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This article only exists in the NBC Nordic universe, where the youth channel Kanal Prince Bih (formerly known as NBC 2, The Art Entertainment Network, and Tattoo) exists in the universe.

Prince Television (PTV) is an American cable television network owned by the Kids, Young Adults, and Classics division of Warner Bros. Entertainment, itself a subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia through its Studios and Networks Group division.

The channel was launched on June 22, 1977, and the channel originally aired animations for mostly children, and currently broadcasting mostly music videos, game-shows, news, entertainment, talk-show, sitcom, reality, drama series, and programs that are from Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang, and TBS, and are aimed primarily at children and adults ages 8-35.

History

Development

In 1964, Sterling Robinson pitched an idea about the cable television network, called The Prince Channel, collaborate with RCA Corporation and NBC.

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1977-1983

On June 22, 1977, the channel was launched as Prince Studios Network, with the first episode of Lassie's Rescue Rangers.

In the early times, where the channel was launched, the channel broadcasts mostly animations that are for children and teens (5-17) from 5:30 am to 11 pm, while Neon Nights feature R and NC-17-rated movies that are for adults (18+) from 11 pm. to 5:30 am.

Prince Television does not become an entertainment channel until the '80s, while Neon Nights do not broadcast any television programs until in the year 1992.

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1983-1994

In 1986, RCA Corporation was defunct, which Warner Communications owns the channel, while in 1995, Kinnevik became the co-ownership of the network.

1994-2003

In 1998, Modern Times Group becomes the co-owner instead of the investment company Kinnevik, after ZTV moves from Stockholm to London.

Since 2000, Prince Television now broadcasts from 06:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., while Neon Night broadcasts from 10 p.m. to 06 a.m.

2003-2009

In 2003, Prince Television got rid of its mascot and changing its name to Viasat Prince and Viasat Neon, the channel's logo added a circle with the word "Viasat" on both Prince and Neon.

2009-2015

Many viewers wanted that Prince Television replacing Viasat Prince, and Prince Television was back.

2015-2017

2017-present

On March 13, 2020, Prince Television announced that most of its original programming was cancelled for a while due to COVID-19.

Hello, Prince Television, Neon Nights and PBStream fans! Due to 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic, we must delay most of its programming from Prince Television, Neon Nights and PBStream for a while. Expect Prince Television's News Worldwide, Cartoon News, Nostalgic Video Review and The Stupid Adventure with Limmared's School, which is still on the air for now on, but instead at home, because our headquarters was closing down for a same reason. It may take long time to animate, or work from any shows from the network. We wish that you and family, or friends are safe and healthy.
~ Prince Television and PBStream


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On February 5, 2021, the president of Prince Television and Neon Nights, Jordan Holland stated in an interview that this channel would focus more on animated and manga series and less of that third-party content that is not suitable for the network. He also stated that the network will air preschool programming from the morning to the afternoon and that the channel will continue to broadcast music videos and live-action shows, he also stated that Prince Television will be a channel for everyone, but mainly for older children and teenagers.

Programming

Main page: NBC Nordic: Classic and Outmoded Sphere/List of programs broadcast by Prince Television

Prince Television's current programming includes original series such as Greenbots, Angry Catman, The Emotion Monsters, Ninja Xiang, Educational-Exist, Prince Television's News Worldwide, World's Question!, Nostalgic Video Review, and Game-on!, as well as acquired programming from other studios, which as of December 2019 includes Oswaldo, American Dad!, Final Space, Miracle Workers, The Jellies!, Lazor Wulf, Mike Tyson Mysteries, Squidbillies, Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, Decker, Dream Corp LLC, Joe Pera Talks with You, The Amazing World of Gumball, Cupcake & Dino: General Services, Teen Titans Go!, We Bare Bears, Unikitty!, Chop Chop Ninja, Apple & Onion, Craig of the Creek, Bakugan Battle Planet, D.N. Ace, Victor and Valentino, Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart and many more. Prince Television has also produced music television programmings like Music Nonstop and PTV's Greatest Hits. Prince Television also features game-shows, news, talk-show, sitcom, reality, drama series, mostly on their schedule. There's also prime time programming on Prince Television unlike its sister channel Cartoon Network and Boomerang (which they don't have prime time programming).

From 1977 to 1986, Prince Television features mostly animated programming and having access to a large collection of animated programming and anime programmings like Scooby's Mystery Funhouse, The Care Bears, Super Friends, and Chojin Sentai Barattack.

Programming blocks

Current

  • Neon Nights - A timeshift television channel/late-night block that shows R-rated, or NC 17-rated movies or TV-MA-rated series, that aired from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
  • Golden Time (Prime time) - A every-day block and prime time broadcast that airs programming that are from this channel, it was aired from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (formerly 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.), it was launched in 1981.

Upcoming

  • The Cartoon Action (revival) - An upcoming Saturday programming block that will air anime programming like Naruto: Shippuden, Dragon Ball Super, and One Punch Man. The block will be launched in fall 2021.
  • Cartoonito on Prince Television - An upcoming weekday preschool block that will launch in fall 2021 and will air both on Cartoon Network and the channel itself. Launch programming includes 20 new series, such as Batwheels, Bugs Bunny Builders, Little Ellen, and Tom and Jerry Junior from Warner Bros. Animation; Bea's Block and Mecha Builders from Sesame Workshop; Jessica's Big Little World, a spin-off of the Cartoon Network original series Craig of the Creek; and acquired series Ladybird Lu, Lucas the Spider, and Mush-Mush & The Mushables.

Seasonal

  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! - This block airs holiday specials and movies from December 1st to January 2nd.
  • Scaryween - This block airs Halloween specials and movies from every October.

Former

  • The Cartoon Action - This block airs mostly action anime and action animated series that are launched on July 5, 1997. The block aired from every Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., but in 2000, it was switched to every Friday night, where it aired from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., followed by Eek! The Cat on Neon Nights, it was cancelled on March 1, 2002.
  • ZTV - This block airs interviews, culture, entertainment, information and talk shows that are launched on 2003, but however cancelled in 2009. The block was aired on every Fridays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Other ventures

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International versions

Main page: What if NBC launched an animation channel in 1977/What if WarnerMedia and Viasat were partners/List of international Prince Television channels