Tuesday, November 21

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Cartoon Network teams up with Korean game developer SundayToz

Cartoon Network teams up with Korean game developer SundayToz

Gaming
Cartoon Network has teamed up with Korean game developer SundayToz for a mobile puzzle game around the hit animated series We Bare Bears. The game is expected to launch globally early next year. The free match three-style and city-builder game will feature storytelling and video from the series as well as competitive features such as leader-boards where friends can challenge one another. “It’s exciting to partner with SundayToz on a new global mobile game for We Bare bears,” said Chris Waldron, vice president of Cartoon Network Digital Products and Games. “They connect with the fun, light-hearted tone of the series; and we know they’ll deliver a game our fans won’t want to put down,” he added. SundayToz is well-known for its collection of puzzle games, including the Anipang series
CN reveals names of two new celebrities who will voice for the fourth Powerpuff girl

CN reveals names of two new celebrities who will voice for the fourth Powerpuff girl

Animation, Uncategorized
Following the introduction of the all-new fourth Powerpuff Girl named Bliss last month, Cartoon Network has announced the introduction of two new celebrities who join the all-star line-up of local talent revoicing the role. Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram and Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon will star as the voice of Bliss for the Middle East and the UK respectively. Nancy and Alesha complete the line-up of 15 super-powered celebrities across international markets to lend their voices to the fourth Powerpuff Girl, who appears in a 5-episode special entitled The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four. This initiative builds on Cartoon Network’s commitment to putting fans at the centre and delivering local relevance for kids across the globe. Other local celebrities recently named as the vo
Turner Asia Pacific green lights animated series

Turner Asia Pacific green lights animated series

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After the success of Cartoon Network’s 2015 TV movie Monster Beach, Turner Asia Pacific has given the go ahead to a 52 x 11-minute original animated series of the same name from Melbourne, Australia-based Bogan Entertainment Solutions (BES). Currently under the pre-producion stage, the series is set to air on Turner International’s kids channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang, POGO and Boing across EMEA, LatAm and Asia Pacific in 2019. Monster Beach plays with the unlikely combination of surfing, hot-rods and mostly lovable monsters. It’s created by Patrick Crawley, Bruce Kane and Maurice Argiro of BES Animation, the same team behind the TV movie. Set on a tropical island inhabited by both humans and monsters, the series follows the comedic adventures of inseparable siblings Jan and Dea
Turner’s popular Adult Swim channel Rick and Morty endears itself

Turner’s popular Adult Swim channel Rick and Morty endears itself

Animation
    With audiences and critics alike rapidly cultivating a mass fan-following on this side of the Atlantic, the animated hit sci-fi comedy from Turner’s popular Adult Swim channel Rick and Morty is taking great strides in EMEA. In addition to its extraordinary social buzz, Rick and Morty currently ranks as one of IMDB’s top-rated shows of the last 25 years with an impressive 9.3 rating alongside a highly-coveted 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes. The show follows a time travelling scientist and his grandson’s wacky and shockingly dark adventures through space. The much anticipated third season is now available in select EMEA markets on Netflix. With an expanding licensing programme in the U.S., Turner’s Cartoon Network Enterprises is looking to mirror this success across E
Cartoon Network EMEA shares details of its developments of Adventure Time

Cartoon Network EMEA shares details of its developments of Adventure Time

Animation
Cartoon Network EMEA has shared details of its latest developments of Adventure Time including new and expanding product lines that will continue to fuel the brand’s growth across the region. Fashion is the heart of Adventure Time’s merchandise offering and the category where the brand first began to enjoy consumer products traction. Building upon this success, to target the Adventure Time’s fashion-conscious teen and young adult audience, Cartoon Network has inked a deal with popular streetwear brand Hype for a 15-piece menswear collection. Launching across Europe in Spring/Summer 2018, the Adventure Time x Just Hype range is set to include t-shirts, sweatshirts, backpacks, sliders and caps, and will be supported by creative retail activations. Further boosting the apparel categor
Cartoon Network acquires fourth season of Angelo Rules

Cartoon Network acquires fourth season of Angelo Rules

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In a collaborative effort with France Télévision and Germany’Select Filess Super RTL, Cartoon Network has acquired the fourth season of Angelo Rules, the comedy series co-produced by France’s TeamTO, CAKE and France’s Teletoon+. It follows 11-year-old Angelo who has a knack for getting out of trouble using fun tech and some plot twists. The newest episodes will include on-trend tech like virtual reality, crowd funding and social media. Aimed at six to 12-year-olds, Angelo Rules premiered in 2010. It is based on a French series of books by Sylvie Mathuisieulx and illustrated by Sebastien Diologent. The series has aired in more than 100 countries and has inspired three mobile games including Angelo Rules–A Busy Day, Angelo Skate Away and Angelo Run. The upcoming 52 x 11-minute season
South African singer Toya Delazy will be voicing for The Powerpuff Girls

South African singer Toya Delazy will be voicing for The Powerpuff Girls

Animation
Fans have been going ga ga with the news that a new hero will be making a bow in Cartoon Network’s iconic girl-power trio The Powerpuff Girls in the new season of the series. Now, it has been confirmed that South African singer, songwriter, musician and all-around powerhouse performer Toya Delazy will be voicing for the characters. “I have always dreamed of being the voice of a cartoon character. Never did I think I would be recording a voice-over as the new Powerpuff Girl for Cartoon Network, though,” observed Delazy. “In a nutshell, Cartoon Network was my childhood. The shows were always quirky, expressive, creative and cool! I have always appreciated how creative the channel is, even to this day. Watching Cartoon Network really opened my mind as a child, and for me the channel stil
Cartoon Network creatives sweep 69th Emmy awards for animation, motion design and interactive programming

Cartoon Network creatives sweep 69th Emmy awards for animation, motion design and interactive programming

Events
The Television Academy has declared the juried award winners of the 69th Emmy Awards for Animation, Motion Design and Interactive Programming. The honours will be presented at the Creative Arts Awards ceremony on September 9. Creatives from Cartoon Network Studios swept the Individual achievement awards in animation category with four of the five spots going to artist on Adult Swim’s Samurai Jack,the rogue standout was a nod to Wander Over Yonder. Google Spotlight Stories’ VR short Pearl took the Interactive Programming prize. This year’s juried winners are: OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN ANIMATION Samurai Jack “XCIII” • Adult Swim • Cartoon Network Studios: Bryan Andrews, Storyboard Artist  Samurai Jack “XCIII” • Adult Swim • Cartoon Network Studios: Scott Wills, Production
Cartoon Network to present ‘Cartoon Network: 25 Years of Drawing on Creativity’

Cartoon Network to present ‘Cartoon Network: 25 Years of Drawing on Creativity’

Events
With the launch of the very first 24-hour toon channel, the television animation landscape changed forever a quarter-century ago. To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Cartoon Network has allied with The Paley Center for Media to present ‘Cartoon Network: 25 Years of Drawing on Creativity.’ This exclusive exhibit will premiere at Paley Center’s New York, location on September 16 and will run till October 8. The show will then move to Paley Center’s Beverly Hills location on October 14 and will go on till November 19. “It was a crazy idea to start, but a crazy good idea that led to twenty-five years of laughter and innovation,” said Cartoon Network President Christina Miller. “We are very thankful to our talent, team and, of course, our fans. We are proud to be celebrating this milestone wi
Second season of Lili & Lola on the way

Second season of Lili & Lola on the way

Animation
Canada-based studio Big Bad Boo Studios will produce the second season of its mini-series Lili & Lola with five x seven-minute new episodes heading to multiple platforms that will include the studio’s bilingual VOD platform Oznoz. The pre-school mini-series follows two sisters living in a small apartment in a big city. Created by Shabnam Rezaei and Aly Jetha of Big Bad Boo it originally debuted in 2015 on Oznoz. The first season also currently airs on Shaw Multicultural Canada, ICI Television Montreal and TenTV in both English and Persian. Rezaei initially created the show for the Farsi-speaking community, but it has since branched out hoping to attract new subscribers on Oznoz. The platform also streams Sesame Street, Thomas and Friends, Babar and other shows in Arabic, French,