Boomerang (Southeast Asia)
|Boomerang (Southeast Asia)|
|Launched||1 September 2005|
|Closed||1 December 2012|
|Owned by||Time Warner|
|Broadcast area||Hong Kong
|Sister channel(s)||Cartoon Network (Philippines)
Cartoon Network (Southeast Asia)
Cartoon Network (India)
Boomerang was a cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting, a unit of Time Warner and its main flagship regional channel of Cartoon Network. The Southeast Asian version of Boomerang was launched in September, 2005 with a lineup very similar to that of the US version. It started previously as a programming block on Cartoon Network from 2001 to 2005, in every weeknights. It uses the same voice overs as they use from Boomerang Australia.
In December 2012, the channel was replaced by Toonami.
In January 2006, Boomerang on air in Thailand by PSN
In India, Boomerang was exclusively available on Dish TV until March 2, 2009. Now its available on IN Digital Cable from the Hinduja Group. & it is also available in 7 Star Cable Mumbai (in some areas) .
In Sri Lanka Boomerang is exclusively available on Dialog TV.
In Taiwan the channel is currently available on Dish HD Asia starting June 2010 in High Definition.
Final Programming Blocks
Good Morning, Scooby
This block is currently shown on Boomerang. Good Morning Scooby! continues for a selection of Scooby-Doo related shows along with other classic cartoon series from Hanna-Barbera.
Boomeraction is a block which, as its name suggests, consists of classic action-oriented shows such as Jonny Quest, Birdman and the Galaxy Trio, Sealab 2020 and among others. Get a dose of timeless action-pack series on Weekdays at 5:00 PM.
Boom! Boom! Boom!
An unstoppable Weekend block with no commercial interruptions featuring all-time toon favorites starting at 7:00 PM.
Tiny TV began airing on March 1, 2010, and is currently shown from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM on weekdays. Previously, the block aired babyfication versions of classic Warner Bros. and Hanna-Barbera cartoons such as The Flintstone Kids, Baby Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry Kids and A Pup Named Scooby-Doo. Since then, it has also begun to show other toddler-themed cartoons such as Postman Pat and Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-lot.
The full length animated movie and specials is now showing on Boomerang on Saturdays at 9:00 PM.
Boomysteries is a mystery-themed late night block on Weekends at 11:00 PM features the strangest but mysterious toon stories ever.
Past Blocks on Boomerang
Boomeracers is a car-racing-themed programming block that aired Weekdays at 1:30 PM. Also transmitted in the US
The Zoo is an animal-themed programming block on Weekdays at 9:00 to 11:00 AM. As with Boomeracers, The Zoo was a spinoff of the Boomerang block of the same name, and has aired in the United Kingdom as well.
The Big Bucket
The Big Bucket is Boomerang's major marathon block. Started in June 2006, The Big Bucket features a 3 hour marathon of Boomerang's Character of the month.
Free Classic is Boomerang's cartoon classic block. Started in July 2007, Free Classic features a 5 hour cartoon classic of Boomerang's Character of the month
- Cartoon Network
- Turner Classic Movies (Asia)
- truTV (Asia)
- "Official IN Digital Cable Channel List", Official IN Digital Website, February 27, 2011
- Boomerang and Cartoon Network channels in Asia-Pacific Region
- Boomreang on SkyCable website
- Boomerang on Now TV website
- Boomerang on Starhub website
- Boomerang on DishHD Asia website