Marvel HQ

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Marvel HQ
Marvel HQ India logo.jpg
Launched20 January 2019; 9 months ago (2019-01-20)
NetworkDisney Channels Worldwide
Owned byDisney India Media Networks
(Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International)
Picture format4:3 576i (SDTV)
CountryIndia
Language
Broadcast areaIndia
HeadquartersMumbai, India
ReplacedDisney XD (India)
Sister channel(s)
Availability
Satellite
Tata SkyChannel 657
Dish TVChannel 979
Airtel Digital TVChannel 457
Videocon D2HChannel 511
Sun DirectChannel 534
Cable
DEN NetworksChannel 431
HathwayChannel 406

Marvel HQ is an Indian pay television channel owned by Disney India Media Networks featuring shows and movies from Marvel Entertainment, as well as some acquired programming. The channel targets children ages 9.[2]. It uses the same name and branding as the Marvel HQ website and YouTube channel, both are focused on a young audience.

History[edit]

Marvel HQ was officially launched on 20 January 2019, replacing the Indian version of Disney XD.[1] Disney India sees Marvel as a "pop-culture phenomenon" as the reason to have a dedicated Marvel channel.[3] At launch, the main Marvel programming would consist of four animated shows[1] and 40% of the schedule[3] with additional Marvel animated series added or seasons started in March 2019.[1]

Programming[edit]

Marvel HQ programs two prime-time day parts, afternoon and evening. Marvel shows and movies, accounting for 40% of the schedule,[3] would be supplemented with similar themed shows from other providers and libraries to bring in other viewers.[1] The amount of Marvel content would rise over time. Marvel movies would be shown on Saturday and Sunday.[2] At air time, the main Marvel programming would consist of four animated shows:[1]

Non-Marvel[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Disney India to replace Disney XD with Marvel HQ". Best Media Info. 16 January 2019. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Disney India to launch Marvel HQ on January 20". ET BrandEquity. Economic Times. 16 January 2019. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Marvel HQ, the TV channel for your all-day superhero fix". Exchange4media. Adsert Web Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 17 January 2019. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Anime News India". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  5. ^ The Anime Channel India (30 April 2019), Iron Man Armored Adventures Hindi PROMO | Marvel HQ India, retrieved 3 May 2019
  6. ^ a b "Fans to explore a new Marvel destination launching soon on Indian television". AnimationXpress. 16 January 2019. Retrieved 5 March 2019.

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