The Children's Channel
in 1990, DZJP ltd. launched Filipino version of once famous British kids channel, The Children's Channel, it was assisted by the owners of The Children's Channel UK, ABS-CBN, DZJP ltd. and RPN. it quickly went popular due to intensive children content, the channel usually broadcasts from 4am to 8pm, it was timeshared with unknown channel (1990-1995) and FBNX (from 1995 until 1999, when TCC was finally signed off and FBNX become separated channel due to The Zwei being 24/7 Music channel) from 8pm to 2am, in 1991, it was famous for airing 2 British Video Game shows (Super Mario Challenge and Head to Head).
in March 17, 1999, FBN Corporation announced that TCC Philippines will close on March 31, 1999 at 8pm to focus on Minimax and replacing with new 24/7 music channel from The Studios, called "The Zwei", in March 31, 1999, crowds (mostly fans of childhood shows aired on TCC, teenagers who remembered TCC well and the parents of old TCC fans) invaded FBN Headquarters, lit candle to TCC, at 8pm, TCC finally closes down after an episode of "Super Mario Challenge" (according to TCC Philippines final sign off video uploaded by sandiessss), its last image to air on TCC Philippines was a live capture of crowds outside of FBN Headquarters.
in 1999, FBN launched 24/7 music channel, "The Zwei", named after German name of "Two" and also "Viva Zwei" (which uses the same logo)
in 2009, The Zwei hits high obscurity level as The Zwei began to air non-music shows
in 2012, The Zwei gained popularity over airing "Zwobot" programming (since 2001, airing in original German audio with English subtitles from 2001-2008 and English dub from 2008-2017), because of too many sketchs and Mr Explosion (which showing explosion on anything (most notably Berlin, Vacuum and Ferdinand Marcos) as it entertains viewers).
in 2016, The Zwei began to unexpectedly adding Indian cartoons (including Motu Patlu, which was infamous for Nick India fanbases).
in August 31, 2017 at 11:59pm, The Zewi finally closes down, its last video was same with Viva Zwei final closedown clip (which contains Mr Explosion explodes Viva Zwei logo (which is also used as Viva Zwei final video)), the main reason why FBN to shutdown The Zwei was to make The Studios to be 24/7, forcing Toon Disney and The Zwei to shutdown and also intensive competition with Myx, the next day, FBN sold channel space for The Zwei to 4 Britan LCC to launch More4 Britan, however Zwobot program to move to WorldTerebi on September 4, 2017 at 11pm.
|V • T • E FBN Corporation|
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TMK Corporation, PWER Holdings and Sega Sammy Holdings (through Sega Holdings) owns each 35% stake, Aberic Holdings owns 5% stake and Qube Communications owns 10% stake of FBN Corporation
|V • T • E Qube Holdings|
|Predecessor: Wildcat Holdings
Qube Motion Pictures Group
Qube Home Entertainment Group
Qube Television Group
|Owned by NotWildcat|
|V • T • E TMK Corp.|
RTC ASEAN | RTC Indus | RTC Eastern Asia | RKO International Middle East (Azerbaijan | Turkey | RTC Turkey) | RKO International Asia (Malaysia | Philippines | Japan | China | Indonesia | Singapore) | RKO International Australia (RTC OceNZ | Superior (New Zealand) | RTC Australia)
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|1Under license from CPN Holdings or Laserium Networks|
2 Co-owned between Quest Communications and Quest Software & Technology.