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Disney Cinemagic
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Country Western Europe
Headquarters United Kingdom
Programming
Picture format 1080i HDTV
Timeshift service Disney Cinemagic +1
Ownership
Owner
Sister channels
History
Launched 16 March 2006; 15 years ago (2006-03-16) (UK)
Replaced Toon Disney (UK, France and Spain)
Closed 30 September 2019; 18 months ago (2019-09-30) (Germany)
Replaced by Disney+ (de facto)
Links
Website cinemagic.disney.de (closed)

Disney Cinemagic was a European television brand that consisted of a group of television channels owned by Walt Disney Company Limited (UK) plus two programming blocks by Disney Channels Worldwide. It used to be broadcast on most countries in Western Europe; currently, formerly-branded Disney Cinemagic channels in France (Disney Cinema) and the United Kingdom and Ireland (Sky Movies Disney) are run by third parties which primarily airs films by the Walt Disney Studios.

Versions

Market Name Type Formerly Launch date Replacement Replace date
United Kingdom, Ireland Cinemagic channel Toon Disney 16 March 2006 Sky Movies Disney 28 March 2013
France, Belgium Cinemagic channel Toon Disney September 2007 Disney Cinema 8 May 2015
Spain Cinemagic channel Toon Disney 2008 discontinued 1 January 2015
Germany, Austria, Luxembourg Cinemagic channel 4 July 2009 Sky Cinema Special 30 September 2019
Cinemagic HD channel, HD Sky Cinema Special HD 30 September 2019
United Kingdom, Ireland Cinemagic +1 channel, timeshift discontinued 28 March 2013
France, Belgium Cinemagic +1 channel, timeshift Toon Disney +1 Disney Cinema +1 8 May 2015
Spain Cinemagic +1 channel, timeshift Toon Disney +1 discontinued 1 January 2015
Portugal Cinemagic channel 1 October 2008 Disney Junior 1 November 2012
France, Belgium Cinemagic HD channel, HD 30 November 2008 Disney Cinema 8 May 2015
Spain Cinemagic HD channel, HD 1 July 2010 discontinued 1 January 2015
United Kingdom, Ireland Cinemagic HD channel, HD December 2008 Sky Movies Disney HD 28 March 2013
Portugal Cinemagic HD channel, HD 1 January 2009 Disney Movies on Demand 1 November 2012
Italy Cinemagic block, weekends on Sky Cinema Family 3 December 2011 discontinued 30 June 2019
Scandinavia Cinemagic block, weekends 19:00 CET on Disney Channel discontinued 2014

Other channels

Market Name Type Formerly Launch date Replacement Replace date
United Kingdom, Ireland Sky Cinema Disney channel Cinemagic 28 March 2013 Sky Cinema Five Star Movies 31 December 2020
United Kingdom, Ireland Sky Cinema Disney HD channel, HD Cinemagic HD 2013 Sky Cinema Five Star Movies HD 31 December 2020
Australia Foxtel Movies Disney channel 10 April 2014 Foxtel Movies Kids 7 November 2019
France, Belgium Disney Cinema channel, HD Cinemagic 8 May 2015 Disney+ 1 May 2020
New Zealand Sky Movies Disney channel, HD 1 July 2015 Sky Movies Family 31 October 2019
Spain Movistar Disney channel, HD 22 December 2017 Disney+ 31 March 2020
Middle East and North Africa OSN Movies Disney channel HD 1 March 2018
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