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Cartoon Network (Germany)

Cartoon Network
Launched September 3, 2005 (block)
December 5, 2006 (channel)
Closed December 19, 2013 (block)
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System Europe
Broadcast area Germany
Headquarters Munich, Germany

Turner House,
Great Marlborough Street,
London, United Kingdom[1]
Sister channel(s) Boomerang (Germany)
Website CartoonNetwork.de

Cartoon Network is a German television channel for children. It is based in Munich. Cartoon Network Germany broadcasts in German and English audio. Cartoon Network Germany used to use the city bumpers, but now uses the box theme. Cartoon Network Germany is available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Programming also airs on Pokito, RTL II, kabel eins, ORF1, Super RTL and ProSieben. Cartoon Network rebranded on the 25th of November 2010 at 12:00.

In August 2013, SES Platform Services won an international tender by Turner Broadcasting System, to provide playout services for Cartoon Network, and for 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 the Benelux region, from November 2013.[2]

History

Cartoon Network launched in Germany on 3 September 2005 as a Saturday morning programming block on kabel eins. In June 2006, a Boomerang (Germany) was launched and this was followed by the simultaneous launch of Cartoon Network Germany as a 24-hour channel and TCM Germany on 5 December 2006.[3]

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References

  1. ^ "Cartoon Network (Germany)". Ofcom. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Playout and video-on-demand: SES Platform Services wins international tender by Turner Broadcasting" (Press release). SES Platform Services GmbH. August 28, 2013. Retrieved August 31, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Turner schaltet Spielfilm- und Trickfilmsender auf". Digital Fernsehen. November 23, 2006. 

External links

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