Pogo (TV channel)

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Pogo
POGO-logo.svg
Launched 1 January 2004
Owned by Turner International India
Country India
Language English
Hindi
Broadcast area India
Bangladesh
Nepal
Bhutan
Sri Lanka
Pakistan
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Sister channel(s) Cartoon Network
Boomerang
WB Channel
HBO
Real
Turner Classic Movies
CNN International
CNN-IBN
Toonami
Website Official Website
Availability
Satellite
Tata Sky (India) Channel 615 (SD)
Dish TV (India) Channel 512 (SD)
Big TV (India) Channel 610 (SD)
Airtel Digital Tv (India) Channel 356 (SD)
Videocon D2H (India) Channel 509 (SD)
Sun Direct DTH (India) Channel 524 (SD)
Dish TruHD (India) Channel ? (HD)
Dialog TV (Sri Lanka) Channel 44 (SD)
Cable
Hathway 401 (SD)
ICC Digital Network (Pune) 282 (SD)
IN Digital 320 (SD)
IPTV
PEO TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 66 (SD)

Pogo, which launched on 1 January 2004, is a cable and satellite television channel created by Turner Broadcasting, is a unit of Time Warner for India which primarily shows animated programming and some live-action shows based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Although initially only available in India, a timeshift version is now available in Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. The channel is available in two languages (English, Hindi

In Bangladesh Pogo is available as a two-hour block on Cartoon Network.

In Thailand, Pogo will be available as a two-hour block on Family Channel 13.[1]

Content[edit]

Pogo airs only in two languages in India. All shows are also available in English and Hindi. The timeshift version which is available outside India is only available in English.

The channel carries a number of popular animated shows as well as live action shows. Turner produces exclusive shows for Pogo under the brand name "Pogo Originals" from time to time. A Pogo original production by Turner, the Music Art and Dance show "M.A.D.", is a do-it-yourself show. Pogo also showcases many popular animated and live action movies under the block name "Lights! Camera! Pogo". Chhota Bheem, a 2D animated series is also aired on Pogo.

As a sister service channel to Cartoon Network India, It also aired shows wihich aired on Cartoon Network mostly after midnight to sunrise such as The Life and Times of Juniper Lee, Time Squad, Skatoony, Looney Tunes, Baby Looney Tunes, Robotboy, Sheep in the Big City, Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries, Merrie Melodies, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, The Smurfs, Batman, Pokémon (some seasons), Garfield & Friends, The Pink Panther Show etc.

While the channel was a sister service to Cartoon Network, there used to be the kids block on Pogo under the name of Tiny TV. In 2004, Tiny TV was a 17 hour block, however this kept shortening; now the block does not exist.

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