Cartoon Network (Philippines)


Cartoon Network (Philippines)

Infobox TV channel
name= Cartoon Network Philippines
logofile= CN_logo.svg
logoalt= Cartoon Network
logosize= 200px
launch= 1995
owner= Turner Broadcasting System| Time Warner country = flagicon|Philippines Philippines
siater names = Boomerang
Turner Classic Movies (Asia)
web= [http://www.cartoonnetwork.com.ph/ www.cartoonnetwork.com.ph]
sat serv 1= Dream Satellite TV
sat chan 1= Channel 13
sat serv 2= Mountainview Satellite Corp. (Baguio City)
sat chan 2= Channel 34
cable serv 1= SkyCable (Metro Manila)
cable chan 1= Channel 43| cable serv 2= Global Destiny Cable (Metro Manila)
cable chan 2= Channel 20
cable serv 3= SkyCable CAMANAVA| cable chan 3= Channel 36
cable serv 4= Cablelink Inc.
cable chan 4= Channel 28
cable serv 5= Sun Cable
cable chan 5= Channel 3
cable serv 6= Sunvision Cable (Taguig City)
cable chan 6= Channel 30
cable serv 7= Las Piñas Cable
cable chan 7= Channel 28
cable serv 8= Muntinlupa Cable | cable chan 8= Channel 28
cable serv 9= Parañaque Cable
cable chan 9= Channel 28
cable serv 10= Skycable Baguio
cable chan 10= Channel 31
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Cartoon Network is a cable and satellite television channel created by Turner Broadcasting, a unit of Time Warner which primarily shows animated programming. The Philippine version is a branch of Cartoon Network Asia, broadcasting exclusively in the Philippines.

Brief history

Cartoon Network Philippines was formerly part of Cartoon Network Asia. It had started its broadcast in 1995 as the dual-channel TNT & Cartoon Network, operating from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., with Turner Classic Movies (formerly TNT) taking the remainder of the daily schedule. Eventually, Cartoon Network Asia became a separate 24-hour channel, with exclusive local feeds for the Mandarin-speaking areas like Taiwan, the Philippines, India, Japan, South Korea and Australia. [ [http://www.lyngsat.com/asia3s.html All Cartoon Network Feed on AsiaSat 3s] ]

Content

Almost all of its programs are either from Warner Bros., MGM and Hanna-Barbera. The Philippine feed is one of only two feeds that has Toonami as an anime/Super Sentai block, the other being to Indian feed the compete with Animax's South Asia feed.

Time blocks

Existing blocks

Toonami

A time block which is dedicated in showing anime, tokusatsu and Sentai, targeting teenagers 13 and up. All programs that are shown in this block are dubbed in English.

Currently, Toonami offers two shows: "Ryukendo" and "".

Cartoon Network Classics

A upcoming retro block launching on December 2 2008.

"For complete list, see under "List of programs broadcast by Cartoon Network (Philippines)"

Cartoon Network Popcorn

Premiering movies that range from Cartoon Network specials to non-related movies every Saturday at 4 p.m., 9 p.m. and every Sunday at 2 p.m. with no commercials.

tar Lounge

A special movie block dedicated to young girls. Launched on April 21, 2007, "" became the first one to be shown. By the month after, this block shows all current Barbie and My Scene movies (except Pollypocket: Pollyworld) every first and third Sunday of the month. It had a hiatus after December 16, 2007, but made its return on May 17, 2008 with the premiere of Barbie Mariposa.

Cartoon Network Popcorn Fridays

Formerly known as Friday Premiere Flick, every last Friday of the month, this slot features top-grossing blockbuster hits. Also, the first live-action original movie was aired on September 26, 2008. This special block premiered on January 25, 2008 at 8:00 pm.

These are the following films that have aired in this block:
* Jurrasic Park
*
* Jurassic Park III
*
*
*
* Batman Begins
* The Iron Giant
*
* Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?

Cartoon Network Popcorn Specials:

For October 2008, Cartoon Network Popcorn will be composed of two blocks:

Cartoon Network Popcorn Freaky Friday

On Fridays, Cartoon Network premieres suspense animation movies featuring Scooby-Doo.

These are the following films will be aired in this block:
* Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island
* Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase
* Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico
* Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?
* Scooby-Doo and the Legend of the Vampire

Cartoon Network Popcorn Monster Monday

On Mondays, Cartoon Network premieres animal, monster, and suspense animation movies.

These are the following films will be aired in this block:
* Jurassic Park
*
* Jurassic Park III
* Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman

Former blocks

The following have been a part of Cartoon Network, but were later pulled out.

Boomerang

Now a separate TV channel is now available in the Asia-Pacific region (Boomerang Australia and Boomerang SeAsia Feed), and available exclusively over SkyCable Platinum."

Tiny TV

Tiny TV is currently shown on Cartoon Network Asia. It began airing in June 2002, and is currently shown from 9am - 12pm on weekdays. Previously, the block aired babyfication versions of classic Hanna-Barbera shows such as The Flintstone Kids, Tom & Jerry Kids and A Pup Named Scooby Doo. Now, it shows other toddler-themed cartoons such as Postman Pat, Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, The Adventures of Bottle-top Bill and Pingu.

Adult Swim

A time block suited for mature audiences, targeting adults at least 17 years old. Prior to its removal for unknown reasons, the Philippine feed was the only one in the Asia-Pacific region to have this block.

Todo na Toons!

This is a time block that features five original Cartoon Network shows with less commercial breaks. This block ran from January 7 to March 28, 2008, showing the following shows: Class of 3000, The Powerpuff Girls, Squirrel Boy, and Ben 10.

Other former blocks

* Miguzi
* Cartoon Network Invaded
* 120% Cartoon Network
* The Detective Squad
* Toon-Si-Log
* Good Morning, Scooby!
* Fridays
* The Cartoon Cartoon Show
* Toon-O-Scope
* Halo-Halo Espesial
* School of Cool
* Weekend Morning Action
* Movie Block Related Names:
** Cartoon Theatre
** Megatoon Movie
** Cartoon Network Theatre

Programs in Cartoon Network Philippines

Primetime schedule

All times are in standard Philippine time (GMT + 8), and the grid below covers only the 7:00 to 11:00pm timeslots.

* "" will start on October 11 in "Toonami"
* "Ryukendo" is shown in back-to-back episodes in "Toonami."

See also

* Adult Swim
* Boomerang
** Australia
** Southeast Asia
* Cartoon Network
** Australia
** India
** Japan
** Pakistan
** Southeast Asia
* Turner Classic Movies (Asia)

References

Official sites

* [http://www.cartoonnetwork.com.ph Official site]


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