Disney XD is an American digital cable television channel owned by The Walt Disney Company that mostly airs children animated television series. The network launched on February 13, 2009 as the successor to Toon Disney. Its target market is aimed at male children from ages 6 to 14.
Disney XD began broadcasting in the UK on satellite provider Sky and cable provider Virgin Media on August 31, 2009. A high definition version of Disney XD UK started broadcasting on Sky on October 18, 2010, for Sky HD subscribers who also subscribe to the kids pack.The channel is also offered with Spanish language audio, either via a separate channel sold as part of a Spanish language network package sold by cable and satellite providers, or via a separate audio track with the SAP option, depending on system. A high definition feed of the network is also offered on some cable providers, as well as both satellite providers and telco IPTV providers in the ABC/Disney networks preferred format of 720p. Disney XD movie show premieres at 5:00 pm that shows classic Disney movies.