Boomerang Africa HD Launched Today 5th March 2019
Today (5th March), Turner EMEA’s children’s division (soon to be Warner Bros. Global Kids and Young Adults) has launched a High Definition feed of Boomerang Africa, replacing the existing standard definition feed. South African TV blog – TVwithThinus contacted Turner this morning to ask about the new HD feed and has replied that the channel from now on will be available in HD.
The South African PR agency that represents Turner in Africa, Burson Cohn & Wolfe also confirmed that as of today, the channel will be available in HD. Boomerang HD is the third Turner channe in Africa to make the transition to HD in recent months, Cartoon Network HD and TNT HD launched on 18th December 2018. Viewers will now get to enjoy Boomerang’s cartoons in HD including The Tom and Jerry Show, Be Cool, Scooby-Doo, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz and Wacky Races.
Regarding Boomerang Africa’s transition to HD, Turner released the following statement to TVwithThinus:
“Continuing its ongoing commitment towards re-imagining television for African audiences, Turner has now made Boomerang available in high definition across Africa. The switch took place on the morning of 5 March, rolling out across the whole continent, effective immediately. Currently, South African viewers can enjoy watching their favourite kids channel, Cartoon Network (DStv 301), in HD, while the whole continent has access to the American blockbuster channel, TNT (DStv 137), in HD, alongside the ‘more to laugh about’ kids channel, Boomerang,”
Turner International switches its Boomerang (@DStv 302) kids' channel to high definition (HD) in South Africa and across sub-Saharan Africa from today:https://t.co/7MjWyCC4jS pic.twitter.com/2CUmzA7jjF
— TVwithThinus (@TVwithThinus) March 5, 2019