Cartoon Network News In Brief Early December 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early December 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early December 2016

The Powerpuff Girls: Tiara Trouble USA DVD Release Tuesday 14th February

Cartoon Network will be releasing a Powerpuff Girls DVD on Tuesday 14th February, the DVD named “Tiara Trouble” will feature 12 memorable episodes from the newly rebooted series, this includes the episode “Once Upon a Townsville” which was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Short Form Animated Program category, and “Viral Spiral,” the highest rated episode to date so far in the United States. The DVD will be on sale for $14.97 (SRP).

The Powerpuff Girls: Tiara Trouble Episode List:

Man Up
Escape-Monster Island
Princes Buttercup
The Stayover
Bubbles of the Opera
Painbow 2
Tiara Trouble
Viral Spiral
Horn Sweet Horn!
Strong Armed
Little Octi Lost
Man Up 2: Still Man-ing

http://www.awn.com/news/powerpuff-girls-soar-dvd-february-14

Adult Swim UK New Mini Animations to Air Tonight (09/12/2016)

The Adult Swim programming block on TruTV will air three new mini animations tonight (09/12/2016), including this new short animation by Peter Caires:

Adult Swim airs on TruTV UK (for a limited time only) every Friday from 11pm.

http://www.adultswim.co.uk/

The Amazing World of Gumball Assets Now Available For Scratch Programming Language

Cartoon Network USA have provided graphical assets including backgrounds and characters for use in THE Scratch Programming Language. With the Scratch Programming Language, kids are able to code and animated their own stories by selecting a set of instructions that interacts with the graphics on the screen. Cartoon Network USA set up their own STEAM (Science, Technology Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) advisory board to help organise their education-based initiatives, the news was announced as part of Computer Science Week (05/12/2016 to 11/12/2016). Cartoon Network has collaborated with MIT Media Lab’s Scratch Foundation to provide programming tutorials using characters from We Bare Bears and The Powerpuff Girls.

Cartoon Network Southeast Asia’s A Very Sunny Snowy Christmas

Cartoon Network Southeast Asia is a having a “Very Sunny Snowy Christmas”, Christmas specials of Cartoon Network’s shows including Regular Show, Adventure Time and The Amazing World of Gumball are available to stream on the Cartoon Network Southeast Asia website (http://www.cartoonnnetworkasia.com) and on the Cartoon Network Watch and Play mobile app.

Steven Universe Selected as Most Original Kids Show 2016

Apple’s online iTunes music and video service has selected Steven Universe as “Most Original Kids Show 2016” in its Best of 2016 list. Apple’s Best of 2016 celebrates the most popular apps, music, movies, TV shows, books and podcasts across the App Store, iTunes, Apple Music and iBooks.

http://www.apple.com/newsroom/2016/12/apple-unveils-best-of-2016-across-apps-music-movies-and-more.html

Cartoon Network Russia And Southeastern Europe Goes Widescreen

Cartoon Network Russia And Southeastern Europe Goes Widescreen

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:

http://www.cartoonnetwork.ru
http://www.cartoonnetwork.bg

Cartoon Network To Partner With IMG For Another New Theme Park In Dubai

Cartoon Network To Partner With IMG For Another New Theme Park In Dubai

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.

http://kidscreen.com/2016/12/06/img-worlds-to-open-new-dubai-theme-park/
http://www.timeoutdubai.com/aroundtown/news/74705-img-worlds-of-legends-theme-park-revealed