Cartoonito (American programming block)

programming block on the Cartoon Network television channel

Cartoonito (also known as Cartoonito on Cartoon Network) is a programming block that airs on weekday mornings. It premiered on September 13, 2021, on Cartoon Network, and a dedicated section on the streaming service Max. Cartoonito targets a preschool audience around two to six years old. Cartoonito marks the first dedicated preschool block on Cartoon Network in over fifteen years.

CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
  • English
  • Spanish (with SAP)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery Networks
ParentThe Cartoon Network, Inc.
Sister channels
LaunchedSeptember 13, 2021; 2 years ago (2021-09-13)
(daytime programming block of Cartoon Network)
Available on most cable providersChannel slots vary on each system
Dish NetworkChannel 176 (East)
Channel 177 (West)
DirecTV/StreamChannel 296 (East)
Channel 297 (West)
Channel 1296 (VOD)
C band
CenturyLink Prism
  • Channel 325 (East; SD)
  • Channel 326 (West; SD)
  • Channel 1326 (East HD)
  • Channel 1327 (West HD)
  • Channel 3054 (Spanish feed; SD)
Google FiberChannel 351
Verizon FiOS
  • Channel 257 (SD)
  • Channel 757 (HD)
  • Channel 1726 (SD) (Spanish feed)
U-verse TV
  • Channel 325 (East; SD)
  • Channel 326 (West; SD)
  • Channel 1325 (East; HD)
  • Channel 1326 (West; HD)
Streaming media
YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV

Programming change

Cartoonito features co-productions and acquired programming, in addition to original series exclusive to the program block on Cartoon Network. Currently, Cartoonito's lineup includes Sesame Street: Mecha Builders, Pocoyo, Bing, Cocomelon, Bugs Bunny Builders, and Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go; with Sesame Street, exclusive to HBO Max.

Related services change

Service Description
Cartoonito on Demand A video-on-demand service, which launched concurrently in 2021, and is available to most subscription-based providers. The service offers select episodes of Cartoonito programming seen on Cartoon Network.
HBO Max A subscription video-on-demand hub that launched on HBO Max.[1] In addition to as well as some exclusive shows.[2]
Cartoonito App An online mobile app based on the Cartoonito website. It is operated through Boing Spa. It is yet to be available in the US.

Related pages change

References change

  1. "WarnerMedia Kids & Family to Debut Cartoonito, New Preschool Programming Block Based on Humancentric Learning to Launch this Fall on Cartoon Network and HBO Max" (Press release). WarnerMedia. February 17, 2021. Retrieved February 25, 2021.
  2. Goldberg, Lesley (February 17, 2021). "Cartoon Network, HBO Max Double Down on Preschool Fare". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 18, 2021.

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