Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London October 2016

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London October 2016

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London October 2016

Next weekend (28/10/2016 – 30/10/2016) will be the biannual MCM Comic Con convention in London, UK. The convention is one of the largest of its kind in the UK that celebrates TV, Movies, Comic Books, Video Games, Western Animation and Anime pop culture. Cartoon Network will be having their biggest ever presence at the event, with Adventure Time and The Amazing World of Gumball Q&A and screening sessions and a special Adventure Time themed stand. The convention will take place at its usual venue, The ExCeL Centre in the London Docklands.

MCM Comic Con is also having an Adventure Time competition, five lucky fans will win an Adventure Time goodie bag each, to enter the competition answer this question “What is Finn the Human’s real name?” and then send your answer on an e-mail with the subject “I want to win Adventure Time Goodies!” to Follow the link below for more details.

The Adventure Time Cartoon Network/Forbidden Planet Stand

Cartoon Network has teamed up with the comic book and toys retailer Forbidden Planet to set up “a totally algebraic” Adventure Time themed stand (stand no. 3811), the stand will feature a large inflatable Ice Mountain and waiting inside will be your games master who will give you a series of epic quests and there will be prizes too. Also this will be an opportunity to try the brand new Adventure Time virtual reality mobile game – I See Ooo, the game lands the player in the Land of Ooo where they can play a series of mini-games.

Q&A Panels And Screening Sessions: Saturday 29th October

Saturday 29th October will be Cartoon Network’s main day at the convention with sessions for two of its biggest shows – Adventure Time and The Amazing World of Gumball, if you’re in the London area with time to spare and love animation, this will be an amazing experience for you.

Behind the Scenes with The Amazing World of Gumball (12pm – 1pm)

At the Behind the Scenes with The Amazing World of Gumball Q&A and screening session, Gumball fans will get to hear from Ben Bocquelet, the show’s creator and series director Mic Graves. During the session, you will find out how the show is made and even some future plots in the upcoming new seasons. The session will also feature exclusive behind-the-scenes content and a never-before-seen episode.

Writing for Adventure Time (1pm – 2pm)

After the Gumball session, there will be an Adventure Time Q&A and screening session. At this session, fans will get to hear from Adventure Time’s Head Writer, Kent Osborne. At this panel, Kent will talk about his experience writing episodes for the show and will let you in a few secrets, there will also be a UK premiere for one of the final episodes in Season 7.

Both the Adventure Time and Gumball sessions will offer plenty of time for people to ask questions and it will be followed by a joint fan-signing.

Cartoon Network UK Children’s BAFTA Awards 2016 Nominations

Cartoon Network UK Children's BAFTA Awards 2016 Nominations

Cartoon Network UK Children’s BAFTA 2016 Nominations

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has released their nomination short lists for the 2016 BAFTA Children’s Awards. The BAFTA Children’s Awards have been running since 1996 and was created to celebrate the creative success of high quality television programming and interactive content aimed at British children. A BAFTA award is considered to be one of the most prestigious awards in the UK media industry. This year, Cartoon Network UK has achieved five nominations including Children’s Channel Of The Year with one nomination for We Bare Bears in the Favourite TV Show BAFTA Kids Vote category. Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu, an acquired show that also airs on Cartoon Network UK, has been shortlisted in the same category and is up for the public vote.

Turner UK’s Great Marlborough Productions’ very own The Amazing World of Gumball has achieved two nominations this year for Best UK Animated Show and for Best Story Writing. Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears has also been nominated in the Best International Show category.

This year, the Children’s BAFTA awards ceremony will take place on Sunday 20th November at its usual venue at The Roundhouse in London. Actor, writer and comedian Doc Brown will also be hosting the ceremony again this year.

Voting has already opened for the Favourite TV Show BAFTA Kids Vote category, please follow the link below and please vote for We Bare Bears if you like the show, also vote for your favourite video game and film. Lego Dimensions is also nominated for best video game, the game now features Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake, the game is developed by UK games studio TT Games (aka Traveller’s Tales) which is owned by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a sister company of Turner (owners of Cartoon Network). Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is also nominated for best game and is also made by TT Games.

Cartoon Network UK has been nominated for Best Children’s Channel 2016, the channel won the award in 2014, good luck to the channel’s management and team for this year’s awards.

For The Kids Vote Categories:

Please remember to vote, you are only allowed to have one vote for each category, please use it wisely and you must be between the ages of seven and fourteen to vote. In order to vote and to check out the other nominations, please follow the link below:

List of all the categories with Cartoon Network UK nominations:

Decided By BAFTA Jury

Best UK Animated Show

The Amazing World of Gumball: Ben Bocquelet, Mic Graves, Sarah Fell

Channel Of The Year

Cartoon Network UK and Ireland: Turner Kids UK Team

Best International Show

We Bare Bears: Daniel Chong, Manny Hernandez, Carrie Wilksen

Best Children’s Show Storywriter

The Amazing World of Gumball – Writing Team

Decided By Public Vote

BAFTA Kids Vote: Favourite TV Show

We Bare Bears: Daniel Chong, Manny Hernandez, Carrie Wilksen

BAFTA Children’s Awards 2016 Press Release:

BAFTA Children’s Awards 2016 Nominations List:

Cartoon Network UK November 2016 Highlights

Cartoon Network UK November 2016 Highlights

Cartoon Network UK November 2016 Highlights: From The Official Turner UK Press Release

The Amazing Month Of Gumball: New Episodes And Marathons

Join the Wattersons this November for The Amazing Month of Gumball only on Cartoon Network! Our favourite twelve-year-old cat returns for more misadventure in brand new episodes of the BAFTA-award winning series. He’s joined by pet goldfish turned-brother Darwin, and of course, Mum, Dad, and Anais. Don’t miss our month-long special.

Gumball VS Regular Show Marathon
Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th November

Crazy, off-the-wall comedy surrounding the surreal misadventures of Mordecai and Rigby, two park groundskeepers facing a daily battle against their by-the-book boss, Benson!

Gumball VS Adventure Time Marathon
Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th November

Adventure Time, Cartoon Network’s Emmy® award-winning animated comedy series, debuted in April 2010 and soon became a ratings and pop culture phenomenon. Currently in its seventh season, Finn and Jake are having their most epic adventures ever!

Gumball VS We Bare Bears Marathon
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th November

We Bare Bears is a comedy starring three bear brothers and their awkward attempts at assimilating into human society.

Gumball Weekend Marathon
Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th November

Brand New Show

Justice League Action

Premieres Sunday 27th November, new episodes airs weekends at 7.30am

The world’s greatest Super Heroes return to all new JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION. Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman lead the DC Universe Super Heroes against their most infamous foes in adventures packed with relentless thrills, fun and action. Whether defending Earth, facing invaders from space or battling the bizarre forces of magic, the always-rotating team of Justice League heroes, are up to any challenge.

Teen Titans Go! Vs The Powerpuff Girls Crossover Special

Airs Monday 7th November at 6.30pm, new episodes of Teen Titans Go! continue from Tuesday 8th November, airing weekdays at 6.30pm.

Wherever there are heroes, you will also find… other heroes! Where there are evil monkeys out to take over the world, these heroes must work together, unless of course they really like evil monkeys. Watch Teen Titans Go versus Powerpuff Girls, heroes versus heroes in an all new special only on Cartoon Network this month!

New Episodes

Ben 10

From Saturday 5th November, weekends at 10am

Everyone’s favourite 10-year-old is back and better than ever! While travelling the country on a seemingly endless summer vacation with his cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max, rambunctious earth-kid Ben Tennyson discovers an alien watch, The Omnitrix, granting him the power to transform into 10 powerful, kick-ass alien heroes! Embracing the cool action-packed energy that made the original show a worldwide sensation, and turbo-powering the laughs for a new generation of fans, its hero time!


From Monday 14th November, weekdays at 4pm

Cheerful, sincere, quirky and unwaveringly positive Clarence finds fun in the world that most people miss, as he rambles through life with this two best friends in tow – Sumo and Jeff. Watch brand new episodes of Clarence on Cartoon Network this month. Also part of Mega Mondays from Monday 7th November.

Transformers: Robots In Disguise

From Saturday 5th November, airs weekends at 7am

Years after we left the Autobots in “Transformers Prime” Bumblebee is summoned by Optimus Prime to save Earth from a new faction of Decepticons. Bumblebee assembles a rogue team of young Autobots including a COOL REBEL “BAD BOY,” an ELITE GUARD CADET, a BOMBASTIC DINOBOT and a hyperactive MINI-CON to chase and capture their new enemies. Each new BOT is a fully capable action hero, but relatively inexperienced in working together in a team. Thus Bumblebee finds himself needing to be equal parts squad leader and coach. Every episode is packed full of action, adventure and comedy as Team Bumblebee strive to complete their new mission.