Boomerang (Scandinavian TV channel)

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Boomerang
Boomerang tv logo.png
Country Denmark
Norway
Sweden
Broadcast area Denmark
Norway
Sweden
Faroe Islands
Finland
Iceland
Greenland
Headquarters Norway
Programming
Language(s) Danish
Swedish
Norwegian
English (for programmes only)
Picture format 16:9 576i (SDTV)
Ownership
Owner WarnerMedia International
Sister channels Cartoon Network
CNN International
History
Launched15 September 2009;11 years ago (2009-09-15)(as a block)
30 September 2010;10 years ago (2010-09-30)(as a channel)
Links
Website www.Boomerangtv.nu
www.Boomerangtv.dk
www.Boomerangtv.no
www.Boomerangtv.se
Availability
Cable
Comhem Channel 158 (Sweden)
Satellite
Canal Digital Channel 95 (Sweden)
IPTV
Canal Digital Channel 95 (Sweden)
Telia Digital-TV Channel 86 (Sweden)

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.

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

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

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

Programming

Current

Former

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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.