. ^ "Turner Broadcasting System Magyarország Kft". Retrieved 2012-10-01. 
  3. ^ "SC TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM ROMANIA SRL" (in Romanian). Retrieved 2012-10-01. 
  4. ^ "Cartoon Network To Become A 24 Hour Service In Hungary On Pay-TV Providers From 1st April 2015". Retrieved 2015-11-11. 
  5. ^ "Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe Now Showing Check It 4.0 Idents". Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Cartoon Network CEE In Czech Republic Now Available In HD". RegularCapital: Cartoon Network International News. Retrieved 27 February 2018. 

External links

  • Official Czech Site
  • Official Hungarian Site
  • Official Romanian Site
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