Disney Channel (Asia)

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Disney Channel Asia
LaunchedSeptember 1, 1996
Owned byThe Walt Disney Company
Disney-ABC Television Group
Walt Disney Television International (Southeast Asia)
Picture format480i, 576i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
CountrySingapore
Malaysia
Indonesia
Taiwan
Thailand
Cambodia
Philippines
Vietnam
LanguageEnglish
Filipino
Malaysian
Indonesian
Mandarin
Thai
Vietnamese (subtitles)
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
Japan (1996-2003)
HeadquartersSingapore
Formerly calledThe Disney Channel (1996-1997)
Sister channel(s)Playhouse Disney Asia (until 2011)
Disney Junior Asia
Disney XD (Malaysia)
WebsiteDisney Channel Asia Website
Availability
Satellite
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 615 (SD)
Channel 635 (HD)
Choice TVChannel 70
Indovision
(Indonesia)
Channel 45
Telkom Vision
(Indonesia)
Channel 203
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 37
Aora TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 32
Cignal Digital TV
(Philippines)
Channel 32
Dream Satellite TV
(Philippines)
Channel TBA (future)
Skylife
(South Korea)
Channel 77 (HD)
Channel 654 (SD)
Kristal-Astro
(Brunei)
Channel 615
Cable
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 47 (Digital)
Destiny Cable
(Philippines)
Channel 50 (Analog)
Channel 47 (Digital)
Mountain View Satellite Corporation
(Philippines)
Channel 36
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Channel 25
StarHub TV
(Singapore)
Channel 312
First Media
(Indonesia)
Channel 120
Vietnam Cable Television VTVCab
(Vietnam)
Channel 40
Ho Chi Minh City Cable Television HTV
(Vietnam)
Channel 47
Hanoi Cable Television BTS
(Vietnam)
Channel 42
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 75
Cambodia Cable Television
(Cambodia)
Channel 21
ultiNet Television Cabantuan
(Philippines)
Channel 24
Parasat Cable TV
(Philippines)
Channel 51
BOHOL COMMUNITY CABLE TV
(Philippines)
Channel 34
Channel 39 (HD)
Maharlika Cable Systems, Inc., San Juan, Batangas
(Philippines)
Channel 46
IPTV
Mio TV
(Singapore)
Channel 234
Channel 235 (Disney Channel play)
 
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Disney Channel Asia
LaunchedSeptember 1, 1996
Owned byThe Walt Disney Company
Disney-ABC Television Group
Walt Disney Television International (Southeast Asia)
Picture format480i, 576i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
CountrySingapore
Malaysia
Indonesia
Taiwan
Thailand
Cambodia
Philippines
Vietnam
LanguageEnglish
Filipino
Malaysian
Indonesian
Mandarin
Thai
Vietnamese (subtitles)
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
Japan (1996-2003)
HeadquartersSingapore
Formerly calledThe Disney Channel (1996-1997)
Sister channel(s)Playhouse Disney Asia (until 2011)
Disney Junior Asia
Disney XD (Malaysia)
WebsiteDisney Channel Asia Website
Availability
Satellite
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 615 (SD)
Channel 635 (HD)
Choice TVChannel 70
Indovision
(Indonesia)
Channel 45
Telkom Vision
(Indonesia)
Channel 203
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 37
Aora TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 32
Cignal Digital TV
(Philippines)
Channel 32
Dream Satellite TV
(Philippines)
Channel TBA (future)
Skylife
(South Korea)
Channel 77 (HD)
Channel 654 (SD)
Kristal-Astro
(Brunei)
Channel 615
Cable
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 47 (Digital)
Destiny Cable
(Philippines)
Channel 50 (Analog)
Channel 47 (Digital)
Mountain View Satellite Corporation
(Philippines)
Channel 36
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Channel 25
StarHub TV
(Singapore)
Channel 312
First Media
(Indonesia)
Channel 120
Vietnam Cable Television VTVCab
(Vietnam)
Channel 40
Ho Chi Minh City Cable Television HTV
(Vietnam)
Channel 47
Hanoi Cable Television BTS
(Vietnam)
Channel 42
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 75
Cambodia Cable Television
(Cambodia)
Channel 21
ultiNet Television Cabantuan
(Philippines)
Channel 24
Parasat Cable TV
(Philippines)
Channel 51
BOHOL COMMUNITY CABLE TV
(Philippines)
Channel 34
Channel 39 (HD)
Maharlika Cable Systems, Inc., San Juan, Batangas
(Philippines)
Channel 46
IPTV
Mio TV
(Singapore)
Channel 234
Channel 235 (Disney Channel play)

Disney Channel Asia, a franchise of Disney Channel under the coordination US make, under the coordination of Walt Disney Television International (Southeast Asia) coordination of American, airs in most parts of Southeast Asia, though some countries with their own Disney Channel networks, lack of capacity or government prohibitions or restrictions do not carry the network.

Operating Channels[edit]

Disney Channel Hong Kong
Launched1 April 2010
Owned byThe Walt Disney Company
Disney-ABC Television Group
Picture format480i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
CountryHong Kong
LanguageEnglish/Cantonese/Mandarin
Broadcast areaHong Kong
HeadquartersHong Kong
Sister channel(s)Disney Junior Asia
WebsiteDisney Channel
Hong Kong Website
Availability
Terrestrial
Hong Kong DisneylandChannel 5 (English)
Channel 6 (Cantonese)
Channel 7 (Chinese)
Cable
Cable TV Hong KongChannel 135
IPTV
now TVChannel 441
HKBN bbTVChannel 311
Disney Channel Malaysia
Launched(2008-01-01) 1 January 2008 (age 5)
NetworkDisney Channel Asia
Owned byDisney-ABC Television Group
The Walt Disney Company
Picture formatSDTV (480i 4:3)
PAL (576i 4:3)
HDTV (1080i 16:9)
CountryMalaysia
Brunei
LanguageEnglish
Malay
Chinese
Broadcast areaKuala Lumpur (surrounding area in Klang Valley)
Bandar Seri Begawan (surrounding area in Brunei-Muara)
HeadquartersSuria KLCC, Petronas Twin Towers, Jalan Ampang, KLCC Park, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
ReplacedDisney Channel Asia
Sister channel(s)Disney XD Malaysia
Disney Junior Asia
WebsiteOfficial Website
Availability
Terrestrial
Kuala Lumpur
(Malaysia)
Channel 20 (UHF)
Bandar Seri Begawan
(Brunei)
Channel 20 (UHF)
Satellite
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 615 (SDTV)
Channel 635 (HDTV)
Kristal-Astro
(Brunei)
Channel 615 (SDTV)
Channel 635 (HDTV)
IPTV
UniFi
(Malaysia)
Channel 137 (SDTV)
Channel 157 (HDTV)
Disney Channel Philippines
Launched(2012-02-02) 2 February 2012 (age 1)
NetworkDisney Channel Malaysia
Owned byThe Walt Disney Company
Disney-ABC Television Group
Picture format480i, 576i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
CountryPhilippines
LanguageEnglish
Filipino
Broadcast areaPhilippines
HeadquartersPhilippines
ReplacedDisney Channel Malaysia
Sister channel(s)Disney Junior Asia
Availability
Satellite
Cignal Digital TV
(Philippines)
Channel 33
Dream Satellite TV
(Philippines)
Channel TBA (future)
Cable
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 47 (Digital)
Destiny Cable
(Philippines)
Channel 50
Mountain View Satellite Corporation
(Philippines)
Channel 36
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Channel 25
ultiNet Television Cabantuan
(Philippines)
Channel 24
Parasat Cable TV
(Philippines)
Channel 51
BOHOL COMMUNITY CABLE TV
(Philippines)
Channel 34
Channel 39 (HD)
Maharlika Cable Systems, Inc., San Juan, Batangas
(Philippines)
Channel 46
Disney Channel Taiwan
Launched29 March 1995
Owned byThe Walt Disney Company
Disney-ABC Television Group
Picture format480i (SDTV)
CountryRepublic of China (Taiwan)
LanguageEnglish/Mandarin
Broadcast areaTaiwan
HeadquartersTaipei, Taiwan
WebsiteOfficial Website
Availability
Cable
Taiwan CATVChannel 23

Programming[edit]

Disney Channel Asia airs a variety of shows, aimed particularly at elementary family children. Most of the programming is similar to the American and Canadian counterpart with some shows exclusive to the Asian version such as Upin and Ipin, BoBoiBoy, Mr. Bean and Zig and Sharko, four of them originally created in Malaysia, American and France. Some new live action sitcoms Waktu Rehat and Mr. Bean air earlier in while releasing them later for the rest of Southeast Asia. Disney Channel Asia often holds promos that offer prizes to promote shows or movies.

Current[edit]

Animated[edit]

Series titleDisney Channel runAvailability
ASIAPhilippinesMalaysiaSingapore
Avengers Assemble 2013–present
Camp Lake-bottom 16 November 2013–present
Fish Hooks1 April 2011–present
Gravity Falls27 October 2012–present
Have a Laugh!2012–present
Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. 2013–present
Mickey Mouse18 November 2013–present
Phineas and Ferb1 February 2008–present
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja 23 March 2013–present
Stitch!19 December 2009–present
Ultimate Spider-Man 2012–present
Wander Over Yonder7 December 2013–present

Live-action[edit]

Starting September 9, 2011, some Disney Channel Live-Action series have been discontinued in some feeds.

Series titleDisney Channel RunAvailability
ASIAPHILMALSIN
A.N.T. Farm7 October 2011–present
Art Attack (Asia)2011–present
Austin & Ally3 March 2012–present
Dog With a Blog2 March 2013–present
Good Luck Charlie14 August 2010–present
Jessie17 December 2011–present
Kickin' It 27 October 2011-15 September 2012
Lab Rats 5 August-15 September 2012
Liv & Maddie2013–present
Pair of Kings 19 December 2010-15 September 2012
Shake It Up12 March 2011–present

Disney Junior[edit]

Series titleDisney Channel RunAvailability
ASIAPHILMALSIN
Doc McStuffins23 July 2013–present
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse23 July 2013–present
Minnie Mouse's Bow-Toons23 July 2013–present
My Friends Tigger and Pooh23 July 2013–present
Jake and the Never Land Pirates23 July 2013–present
Handy Manny23 July 2013–present
Pororo The Little Penguin23 July 2013–present
Sofia the First23 July 2013–present
Special Agent Oso23 July 2013–present
The Book of Pooh23 July 2013–present
Tayo The Little Bus23 July 2013–present

Other[edit]

Series titleAir Dates
Short series
60 Second Game ShowDuring Commercials
Brian O'Brian
Check This Out
Express Yourself
Hidden Talents
Minuscule
Movie Surfers
RoboDz
Shorty McShorts' Shorts
Sports Swap
True Or Not
TTI (The Time I...)
Mini-series
GuardiansDuring commercials
Legends of the Ring of Fire
Pass the Plate
Studio DC: Almost Live
Rated A for Awesome

Movies[edit]

Movie titlePremiere dateAvailability
ASIAPhilippinesMalaysiaSingapore
Avalon High13 February 2011
Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure28 May 2011
Lemonade Mouth12 June 2011
The Suite Life Movie25 June 2011
Phineas and Ferb The Movie:Across the 2nd Dimension27 August 2011
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!24 December 2011
Geek Charming28 January 2012
Frenemies4 June 2012
Radio Rebel17 June 2012
Let It Shine10 November 2012
Shake It Up: Made in Japan 24 December 2012
Girl vs. Monster29 December 2012
Teen Beach Movie [1]4 August 2013

Upcoming[edit]

Shows[edit]

Movies[edit]

Movie titleStarring
Adventure QuestTBA
Cloud 9Dove Cameron, Luke Benward, Kiersey Clemons, Mike Manning, Dillon Lane, Patrick Fabian, Amy Farrington, Jeffrey Nordling
The Wizards Return:
Alex vs. Alex
Selena Gomez, Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone, María Canals Barrera, David DeLuise, Gregg Sulkin, and Beau Mirchoff
Untitled Jessie filmDebby Ryan, Peyton List, Cameron Boyce, Karan Brar, Skai Jackson, and Kevin Chamberlin

Disney Family Movies[edit]

From December 10, 2014, Disney announced that an Disney Family Movies, family movies channel teen under all ages 8 year-old friends school elementary, under the coordination of Disney Family Movies American under the coordination by Disney-ABC Domestic Television (DADT) (under the by The Walt Disney Company American) coordination make, launched broadcasting at Asia an Disney Family Movies.

Malaysia[edit]

In 2012 to 2013, Disney announced that Disney Family Movies, Disney Family Movies-branded for viewers in Malaysia and Brunei was launched at Malaysia coordination broadcasting. Disney Family Movies will be launched in Malaysia on Astro on channel 600 in Standard Definition in Brunei on Kristal-Astro on channel 600 in SD.

Phillipines[edit]

Disney announced that Disney Family Movies was launched broadcasting at Philippines coordination by Disney Family Movies US, a block family elementary children as Disney Channel Philippines. Disney Family Movies broadcasting locations by Philippines availability broadcasting on Cignal Digital TV (Channel 17), Dream Satellite TV, SkyCable (Channel 14), Destiny Cable (Channel 50), Mountain View Satellite Corporation (MVSC) (Philippines) (Channel 53), Cablelink Channel 8, ultiNet Television Cabantuan (Channel 46), Parasat Cable TV (Philippines) (Channel 38), BOHL COMMUNITY CABLE TV (Channel 17) and Maharlika Cable Systems, Inc., San Juan, Batangas (Channel 47). Disney Family Movies is a subscrpition video on demand services as "Magic Plays Here" is the continued open with 2 comedy fun novelty at American is films and shorts of premium by Walt Disney Pictures and List of Walt Disney Pictures films, Open again with 8 locations broadcasting at American.

Censorship[edit]

Some programming is edited due to local mores and to be acceptable to various audiences such as Muslims and other local cultures, with romantic plotlines and violence removed, along with some suggestive dialogue, along with the usual removals of profanity. Other local feeds such as the one in the Philippines may have more liberal censorship policies.

Sister channels[edit]

Playhouse Disney[edit]

Playhouse Disney, formerly a time block, is a channel airing shows geared at preschoolers. It is currently being aired in Brunei, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and South Korea.

Disney Junior[edit]

In 2011, Disney announced that Playhouse Disney would be replaced by a new channel, Disney Junior. Playhouse Disney ceased broadcast on July 11, 2011 and was replaced with Disney Junior.

Disney XD[edit]

In September 15, 2012, Disney announced that Disney XD will be launched in Malaysia on Astro (Malaysian satellite television) on channel 617 in Standard Definition and channel 637 in High Definition and in Brunei on Kristal-Astro on channel 617 in SD.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teen Beach Movie". Disney Channel Media Net. 2013. Archived from the original on June 13 and December 12, 2013.