Three Disney branded channels are to launch on Tiscali TV in the UK. Disney Channel, Playhouse Disney and Disney Cinemagic are to launch this month to the 40,000 households on the former Homechoice network.
Disney Channel and the pre-school Playhouse Disney will appear in basic as part of the Tiscali TV Kids Pack while Disney Cinemagic will be a standalone premium channel.
Disney Channel recently moved to the basic packages on Sky Digital and Virgin Media resulting in a 60% jump in audiences. Disney Cinemagic subsequently became the premium offering.
Tiscali TV will shortly undergo a significant expansion in its coverage area, extending to Birmingham, Edinburgh and Newcastle, followed by of Leeds, Sheffield and Liverpool, leading to a footprint of ten million UK households by the end of the year.