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Cartoon Network in the UK

Looking to get the Cartoon Network channel in the UK? We let you know how to receive this channel.

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In the UK, the Cartoon Network is available on a subscription basis.

Shows on the Cartoon Network include: Atomic Betty, Dexter's Laboratory, Johnny Bravo, Duck Dodgers, Scooby-Doo, The Batman, The Powerpuff Girls and Tom & Jerry.


Digital TV services offering this channel:

TV Service
Channel offered
Sky Digital


To get Sky, you'll need to have a satellite dish installed, get a set-top box, and pay a monthly subscription.

More details on our Sky Digital Explored page. To get Sky, sign up online at

Virgin Media

Virgin Media uses special fibre-optic cables. You need to be in a cable area, get a special set-top box, and sign up to a monthly subscription.

More on our Virgin Media page. To see if you're in a cable area, go to

TalkTalk TV

TalkTalk TV is available in parts of the UK, and uses your existing phone line to deliver digital TV to your home. This is a subscription service.

More details at, or on our TalkTalk TV page

BT Vision

BT Vision gets live TV via a TV aerial and gets movies plus extra TV and Sport content via your Broadband connection. It comes with a hard-disk recorder and is available to BT's broadband customers.

On demand: The full Cartoon Network channel is not available on BT Vision, however a selection of programmes from this channel are available using BT Vision. From the set-top box, you can access a library of "on demand" programmes from this channel. You can view programmes on a pay-per-view basis, or sign up to one of the BT Vision monthly packages, which allows unlimited access to on-demand content.

More on our BT Vision Review page or at

Top Up TV Anytime

Top Up TV Anytime uses a TV aerial to get live TV channels, and the special set-top box records extra TV programmes overnight, that you can watch over the next seven days. This is a subscription service.

On demand: The full Cartoon Network channel is not available on Top Up TV Anytime, but a small selection of programmes from this channel are downloaded overnight and stored on the box's hard-drive for viewing later.

More on our Top Up TV Anytime page


Freeview is delivered to set-top boxes via a TV aerial. Boxes cost from £20, and no subscription is required.

More on our Freeview Explained page


Freesat is a subscription-free satellite TV service. You'll need a satellite dish and set-top box

More on our Freesat page


Need any help with digital TV? Try our Digital TV Help section.

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