Which kids' channel do you think Digimon should migrate to in the West?

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With Fox Kids dead in the water and Nickelodeon pretty much having abandoned the franchise (as shown by their negligence towards Fusion), where do you think all future Digimon animes should air in from now on in countries like the United States? Like say an English dub of Digimon Adventure Psi​?

Personally, I would go with Cartoon Network. While they've become notorious for shilling out Teen Titans Go! to no end, their head Christina Miller has recently stepped down so hopefully we will get better management in the future. Not to mention Disney Channel already has both Pokemon and Yo-kai Watch.
 

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A broadcast deal is incredibly unlikely at this point. Cartoon Network is rarely in the business for anime outside of Toonami, and others, as you noted, have not worked out for various reasons. It'll get relegated to Crunchyroll like everything else, unless another streaming service thinks it's worth the scratch.
 

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Netflix is probably the best place.
 

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For Australia I would say channel 10, on Toasted TV, wait I mean channel 11...(ugh channel 10 was bought out by American CNN and now its terrible.) I also think Go! or Gem, or even ABC Me. ABC Me shows anime occasionally such as Boruto and Sailor Moon Crystal. But put it on at 7:00 or 7:30, not 9am when the kids are at school! Most kids are at school by 8:20/8:40. Or put it on in the afternoon or evening when kids are at home. If you want to reach an audience, you air it at a popular time... though it is costly...

Netflix and other streaming services are also a good idea, but kids only mostly watch things they're familiar with. If they're watching TV they can't control what's on air so they have to watch what's on.

I would also say it could go on Foxtel, with channels such as Boomerang or Cartoon Network. But Foxtel is a paid service so not everybody has it.

PS: I don't know why ANYBODY hasn't invented a channel purely for anime yet. I'd do it, if I was rich.
Heck, South Africa has an anime channel, why can't Australia? Hmm. Then again someone may have already had the idea but couldn't get it approved... there is Animelab but... Animelab is a streaming service app, not a TV channel...
 
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There used to be an Anime Channel in the UK it didn't do very well at all and was pulled.
 

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Well even though one is in reruns, Disney XD would be cool if only so they would have all 3 Mon series. But I've been saying that since Yokai Watch still existed in the US. Still waiting on that Appmon dub!
 

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Netflix, of course. No more random acts of censorship.
 

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Well even though one is in reruns, Disney XD would be cool if only so they would have all 3 Mon series. But I've been saying that since Yokai Watch still existed in the US. Still waiting on that Appmon dub!
I'm just suggesting a separate channel so that it wouldn't feel like a sort of monopoly.
 

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I can see it going the digital route, Netflix, Hulu, Youtube TV, Pluto TV. I don’t know if any of you have heard of this free app called Pluto TV, but it has a few channels dedicated to anime. I can see Digimon going that route too, Tri has been airing subbed on one of Pluto’s anime channels already.

As for just television without streaming, only two channels I can see Digimon airing on are Disney XD and Discovery Family, which is owned by Hasbro.
 
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I'm just suggesting a separate channel so that it wouldn't feel like a sort of monopoly.
Can you have a monopoly for this kind of thing? It's not like Adult Swim has the monopoly of anime or shows that are better when high. Or History has a monopoly on aliens and Hitler. Or TLC have a monopoly on garbage. ...You get the joke but hey, you wanted a TV channel, there's not many choices.

Netflix, of course. No more random acts of censorship.
Netflix goes 4Kids style when they do kids anime. Check out Precure/Glitter Force.
Isn't that the fault of "Good Ol' Saban"?
 

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Does Disney still have the rights of Digimon? They had the rights years ago, and not sure if they still do or not.
 
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Not Disney. I loath the corporate monstrosity that is modern Disney. Early 2000s Disney on the other hand was great.
 

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If they want to reach as many people as possible and target a younger audience the only option is Netflix. Cable is dead.
 

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It's dieing. It'll be dead in the next decade. Sad as it is.
 

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But wouldn't all major channels on TV be migrating to whatever streaming services?
 

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The companies that own the networks would do that. Like how Disney owns a few of them and most of the stuff is on either their app or the app for the channel it's self.
 

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I'd say either Netflix or Hulu, whichever one is less censor-happy when it comes to anime.
 

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Let's go HBO Max streaming service. With them partnering with Crunchy Roll I can see an outside chance of them picking this up.
 
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