For more information on the international TCM, see Turner Classic Movies
.Or the British version, see Turner Classic Movies
Turner Classic Movies
is a digital television channel featuring commercial
-free classic movies, mostly from the Turner Entertainment
and Warner Bros.
film libraries, which include many MGM
, United Artists
and Warner Bros. titles, mainly classic films (e.g. The Wizard of Oz
or Citizen Kane
). It is the Asian
iteration of the US TCM.
The channel was launched (as TNT) in October 1994. TCM & Cartoon Network (formerly TNT & Cartoon Network) was a time shared satellite channel that aired 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, India 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 was one of the three movie channels available on Foxtel
, and Austar
in Australia. TCM and Cartoon Network became two separate channels operating in Europe and the Indian Subcontinent in 1999.
In April 2000 the channel was rebranded as Turner Classic Movies.
In India, this channel was exclusively available on Dish TV
until March 15, 2009. Now it is available on IN Digital Cable from the Hinduja Group
and from 31 August, 2009,... Read More