Boing Africa Channel Launch Preview Promo


A channel launch preview promo for Boing Africa was uploaded to Vimeo yesterday, judging from the promo, the channel has similar to its French and Italian counterparts in terms of presentation and the promo features some of the animated shows that broadcast on the channel including: Dreamworks Dragons: Riders of Berk, Codename: Kids Next Door, Angelo Rules, Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Courage The Cowardly Dog, Johnny Bravo and Dexter’s Laboratory.

Boing Africa launched on 30th May and was launched in response of the rapidly growing African pay-TV market and will be marketed alongside its sister channels, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Turner Broadcasting System was also at the DISCOP Africa convention in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, last Wednesday (03/06/2015), to promote the new channel and to announce their new strategy for the African market. Boing Africa is only currently available on Montage Cable in Nigeria and MobileTV.

Boing Africa To Launch On 30th May


Today (09/04/2015), it was announced that Turner Broadcasting System will launch Boing Africa on 30th May. The new channel will complement Cartoon Network and Boomerang in terms of children’s content and will put the continent in line with Cartoon Network’s operations in Southern Europe. Boing also has a presence in Spain, acting as Turner’s primary and only children’s channel and as a programming block on Cartoon Network Turkey. Similar to the other markets where Boing is present, Boing Africa will target the 4 to 14 age group and its content will appeal to both boys and girls.

At or after launch, the new channel will air animated programming Dexter’s Laboratory, Johnny Bravo, Codename: Kids Next Door, Angelo Rules and Dreamworks Dragons: Riders of Berk. Also included in the initial schedule will be animated action shows including Batman, Green Lantern and Thundercats. Turner’s first carriage deal for Boing Africa is with Montage, a satellite TV provider operating from Nigeria and carriage deals with other satellite, digital terrestrial, mobile and IPTV providers are in progress in countries such as South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia and Tanzania.

Pierre Branco, vice president and general manager of Turner Southern Europe and Africa made this statement in regards of the launch of Boing Africa on 30th May.

“We are thrilled to be bringing Boing to Africa as it will diversify the programs currently made available to our younger clientele and we are certain they will enjoy this new exciting experience. We believe this is the first step to expanding our brands to all African families”.

Cartoon Network To Become A 24 Hour Service In Hungary On Pay-TV Providers From 1st April 2015

Cartoon Network 24 Hour Service

From 1st April 2015, Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe on Hungarian TV providers will no longer timeshare with Turner Classic Movies between 9pm and 6am and will become an around-the-clock 24 hour service.

The following is the night schedule between 9pm and 6am on Cartoon Network Central Europe on 1st April, available for Hungarian viewers.

9pm Adventure Time
9.20pm Xiaolin Chronicles
9.45pm Xiaolin Chronicles
10.05pm The Amazing World of Gumball
10.30pm The Amazing World of Gumball
10.50pm Chop Socky Chooks
11.15pm Chop Socky Chooks
11.35pm Fantastic Four
12am Fantastic Four
12.20am Robotboy
12.45am Robotboy
1.10am Angelo Rules
1.50am Eliot Kid
2.40am Chop Socky Chooks
3.00am Chop Socky Chooks
3.25am Xiaolin Chronicles
3.45am Xiaolin Chronicles
4.10am The Amazing World of Gumball
4.30am The Amazing World of Gumball
4.55am Angelo Rules