Disney Channel (Southern Africa)

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Disney Channel
Disney Channel 2014 logo.png
Launched September 25, 2006
Owned by The Walt Disney Company
Picture format 4:3/16:9 576i (SDTV)
Country South Africa
Angola
Botswana
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ghana
Kenya
Lesotho
Madagascar
Malawi
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Nigeria
Swaziland
Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Broadcast area Sub-Saharan Africa
Sister channel(s) Disney Junior
Disney XD
Website DisneyChannel.co.za
Availability
Satellite
DStv Channel 303

Disney Channel is a 24-hour family entertainment channel available in Sub-Saharan Africa since September 25, 2006. It currently has two sister channels; Disney XD (channel 304) and Disney Junior(channel 309), though a Disney Junior block runs from 06:45 GMT/08:45 CAT,every weekday morning. It adapted the logos used by Disney Channel UK since it launched until late 2010 when it adapted the current 'smartphone logo' used by Disney Channel USA.

History[edit]

2006-2010[edit]

2011-2014[edit]

In 2011 ends the Broadcast for Disney Playhouse. Disney Junior follows and starts the Broadcast. Disney XD starts also the Broadcast. Disney Channel becomes the new Logo from Disney Channel U.S. and the Design cames also brand new.

2012 follows more new Shows, Series and Movies and 2013 also.

The new Disney Channel Logo comes in 2014, that reports Disney Channel in May 2014. Disney Channel says no date for the release of the new Disney Channel, but it comes until December this year.

In the Future[edit]

More Shows, Series and Movies are followed in the next years. Disney Channel will be becomes also the brand new Logo until December 2014.

Current programmes[edit]

Live-action[edit]

Animated[edit]

Short series[edit]

Reruns[edit]

Former programmes[edit]

Movies[edit]

Disney XD[edit]

Disney XD
Logo Disney XD.svg
Launched May 12, 2011
Owned by The Walt Disney Company
Picture format 4:3/16:9 576i (SDTV)
Slogan Watch It. Click It. Live It.
Country South Africa
Angola
Botswana
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ghana
Kenya
Lesotho
Madagascar
Malawi
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Nigeria
Swaziland
Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Broadcast area Sub-Saharan Africa
Sister channel(s) Disney Junior
Disney Channel Africa
Website http://www.disney.co.za/disney-xd/
Availability
Satellite
DStv Channel 304

Disney XD launched on May 12, 2011 for the first time on DStv. It opens every day at 04:00 GMT/06:00 CAT and closes at 20:45 GMT/22:45CAT every day. Most Of its series are Disney XD series but some aired series are from Disney Channel. It also airs movies,most of which are Disney Channel Original.

Current programming[edit]

Original live-action programs[edit]

Reruns[edit]

Co-productions[edit]

Repeats of Disney Channel series[edit]

Acquired live-action programmes[edit]

Acquired animated series[edit]

Former programming[edit]

Mini-series[edit]

Upcoming Programmes[edit]

Current films[edit]

Films usually air weekend mornings at 09:00 GMT/12:00 CAT.

Disney XD Original Movies[edit]

Disney Channel Original Movies[edit]

Pokémon[edit]

Disney feature films[edit]

Other films[edit]

Disney Junior[edit]

Disney Junior
Disney Junior Logo.png
Launched February 14, 2011 (2011-02-14) (block)
June 1, 2011 (2011-06-01)
Owned by The Walt Disney Company
Picture format 4:3/16:9 576i (SDTV)
Slogan Where the Magic Begins
Country South Africa
Angola
Botswana
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ghana
Kenya
Lesotho
Madagascar
Malawi
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Nigeria
Swaziland
Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Broadcast area Sub-Saharan Africa
Replaced Playhouse Disney
Sister channel(s) Disney Channel Africa
Disney XD
Website http://www.disney.co.za/disney-junior/
Availability
Satellite
DStv Channel 309

Disney Junior is a channel focused on younger viewers aged 2–6 years. It launched in 1 June 2011 as its own channel(channel 309)from Playhouse Disney, however a Disney Junior block is shown weekday mornings on Disney Channel Africa.

Disney Junior current shows[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Disney Channel[edit]

Disney Junior[edit]

Disney XD[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The new Disney Channel Logo will be come in 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.disneychannelmedianet.com/DNR/2010/doc/dc_af_111110.doc
  2. ^ Marvo the Wonder Chicken. Ludorum. Retrieved on 2012-09-18.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ Disney XD Medianet. Disney XD Medianet. Retrieved on 2012-09-18.

5. Multichoice about the PG on Disney Channel: www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/multichoice-fined-for-disney-horror-1.1700551#.U7xibJ_enBU

External links[edit]

www.disney.co.za