Disney XD (Australia and New Zealand)

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Disney XD
Disney XD - 2015.svg
Launched 10 April 2014[1]
Owned by The Walt Disney Company Australia[1]
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Slogan The Future Is Now!
Country Australia
Language English
Broadcast area Australia, New Zealand
Sister channel(s) Disney Channel
Disney Junior
Website disneyxd.com.au
Availability
Satellite
Foxtel Channel 708
SKY Network Television (NZ) Channel 103
Cable
Foxtel Channel 708
Vodafone TV (NZ) Channel 103
IPTV
Foxtel Play Channel 708
Streaming media
Foxtel Go Channel 708

Disney XD is a children's subscription television channel, which is aimed at boys and girls aged 6–14, and feature live-action, sports and animation programming. The channel was launched 10 April 2014 on Foxtel.[1]

History[edit]

On 3 February 2014, Australian subscription television provider Foxtel announced it would launch two new family-genre channels over Easter 2014.[2] In late February, it was announced Disney XD would be one of these family channels, scheduled to launch on 10 April 2014.

On 24 December 2014, the channel launched in New Zealand on Sky Television.[3]

On 27 February 2017, Disney XD launched on Fetch TV under the "Ultimate" package.

Programming[edit]

Current programming[edit]

Original series[edit]

Live-action[edit]

Title Premiere date Current season Note(s)
Kirby Buckets April 11, 2015 3
Mech-X4 February 26, 2017 1

Reality series[edit]

Title Premiere date Current season Note(s)
Walk the Prank June 10, 2017 2

Animated[edit]

Title Premiere date Current season Note(s)
Star Wars Rebels October 17, 2014 3
Star vs. the Forces of Evil August 3, 2015 2
Pickle and Peanut December 7, 2015 1
Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures August 19, 2016 2
Future-Worm! November 5, 2016 1
Milo Murphy's Law February 4, 2017 1

Shorts[edit]

Title Premiere date Current season Source(s)
Two More Eggs June 23, 2015 (online)
August 10, 2015 (television)
2

Marvel Universe[edit]

Title Premiere date Current season Note(s)
Avengers Assemble April 13, 2014 4
Guardians of the Galaxy November 2, 2015 2

Marvel Universe shorts[edit]

Title Premiere date Current season Note(s)
Guardians of the Galaxy shorts November 2, 2015 1

Acquired programming[edit]

Animated[edit]

Title Premiere date Note(s)
Counterfeit Cat January 21, 2016
Atomic Puppet September 27, 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Knox, David (24 February 2014). "Disney Movies, Disney XD join Foxtel". TV Tonight. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Knox, David (3 February 2014). "Programmer's Wrap 2014: Foxtel". TV Tonight. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "SKY LAUNCHING DISNEY XD THIS CHRISTMAS" (Press release). Sky Network Television Limited. 24 November 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2015.