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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,
Nominations of animated categories of Emmy awards out

Nominations of animated categories of Emmy awards out

Animation, Uncategorized
The 69th annual Emmy Awards would be presented on 17th September by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Besides that of the main categories, the nominations for the animation category has also been declared. In the  category, four of the five recognized shows that were also nominated in 2015 and 2016 are Archer, Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons and South Park. The only new contender in the category is the special Sofia the First episode “Elena and the Secret of Avalor.” With two first-time nominees, the short-form animated category offers a few more surprises this year like Warner Bros. Animation’s Teen Titans Go! and Marvel Animation and Passion Animation Studios’ Rocket & Groot mini-series. They will join three other shows that have received prior nominations. They are Ad
Cartoon Network’s OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes to premiere on August 1

Cartoon Network’s OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes to premiere on August 1

Animation
Cartoon Network has announced that its new animated series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes will be debuting on August 1 at 6:30 pm ET/PT via a special hour-long premiere episode. The series focuses on the eponymous K.O., who is a perpetually optimistic kid aspiring to be the greatest hero of all. The story is set in a video game inspired world in a town called Lakewood Plaza. OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes has been created by Ian Jones-Quartey named one of Variety’s 10 animators to watch in 2016. He had earlier served as co-executive producer on pop culture hit, Steven Universe. Incidentally, Jones-Quartey also voices for Rad. Other featured voices includes Courtenay Taylor (Regular Show in Space) as K.O., Kate Flannery (The Office) as Carol, Ashly Burch (Adventure Time) as Enid and David Herman (
Cartoon Network to release DVD of The Powerpuff Girls on August 15

Cartoon Network to release DVD of The Powerpuff Girls on August 15

Animation
Cartoon Network has said that it would release a new special DVD release of the iconic animated action comedy series The Powerpuff Girls. The DVD is slated for an August 15, 2017 release on stores. The DVD titled The Powerpuff Girls: The Last Donnycorn  will feature the same titled episode as its lynch pin. The Last Donnycorn is a 30 minute special that features the titular creature seeking the Powerpuff Girls’ help as he is hunted by a robotic unicorn. After a narrow escape, he also reveals that he has accidentally unleashed evil unicorns that were originally trapped inside a magic mirror. Now these evil unicorns are wreaking havoc on Unicorn Land and it is up to the Powerpuff Girls to set things right. Besides the film, the DVD will also feature the following episodes: Odd Bubble
Live Nation Middle East and CN jointly making live stage show Cartoon Network Live

Live Nation Middle East and CN jointly making live stage show Cartoon Network Live

Channels
Live Nation Middle East and Cartoon Network have announced that they are producing a new live stage production called Cartoon Network Live! The brand new live show will be touring various cities across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Cartoon Network Live! features the channel’s most popular heroes from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls, in an interactive and spectacular stage production for kids aged 5+. In Cartoon Network Live!, Kelvin Gizmo, scientist extraordinaire takes us into the world of Cartoon Network which is under threat of Zarr, the evil robot. We travel through the Land of Ooo, the city of Townsville and Elmore and meet their famous inhabitants. With them, and the help of the audience, Kevin Gizmo will hopefully be able to s
Turner sets new direction to The Amazing World of Gumball

Turner sets new direction to The Amazing World of Gumball

Animation
Turner has claimed that it has upped its  investment in European production by 30 per cent last year and has also taken its biggest international original The Amazing World of Gumball in a new direction, with a puppet-based episode of the show that it revealed at the just concluded Annecy Animation Film Festival. The puppet-based installment of Gumball will go out during season five of the show and will also be the inspiration for a series of short form spin-offs. Recently-minted U.K. producer Blink Industries is making The Puppets and the short form content which will be directed by BAFTA-nominated Simon Cartwright and Baker Terry. Annecy attendees got to watch the exclusive first-look at The Puppets at Annecy during a session at the festival looking at Gumball. The series is a mix