ČT Déčko facts for kids
|Broadcast area||Czech Republic
|Picture format||1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Sister channels||ČT1, ČT2, ČT3, ČT Sport, ČT24, ČT art|
|Launched||31 August 2013|
|T-Mobile TV||Channel 130 (SD)
Channel 145 (HD)
ČT Déčko (shown on-air as ČT :D) is a Czech free-to-air television channel operated by Česká televize, specialising in children's content designed for young viewers 4 to 12 years of age. The channel began broadcasting on 31 August 2013, with Petr Koliha as its first executive director.
ČT Déčko broadcasts from 6 am to 8 pm, and shares its frequency with cultural channel ČT art which uses the remaining hours.
The station is open daily from 6.00 am to 8.00 pm, the TV channel ČT art broadcasts on the same frequency between 8 pm and the second morning.
ČT :D is intended for two audience groups, namely for children aged 4–8 (57% of broadcasts) and for children aged 8–15 (43% of broadcasts).
Česká televize stated that if ČT Déčko and ČT art proved successful, the two channels would broadcast from separate frequencies and allowing them to broadcast 24-hours a day.
- Annedroids (Anedroidčka)
- Apollo's Tail Tales (Apollo)
- Chibi Maruko-chan
- Paper Tales
- Dino Dan
- Dino Dana
- Be Be Bears
- Earth to Luna!
- Pat & Mat
- Peg + Cat
- Shaun the Sheep
- Sunny Bunnies
- Tilly and Friends
- Zig & Sharko (Zig a Šharko)
Television broadcasts its program in multiplex 1a (which was created by extending the originally planned regional networks 7, 10, 20). From 9 October 2013 to 31 March 2018 it also spread its signal in the nationwide Multiplex 3, with the newly established Prima Krimi channel taking over. From 24 April 2018, ČT :D / art is available in Multiplex 1. On 29 March 2018 it broadcasts in high definition in the transition network 11. ČT :D/ČT art HD is also available via satellite, cable TV and IPTV.
High-definition (HD) broadcasting via satellite was started on 1 November 2016 using Astra 3B-capacities.
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