Boomerang


Sky Deutschland to offer PPV Bundesliga 2 matches via Onefootball app

Sky Deutschland has struck a deal with football fansite and app Onefootball to make Bundesliga 2 and DFB Cup football matches available on a pay-per-view basis via the site. Football fans will be able to watch live broadcasters of fourth round matches of the German second division football tournament from €3.99 per match via the […]

Turner taps Nick for Boomerang SVOD chief

Turner has poached Sundance Feniger from Nickelodeon to run its new Boomerang subscription VOD service. He has been named VP and general manager of the service, which is a joint venture between Turner and stablemate Warner Bros. Digital Networks Group. The role will see him lead the overall Boomerang streaming business and partner with Korean […]

Boomerang OTT service goes live

Turner and Warner Bros’ animation subscription video-on-demand service, Boomerang, has gone live in the US. The service, which was announced last month, is aimed at “cartoon lovers of all ages” with titles taken from Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes and MGM animation library. The service has gone live with 1,000 episodes of cartoons featuring characters like Scooby-Doo, […]

Turner launches HD, dual language kids network feeds in MENA

Turner is launching high definition and dual language options for its Cartoon Network and Boomerang channels in the Middle East and North Africa. From this month the channels will be available in English and Arabic in the MENA region exclusively on beIN for DTH satellite customers and on compatible IPTV platforms. “We are thrilled to […]

Turner launches Boomerang in Turkey

Turner is launching kids channel Boomerang in Turkey on the D-Smart satellite service and Tivibù IPTV platform. The channel, which will launch on April 23, will bring animated shows including The Tom & Jerry Show, Scooby-Doo, Looney Tunes, Inspector Gadget, Mr Bean and Garfield to Turkish viewers. Boomerang’s Turkish debut will see the channel joining […]

Turner closes three channels in Nordic markets

Turner Broadcasting is closing three of its channels in the Nordic market from tomorrow. Turner told local press in May that its decision to pull the channels, owned via Nordic subsidiary Nonstop Television, reflected changes in demand among the TV audience in the region and that in the future the company would focus on fewer […]

Boomerang repositions as all-animation channel

Turner Broadcasting System is repositioning its Boomerang kids channel as an all-animation youth and family-targeted network. The news was announced by both Gerhard Zeiler’s international division, which runs Boomerang in 13 territories, and Christina Miller, president and general manager of Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, and means Boomerang is positioned as a ‘second flagship’ channel after […]

New UK streaming service launches on Freeview HD connected boxes

A new subscription streaming service is bringing channels such as Comedy Central, MTV and History to Freeview viewers in the UK. VuTV is launching today on the Freeview EPG on channel 238 at a cost of £6.99 (€8.36) per month on Freeview HD web-connected TVs and set top boxes. Channels included on the service are […]

VuTV signs up partners for Freeview streaming service

A new UK pay-TV streaming service for Freeview viewers, VuTV, has signed deals A+E Networks, Viacom, and Turner Broadcasting ahead of its launch this autumn. The agreements will make channels like Comedy Central, Bio, MTV, CNN, History, Crime & Investigation, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito available to VuTV users via web-connected Freeview HD boxes. […]

BT Sport teams with Boomerang for magazine show

BT Sport has teamed up with production company Boomerang to co-produce a new live sports chat show presented by broadcaster Clare Balding. The weekly sports magazine show will feature interviews and discussions of sporting interviews. The programme will launch on BT Sport on  August 8, and will be recorded in front of a studio audience […]