Cartoon Network (Germany)

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Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network 2010 logo.svg
Launched 17 September 1993 (1993-09-17) (as Cartoon Network Europe)
5 December 2006; 11 years ago (2006-12-05) (as an independent channel)
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System Germany (WarnerMedia)
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Audience share 0.0% (October 2017 (2017-10), KEK)
Country Germany
Language German
Broadcast area Germany
Austria
Switzerland
Headquarters Munich, Germany
Sister channel(s) TNT Comedy
TNT Serie
TNT Film
Boomerang
CNN International
Website www.cartoonnetwork.de
Availability
Satellite
Sky Deutschland (Germany/Austria) Channel 525 (SD)
Cable
Kabel Deutschland (Germany) Channel 611 (SD) / Channel 620 (HD)
Unitymedia (Germany) Channel 242 (SD)
UPC Austria (Austria) Channel 286 (HD)
UPC Switzerland (Switzerland) Channel 181 (HD)
IPTV
Telekom Entertain (Germany) Channel 217 (SD/HD)

Cartoon Network is a German pay television channel broadcasting cartoons, based in Munich. Cartoon Network Germany is available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Broadcasting

In August 2013, SES Platform Services (now MX1) won an international tender by Turner Broadcasting System to provide playout services for Cartoon Network, Boomerang, glitz*, TNT Film and TNT Serie (in both SD and HD) for the German-speaking market, digitization of existing Turner content, and playout for Turner on-demand and catch-up services in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Benelux region, from November 2013.[1]

M7 Group's Kabelkiosk stopped broadcasting of Cartoon Network on 1 March 2017.

History

Cartoon Network launched in Germany on September 3, 2005 as a Saturday morning programming block on kabel eins. In December 2013 kabel eins cancelled the programming block.[2] In June 2006, a German version of Boomerang was launched; this was followed by the simultaneous launch of Cartoon Network Germany as a 24-hour channel and TCM Germany on December 5, 2006.[3] On 1 September 2016, Cartoon Network Germany re-branded using graphics from the Check It 4.0 branding package.[4]

Logos

References

  1. ^ "Playout and video-on-demand: SES Platform Services wins international tender by Turner Broadcasting" (Press release). SES Platform Services GmbH. August 28, 2013. Archived from the original on September 2, 2013. Retrieved August 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kabel eins beendet samstäglichen Zeichentrickblock" (in German). TV Wunschliste. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  3. ^ "Turner schaltet Spielfilm- und Trickfilmsender auf". Digital Fernsehen. November 23, 2006. 
  4. ^ "Cartoon Network Germany And Cartoon Network Poland Rebranded To Check It 4.0 Today". RegularCapital: Cartoon Network International News. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 

External links

  • Official Site
  • Austrian Official Site (Redirects to German)
  • Swiss Official Site
  • Press office
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