Minimax (TV channel)
|Owned by||Canal+ Cyfrowy (1996–2004, Polish version only)
AMC Networks International Central Europe (2007–present)
|Picture format||16:9/4:3 (Depending on the aspect ratio of the program airing)|
Bosnia and Herzegovina
|UPC Romania||Channel 501 (digital with DVR)
Channel 121 (digital)
(Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Minimax is a Central European children's channel broadcast in Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Serbia. It launched in Hungary in 1996 and aired in Poland from 1996 to 2004. In Hungary, as of April 2007, it timeshares the channel slot with anime channel Animax after 8 PM. Previously, Minimax timeshared the channel with MusicMax, Game One, iTV Hungary, and m+, now known as Cool TV. Minimax airs in a 16:9 aspect ratio. On March 27, 2013, Minimax unveiled a new 3D logo.
Minimax's policy goals include edutainment and non-violent programming. Minimax has broadcast cartoons including Geronimo Stilton, Redwall, Spartakus and the Sun Beneath the Sea, Barbie movies, Animalia, The Secret World of Benjamin Bear, Bindi the Jungle Girl, Thomas & Friends, Toad Patrol, Play with Me Sesame Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action!, Chuggington, Peppa Pig, Wild Kratts, Everything's Rosie, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Timmy Time, Little Charley Bear, Braceface, Angelina Ballerina, and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.