Cartoon Network (Germany)

Cartoon Network
Launched September 3, 2005 (2005-09-03) (block)
December 5, 2006 (2006-12-05) (channel)
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System Europe/Turner Broadcasting System Germany (Time Warner)
Country Germany
Language German
Broadcast area Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Headquarters Munich, Germany

Turner House,
Great Marlborough Street,
London, United Kingdom[1]
Sister channel(s) TNT Film
TNT Glitz
TNT Serie

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 originally used the City bumpers, before switching to Check It 1.0; it then switched to a hybrid of the Check It 1.0 and Check It 4.0 themes. Now, the channel exclusively uses the Check It 4.0 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 (now MX1) 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]


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] On 1 September 2016, Cartoon Network Germany re-branded using graphics from the Check It 4.0 branding package.[4]

Current shows

This list is correct as of May 2016.

Former shows



  1. "Cartoon Network (Germany)". Ofcom. Archived from the original on 20 September 2011. 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.
  4. "Cartoon Network Germany And Cartoon Network Poland Rebranded To Check It 4.0 Today". RegularCapital: Cartoon Network International News. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

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