Boomerang (Portugal)

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Boomerang
Boomerang 2014 logo.svg
Boomerang logo
Launched June 5, 2005; 13 years ago (2005-06-05)
(as Boomerang Europe)
April 21, 2015; 3 years ago (2015-04-21)
(as an independent channel in Angola and Mozambique)
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner)
Picture format 16:9
Language Portuguese
Broadcast area Portugal
Angola
Mozambique
Headquarters Turner House, London, United Kingdom[1]
Sister channel(s) Cartoon Network
CNN International
Website www.Boomerangtv.pt
Availability
Satellite
DStv ao Channel 583
DStv mz Channel 583

Boomerang is a Portuguese digital cable and satellite television channel launched on April 21, 2015[2] and owned by Turner Broadcasting System Europe (a semi-autonomous unit of Time Warner). Currently, is only available in Angola and Mozambique.

History

On June 5, 2005, Boomerang Europe was launched in English for all Europe, Middle East and Africa, including Portugal, Angola and Mozambique. On December 31, 2013, the Pan-European feed was removed in Portugal due to the launch of the Portuguese feed of Cartoon Network. On April 21, 2015, Boomerang in European Portuguese was launched in Angola and Mozambique as a partnership with DStv and it is available on the DStv Bué and DStv Grande packages.

Programming

Current programming

Warner Bros. Animation and Hanna-Barbera original programming
Title Portuguese title Premiere date Notes
Looney Tunes Looney Tunes 21 April 2015 Reruns, formerly on RTP2, SIC and RTP Memória
The Tom and Jerry Show O Show de Tom e Jerry 21 April 2015 New episodes, also on RTP2
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Scooby-Doo! Mistérios, Lda. 21 April 2015 Reruns, formerly on Cartoon Network
What's New, Scooby-Doo? O Que Há de Novo, Scooby-Doo? 21 April 2015 Reruns, also on Biggs and RTP2
Non-original programming
Title Portuguese title Premiere date Notes
The Garfield Show Garfield 21 April 2015 Reruns, also on Cartoon Network and RTP2
Inspector Gadget Inspetor Gadget 21 April 2015 New episodes
Mr. Bean: The Animated Series O Imparável Mr. Bean 21 April 2015 Reruns, also on SIC K
LazyTown Vila Moleza 21 April 2015 New episodes, also on Canal Panda and RTP2

See also

References

  1. "Company Information". Turner Broadcasting System Europe. Retrieved 5 July 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "The Latest on New Shows, Channel Launches and More | DStv | Boomerang chega à DStv!". dstv.com. Retrieved 28 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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