Ready for 2017, Cartoon Network Turkey has started using presentation from the Dimensional rebrand package originally developed by Bent Design Lab in the United States. Cartoon Network Turkey are now using the rotating 3D/2D/Stop-motion character idents and promo endboards (including the zoom out and closing animation). However, at the moment, Check It 4.0 Next/Later bumpers are still being used.
Cartoon Network Turkey is slightly different compared to most feeds in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, the channel is co-owned by the Turkish Doğan Group and Turner Broadcasting System Europe (as part of the Turner Middle East, Turkey and Greece sub-region) and is free-to-air.
A higher quality version of the Teen Titans Go! Dimensional promo as seen on Cartoon Network Turkey has been uploaded onto Vimeo.
During 2016, Cartoon Network has been airing new shows, new episodes and even new channels in some countries, so here’s a timeline of some of the major events that have happened around the world in the last twelve months. Note: Some dates are not exactly accurate, but was approximately around that time or it was the date when news was publicly announced.
1st January: Cartoon Network Southeast Asia rebranded to Check It 4.0.
4th January: Cartoon Network Latin America and Brazil rebranded to Check It 4.0.
6th January: Cartoon Network USA releases Twelve Forever pilot/minisode.
7th January: Mark Eyers Promoted To Senior Vice President Of Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific.
14th January: Cartoon Network USA premieres first stop-motion animated Adventure Time episode: Bad Jubies.
14th January: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Season 2 announced.
25th January: New Bob The Builder series premiered on Cartoonito UK.
25th January: Daniel González becomes new general director Of Turner Iberia.
29th January: Justice League Action officially announced.
All of January 2016’s blog posts can be accessed by clicking on the link below:
New York Comic Con 2016 started today (06/10/2016), at the convention, Cartoon Network is hosting a series of panels (Steven Universe, Regular Show and The Powerpuff Girls), autograph signings and a fancy dress ball competition. So far at the convention, Cartoon Network has showcased its range of new Powerpuff Girls toys and Turner CEO and Chairman John Martin made an appearance on Adult Swim’s surreal fish-tank themed call-in show – Fishcenter.
Turner will be at the MIPCOM 2016 convention on Monday 17th October to Thursday 20th October at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France to promote their live-action general entertainment programming (from TNT, TBS and truTV) as well as their children’s and adult animated programming. MIPCOM is one of the largest media industry conventions in Europe, the convention is an opportunity for broadcasters to promote their programming slate for the coming year and for content producers to sell their shows.
Adult Swim will be showcasing Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken and the new upcoming Samurai Jack series, also at MIPCOM’s children’s content side event – MIPJunior (Saturday 15th October and Sunday 16th October), Cartoon Network will be showcasing their current roster of shows also including the new series of Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls. The world premiere screening of Boomerang’s Grizzy and the Lemmings will be shown at MIPJunior on 16th October.
Starting from today (06/10/2016) Cartoon Network Turkey is now available in widescreen, special thanks to Cartoon Network Turkey viewers – Sürekli dizi Sezon on Twitter and LamiyaHosic on ToonZone for the information. Also thanks to CartoonNetworkRulzz for the continuity:
Also Cartoon Network Turkey is currently airing a retro nostalgia block on Saturdays from 12.30pm and Sundays from 11am, featuring some of Cartoon Network’s older shows – Dexter’s Laboratory, Cow and Chicken, My Gym Partner’s A Monkey, Mike, Lu and Og, Courage The Cowardly Dog, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends and the original series of Samurai Jack.
We Bare Bears DVD: Viral Video USA Release
Cartoon Network USA has released their first ever We Bare Bears DVD this week, the DVD is called “Viral Video” and features 12 selected episodes of the show. The DVD is available to buy on Amazon.com and other DVD retailers.