|Launched|| January 3, 1983 (as a programming block)
March 11, 2006 (as a channel)
|Owned By||ITV plc|
CITV is a United Kingdom TV digital network station currently owned by ITV. It broadcasts many children's television programs including the Pokémon anime. It shares its name with the former programming block on ITV1, CITV's parent channel. This channel is free to view on almost all UK Digital TV systems. It is also available over the internet as streaming television on their website.
As its own channel it has shown every dubbed episode of the Pokémon anime from Pokémon: Battle Frontier to the first fourteen episodes of the Pokémon: Black & White series, as well as simulcasting episodes shown on ITV1. They have also shown all four Diamond & Pearl series movies, as well as Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness.
As of October 2012, it is transmitting episodes of Pokémon Black & White: Rival Destinies in late weekend morning programming slots. Episodes that are shown on CITV are usually repeated several months later on Disney XD.
- As a programming slot on ITV1
- ITV1 (6AM UTC-8.25AM UTC on weekends)
- Channel 72
- Channel 621
- Channel 602
- Virgin Media
- Channel 734
- TalkTalk TV
- Channel 307