CITV to Broadcast the Eighteenth Season of Pokemon on Easter Monday


Following on from the reveal of CITV broadcasting the seventeenth Pokemon movie this easter bank-holiday new listings on Sky (and Freeview) reveal that the eighteenth season of Pokemon, which is the second season in the Pokemon XY timeline, will be broadcast on Easter Monday.

The first episode of Season 18 will be shown at 5pm on Monday 6th April 2015 with the next episode to be shown at 5pm on Monday 13th April 2015. Read more of this post

CITV to Broadcast Pokemon XY: The Movie – Diance and The Cocoon of Destruction This Easter Bank Holiday


It’s been revealed, via TV listings on Sky, that CITV will be broadcasting the seventeenth Pokemon movie, known as Pokemon XY: The Movie – Diance and The Cocoon of Destruction, as part of their Easter Bank-Holiday Weekend celebrations.

The film, which will be aired at 9:35am on Saturday 4th April 2015 on CITV (Sky Channel 621, Freeview Channel 122) and then repeated on Monday 6th April at 1.55pm, is the first film based upon the Pokemon XY series; furthermore it is also the first Pokemon XY film to be broadcast on UK TV. Read more of this post

CITV To Broadcast Pokemon Advanced Starting from Next Week


With the first season of Pokemon XY drawing to a close on UK TV Channel CITV at the end of this week CITV, and i assume with some approval from The Pokemon Company, have decided to replace it with the much-older TV Series Pokemon Advanced.

Starting from 12th January 2015 at 7:20am, with the same episode repeated again at 2:10pm, and shown every day throughout the week Pokemon fans will be able to experience Ash, May, Max and Brock venture across the Hoenn region with each character persuing their dreams. CITV is available on Freeview (Channel 122), Sky (Channel 621) and Freesat (Channel 602). Read more of this post

CITV To Broadcast Pokemon Origins Next Week


That’s right you are reading it correctly, CITV will be broadcasting the English Dubbed version of Pokemon Origins, which is a 4-part OVA adaptation of the popular Pokemon Red and Pokemon Green/Blue GameBoy Games, next week within the UK.

Each episode will be shown at 7:35am, starting with the first episode on Tuesday 27th May 2014 and ending with the final episode on Friday 30th May. This means that CITV, which is a freeview channel available on Digital TV, Sky and Freesat, will be the first UK based channel to air the series, thus making it a UK debut for Pokemon Origins outside the Pokemon TV App.

But wait there is more, as on Monday 26th May 2014 the CITV channel will be airing back-to-back episodes of Pokemon: Sinoh League Victors from 9am until 1pm.

And finally to top-it-all off CITV will be continuing to show brand new episodes of Pokemon XY: The Series on Saturday and Sunday at 11:35am.

CITV is available on Freeview (Channel 72), Sky (Channel 621) and Freesat (Channel 602).

CITV To Resume Digimon Fusion Broadcast on Monday


Now that the Easter Holidays are over and done with CITV will be resuming their broadcast of Digimon Fusion, the latest English Dubbed series based upon the Digimon franchise.

The broadcast will resume with Episode 26 at 7:45am on Monday 28th May, with the same episode repeated again later in the day at 1:20pm, with brand new episodes being shown every day throughout the week.

In addition to these new episodes the series will be rerun from the very beginning at the weekends, starting tomorrow at 7:20am with Episode 1. What’s interesting is that these ‘weekend reruns’ will be shown on ITV1 and ITV1 HD in addition to the CITV channel, so a slightly better picture quality ‘maybe’ experienced on the HD Channel.

All of the channels are available for free on multiple devices, for instance CITV is available on Freeview channel 72 and Sky channel 621, meanwhile  ITV1 HD is available on Freeview HD channel 103 and Sky channel 178.

Pokemon XY: The Series To Resume Broadcast on CITV Next Weekend


It has been awhile but UK Children’s TV Channel CITV will be resuming broadcast of the Pokémon XY TV Series, starting with the very first episode next Saturday.

Starting on Saturday 5th April 2014 at 11:35am will be the first episode of the Pokémon XY TV Series, followed by the second episode on 6th April 2014 at 11:35am, after which one episode will be shown on Saturday’s and Sunday’s at the same time each weekend.

To celebrate the occasion CITV will be re-showing the 16th Pokémon Movie (Pokémon Movie 16: Genesect and the Legend Awakened) on the 5th April 2014 at 10:05am, so if you have yet to see the latest Pokémon movie then this may be your final ‘broadcasting’ chance.

As always CITV is a ‘free-to-view’ channel, meaning you can view it on Freeview (72), Sky (621) and Freesat (602) without having a subscription.

CITV To Broadcast Digimon Fusion Next Week


It’s been quite a while since Digimon appeared on a free-to-view UK Channel, but that’s about to change as CITV (the dedicated Childrens ITV channel) have announced that they will be showing the latest Digimon series, Digimon Fusion, starting from next week.


Starting on Monday 24th February 2014 Digimon Fusion will be aired weekdays (Monday to Friday) at 7:15am, with the same episode repeated again at 12:55pm. Digimon Fusion will run alongside repeated episodes of Pokémon: Battle Dimension and Redakai; Conquer the Kairu, both of which have ‘anime’ related origins. Read more of this post

CITV To Air Pokemon Movie 16: Genesect and the Legend Awakened, As well as Pokemon XY TV Series


According to a press release published on BulbaNews the UK free-to-view TV Channel “CITV” will be broadcasting the latest Pokémon movie on the same day as the US Cartoon Network channel broadcasts it, furthermore the two episodes from the Pokémon XY TV Series will be shown over the same weekend with the remaining XY episodes being shown next year. Read more of this post