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The Gabrielpika is a satellite and cable television channel owned by TPEN Latin America and operated by HBO Latin America Group, the channel is divided into four feeds, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and the rest of Latin America.

History

Glub-Glub Latin America

A Brazilian broadcaster, TV Cultura and DTC Group had launched Glub-Glub threw out Latin America as a 24 hour children's channel in December 5, 1993, it carried many programming from around the world, it also included TPEN Kids' programming at the time, however in July 1995, TPEN Latin America had acquired TV Cultura's stake to launch TPEN Kids by Summer 1996.

In June 27, 1996, Glub-Glub had shutdown and was replaced by TPEN Kids, thus continues being as a block in Brazil on TV Cultura (until 1999), and as a morning block on TPEN Kids Latin America and was also added in the Mexican feed until 2002, when the block was removed and been replaced by a new preschool programming block, TPEN Junior which launched as a channel in 2006, and the block was been removed in 2010, preschool programming continue to air in that morning time slot until September 2017, when The Gabrielpika changed its focus.

Availability

Glub-Glub Latin America wasn't available in Mexico, instead TPEN Kids was launched in mexico which carried its programming since its launch.

The Brazilian feed was switch over to TPEN Kids Brazil in 1995 before the Latin American region of TPEN Kids was launched.

TPEN Kids

TPEN Kids 1982

1994-2004

In January 1, 1994, TPEN Latin America launched TPEN Kids as a morning block and was aired between 6:00am and 12:00pm, TPEN Latin America had planned to make a channel for TPEN Kids.

TPEN Kids was first launched at January 1st, 1995 in Mexico, and was the first TPEN Latin American network to be operated by Claxson Interactive Group and was label as DTC Group, with the block still aired on TPEN Latin America and Brazil until February 2002, which was replaced by EXD until the launch of its channel in 2014. Kukori and Kotkoda was the very first program to be broadcast on TPEN Kids Mexico at 6:00am.

The Brazilian feed was lunched at January 18, 1995, a European Portuguese dub of Ovide and the Gang was the first program to air on the feed at 6:00am.

The entire Latin American feed was launched in June 27, 1996, starting with Pingu as the very first program at 6:00am in that feed.

In November 1, 1996, TPEN Kids' sister channel Discovery Kids was launched and shared a few of TPEN Kids' programming like Albert says... The Nature Knows Best, Discovery Kids had switched its programming to preschool in January 6, 2003 thus became TPEN Kids' 24 hour preschool sister channel at the time, TPEN Junior block on TPEN Kids was been controlled and operated by Discovery Kids from 2002 until its block's removal in 2010, when TPEN Junior became the secondary channel of Discovery Kids airing archived programming from Discovery Kids since 2006. In 2015, Discovery Kids had recently focus on as a general kids channel but still remain preschool programming, they also aired some anime films that where created by Studio Ghibli in 2017 Discovery Kids' first time to air anime, which where previously been premiered by TPEN Kids.

In July 1, 2003, HBO Latin America Group and PRAMER took over Claxson Interactive Group as a operator in TPEN Kids and Locomotion due to technical problems with the operator, the DTC Group label still remains on both operators as of 2003.

TPEN Kids 2004

2004-2010

In May 26, 2006, Magic Kids was closing down due to losing its audiences, so it was sold to TPEN and was replaced by a Argentinean feed of TPEN Kids, with a Spanish dub of Tokyo Mew Mew as its first program to air on the Argentinean feed.

TPEN Kids 2006

2010-2014

All TPEN Kids feeds in Latin America where closed at January 1, 2014, being replaced by The Gabrielpika Latin America.

Availability in United States, Canada, and Central Eastern Europe

In 1999, a localized version of TPEN Kids Latin America was launched by DTC Group in Central Eastern Europe, its Latin American Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese feeds has the same schedule as its Latin American counterpart it also included the bOnageTV block in the schedule.

In January 2000, TPEN America and DTC Group decided to launched TPEN Kids LA in United States, it was only exclusive in Foopiian Cable until February 18, 2002, when the American localized version of TGP was postponed, and launched TPEN Kids LA along with the bOnageTV block in some cables like Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox Communications, Charter Communications, Dish Network, and DirecTV with English (Eastern), Spanish (Central), and Portuguese (Eastern) which each other where given separate timezones and channels, the Spanish feed was competing against Discovery Kids en Español, and other Spanish language children's channels.

In February 20, 2002, TPEN Canada and DTC Group had agreed to carry the Spanish and Portuguese feeds of TPEN Kids Latin America and the bOnageTV block along other TPEN America's channels in many Canadian providers, the Spanish feed was under the name "TPEN Kids Español", while the Portuguese feed was under the name "TPEN Kids Português".

The Spanish feed of TPEN Kids LA (TPEN Kids Español in Canadian cable providers) was replaced with the Spanish SAP feed of The Gabrielpika USA in all cable providers including Canada in September 2012, making bOnageTV only available in fewer cable systems.

In November 5, 2012, many cables providers dropped the English feed of TPEN Kids LA along with the English bOnageTV block and was replaced with a eastern timezone of The Gabrielpika USA.

As of September 1, 2017, the English, Spanish, and Portuguese feeds of The Gabrielpika Latin America and the block bOnageTV still remains operating on the Foopiian Cable United States and Foopiia, Spectrum, Cox Communications, Charter Communications, DirecTV, AT&T U-verse, Canada (Portuguese feed), Central Eastern Europe, and near Southeastern States in United States including New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, the English feed is also still available in all in Latin America, with Sutāmūn finally being available to United States at Sutāmūn Latin America's launch date.

The Gabrielpika

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2014-2017

The Gabrielpika Latin America replaced TPEN Kids Latin America at January 1, 2014, the network celebrated its 20th anniversary in 12:00am, with a message "¡Feliz Año Nuevo y 20 Aniversario TPEN Kids y The Gabrielpika!", beginning with Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch as the first program after The Gabrielpika launched.

In January 1, 2017 at 12:00am, The Gabrielpika Latin America was given a sticker rebrand and new logo along with Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Sgt. Frog was the first program to air on the new rebrand in Latin America.

Programming

Main Article:List of programs broadcast by The Gabrielpika (Latin America)

Sutāmūn (2017-present)

In July 2017, Animedia Latin America had announced that Sutāmūn will began timesharing with The Gabrielpika Latin America along with Central Eastern Europe at between 6:00pm and 6:00am, in November 5, 2017, with adult anime be increased to the channel, but remain the youth and children anime on The Gabrielpika in during daytime.

In September 9, 2017 at 3:00am, Animedia Worldwide had confirmed that Sutāmūn LA and CEE will launch earlier at September 15, 2017.

Current Programming

  • Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi
  • Kiddy Grade
  • Ray the Animation
  • Dr. Slump
  • Ghost Sweeper Mikami
  • Ghost Stories
  • Shaman King
  • Ranma ½
  • Excel Saga
  • Puni Puni Poemy
  • High School DxD
  • The Qwaser of Stigmata
  • Manyuu Hikenchou
  • Toaru Kagaku no Railgun
  • Corpse Party
  • Black Butler
  • Yona of the Dawn
  • Mikami
  • Black Jack
  • Blood+
  • Fullmetal Alchemist
  • GetBackers
  • Rurouni Kenshin
  • The Prince of Tennis
  • 009-1
  • Babel II: Beyond Infinity
  • Baby ba-chan
  • Barom One
  • Basilisk
  • Beast fighter
  • Black Cat
  • Bleach
  • Bokurano
  • Burst Angel
  • Cosmo Warrior Zero
  • Legend of Blue
  • Crayon Shin-chan
  • Dear Boys
  • Demon Lord Dante
  • Di Gi Charat Nyo!
  • DNA²
  • Earth Maiden Arjuna
  • Excel Saga
  • Fate/stay night
  • Fullmetal Panic? Fumoffu
  • Galaxy Angel
  • Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Gantz
  • Wolf's Rain
  • Genma Taisen
  • Gun Frontier
  • Heat Guy J
  • Hell Girl
  • Hellsing
  • Hungry Heart: Wild Striker
  • Hunter × Hunter
  • I'm gonna be an angel
  • Initial D
  • Last Exile
  • Mars, The Terminator
  • Martian Successor Nadesico
  • The Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok
  • Mushishi
  • Musumet
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Nodame Cantabile
  • Noir
  • Pita-Ten
  • R.O.D the TV
  • Ran, The Samurai Girl
  • Roboanimal Panda Z
  • Steel Angel Kurumi
  • s-CRY-ed
  • Saber Marionette J
  • Saber Marionette J to X
  • Saikano
  • Samurai 7
  • Serial Experiments Lain
  • SoltyRei
  • Speed Grapher
  • The Super Milk Chan Show
  • Super Submarine 99
  • Stratos 4
  • Tsukihime
  • Trinity Blood
  • Twin Spica
  • Vandread
  • Wild 7 Swriling Canal
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion

bOnageTV (1997-present)

History

Main Article:bOnageTV

bOnageTV launched its block in June 1997 only exclusively The Gabrielpika's Mexican feed until December 1998, when Latin America and Brazil decided to launch bOnageTV in satellite as a block on The Gabrielpika Latin America.

The block airs between 3:00pm and 7:00pm until September 15, 2017, which shorten the block to 3:00pm to 5:00pm due to the launch of Sutāmūn.

In October 2017, DTC Group announced that bOnageTV will become a basic cable, antennae, and satellite channel in November 25, 2017, thus bOnageTV ended its block on that day after 20 years being broadcast on The Gabrielpika, and bOnageTV will handle GabToons programming and reruns of their original and current running acquired programming from The Gabrielpika while the newly launched GabToons Latin American channel carries premieres new episodes of recent shows and included archived animated programming.

Final Programming

  • Happy BLAM
  • E's World
  • Spidy Spider
  • The Jumpers
  • Hidroptmi
  • Spies on Socks
  • The Roodisooders

Gallery

See Also

TGP Media-Networks
TGP Media-Networks North America:

General:
TPEN | TPEN Overnight | TPEN Sports | TPEN2 | TPEN3 | TPEN Animals | TPEN Comedy | TPEN Nature | TPEN Investigation | TPEN White | TPEN News | GaTube

Kids and Family:
The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. | GabToons | EXD | Animedia | Animedia StarMoon | Zoog | The Gabrielpika Family | Cells


TGP Media-Networks International:
General:
TPEN International | TPEN Comedy Worldwide | TPEN Investigation | TPEN2 | GaTube | TPEN News | TPEN Sports

Kids and Family:
The Gabrielpika International | The Gabrielpika Jr. Worldwide | Zoog Worldwide | Animedia Worldwide | EXD Worldwide | The Gabrielpika 2 Europe | GabToons Worldwide


TGP Media-Networks Canada5:
General:
TPEN | TPEN Nature | TPEN Investigation | TPEN White | TPEN Comedy | GaTube |

Kids and Family:
The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Junior | EXD | Animedia | GabToons | Sutāmūn


TGP Media-Networks Latin America:
General:
TPEN | TPEN2 | TPEN Investigation

Kids and Family:
The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. | EXD | Animedia | GabToons | The Gabrielpika 2

Brazil:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

Mexico:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

Argentina:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN


TPEN Europe:
United Kingdom and Ireland:
General:
TPEN | | GaTube | TPEN Nighttimes | TPEN2 | TPEN Comedy | TPEN Action-Thriller | TPEN Comedy B&W | TPEN Comedy Extra

Kids and Family:
The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. | GabToons | EXD | The Gabrielpika 2 | Sutāmūn (Block) | The Gabrielpika Classics | Animedia

France:
TPEN | TPEN Comedy | TPEN Nature | TPEN Comedy B&W

The Gabrielpika France | The Gabrielpika Jr. | GabToons | EXD | The Gabrielpika 2 | Animedia |

Italy:
TPEN | TPEN2 | TPEN Nature

The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. | GabToons | EXD | The Gabrielpika 2 | Animedia | The Channel gabrielpika |

Germany:
TPEN | TPENCinema | TPEN Comedy

The Gabrielpika Germany | The Gabrielpika Jr. | GabToons | EXD | Animedia |

Spain:
TPEN | TPEN Comedy | TPEN Comedy B&W

The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. | The Gabrielpika 2 | EXD | GabToons | Animedia | Zoog

Portugal:
TPEN | TPEN Comedy

The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. | EXD | The Gabrielpika 2 | Zoog | Animedia


TPEN Netherlands:
General:
TPEN | TPEN Nature | TPEN Comedy

Kids and Family:
The Gabrielpika8 | The Gabrielpika Jr.8 | GabToons8
| Animedia | EXD8 | Zoog8 | TPENCinema |

Dutch! Networks Inc.8 (Netherlands):
Dutch! | Dutch! Jr. | Dutch! Europe | DutchToonz!


TPEN Nordic:
General:
TPEN | TPEN Nature | TPEN Comedy

Kids and Family:
The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. | GabToons | The Gabrielpika 2 | Dutch! | Animedia |

TPEN Denmark:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

TPEN Finland:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

TPEN Norway:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

TPEN Iceland:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

TPEN Sweden:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

TPEN Scandinavia:

The Gabrielpika | TPEN


TPEN CEE:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN | The Gabrielpika Jr. | GabToons | Dutch! | Animedia | Zoog | EXD | The Gabrielpika 2

Hungary:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

Romania:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

Poland:
The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. | EXD | The Gabrielpika 2 | Zoog | Animedia | TPEN


TPEN CISSE:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN| GabToons | Dutch! | Animedia


TGP Media-Networks Asia:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN | The Gabrielpika Jr. (Block) | EXD | Animedia | Animedia Classics | TPEN & The Gabrielpika9 | Sutāmūn
India:
The Gabrielpika7 | TPEN | EXD India

Singapore:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN| EXD

Hong Kong:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN

Taiwan:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN | Animedia | EXD

China:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN | EXD

Philippines:
TPEN & The Gabrielpika9 | Animedia | EXD

TGP Media-Networks Japan:
The Gabrielpika | TPEN | Animedia | Animedia Classics | EXD | Sutāmūn


TPEN Turkey:
TPEN |

The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. Turkey

Middle East:
TPEN |

The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr. | Animedia

Africa:
TPEN | TPEN Comedy | GaTube

The Gabrielpika | GabToons | The Gabrielpika Jr. | EXD | Zoog | Animedia | Sutāmūn |

Israel:
TPEN |

The Gabrielpika | The Gabrielpika Jr.


TGP Media-Networks Australia:
TPEN | TPEN Comedy Kids and Family:
The Gabrielpika | GabToons | Animedia | GaTube | Zoog | Sutāmūn | EXD


On Demand:
Dutch! On Demand | TPEN Teen On Demand | Animedia On Demand | Zoog On Demand | GaTube On Demand


Radio:
TGP Radio | TGP Jr. Radio | TPEN Radio | TPEN2 Radio | TPEN3 Radio | TPEN News Radio | TPEN Sports Radio


Gubble Television
US networks:

GubbleTV | H&M | | | | | | | | 3


Latin America:
GubbleTV | FireTV | FizzTV | WaterTV | LeafTV | FuzzyTV


Europe:

United Kingdom & Ireland:4
GubbleTV | WaterTV | TZC | | |

France:
GubbleTV | WaterTV | TZC | Quad Network | EightTV | | | | | |

Germany:
GubbleTV | FizzTV | WaterTV | TZC | Quad Network | EightTV | | | | | |

Spain:
GubbleTV | FireTV | FizzTV | WaterTV | TZC | D8 | Bold + | Quad Network | EightTV | TEN Comedia+6 | TEN Accion+6 | TEN Desport+6 | TEN Canal+5
(6) | TEN TPEN+6 | |

Portugal:
GubbleTV | FireTV | FizzTV | WaterTV | TZC | D8 | Bold + | Quad Network | EightTV | TEN Comedia+6 | | |

Italy:
GubbleTV | TZC | EightTV | TEN Comedia+6 | | | | | |

Netherlands:
GubbleTV | TZC | Quad Network | | | | | | |

Nordic:
GubbleTV | TZC | Quad Network | EightTV | | | | | |

Central Eastern Europe:2
GubbleTV | FireTV | FizzTV | LeafTV| TEN Comedia+6 | D8 | Bold + | EightTV | FuzzyTV | | | |

Russia:
GubbleTV | 128TV | 232TV


Asia:3

GubbleTV | WaterTV | LeafTV | TPEN & The Gabrielpika3
| Live | EightTV


Australia:1
GubbleTV | EightTV | Live


Foopiia:
GubbleTV | FireTV | FizzTV | WaterTV | LeafTV | FuzzyTV | PlayMax

Emerald Television

TYENOL | TZC | Mine Comedy | LKCS | TPEN & The Gabrielpika | Romactina | TV Spot | Wow! Network | Ultra Channel | H&M | EightTV | Quad Network | D8 | Bold + | Live

NumberTV

128TV | 232TV

TEN Comedia+6

TEN Comedia+ | TEN Accion+ | TEN Desport+ | TEN Canal+5 | TEN TPEN+ |

Websites:



Defunct:
The Zone Channel (United States) | Romactina (Spain and Portugal) | Mine Comedy (Worldwide) | TV Spot (United States) | Wow! Network (United States) | Ultra Channel (United States) | EightTV (Canada) | Quad Network (Canada) | D8 (Latin America) | Bold + (Latin America) | LKCS (United States) | TYENOL (United Kingdom) | Live (Latin America)


1Jointly owned by Gubbble Television, and Foxtel Management Pty Limited.
2Jointly owned by Gubbble Television, and AMC Networks International.
3Jointly owned by Gubbble Television, Google Pictures Entertainment and Allied Media Corporation..
4Joint venture between Gubbble Television and Sky plc.
5Jointly owned by Gubbble Television, and Canal+.
6Jointly owned by Gubbble Television, and Discovery Communications.

Gubbletv

The Gabrielpika Media
The Gabrielpika Media:

TPEN Pictures | TPEN Television | TPEN Studios | The Gabrielpika Animation Studios | E's World Productions | GabFlash | The Gabrielpika Studios | GabToons Studios | The Gabrielpika Originals


The Gabrielpika Records Group
TPEN Records | The Gabrielpika Records


The Gabrielpika Technology:
Gabrielpika (Operating System)| The Gabrielpika Inside


Other assets:
The Gabrielpika Games


5 A joint venture with Corus Entertainment.
6 A joint venture with ABC Cable Ventures, Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia and Fetix Worldwide.
7 A joint venture with IBN (Network 18 Limited).
8 A joint venture between TGP Media-Networks Netherlands and Dutch! Networks Inc..
9 A joint venture between Google Pictures Entertainment and Allied Media Corporation.

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