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Disney Channel
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Logo used from 2017-present until 20:15 daily
Country Germany
Broadcast area Germany
Austria
Switzerland
Liechtenstein
Headquarters Munich, Germany
Programming
Language(s) German
Ownership
Owner The Walt Disney Company (Germany) GmbH
(The Walt Disney Company)
Sister channels Disney Junior
History
Launched 16 October 1999; 21 years ago (1999-10-16) (original)
17 January 2014; 7 years ago (2014-01-17) (relaunch)
Replaced Das Vierte (relaunch)
Closed 30 November 2013; 7 years ago (2013-11-30) (original)
Links
Website Official website
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial television (Germany) Various; region dependent (HD / encrypted)
Cable
Kabel Deutschland Channel 203 (SD)
Channel 226 (HD)
UPC Switzerland Channel 35 (SD)
Satellite
Sky Deutschland Channel 555 (HD)
IPTV
Telekom Entertain Channel 63 (SD/HD)
A1 TV (Austria) Channel 31 (SD)

Disney Channel is a German free-to-air television channel owned by The Walt Disney Company (Germany) GmbH, itself owned by The Walt Disney Company. The channel is based in Munich.

Aimed at all ages, its programming consists of original first-run television series, theatrically-released and original made-for-cable movies and select other third-party programming. The original programming is mainly supplied by the American flagship Disney Channel.

The channel was originally launched on 16 October 1999 as a subscription television channel on the Sky Deutschland platform. However, The Pay-TV version closed down on 30 November 2013. It was relaunched as a Free-to-air platform on 17 January 2014 replacing Das Vierte

The network competes with other channels primarily aimed at children such as Super RTL (50% owned by Disney Television), KiKa and Nickelodeon Germany.

Programming

Disney Channel Germany Original Productions

Daytime

Title Genre Premiere Date Final Date Seasons Trailer Source
Kurze Pause Sitcom September 18, 2006 October 24, 2008 3 seasons, 80 episodes + 1 special
Binny and the Ghost Crime-Fantasy-Comedy-drama-Series March 23, 2013 May 15, 2016 2 seasons, 23 episodes Official Trailer
An die Töpfe, fertig, lecker! Cooking show April 2, 2017 TBA 4 seasons, 60 episodes + 1 special Official Trailer
Die Beni Challenge Challenge / Educational show April 21, 2018 TBA 5 seasons, 61 episodes + 1 special Official Trailer
Gag Attack Sketch comedy January 12, 2019 TBA 2 season, 12 episodes + 2 specials Official Trailer
Tierduell Challenge / Educational show September 8, 2019 TBA 2 season, 27 episodes Official Trailer

Primetime

Title Genre Premiere Date Final Date Seasons Trailer Source
Ducks & Friends Talk show January 18, 2014 April 12, 2014 1 season, 13 episodes Official Trailer
Disney Family Time Game show February 28, 2014 September 21, 2014 1 season, 6 episodes Official Trailer
Vollpension bei Fremden Dokutainment May 20, 2014 August 5, 2014 1 season, 8 episodes Official Trailer
Mein Auftrag: Der perfekte Antrag Dokutainment August 12, 2014 September 2, 2014 1 season, 4 episodes Official Trailer
Das Fest im Griff?! Dokutainment September 9, 2014 September 30, 2014 1 season, 4 episodes Official Trailer
Mission Freundlichkeit - Mein 100 Tage Experiment Social experiment October 7, 2014 November 11, 2014 1 season, 6 episodes Official Trailer
Disney Magic Moments Ranking show November 25, 2014 December 18, 2017 4 seasons, 25 episodes + 12 specials Official Preview
Disney Magic Moments – Die große Quizshow Game show February 4, 2019 TBA 1 season, 4 episodes Official Trailer

Other programs

Daytime

Primetime

Availability

Via the airwaves, the station had an availability to 93% of German TV households plus on two online platforms: live-stream and a catch-up service.

Audience share

Germany

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