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Disney Channel
Disney Channel 2007.svg
Launched April 17, 1998
Owned by The Walt Disney Company
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
Broadcast area Nacional
Formerly called Fly Music (only in TDT)
Sister channel(s) Intereconomía TV
Disney Cinemagic
Playhouse Disney
Disney XD
Website http://home.disney.es/tv/
Availability
Terrestrial
TDT Spain: 38
Satellite
Digital + Dial 30
Dial 31 (DC+1)
Cable
R Dial 48
Dial 49 (DC+1)
IPTV
Imagenio Dial 50
Dial 51 (DC+1)
Orange TV Dial 41
Dial 42 (DC+1)

Disney Channel Spain is a free-to-air television channel and is an edition of the The Walt Disney Company-owned Disney Channel, broadcasting in Spain. It is marketed to mostly children; however, in recent years the diversity of viewers has increased with an older audience. It is owned by Disney-ABC Cable Networks Group. which is owned by The Walt Disney Company. It began broadcasting in 1998 as a satellite television channel. On July 1, 2008, it replaced the channel Fly Music on the Spanish digital terrestrial television, thus becoming the first Disney Channel available in open television.

A 1 hour timeshift channel called Disney Channel +1 is available on some satellite television services. It has three sister channels, Playhouse Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Cinemagic.

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History

Disney Channel Spain was born in 1998, when The Walt Disney Company and Sogecable came to an agreement to distribute a version in Spanish of the American "Disney Channel" on the satellite platform Canal Satellite Digital. The channel began broadcasting on April 17, 1998.

For the launch of the channel was used, in addition to the file cartoon series and film Disney-produced programs that bring the channel to the Spanish public. Spaces were made as well Art Attack, Spanish version of the American program by Jordi Cruz among others.

3 years after the diversified supply channel in the same satellite platform, and offers 3 channels: an timeshift called Disney Channel +1, Toon Disney and Playhouse Disney. The first issue is devoted exclusively to animation of Disney, while the second is a channel for preschool children and with special schedules. In 2008, Toon Disney became Disney Cinemagic.

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Issues in Digital Terrestrial Television

In February 2008 the Disney company decided to buy 20% stake in the group of digital terrestrial television Net TV, and the contract involves the possibility of exploiting one of the 2 licenses the company's current DTT.

Finally, the company announced in late May the launch of Disney Channelandopen channel from July 1 of 2008 under the provision of DTT. To take this to the frequency emitted by the Fly Music channel that was managed by Europroducciones. The director of the chain at that time, Jose Vila, confirmed that the programming would be similar to when the channel was to pay, but increasing advertising to cover costs. The launch includes an advertising campaign under the sloganDisney Channel, finally for all.

With this announcement, Disney Channel Spain becomes the first channel of the franchise Disney Channel, which emits completely open.

Programming

Series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation and Disney Channel Original Series takes most of the schedule.

Notable Programming

Original live-action series
Animated Disney Channel Original Series/Walt Disney Television Animation
Non-original series
Series aired on the Playhouse Disney block

Disney Channel Original Movies

Reality Series

  • My Camp Rock (Spanish version of the UK program)
  • La Familia contra todos (The Family Quiz) (Coming Soon)

See also

External links


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