Cartoon Network News In Brief Early October 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early October 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early October 2016

New York Comic-Con 2016

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.

For more information regarding the Cartoon Network’s scheduled events at New York Comic Con, please follow the link below:

http://www.regularcapital.com/2016/09/cartoon-network-events-at-new-york-comic-con-2016/

Turner at MIPCOM 2016

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.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner-international-showcase-impressive-programming-line-mipcom-2016

Cartoon Network Turkey Now In 16:9 Widescreen

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.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01INZ9C9S/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01INZ9C9S&linkCode=as2&tag=cne104-20&linkId=37755eafa69484d87b8133c099004f6

Kral Şakir First Animated Series From Cartoon Network Turkey

Kral Şakir First Animated Series From Cartoon Network Turkey

Kral Şakir First Animated Series From Cartoon Network Turkey

Kral Şakir (or King Şakir in English) is Cartoon Network Turkey’s first-ever original animated series, the new show will premiere next Monday (16th May) at 5pm on Cartoon Network Turkey. Kral Şakir tells the story of a lion/housecat family and their funny and adventurous life with their animal friends in the big city.

The new animated show was commissioned by Cartoon Network and is animated by Istanbul-based studio, Grafi2000 Productions, also known for another animated series called Fırıldak Ailesi (The Fırıldak (or Pinwheel) Family in English). New episodes of Kral Şakir will air every day during the week from Monday 16th May.

Cartoon Network Turkey uploaded a special sneak preview of Kral Şakir on to YouTube on Saturday 23rd April:

http://www.haberyildizi.com/yasam/cartoon-networkun-ilk-yerli-yapim-cizgi-dizisi-kral-sakir-basliyor-h3399.html

http://grafi2000productions.com/

Cecilia Persson Appointed Cartoon Network EMEA Head Of Programming

Cecilia Persson Appointed Cartoon Network EMEA Head Of Programming

Cecilia Persson Appointed Cartoon Network EMEA Head Of Programming

Today (03/05/2016), Turner Broadcasting System Europe has appointed Cecilia Persson as the new Vice President for Programming and Content Strategy for Cartoon Network, Boomerang (and other associated kids channels) for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) area. Cecilia Persson will oversee programming, co-production and acquisitions across Turner’s linear and digital services. In 2004, she joined Turner as director of acquisitions, and has been promoted from vice president of acquisitions and co-productions. Previously, Cecilia Persson worked at Middle Eastern pay-tv provider Showtime (now known as Orbit Showtime Network, better known as OSN) and before that at Carlton Cinema (a defunct British movie channel which was owned by Carlton, now part of ITV plc).

Persson will report to Patricia Hidalgo, Turner EMEA’s chief content & creative officer for kids content, Patricia Hidalgo also made this statement in regards of joining programming and content production together:

“There’s never been a more important time to bring together teams that produce winning programming strategies with those that source and create the best programmes our audiences crave across all platforms.”

http://www.digitaltveurope.net/533892/turner-names-emea-programming-boss-for-cartoon-network/
http://tbivision.com/news/2016/05/persson-upped-turner/586732/