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Country  United Kingdom
 Republic of Ireland
Network Cartoon Network
Headquarters London, England, United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i for HDTV feed
Timeshift service Boomerang +1
Owner WarnerMedia International
Sister channels Cartoon Network
TCM Movies
Launched 27 May 2000; 22 years ago (2000-05-27)
Virgin Media
(United Kingdom)
Channel 730
Channel 731 (+1)
Virgin Media Ireland Channel 603
WightFibre Channel 105
Channel 57 (+1)
Sky Channel 603 (SD/HD)
Channel 611 (+1)
Channel 641 (SD)
TalkTalk Plus TV Channel 487
BT Channel 487
BT (via Now TV) Channel 467
Channel 474 (HD)
Eir Vision Channel 604
Plusnet Channel 487
SoaresTVnet [1] Channel 419 (519 HD)
Streaming media
Sky Go Watch live
(UK and Ireland only)
Now TV Watch live
(UK and Ireland only)
TVPlayer Watch live (UK only) (TVPlayer Plus subscription required)
Virgin TV Anywhere Watch live (UK only)
Virgin TV Anywhere Ireland Watch live (Ireland only)

Boomerang is a 24-hour British television channel which primarily features classic and modern animated series from Hanna-Barbera and Warner Bros. Animation. The channel launched on 27 May 2000 as a spin-off of Cartoon Network and localization of the original American network. It is run by AT&T's WarnerMedia under its International division.


Live-action programming

Between 23 July 2007 to 1 August 2009, the channel started airing live action programming, starting with Fraggle Rock (which also began airing on Cartoonito the same day).

Other live action series included Life with Derek, popular sitcom The Latest Buzz and the spy show My Spy Family


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