Cartoon Network Wins Three 2016 Childrens BAFTA Awards

Cartoon Network Wins Three 2016 Childrens BAFTA Awards

Cartoon Network Wins Three 2016 Childrens BAFTA Awards

Last night (20/11/2016) at the Roundhouse Theatre in London was the 2016 Children’s BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) awards and Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball won two awards; one for best British animated show and one for best children’s television show writing! Congratulations to Ben Bocquelet and to all of the production team that work on the show, including animators, writers, producers and voice actors. Cartoon Network UK lost out to CBeebies for best UK children’s channel, but congratulations for being nominated anyway.

We Bare Bears also won the award for best international children’s show, congratulations to Daniel Chong and his team at Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Lego Dimensions won the award for best children’s video game and the special award was awarded to Peter Western known for his animation work on Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Warner Bros’s Space Jam and The Snowman and The Snowdog.

Congratulations to everyone who won a BAFTA award last night and to anyone who was nominated at this year’s Children’s BAFTA awards!

To see all of the 2016 BAFTA Children’s Awards nominations and winners, please click the link below:

http://awards.bafta.org/award/2016/childrens

Here’s a selection of tweets from The Amazing World of Gumball’s production and voice acting team when they found out that the show won two BAFTA’s:

Daniel Chong, the creator of We Bare Bears was extremely happy when he found out that the show won a BAFTA for best international kids show:

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Cartoon Network USA We Bare Bears Renewed For A Third Season

Cartoon Network USA We Bare Bears Renewed For A Third Season

Cartoon Network USA We Bare Bears Renewed For A Third Season

Cartoon Network USA has announced that Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears has been renewed for a third season. The animated comedy follows three bears named Grizzly (voiced by TV/Movie actor Eric Edelstein), Panda (voiced by Bobby Moynihan from Saturday Night Live) and Ice Bear (voiced by comedian Demetri Martin, contributor for The Daily Show) trying to adapt to human society but always get themselves into awkward situations. Despite trying to be as “human-like” as possible, the bears still have their primal instincts like living in a cave and hibernating.

In seasons one and two, we saw the bears befriend a young girl named Chloe as well as a bigfoot-like animal named Charlie, Panda becomes a viral video internet star which caused a cuteness rivalry with Nom Nom and in a flashback episode we saw the bears as babies stranded on a desert island.

We Bare Bears is created by Annie Award winner Daniel Chong and show is based on his web comic – The Three Bare Bears. The show has been an international success with a viewing reach averaging 29.5 million children this year.

http://deadline.com/2016/10/we-bare-bears-renewed-season-3-cartoon-network-1201841734/

We Bare Bears has been nominated in the “Favourite TV Show” category at the 2016 BAFTA Children’s Awards, this category is a “BAFTA Kids Vote” category, which means its open to the public vote, please show your support by voting We Bare Bears by following the on-screen instructions on the link below:

http://www.baftakids.org

Cartoon Network USA has also uploaded a sneak peek from this week’s new episode of We Bare Bears entitled “Everybody’s Tube” which will air at 7pm ET/PT on Thursday, in this sneak peek, Chloe and Ice Bear sing a duet about finding happiness in each other’s friendship.

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:

http://baftakids.org/vote

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:

http://www.bafta.org/media-centre/press-releases/childrens-awards-nominations-2016

BAFTA Children’s Awards 2016 Nominations List:

http://www.bafta.org/sites/default/files/uploads/childrensnominationslist2016.pdf