K2 (TV channel) facts for kids
|Network||Telenuovo, Super 3, NuovaRete, Telecapri, Telequattro, Telefriuli|
|Picture format||576i 16:9 (SDTV)|
|Owner||Jetix Italy S.r.l. (Jetix Europe) (2004-2009)
Switchover Media (2009-2013)
Discovery Italia (2013-present)
|Launched||October 1, 2004
June 15, 2009 (channel)
|Replaced||Fox Kids (Block)|
|Former names||K-2 (Block)|
|Hot Bird 8||12322 / 27500 / 3/4 H|
|AtlanticBird 1||12515 / 17455 / 3/4 H|
|Sky Italia||Channel 626|
|TV di FASTWEB||Channel 66|
K2 is an Italian free-to-air television channel owned by Discovery Networks Europe. Its registered office is in Rome. It launched on 1 October 2004 as an analogue terrestrial television channel managed by the Italian subsidiary of Fox Kids Europe, Fox Kids Italy S.r.l.
The channel is programmed for different age groups throughout the day. Preschool programming is on In the early mornings and early afternoons with shows like Babar (Only Episodes 1-13, 2010). The preteen and teenage age groups is the focus in the afternoon with action and comedy series mix including Pokémon, The Fairly OddParents (also on Nickelodeon), Mr. Bean (also airing on Boomerang) and Sabrina. Families is the focus during primetime hours with programming like The Cosby Show with animated series such as Total Drama Action and game shows Wipeout and American Gladiators.
K2 (TV channel) Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.