Cartoon Network USA A Regular Show Epic Final Battle Premieres Tonight
After six years of being an animated series, Regular Show will conclude, culminating in one big programming event tonight (16/01/2017) from 6pm (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network USA. Who will win the epic battle between Pops and Anti-Pops? Will Anti-Pops be destroyed by Pops’s kindness or will Anti-Pops physically and emotionally destroy Pops? Also it’s important to mention that the whole universe is at stake.
Who will emerge victorious? How will Mordecai and Rigby help? You’ll have to watch it to find out, it’s the final episode every Regular Show fan has been and hasn’t been (because it’s the very end of the show) waiting for. In the run-up to the final episode, Cartoon Network USA has been uploading some sneak peeks onto YouTube.
Cheer Up Pops: Mordecai and Rigby do a rap to cheer up Pops before his battle.
A Regular Show Epic Final Battle: Pops has a strange dream about Anti-Pops and what it holds for the future battle.
Cartoon Network has bid farewell to Regular Show by hosting a special screening of the show’s big finale on Thursday night (12/01/2017) at the AMC Burbank 16 movie theater. The show’s creator and voice of Mordecai, JG Quintel attended the screening with a large group of his production crew. After the screening, JG Quintel, William Salyers (voice of Rigby), Minty Lewis (storyboard artist and voice of Eileen) and Curtis Lelash, SVP of original series at Cartoon Network came to the front of the screen for a special final Q&A session.
Many fans were laughing and crying throughout the epic finale, the show’s production staff found it difficult to let go after eight seasons and over 250 episodes. Minty Lewis commented “This feels like a funeral right now.”. JG Quintel also commented “It was neat to get to hear people react to the show one last time, because that’s not gonna happen anymore”. William Salyers also said “It was six amazing years of my life, it was never not fun to go to work, and you can’t say that about a lot of jobs”.
Regular Show – “A Regular Show Epic Final Battle” will air Monday 16th January at 6pm (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network USA. Robert Englund (known for his role as Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare On Elm Street) will guest star as Anti-Pops.
ToonZone has uploaded a sneak peek clip of the upcoming Adventure Time: Islands mini-series. In Adventure Time: Islands, Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong go on a expedition across the seas to explore new lands and even meet some humans. The miniseries will premiere on Monday 30th January at 7.30pm (ET/PT) with two new episodes airing every night for four nights, concluding on Thursday 2nd February.
Cartoon Network Hindi HD has launched today (12/01/2017) on the beIN satellite television platform in the Middle East on channel 139. Viewers will now be able to watch their favourite animated shows from Cartoon Network Studios in High Definition as well as Indian favourites such as Roll No.21 in HD. The channel’s target demographic are children within the Indian expatriate community that live in the Middle East, where people of Indian origin comprise of 40% of the population in the United Arab Emirates. Hindi is considered to be India’s main language, with over 500 million speakers, with English also used as bridge language across different communities in the country.
Turner Africa has made a channel distribution deal with satellite TV provider AzamTV for carriage of Turner’s Boing channel. AzamTV operates in English speaking East Africa which includes countries such as Kenya, Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania. Boing is mostly an animation channel targeting kids aged between 4 and 7, the channel broadcasts a variety of cartoons including classics from the Cartoon Network library including Courage The Cowardly Dog and Johnny Bravo among others as well as third-party acquisitions including DreamWorks’s Dragons and Inspector Gadget. Boing Africa serves as the English language version of Boing on the continent and is already available in Zambia, the Seychelles and Nigeria. Meanwhile, Boing France is already available in French-speaking African territories.
Pierre Branco, vice-president and general manager of Turner France, Portugal and Africa made this statement regarding the distribution deal:
“This new deal is totally aligned with Boing Africa’s mission to provide quality kid’s content to almost all African households at an affordable price, which makes this partnership truly symbiotic. Already distributed in Zambia, the Seychelles, Nigeria and French African territories, Boing now has a footprint in East African markets which nicely complements our regional presence across Sub-Saharan Africa.”
Deputy CEO of Azam Media Ltd, Jacob Joseph also added:
“Boing has added the cherry on top of our kids’ dessert! Within such a short time, it is one of the most popular kids channels. We are glad to have it in our bouquet and we share the same passion with Turner to provide such content across the Sub-Saharan countries”