Cartoon Network A Favorite In France
In France, Cartoon Network joins the top 10 most popular cable and satellite channels in the country and stands out as the number one channel for kids ages 4 to 10 in CanalSatellite homes (reaching 68.8% of this age group during one week). Findings from Mediacabsat, the cable and satellite channel survey by Médiamétrie, is promising news for the channel that went on air less than two years ago. Cartoon Network now has an 8.9% audience share of 4 to 10 year olds watching CanalSatellite. Cartoon Network's French language service is available in France, French-speaking Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Mauritius. The station launched in November 1999 with a dedicated French schedule, marketing and on air-promotion. In France the channel is available on cable and in 100% of CanalSatellite homes.