After the merger between Esquire Horror, Esquire Edge and, the largest channel of the three, Esquire+, GBC Holdings acquired Disney's then-owned 15% of the channel and made Y+ into a full-on youth-focused channel, with horror programming at late night and gaming-focused programming in selected days.
In June 2018, Y+ announced to sell its gaming-focused programming to sister channel Hyper, while the rest of it's programming was to be moved to Jetix and Nostalgic. The channel was announced to be shut down in July 2018.
CubenRocks Channel joint ventures:Nick Cuben (co-owned with ViacomCBS) • Showtime Cuben (co-owned with ViacomCBS) • BBC Cuben (co-owned with BBC) • ITV Cuben (co-owned with ITV plc) • Globo Cuben (co-owned with Grupo Globo) • FXC (co-owned with Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer International)
1 Docomo Northeast is a joint-venture with NTT Docomo. KTY owns 30% of the venture. 2 A joint venture with Quest Media&Entertainment 3 A joint venture with Vodafone (Vodacom) 4 PPV Studios Beijing is a 50/50 joint-venture with Beijing Media Network and CDH Investments.
Notes: 6 Under license from CPN Holdings or Laserium Networks. 7 Co-owned between Quest Communications and Quest Software & Technology. 4 Co-owned between Quest International Television and Quest Communications. 8 Co-owned with Hyper Holdings.