Cartoon Network Anything Launches In Southeast Asia

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Cartoon Network Anything Launches In Southeast Asia

Cartoon Network Anything, the app that’s full of random fun has launched today (01/12/2015) in Southeast Asia, the new app features short form games, video clips and quizzes of Cartoon Network’s most popular animated shows that typically last for 15 seconds each. The Southeast Asia version of the app will not only feature original short form content such as Mighty Magiswords but also shorts such as Beat Monsters from Korea, Lamput from India and both The Sketchy Show and Bill & Tony from Australia. The app will complement Cartoon Network’s existing Watch and Play app.

Mark Eyers, Chief Content Officer for Turner’s Kids Networks in Asia Pacific made this statement about the app’s features:

“Cartoon Network Anything is unlike anything we’ve ever designed, The app is a whole new way to engage our audience, constantly maintaining a high level of suspense of “what will come next?”. Basically, it hosts the best of Cartoon Network on your phone!!”

Cartoon Network Anything is available for free on Google Play (Android) and the Apple App Store:

Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.turnerapac.cnanything
App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/hk/app/cartoon-network-anything/id999282355?mt=8

Boomerang South Korea Launches Saturday 14th November

Boomerang South Korea Launches Saturday 14th November

Boomerang South Korea Launches Saturday 14th November

Today (11/11/2015), Turner Broadcasting System Asia-Pacific have announced that Boomerang South Korea will launch this Saturday (14/11/2015). The new Boomerang feed will be available in 15 million homes in South Korea and will be available on major cable and IPTV providers. Like all Boomerang feeds globally, the channel will air animated shows from Warner Bros. Animation such as The Tom and Jerry Show, Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo, as well as localised Korean programming. Warner Bros. Animation’s latest productions: Wabbit and Bunnicula have also been slated to air on the new Boomerang channel. The Boomerang Watch and Play app will also be localised and be available for the Korean market at a later date. The latest news of Turner’s expansion into South Korea follows news about a new South Korean Cartoon Network, Synergy Media and Studio Goindol co-production called Beat Monsters which was announced in September.

Phil Nelson, MD of Turner International for North Asia made this statement about the new Boomerang feed for South Korea:

“Boomerang’s arrival in Korea will be the perfect accompaniment to Cartoon Network, the country’s No.1 international kids’ channel. Turner has already made a firm commitment to the local animation industry over the years and this investment is set to continue.”

http://www.licensing.biz/news/read/boomerang-launches-in-korea-with-new-content/042998
http://kidscreen.com/2015/11/11/boomerang-lands-in-korean-market/

Beat Monsters A New Korean-Made Cartoon Network Co-Production Likely To Air In Late 2016

Beat Monsters A New Korean-Made Cartoon Network Co-Production Likely To Air In Late 2016

Beat Monsters A New Korean-Made Cartoon Network Co-Production Likely To Air In Late 2016

Turner Broadcasting System Asia-Pacific have greenlighted a new animated short co-production with Synergy Media and South Korean animation production company Studio Goindol called Beat Monsters. Created in co-operation with the Korea Creative Content Agency, the new animated comedy shorts will air on Turner’s kids channels (Cartoon Network, Boomerang etc.) in the Asia-Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. There will be 52 animated shorts of Beat Monsters, lasting two minutes each, plus additional micro-shorts, the animated shorts will feature a live action and 3D CGI art style.

Beat Monsters is about a group of alien monsters from outer space that are seeking for the ultimate music beat in the universe. The animated shorts will likely premiere in late 2016.

Mark Eyers, chief content officer for Turner’s kids networks in Asia Pacific made this statement regarding the new co-production:

“These fun and fresh shorts are exactly what we’re looking for as part of our International Shorts Programme. Turner has made a firm commitment to generating and supporting the production of original comedy animation right around the world – and we’re really pleased to find a likeminded and globally-focused partner in Korea. When it launches, Beat Monsters will deliver world-class laughs around the world from London to Lagos, and Madrid to Manila.”

Cartoon Network is currently working with studios and animators in Singapore, Taiwan, India, Australia, the US and Japan to create new short-form toons.

http://tbivision.com/news/2015/09/turner-greenlights-biggest-korean-toon-copro/477511/