Broadcast areaGermany, Austria, Switzerland
HeadquartersMunich, Germany
Language(s)German, English
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery
Sister channelsTNT Comedy
TNT Serie
TNT Film
Cartoon Network
CNN International
Launched1 June 2006; 17 years ago (2006-06-01)
Closed1 October 2018; 5 years ago (2018-10-01)
Replaced byBoomerang CEE

Boomerang was a German pay television channel operated by Warner Bros. Discovery under its International division. It was launched on 1 June 2006, the channel primarily airs animated programming.


In August 2013, SES Platform Services (later MX1, now part of SES Video) won an international tender by Turner Broadcasting System, to provide playout services for Boomerang, and for Cartoon Network, TNT 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.[1]

On 1 October 2018, Boomerang Germany shut down and was replaced with Boomerang CEE.[2]



  1. ^ "Playout and video-on-demand: SES Platform Services wins international tender by Turner Broadcasting" (Press release). SES Platform Services GmbH. 28 August 2013. Archived from the original on 20 December 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Boomerang Germany - Final Day/Closedown/CEE Takeover (September 30-October 1, 2018)". YouTube. 2 October 2018.