Pop Plus

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Pop Plus
Pop Plus logo.png
Launched 8 September 2003
Closed 27 July 2004
Owned by CSC Media Group
Replaced by Tiny Pop
Sister channel(s) Pop
Website popfun.co.uk
Availability
(at time of closure)
Satellite
Sky Channel 620

Pop Plus was a free-to-air British satellite television channel owned by CSC Media Group. It was licensed to air animation and music, and operated as a sister channel to the already-existing Pop. The channel operated the same broadcast hours as its sister channel (6am to 8pm at the time; Pop later expanded to its current 24-hour service) and was not a direct timeshift of its sibling, instead offering an alternative mix of the channel's content. (At one point the arrangement was that whilst Pop was showing music Pop Plus would show cartoons, and vice versa, but this was not always the case).

Pop Plus launched on 8 September 2003, and closed down on 27 July 2004. The station's capacity was used to launch the preschool-oriented Tiny Pop. This allowed the main Pop to refocus on slightly older children and reduce its use of preschooler shows.

Shows that aired on Pop Plus[edit]

(Note that many of these shows also aired on the main Pop, and many continued to do so, or continued on Tiny Pop, after the closure of Pop Plus).