In what could be termed as good news for 90’s kid, Cartoon Network announced plans to open its first resort-style hotel in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It will be the first resort opportunity for the cable service, which will partner with Palace Entertainment to establish a 165-suite accommodation hub in Pennsylvania. The resort hotel is also set to feature an interactive lobby, outdoor and indoor pools, water play zone, outdoor amphitheater, lawn games, fire pits, game rooms and play areas. Palace Entertainment currently owns and operated amusement parks, water parks and other in US and Australia. The theme-based hotel will include themes from the choicest CN shows such as “Adventure Time,” “We Bare Bears,” and “The Powerpuff Girls.” In a press release, Cartoon Network President Christi
Are you a 90s kid? If yes, then you would definitely agree that the quality of life during those times was the best! The best part was the cartoon shows that we all used to watch and they were actually good. Cartoons today aren't too bad of course, but the 90s are known as the golden age of cartoon shows for a reason. These amazing cartoon shows will take you back to our golden days: Tom and Jerry Show: Tom and Jerry is a series of theatrical musical cartoon shorts created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer that centered on a never-ending rivalry between a housecat (Tom) and a mouse (Jerry) whose chases and battles often involved comic violence. The Looney Tunes Show: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Road Runner and Tweety bird were among the cutest and the m...
Right now, we are in the year 2018. As for Cartoon Network, the new year means new shows and new seasons of ones favorites. To kick things off in style, the channel has shared this preview for what’s to come: It has Apple and Onion, Craig of the Creek, Summer Camp Island, Total Drama Daycare and Unikitty. Then we’ve the new episodes from Ben 10, like The Amazing World of Gumball, OK K.O. Let’s Be Heroes, Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, Teen Titans Go and We Bare Bears. There’s even little bit pieces of footage devoted to new games like Cartoon Network Party Dash, OK K.O. Dynamite Action News and Cartoon Network Matchland. What are you looking forward to most in 2018 from the abovementioned line up?
Cartoon Network EMEA has shared details of its first ever dedicated online UK product store that offers fans the opportunity to create personalised products featuring the licensor’s diverse and colourful line-up of properties. To develop the site entitled Cartoon Network By Me, the network has teamed up with design agency, Watermelon. Customers can now choose from a wide selection of branded cross-category products including apparel, gifts, stationery, homewares and tech accessories that can be customised with a name or slogan. The site features product collections across Cartoon Network’s popular line of up of new and classic properties including Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, Steven Universe and Dexter’s Laboratory. Graham Saltmarsh, Dir
Xilam has signed a pre-sale agreement with Cartoon Network Asia for its new animated series for its new animated series Mister Magoo. As a part of the deal, Cartoon Network Asia will air the 78 x 7-minute series in territories like Southeast Asia, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, India, the Indian subcontinent and New Zealand in 2018. It may be remembered that earlier the channel had taken rights for seasons 6 and 7 of Oggy and the Cockroaches that will launch on the network’s channels next year. Older seasons are currently being aired on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Netflix and Amazon in Asia while it is being distributed in more than 160 countries around the world and watched in 600 million homes. In India, the company continues to make its mark over the last 12 months. Shows
As part of its award-winning Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign, Cartoon Network has joined forces with inclusion-themed, youth writing non-profit 826 National on a new initiative encouraging US elementary and middle school students to share stories about empathy and kindness. With support from Cartoon Network, and aided by writing workshops created by 826 National and its network of eight youth writing organizations, hundreds of students, many from traditionally under-resourced communities submitted fiction and non-fiction stories to the Inclusion Storytelling Project. The stories will be compiled into eight illustrated publications to be presented by the young authors at book launches hosted by each of 826 National’s eight chapters. The stories will also be turned into lessons for t
Cartoon Network has renewed OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes for the second season that will open next year. Developed in association with the upcoming season, the new console video game OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes will also be released on PlayStation4, Xbox One and Windows PC via Steam early next year. Blending side-scrolling action and RPG Elements, the game follows K.O. trying to help his friends and rise up as the true hero of Lakewood Plaza by battling Lord Boxman’s evil robot army. Created by Ian Jones-Quartey, the toon’s second season will follow K.O., Enid and Rad as they level up in all new adventures while trying to protect their beloved Lakewood Plaza Turbo from new threats and villains. Season one episodes are available on the Cartoon Network App for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV th
This New Year’s day will be a good day. That is when Cartoon Network will release Unikitty!, a spinoff series based on the popular LEGO Movie character. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the toon’s initial episodes will be shown throughout the day on linear broadcast and will also be available on CN’s digital and mobile platforms including the Cartoon Network App. Following its premiere, other Unikitty! episodes will air on Friday evenings on Cartoon Network. The half-hour series follows the titular character also known as Princess Unikitty who morphs into Angry Kitty if crossed. The show that was shown the green signal by Cartoon Network in May features voice actor Tara Strong taking over the reins from Alison Brie who played the character in the 2014 movie. Incidentally, the
Cartoon Network has acquired animated comedy Wishfart for the UK, Africa and Israel from Canadian distributor and producer Bejuba! Entertainment. Meanwhile, Discovery Italy has also acquired rights to the 20 x half-hour series. Created by Dan Williams, Lienne Sawatsky and John Hazlett, Wishfart follows a teen leprechaun named Dez who is new to granting wishes. Becoming the first broadcaster besides Teletoon to acquire the series, CITV also recently picked up free-TV rights of the toon. Meanwhile, the Network has acquired season three of Animaccord’s Masha and the Bear to air in 26 countries across Latin America. Though the show’s third season was screened in Brazilian cinemas last year, but the full season has yet to air in the region. Masha and the Bear‘s third season has already
London-based distributor CAKE has sold TeamTO’s upcoming toon Take it Easy Mike to Turner’s global Boomerang channels that will bow the non-dialogue series in late 2018. In addition to Boomerang (which is readying for a launch in Japan), Turner Kids will air the series on Cartoon Network, Boing and POGO in select markets. Turner EMEA says the acquisition is a part of its ongoing strategy to invest in European-produced content. In fact, Turner has already boosted its investments in European content by 30 per cent this year. Using photo-realistic visuals, the 78 x seven-minute series follows a pug that wants to woo the neighbor’s dog, but his plans never seem to work out. The series is currently in pre-production and scheduled to premiere on France Télévisions next year. CAKE handles w