Tiny Pop

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Tiny Pop
Tiny Pop 2011 logo.png
Launched 27 July 2004
Owned by Sony Pictures Television
Picture format 16:9/4:3, 576i (SDTV)
Audience share 0.2%
~0.0% (+1) (September 2014 (2014-09), BARB)
Replaced Pop Plus
Sister channel(s) Bliss
Chart Show Dance
Chart Show TV
Flava
Kix
Pop
Pop Girl
Scuzz
Starz TV
True Movies 1
True Movies 2
True Drama
True Entertainment
The Vault
Timeshift service Tiny Pop +1
Website http://www.tinypop.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Freeview Channel 126
Satellite
Freesat Channel 605
Channel 609 (+1)
Sky Channel 617
Channel 625 (+1)
Eutelsat 28A 11307 V 27500 2/3
11307 V 27500 2/3 (+1)
Cable
WightFibre Channel 104
Virgin Media Channel 737
Streaming media
Sky Go Watch live
(UK and Ireland only)

Tiny Pop is a free-to-air children's television channel in the United Kingdom, owned by CSC Media Group, a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television. As of June 2014, it broadcasts cartoons and pop music videos on Sky and Freesat. Its target audience is children aged from 4 to 6.[1]

History[edit]

Its sister channel is Pop which was launched on 29 May 2003. Tiny Pop is a replacement for the retired station Pop Plus, which was originally a secondary channel of Pop. Tiny Pop is aimed at a younger audience (similar to CBeebies). Tiny Pop's second sister channel is called Pop Girl and it was launched on 6 August 2007. Its third sister channel, Kix was launched on 19 May 2008, and replaced Pop +1, the 1-Hour timeshift of Pop.

Tiny Pop broadcasts on Sky channel 617 and Freesat channel 605

Programmes are introduced through the channels to animated monkeys, known as the Cheeky Monkeys, who talk about cartoons, read out jokes from viewers and show artwork. from the end of June 2009, they were replaced with 3 new hosts, Molly, Leo and Pip.

On 11 October 2007, Tiny Pop was launched on Virgin Media, along with its sister channel Pop. Although Pop was removed in 2011, Tiny Pop still remains. On 23 October 2014, Tiny Pop was launched on Freeview, daily from 3pm to 7pm.

Programming[edit]

According to CSC Media, as of June 2014 Tiny Pop's "defining programmes" are:[1]

The showreel on CSC Media's Tiny Pop page also includes extracts from My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends, Topsy Turvy Tales and Maya the Bee.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tiny Pop". CSC Media Group. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 

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