Cartoon Network (Germany)

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Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network 2010 logo.svg
Launched September 3, 2005; 12 years ago (2005-09-03) (block)
December 5, 2006; 10 years ago (2006-12-05) (channel)
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System Germany (Time Warner)
Picture format 576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
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 children's television channel broadcasting cartoons, based in Munich. Originally, the channel used the City bumpers, before switching to the Arrow bumpers. Later, the channel switched to Check It 1.0 on November 25, 2010 at 12:00 AM, and later switched to a hybrid of the Check It 1.0 and Check It 3.0 themes in October 2014. Since September 2016, the channel has been exclusively using the Check It 4.0 theme. 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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