(formerly Cartoon Network/TNT
) is a satellite channel that airs TCM
from 21:00 CET to 6:00 CET (from 20:00 GMT to 5:00 GMT) and IST respectively and Cartoon Network
the remaining time, mainly for analogue
cable systems across Europe and India, although it was originally targeted at the Republic of Ireland
and the United Kingdom
. It was formerly free-to-air
, but is now carried encrypted and provided only to cable companies and on some commercial satellite systems.
Its former name was TNT & Cartoon Network, due to the existence of TNT
Classic Movies in Europe and India at that time. After the foundation of a European and Asian version of Turner Classic Movies
, this was offered instead, with TNT becoming a UK-only entertainment channel within Europe, and eventually closing down.
In the 1990s, Cartoon Network UK was distributed on the European channel, with certain shows made unavailable (and replaced with others) outside the United Kingdom
, due to rights issues. On the introduction of a UK and India specific version of Cartoon Network, after the beginning of Sky Digital
, TCM & Cartoon Network choose the pan-European and Indian version of Cartoon Network, which continues to operate with multiple sound tracks on many satellites.
TCM and Cartoon Network were two separate channels operating in Europe and the Indian Subcontinent. In India, TCM is available in Tata Sky and Dish TV. The timeshare variation however is running on the... Read More