Spacetoon

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Spacetoon
Launched March 27, 2000 (via Nilesat, now since 2013 was renamed by NET TV Arabia then become Arabic national TV station)
May 31, 2013 (via Arabsat)
Owned by Weiss Bros.
Picture format 720p(HDTV)
Slogan Young Future Channel
Country Syria-UAE
Language Arabic
Broadcast area Middle East
Headquarters Damascus (operational)
Dubai (general)
Replaced by NET TV Arabia (in Middle East)
Sister channel(s) Spacetoon English
Space Power TV
Spacetoon Plus
Website www.spacetoon.com/spacetoon/home/
Availability
Terrestrial
Nilesat Not available

Spacetoon (سبيستون or سبيس تون) is an Arabic television channel that specializes in animation and children programs. It began broadcasting in March 2000 and has two primary headquarters, one that opened in 2001 in Damascus, and another that opened in 2004 in Dubai.

Spacetoon Group has three channels in the Middle East: Spacetoon, Space Power TV, and the now-defunct Spacetoon English, which stopped broadcasting on January 1, 2011. Spacetoon also has international channels in Australia, Brazil, China, Central and Eastern Europe, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Spain, Portugal, and Persian-speaking regions such as Iran.

Spacetoon magazines[edit]

Spacetoon published magazines, including Space Toon, Journal of Girls, Hamtaro, Fulla, Fifi, Dragon Booster and Spider-Man. Magazine production ceased in 2007 due to low advertising sales and lack of interest.

Spacetoon International[edit]

Channels[edit]

  • India - October 4, 2006 - Hindi and English
  • Indonesia - February 1, 2005, Indonesian
  • Pakistan - May 19, 2002, Urdu and Arabic
  • South Korea - October 2005 - Korean and Arabic
  • Turkey - Febuary 2001 - Turkish and Arabic

Planets[edit]

  • Abjad (planet of the numbers and letters) for educational programs
  • Action (planet of the excitement and mystery) of the series of movement and excitement
  • Adventure (planet of the imagination and thrill) of the series adventures
  • Bon Bon (planet heroes adults) for baby shows
  • Comedy (planet Laughter) to comedy series
  • History (planet from time immemorial) for the historical series
  • Movies (planet of all colors) for the cartoons
  • Science (planet discovery and knowledge) for educational programs
  • Sport (planet of the challenge and strength) of the series and sports programs
  • Zumorroda (planet for girls only) series and programs for girls

Series and movies shown and dubbed[edit]

Most of the shows and movies are dubbed by Venus Center, with Tom and Jerry and Oggy and the Cockroaches being exceptions. Children's songs (e.g. Kidsongs) are broadcast between shows. Former and current shows are listed here.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Official