Tuesday, February 19

Tag: Inspector Gadget


Channels, Headlines
Turner’s second flagship kids’ brand increases its regional footprint Boomerang, the global kids’ brand and companion channel to Cartoon Network, has launched in Malaysia on HyppTV with a two-month free preview available from August 1, 2015. Boomerang is an all-animation network with a line-up of household names and contemporary cartoons programmed for both kids and their families. The channel offers exclusive, first-run content including new episodes of timeless favourites such as Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo, as well as premium acquisitions including Garfield, Pink Panther, Strawberry Shortcake, My Little Pony, Mr. Bean, Inspector Gadget, DreamWorks’ Turbo FAST and DreamWorks’ two Dragons series. (more…)

Richard Rowe Joins DHX Media

People, Top Stories
Content creator DHX Media has strengthened its international team with the appointment of kids’ industry veteran Richard Rowe as Director of International Acquisitions and Co-productions. Rowe’s global role will see him sourcing original content for co-production as well as sourcing programming for DHX Media’s distribution unit. “We welcome Richard to the DHX team and look forward to benefiting from his talents and experience,” said Josh Scherba, SVP Distribution at DHX Media. “His far-reaching role will be a considerable asset to us as we look to consolidate international relationships and secure the best new content for our business.” (more…)

Boomerang returns to Asia in a New Avataar

Animation, Channels
The popular children's network will debut its refreshed look across the territory from January 1st, 2015. Global kids brand and companion channel to Cartoon Network, Boomerang is relaunching across several markets in Asia. From January 1st, 2015, the network will offer exclusive original content for the first time, including new episodes of favourites from Warner Bros. Studios such as Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes and Scooby Doo. (more…)