Disney Channel (oreeginally cried The Disney Channel frae 1983 tae 1997 an commonly shortened tae Disney frae 1997 tae 2002) is an American basic cable an satellite televeesion netwark that serves as the flagship property o owner Disney Channels Television Group, itself a unit o the Disney Media Networks division o The Walt Disney Company.
|Launched||Apryle 18, 1983|
|Ained bi||Disney Channels Worldwide|
|Pictur format||720p HDTV|
(downscaled tae letterboxed 480i for SDTVs)
|Heidquarters||Burbank, Californie, Unitit States|
|Umwhile cried||The Disney Channel (1983–97)|
|Timeshift service||Disney Channel East|
Disney Channel West
|DirecTV||Channel 290 (East; HD/SD)|
Channel 291 (West; SD only)
Channel 1290 (VOD)
|Dish Network||Channel 172 (east; HD/SD)|
Channel 173 (west; SD only)
|C-Band||Galaxy 14 – Channel 107 (H2H 4DTV)|
Galaxy 15 – Channel 7 (4DTV Digital)
|Available on every American cable provider||Channel slots vary|
|Verizon FiOS||Channel 250 (SD)|
Channel 780 (HD)
|AT&T U-verse||Channel 302 (East; SD)|
Channel 303 (West; SD only)
Channel 1303 (HD)
|Google Fiber||Channel 427 (SD/HD)|
|Sling TV||Internet protocol television|
|DirecTV Now||Internet Protocol television|
|PlayStation Vue||Internet Protocol television|
|Hulu Live TV||Internet Protocol television|
Disney Channel's programmin consists o oreeginal first-run televeesion series, theatrically released an oreeginal made-for-cable movies an select ither third-party programmin. Disney Channel – which formerly operated as a premium service – oreeginally marketed its programs towards families durin the 1980s, an later at younger childer bi the 2000s. A majority o Disney Channel's oreeginal programmin is aimed at childer ages 9–16, while its Disney Junior programs are targeted at childer 8 years an under.
As o Januar 2016, Disney Channel is available tae approximately 93.9 million pay telly households (80.6% o households wi at least ane telly set) in the Unitit States.
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