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Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
CountryPoland
Broadcast areaPoland
HeadquartersWarsaw, Poland
Prague, Czech Republic[1]
Programming
Language(s)Polish, English
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery
ParentTVN Warner Bros. Discovery
Sister channels
History
Launched17 September 1993; 30 years ago (1993-09-17) (as part of Cartoon Network Europe)
1 June 1998; 25 years ago (1998-06-01) (as independent channel)
Links
Websitecartoonnetwork.pl

Cartoon Network is a Polish channel aimed at children, which launched in 1998 as a localised feed of the U.S. television network of the same name. The channel is owned by TVN Warner Bros. Discovery, a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Discovery.

History

Cartoon Network Poland was launched on 1 June 1998 replacing Cartoon Network Europe.

On 30 September 2002, the channel began airing in Hungary and Romania, thus sharing its video feed with those countries while adding two additional audio tracks in Hungarian and Romanian.

On 1 March 2007, Cartoon Network Poland started broadcasting 24 hours a day. On 1 October 2008, a separate feed of Cartoon Network was created for Hungary and Romania, while the two additional audio tracks that were previously to the channel added in September 2002 were moved there. Both feeds are transmitted from Warsaw. The channel also carried a Toonami programming block between 2002 and 2006.[2][3]

On 14 October 2015, Cartoon Network launched in HD.[4]

On 1 September 2016, Cartoon Network Poland rebranded using Check It 4.0 package.[5] On 15 June 2023 between at 6:00 AM and 11:59 PM, Cartoon Network Poland aires Cartoon Network Classics for the first time.[6]

On 1 January 2021, Cartoon Network Poland began airing with the Czech license from RRTV.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Szczegóły nadawcy".
  2. ^ "Cartoon Network's Mag Masters Poland". Animation World Network. 7 January 2000. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Turner expands Polish offer". Broadband TV News. 20 January 2009. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Cartoon Network HD rozpoczął nadawanie w Polsce".
  5. ^ "Cartoon Network Germany And Cartoon Network Poland Rebranded To Check It 4.0 On Feb 2 it changed the DOG (logo)Today". RegularCapital: Cartoon Network International News. September 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  6. ^ fdb.pl. "Kultowe kreskówki wracają do Cartoon Network". fdb.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 12 August 2018.