Cartoon Network News In Brief Early November 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early November 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early November 2016

Cartoon Network Canada Now Using Dimensional Rebrand Graphics

According to a Teen Titans Go! promo airing on Cartoon Network Canada, the channel has started to use elements from Cartoon Network USA’s 2016 Dimensional rebrand package, including the promo endboards and the zoom out logo animation featuring 2D, 3D and stopmotion cartoon characters.

The Powerpuff Girls Reboot Free-To-Air UK Premiere On CITV On Monday 7th November

Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls will start airing on UK free-to-air kids channel CITV (Children’s ITV) from Monday 7th November at 5pm. The original series also aired on the CITV programming block on main network ITV. The new Powerpuff Girls series on CITV will air alongside Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and Boomerang’s Be Cool, Scooby-Doo. CITV now holds the free TV rights over the show, while Cartoon Network UK will continue to air the newer episodes and with more frequent airings on pay-television.

http://tv.sky.com/tv-guide#/programme/detail/6273/1616

The Powerpuff Girls will also premiere on Disney Channel Germany in 2017, at present Disney Channel Germany is airing We Bare Bears.

http://www.quotenmeter.de/n/88655/disney-channel-2016-17-mehr-filme-neue-eigenproduktionen-diverse-familienserien

Cartoon Network UK Adventure Time Book Signed By Kent Osborne Competition

Cartoon Network UK is currently running an Adventure Time book competition, five lucky winners will win a copy of Adventure Time: Finn and Jake’s Official Guide signed by Kent Osbourne, the head story writer for Adventure Time. Like the Instagram post below and follow the Cartoon Network UK account on Instagram to enter. Competition closes Sunday 6th November 2016, UK Residents only, Entrants must be aged 13 and older.

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http://www.mediafire.com/view/pl9s7r5d6v3aaf7/AdventureTimeBooks_T&C&#

The Powerpuff Girls and We Bare Bears Pair-Up On Cartoon Network Southeast Asia And Cartoon Network Australia

Cartoon Network Southeast Asia (Philippines sub-feed) and Cartoon Network Australia are pairing up The Powerpuff Girls and We Bare Bears in a three week long programming special of a total of thirty new episodes (15 episodes for each show) airing every weekday from Monday 7th November. The girls and the bear brothers have a lot in common, Grizzly and Blossom are natural leaders, both Panda and Bubbles have a soft heart and Ice Bear and Buttercup are strong.

On each weekday during the three weeks, a new episode of both We Bare Bears and The Powerpuff Girls will air back-to-back from 6pm on Cartoon Network Australia. Cartoon Network Southeast Asia viewers outside the Philippines will receive the Pair-Up programming special from Monday 14th November.

Corus Expands Cartoon Network Canada Licensing Now Includes Merchandising

Corus Expands Cartoon Network Canada Licensing Now Includes Merchandising

Corus Expands Cartoon Network Canada Licensing Now Includes Merchandising

Corus Entertainment – the broadcast brand licence holder and operator of Cartoon Network Canada, have announced today (16/06/2016) that they have extended their partnership with Turner in a new multi-year broadcast deal. Also as part of the new deal, Corus’s children’s animation and live-action division – Nelvana, will act as the exclusive merchandising agent for Cartoon Network’s brands in Canada, which includes popular animated properties such as The Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time, Steven Universe, Ben 10 and more. As merchandising agent, Nelvana is now able to make Cartoon Network branded product deals with other companies, this can range from anything from toys to food and drink to electronic equipment.

Nelvana will promote their new acquired Cartoon Network brands as licencing agent for Canada at Licensing Expo 2016 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas on Tuesday 21st June to Thursday 23rd June.

From The Corus Entertainment Press Release:

Corus Entertainment, the number one provider of kids content in Canada, announced today an extended partnership with Turner’s Cartoon Network in a new multi-year broadcast and merchandise deal that now features Corus’ Nelvana as the exclusive merchandising agent for the channel’s iconic brands in Canada, including The Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time, Steven Universe, Ben 10 and more. Nelvana will showcase its key brands at Licensing Expo 2016, Booth H214, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, June 21-23.

“We are delighted to expand our relationship with Cartoon Network and its dynamic roster of fan-favourite brands,” said Colin Bohm, Executive Vice President, International Development and Corporate Strategy, Nelvana. “Cartoon Network Canada continues to delight our audiences with its terrific lineup of shows and we’re thrilled to be enhancing the fan experience through a wide range of merchandise that enables them to engage with the brands in exciting new ways.”

“We are looking forward to building our successful partnership with Corus with the addition of Nelvana on the licensed merchandise side,” said Peter Yoder, Vice President Consumer Products, Cartoon Network Enterprises. “Together, we’ll be able to deliver unique and creative content and series-inspired product to fans all across the Canadian marketplace.”

As the exclusive merchandising agent, Nelvana, a world-class international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live-action content, will develop a wide array of licensed merchandise for Cartoon Network’s properties, greatly expanding the product offerings currently available in Canada and maximizing the opportunities around the re-launch of The Powerpuff Girls this fall and Ben 10 in 2017. The new categories include secondary and seasonal toys, softlines, food and beverage, sporting goods, and consumer electronics. Among the newest consumer products programs launching this fall in Canada is an assortment of The Powerpuff Girls toys from master toy licensee Spin Master.

About Corus Entertainment Inc.

Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 45 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children’s book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic Channel, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.

About Nelvana

Nelvana is a world-leading international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live-action content. Nelvana produces a stable of award-winning and globally-renowned brands that focus on comedies, preschool and boys action series and ancillary consumer products programs. Nelvana’s content airs on Corus Entertainment’s kids channels in Canada and in more than 160 countries around the world. The Nelvana library has well over 4,000 episodes of programming and has received over 70 major international program awards, including Emmys® and Geminis. Visit the Nelvana website at www.nelvana.com.

http://www.corusent.com/news/corus-entertainment-expands-partnership-cartoon-network-canada/

http://www.cartoonnetwork.ca

The Powerpuff Girls McDonalds Happy Meal Toys USA Promotion

The Powerpuff Girls McDonalds Happy Meal Toys USA Promotion

The Powerpuff Girls McDonalds Happy Meal Toys USA Promotion

Cartoon Network USA/Cartoon Network Canada and McDonalds USA/Canada have teamed up to offer Powerpuff Girls toys in every Happy Meal. The new promotion to advertise the newly rebooted show started today (14/06/2016). Throughout the promotion, there’s six Powerpuff Girls toys to collect, including the girls themselves: Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup as well as their arch-nemesis, Mojo Jojo.

From The Cartoon Network USA/McDonalds USA Press Release:

Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are saving the day in an all-new, reimagined THE POWERPUFF GIRLS, currently airing on Cartoon Network! Families across the United States and Canada can join in the fun on Tuesday 14th June with the kick-off of THE POWERPUFF GIRLS Happy Meal promotion, available at participating McDonald’s. Superhero sisters Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, known to their fellow citizens of Townsville as The Powerpuff Girls, will each have their own exclusive Happy Meal toy! Fans can collect all six Powerpuff Girls toys, which also features everyone’s favourite supervillain, Mojo Jojo.

Juggling school, homework and a regular parade of villains is no easy task, but THE POWERPUFF GIRLS are more than up to the challenge. Armed with supercool superpowers and some topnotch teamwork, Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup show their hometown and the world that it is possible to save the world before bedtime.

Produced by Cartoon Network Studios, The Powerpuff Girls airs Thursdays at 6.30 pm ET/PT on Cartoon Network USA.

http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Cartoon-Networks-Reimagined-POWERPUFF-GIRLS-Set-Coming-to-McDonalds-Happy-Meal-20160614