Boomerang
Boomerang tv logo.png
CountryDenmark
Norway
Sweden
Broadcast areaDenmark
Norway
Sweden
Faroe Islands
Finland
Iceland
Greenland
HeadquartersNorway
Programming
Language(s)Danish
Swedish
Norwegian
English (for programmes only)
Picture format16:9 576i (SDTV)
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery International
Sister channelsCartoon Network
CNN International
History
Launched15 September 2009; 12 years ago (2009-09-15) (as a block)
30 September 2010; 11 years ago (2010-09-30) (as a channel)
Links
Websitewww.Boomerangtv.nu
www.Boomerangtv.dk
www.Boomerangtv.no
www.Boomerangtv.se

Boomerang is a television channel broadcast in the Nordic countries. A sister service of Cartoon Network, the channel airs classic and modern cartoons aimed at children.

History

In late 2005, Turner Broadcasting System Europe reported that they had intended to launch the channel in the Nordic region. They had also applied for a to broadcast Boomerang in the Swedish digital terrestrial network in the fall of 2005.[1] Boomerang was, however, not granted a license by the Swedish government at the time.

The channel launched on April 1, 2011 from the Canal Digital platform.[2] Boomerang had previously been offered as a programming block on Cartoon Network.

On September 30, 2010, it was launched as a channel on Viasat's satellite platform.[3]

On January 19, 2015, Boomerang Nordic applied the 2014-15 rebrand.

In January 2022, it was announced that Cartoonito also coming to Boomerang on 1 February 2022.[4][5]

Logos

Programming

Current

Cartoonito block

Former

References

  1. ^ "34 ansökningar för digital marksänd TV" (Press release). SwedishRadio and TV Authority. 4 October 2005. Archived from the original on 13 April 2008. Retrieved 10 March 2008.
  2. ^ "NYHET! Boomerang – en helt ny barnekanal". Canal Digital. Retrieved 10 March 2011.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Boomerang thrown into Viasat". Broadband TV News. 30 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Cartoonito is coming to Boomerang Nordic!". RegularCapital. Retrieved 2022-01-21.
  5. ^ "Boomerang International News and Discussion Thread 3.0". Markus Nelis. Retrieved 2022-01-21.
  6. ^ "Boomerang - TV 2". tvtid.tv2.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 2022-06-04.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Serier | Spel, videoklipp och nedladdningar | Boomerang". web.archive.org. 2010-08-12. Retrieved 2022-06-04.