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Disney XD
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Country  Malaysia
 Philippines
 Indonesia
 Thailand
 Singapore
Headquarters Corporate office: Fusionopolis View, Singapore
Studios and production facility: Singapore
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Programming
Language(s)
  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Tamil
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Thai
Picture format 720p HDTV
Ownership
Owner The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia)
Disney Branded Television
(Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International)
Sister channels Disney Channel
Disney Junior
History
Launched September 15, 2012; 8 years ago (2012-09-15)
(Malaysia)
March 16, 2013; 8 years ago (2013-03-16)
(Singapore)
October 19, 2013; 7 years ago (2013-10-19)
(Indonesia & Thailand)
May 31, 2014; 6 years ago (2014-05-31)
(Philippines)
Closed June 1, 2020; 10 months ago (2020-06-01)
(Singapore)
January 1, 2021; 3 months ago (2021-01-01) (Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand & Philippines)
Replaced by Metro Channel (Cignal channel space, Philippines)

Disney XD was a pay television channel that broadcast in the Southeast Asia region (excluding Singapore, fomerly including Singapore), owned by the Disney Branded Television unit of the United States-based Walt Disney Television, operated by The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia). It was aimed primarily at children, 6–15 years old.

Its programming lineup included Marvel and Star Wars shows, reruns of programs previously aired on Disney Channel and certain action series. It also aired some pre-school related programs from Disney Junior.

Availability

Disney XD first began broadcasting in Malaysia on 15 September 2012. The channel was expanded to Singapore on 16 March 2013, Indonesia and Thailand on 19 October 2013, and lastly, the Philippines on 31 May 2014.

On 28 February 2019, the Malaysian feed of Disney XD Asia was merged into the main feed, with timings on promos now saying MAL/PHIL instead of SIN/PHIL. Astro, the sole operator in Malaysia that formerly carried Disney channels made Disney XD an HD only channel from 1 March 2019 then The SD version on Disney XD (617) disappeared in Astro list on 14 March 2019.

Disney XD is not available in Hong Kong and Vietnam, selected programs are also available on Disney Channel Asia. (closed)

After the ban of Disney Channel India and Disney XD India in Bangladesh Disney XD Asia was made available in few digital cable there in 2016.

Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior ceased transmission in Singapore on June 1, 2020, on both Singtel and StarHub.

Disney XD ceased broadcasting on Astro at 12:05am with force shutdown and other platforms ended all operations at 1:10am on 1 January 2021 due to a review of Disney's business in the region. The content is moved to Disney Channel (except Malaysia and Singapore), Disney+ Hotstar (Indonesia) and Disney+ (Singapore).

Final Programming

This is a list of television programmes on Disney XD in Southeast Asia.

Former Programming

Original animated series

Original live-action series

Disney Channel UK original series

Repeats of Disney Channel series

Marvel programming

Disney Junior series

Jetix Programming

Short series

Acquired Programming

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