Tooncast

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Tooncast
Launched December 1, 2008
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System Latin America/Time Warner
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Slogan Solo toons, todo el tiempo (Hispanic America)
(All toons, all the time)
Language Spanish, English and Portuguese
Broadcast area some (but not many) Latin American providers
Headquarters Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sao Paulo, Brasil
Santiago, Chile
Georgia Atlanta, United States
Sister channel(s) Cartoon Network
Boomerang
Website Official Website
Availability
Satellite
TUVes HD Chile 21
GVT Brazil 68
Claro TV Brazil 93
Cable
Cablevisión Mexico 323
Cablevisión Monterrey 116
Megacable Digital 161
Totalplay 302
Flow Trinidad 116, 274
Nossa TV 11
VTR Chile 254 (digital cable only)
Telecable Tricom Dominicana 210

Tooncast is a Latin American cable television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System Latin America/Time Warner. Launched on December 1, 2008[1] in some countries of the region, it airs 24-hours of classic animation, both from Hanna-Barbera and Cartoon Network, and with no interruptions. When one show ended, the next one started immediately.

The channels followed the line of the international versions of the channel Boomerang which all air classic series and shows. Old Cartoon Network promos also airs on the channel, such as "Cartoons That Never Made It" and Cartoon Network Groovies and the Boomerang Shorties. Unlike other channels of Turner Broadcasting System Latin America, like Cartoon Network, just a few cable television companies broadcast the channel in the region. The exception is Brazil, where the channel was available in most of the cable television companies, although not available in the two most popular companies despite being highly requisited.[2] The channel is also available on some satellite television companies, such as Oi TV, Via Embratel, Viamax, and Nossa TV.

Even though Tooncast remained with a single pan-regional feed with audio channels in Spanish and Portuguese, on November 2012 the channel started using the Brazilian content rating system.

The channel may fold into Boomerang in October 2014, according to the news that all local versions of Boomerang will return to their original format from the early 2000-s.

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Sister channels[edit]

  • Cartoon Network. The flagship channel focusing to animation on the region.
  • Boomerang. A former 24-hour classic animation channel, is now an entertainment channel, with series and shows for teens as well as animation.

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