Cartoon Network Russia And Southeastern Europe Goes Widescreen
On Monday 5th December, Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe made the switch to 16:9 widescreen, this is a step towards launching the high definition feed which will be coming very soon. The channel airs a mixture of Check It 1.0 and (now mostly) Check It 4.0 presentation and is predominately textless due to the wide coverage of the channel which broadcasts in several countries that speak different languages. Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe (Hungary and Romania) has yet to make the switch to widescreen.
Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe (Russia sub-feed, English audiotrack) continuity:
Adventure Time Live Special Event Coming To Australia March 2017
In March 2017, Cartoon Network Australia will be hosting a mathematical and algebraic event – Adventure Time: Live. Adventure Time LIVE is as an interactive audio-visual experience and will feature a moderated discussion, live readings of classic scenes from the Emmy® Award-nominated series, audience Q&A with the cast and musical performances. Also at the Adventure Time: Live events there will be cosplay competitions, trivia games, an art gallery and more!.
Cast members that will be attending Adventure Time: Live include Jeremy Shada (Finn the Human), John DiMaggio (Jake the Dog), Olivia Olson (Marceline the Vampire Queen) and Hynden Walch (Princess Bubblegum). The event is organised in co-operation with Nice Events.
Adventure Time: Live will be visiting three Australian cities (Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane) between Friday 10th March and Sunday 12th March.
The Meet and Greet ticket add-on will allow Adventure Time fans exclusive access to the VIP area for a pre-show party with the cast. This is a dedicated area decked out in Adventure Time décor with music and other cool features. Each person will get to meet the individual cast members and get one item signed and a photo.
Tickets will go on sale on Monday 12th December from 10am (Sydney Time) on the Adventure Time: Live website.
Cartoon Network To Partner With IMG For Another New Theme Park In Dubai
IMG (Owner and operator of the brand new IMG World of Adventure indoor theme park) will be opening another new theme park in Dubai in 2019. The new theme park will be called IMG Worlds of Legends and will feature a small Cartoon Network Zone. Cartoon Network already has a zone at the IMG World of Adventures theme park featuring Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, The Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10 rides and attractions.
Not much has been disclosed about the Cartoon Network Zone at IMG Worlds of Legends, but the theme park will have a We Bare Bears themed attraction. Nickelodeon (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants) Ubisoft (Assassin’s Creed, Rayman Raving Rabbids and Just Dance), Saban Brands (Power Rangers), Nintendo (Pokémon), Toei Animation (Dragon Ball Z and One Piece), TV Tokyo (Naruto) and Mattel (includes Hot Wheels, Barbie, Mega Bloks and also includes a couple of Cartoonito UK’s acquired pre-school shows: Bob the Builder and Thomas and Friends) have all contributed their IP’s to the new theme park project.
The new theme park will have futuristic interactive rollercoasters, state-of-the-art rides, breathtaking water-based attractions, and live entertainment, the park will be connected to IMG Worlds of Adventure by a sky bridge as the new theme park will be built in very close proximity to each other.