New animation pop-up channel starting mid-March on DStv

2019-02-26 06:01

Cape Town – Turner International has announced more information about its SuperheroHQ animation pop-up channel that it revealed in November.

The channel that will start in mid-March and run for half a month on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform.

SuperheroHQ will be accessible for DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact subscribers on DStv channel 300 during the holiday period from 15 to 31 March and will include animation series, animation movies, as well as live-action superhero-themed movies. 

During the day SuperheroHQ will show animation series like Batman, Superman, Justice League, Green Lantern and Teen Titans. During the evening Superhero HQ will show films like the four Superman films, and 3 Spy Kids movies.

The channel will also include The Lego Batman Movie, Batman Gotham Knight, and Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.

In-between those films and series the specialised channel will have localised thematic fillers with the South African comedian Mojak Lehoko that will run between programmes in the form of superhero-themed stand-up comedy videos.

"I like being creative, always trying to do new things, and now being part of Cartoon Network's pop-up channel, with relatable characters, makes me feel like a superhero. This channel is a special treat for the legions of superhero fans - young and old - delivering thrilling action as well as moments to laugh out loud," says Mojak Lehoko in a press release.


Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Batman: The Animated Series

Superman: The Animated Series

Green Lantern

Justice League Action

Young Justice League

Justice League Unlimited 

Teen Titans.


Batman Gotham Knight

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Batman vs Robin

Justice League: Doom; Superman/Batman

Public Enemies

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

Green Lantern: First Flight

Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite

Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom!

Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered (22' Special)Son of Batman

Superman: Unbound

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis

Lego DC Comics SuperHeroes

Justice League vs. Bizarro League

Teen Titans: Trouble Tokyo

Superman the Movie

Superman II

Superman III

Superman 4: The Quest for Peace

Superman Returns

Spy Kids

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams 

Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over.

No scheduled dates or times for when which of these specific titles will be seen on the SuperheroHQ channel have been released to the media but Turner International says a movie will run every weekday at 20:05.

Saturdays on SuperheroHQ will be dedicated to Batman, starting at 07:25 with an animated Batman film, followed at some time by animated Batman and Superman series.

On Saturday afternoons at 17:30 there will be a marathon of Batman episodes on SuperheroHQ with Saturdays that will end with a double film feature starting at an unspecified time.Sundays will be dedicated to Superman with an animation movie starting at 07:25, followed at some time with a marathon of animation series including Batman the Animated Series and Superman the Animated Series. At 17:30 on Sundays there will be another marathon of Superman episodes, with Sundays that will end with a double film feature starting at an unspecified time.

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