JimJam

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For the 2000 jazz-funk album, see Jimjam.
JimJam
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Launched October 1, 2006
Owned by AMC Networks International Zone (EMEA)
Sister channel(s) Polsat JimJam
Website www.jimjam.tv
Availability
Satellite
SKY Italia Channel 621
OSN (Middle East
& North Africa)
Channel 356
Aora Channel 113
Sky Link Channel TBA
TopTV Channel 256
CTH Channel 143
DStv Channel 310
Cable
UPC Romania Channel 507 (digital with DVR)
Channel 126 (digital)
UPC Netherlands Channel 508
UPC Hungary Channel 82
Cablecom Channel 122 (digital CH-D)
UPC Austria Channel 407
Yes (Israel) Channel 80
TelkomVision Channel ???
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 129
UPC Poland Channel 668
HOT (Israel) Channel 89
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel 104 (Digital)

JimJam is a children's television channel which originally launched in Italy on SKY Italia in 2006.

Dubbed versions of JimJam can be seen in Romania, Poland (channel in partnership with Polsat Group - Polsat JimJam), The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, The Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Austria, Israel (since December 2009), Switzerland, Singapore (ceased transmission on 29 December 2011), South Africa, Thailand, the Arab World; as well NTV Plus in Russia & Ukraine.

History[edit]

JimJam was launched 2006. In September 2007, HIT Entertainment and Chellomedia formed a join venture to run JimJam children's channel. The channel was expanded to Central and Eastern Europe in November 2007. By May 2008, JimJam was in the Netherlands and Switzerland.[1] By August 2010, the company withdrew from the JimJam joint venture but would continue providing programming.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chala, Jean K. (February 28, 2009). Transnational Television in Europe: Reconfiguring Global Communications Networks. I.B.Tauris. p. 124. 
  2. ^ "Hit pulls out of JimJam JV". Digital TV Europe. TBIvision. October 22, 2010. Retrieved April 25, 2014. 

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