1999–2003 2003–2011 2011–2014 2014–2017 2017–present
1999–2003 2003–2011 2011–2014 2014–2017 2017–present

Disney Channel is a German free-to-air television channel owned by The Walt Disney Company (Germany) GmbH, itself owned by The Walt Disney Company. The channel is based in Munich.


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Walt Disney Television International opened their German offices near Munich on 1 March 1999. Disney Channel Germany was launched on 16 October 1999 as a subscription channel.



On 15 March 2003, Disney Channel Germany began the same logo as Disney Channel US that was used from 2002. The idents and graphics were created by CA Square. In 2007, the 'hip' look was replaced by new idents and bumpers which feature a ribbon that twirls around the screen before transforming to the 2002 logo.


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In 2011, Disney Channel Germany began using Disney Channel US' smartphone app logo.

On 30th November 2013, the channel was closed in preperation for its launch as a FTA channel in two months time.



On January 17, 2014, Disney Channel Germany transformed from a Pay-TV channel into a Free-TV channel, replacing Das Vierte. As a result, Disney Channel Germany introduced a new logo, which features the word "CHANNEL" in a script font. During the day the logo is used with the mickey mouse head in the "i". in the evening the logo is used with the normal "i".


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