Disney XD (Latin America)

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Disney XD
Logo Disney XD.svg
Launched November 8, 1996 (Fox Kids)
July 31, 2004 (Jetix)
July 3, 2009 (Disney XD)
Owned by The Walt Disney Company Latin America
Picture format 480i (SDTV), 1080i (HDTV only in Brazil)
Country Latin America
Language Spanish
Portuguese (Brazilian feed only)
English (only via SAP audio track)
Broadcast area Latin America
Headquarters Buenos Aires, Argentina
São Paulo, Brazil
Mexico City, Mexico
Coro, Venezuela
Bogota, Colombia
Santiago, Chile
Formerly called Fox Kids (1996–2004)
Jetix (2004–2009)
Sister channel(s) Disney Channel
Disney Junior
ESPN
Website Spanish website
Portuguese website
Availability
Satellite
SKY Mexico Channel 311 (north feed)
Dish Network Mexico Channel 304 (north feed)
DirecTV LA Channel 316
Telefónica TV Digital Channel 307 (central feed)
SKY Brazil Channel 93
Telefônica TV Digital Channel 320
Via Embratel Channel 94
Oi TV Channel 106
GVT TV Channel 24
Cable
Unicable (Venezuela) Channel 23
TVA Channel 28
Multicanal (Argentina) Channel 26
Cablevisión (Mexico) Channel 320
AMNET Televisión Channel 53
Cabletica Channel 32
VTR Chile Channel 7
Une TV (Colombia) Channel 17

Disney XD is a cable television channel and is an edition of the The Walt Disney Company-owned Disney XD broadcasting to Latin America and the Caribbean. It was launched on November 8, 1996 as The Fox Kids Network. The network took on its current name on July 3, 2009. It is broadcast in five feeds, North Zone, Central Zone, Pacific Zone, South Zone, and Brazil Zone. It features male-focused series along with action, comedy and animated series.[1] It is marketed to boys, girl inclusive, from 6 to 14. It is operated in the region by Disney & ESPN Media Networks and The Walt Disney Company Latin America, which are owned by The Walt Disney Company.

History[edit]

The channel launched on November 8, 1996 as Fox Kids. On July 31, 2004 Jetix and new feeds were launched. A Brazil feed was introduced on August 1, 2004. In 2008 Disney announced the rebrand and on May 2009 a date was set. On July 3, 2009 the channel rebranded as Disney XD. On January 18, 2010 another feed was introduced. The channel recently launched in HD in Brazil.

Feeds[edit]

Disney XD Latin America is divided into five different feeds for its transmission in the region:[2]

Programming[edit]

Series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation, Disney XD Original Series, Disney Channel Original Series and third-party television series take most of the schedule. Movies are also aired.

These are the shows broadcast on Disney XD Latin America.[3]

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