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1995–1997 1997–1999 1999-2003 2003–2014
1995–1997 1997–1999 1999-2003 2003–2014
2010–2014 2014–present 2017–present 2019–present
2010–2014 2014–present 2017–present 2019–present

1989 (postponed)

Disney Channel was originally planned to launch in 1989 in the United Kingdom on the newly launched Sky satellite television service. It would have used the American version's then-current second logo (see below); however, due to an apparent dispute, the original launch was postponed. Sky Television filed a lawsuit against The Walt Disney Company for not launching the channel on the original date, and the launch was moved to October 1995.

1995–1997

Disney Channel logo 1987.svg
Designer:  Lambie-Nairn
Typography:  Times New Roman
Also known as:  Line Television Cube

On 1 October 1995, Disney Channel UK was officially launched. Its first logo was the same as its American counterpart. Its idents were created by Lambie-Nairn.

The idents were used in tandem with the next logo until August 1997.

1997–2003

1997–1999

Disney Channel 1997 International.svg
Designer:  ADI
Jus de Prod
Typography:  Globe Gothic Bold Condensed
Also known as:  Red and Blue Paint Splats

On March 22nd, 1997, Disney Channel France was launched and it received their first facelift, using a splat logo that was adopted in the UK in July. The idents mainly use red and blue colors on irregularly shaped objects that form the logo.

1999–2003

Disney Channel 1997 logo.svg
Designer:  Gédéon
Typography:  Globe Gothic Bold Condensed
Also known as:  Circles

On September 1st 1999, Disney Channel in the UK received a brand overhaul as the channel adopted a new circle-based logo, with three symmetrical ellipses forming the iconic Mickey Mouse head shape. Along with the logo change, a new ident set, created by French design agency GÉDÉON alongside several other animation studios, was introduced on the same day. The branding was carried over to other Disney Channel international networks in the following months.

2003–2014

2003–2014

Disney Channel 2002.svg
Designer:  Razorfish
CA Square
PMcD Design
Typography:  Helvetica Rounded
Placard Bold Condensed
FFGothic (2003-2007)
Also known as:  Wand ID
Mouse Ears

On 15 March 2003, Disney Channel internationally adopted the same logo as Disney Channel US that was used from 2002. The idents and graphics were created by Razorfish and 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.

2010–2014

Disney Channel (2010).svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Helvetica Rounded
Placard Bold Condensed
Also known as:  Mouse Shaped iPhone App

In 2010, Disney Channel internationally introduced the smartphone app logo, which was previously introduced in the U.S. at the time.

2014–present

2014–present 

Disney Channel 2014.svg
Designer:  BDA Creative
United Senses
Typography:  Placard Bold Condensed
Also known as:  Mouse Ears on the I

On 1 July 2014, Disney Channel rolled out its current logo in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Oceania, which originated from the German channel in January and has already since adopted by the US network on 24 May. Since then, more countries have adopted the logo. Despite most countries replaced this logo between 2017 and 2018 with the logo below, it was still used in Japan until 2019 and is currently used in India, South Korea and Southeast Asia. However, in Italy the logo was shortly revived in 2020 as an on-screen bug before the channel closed in that country, to concide with the launch of Disney+.

2017–present

Disney Channel 2017.svg
Designer:  MakinÉ Studios
Typography:  Placard Bold Condensed
Also known as:  2D Flatness

This logo is still used in Southern Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia (until 2021).

2019–present

Disney channel 2019.svg
Designer:  MakinÉ Studios
Typography:  Placard Bold Condensed
Also known as:  Flatness Gradients