Jetix (UK)

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Jetix
Jetix logo.gif
Founded October 19, 1996
Closed August 31, 2009 (renamed Disney XD)
Company The Walt Disney Company
Notable Series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,

Power Rangers,
Sonic X,
Martin Mystery,
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!

Jetix was a British children's TV channel, launched as Fox Kids in 1996. As it was acquired by The Walt Disney Company, it its name was changed to Jetix.

History

In April 2004 the Jetix brand was introduced to UK viewers as the evening programming block on Fox Kids. The following September it also began to be broadcast as in the morning programming, and on January 1, 2005, Jetix became the name of the entire channel.

August 31, 2009 the name of the channel was changed to Disney XD, as Disney was merging the Toon Disney and Jetix brands.

An official Jetix Magazine was published by Future Publishing and featured a monthly Power Rangers Dino Thunder comic strip.