Major League Baseball Players To Star In Uncle Grandpa
There will be a baseball themed episode of Uncle Grandpa to celebrate the 2016 World Series Baseball Championship on Cartoon Network USA on Saturday 22nd October at 12.15pm. (ET/PT). The episode will feature the voices of baseball players such as Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer, Baltimore Orioles All-Star center fielder Adam Jones, Houston Astros second baseman José Altuve, Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price and New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard. In the episode named “Uncle Baseball”, the professional baseball players help Uncle Grandpa train his struggling little league team on the verge of giving up.
Powerpuff Girls’ Jake Goldman and Haley Mancini Podcast
Powerpuff Girls show writers Jake Goldman and Haley Mancini had an interview with the Down and Nerdy Podcast, during the episode, both Jake and Haley talk about their time writing for the show and for the comic book series.
American astrophysicist and cosmologist – Neil deGrasse Tyson will be making a guest appearance in the upcoming Regular Show: In Space Halloween special – Terror Tales of the Park VI. The episode will air on Cartoon Network USA on Thursday 27th October at 8pm (ET/PT). In episode, the Space Tree gets sucked into a black hole, the park’s staff wake up as ingredients in scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s spaghetti. Will Neil let them live, or will he enjoy his “scientific” dinner?
At the MIPJunior convention in Cannes, France last weekend (15/10/2016 – 16/10/2016), Cartoon Network promoted the new Ben 10 series (alongside its other cartoons) with a presentation and a snack lunch session. The show has been premiering on all Cartoon Network feeds around Europe this month, the show is yet to air in the Americas where it will premiere in 2017.
New York Comic Con 2016 was full of different Cartoon Network events, such as panels, signings and a costume competition, so here’s a summary of the events that happened on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th October.
Regular Show Panel
The first Cartoon Network panel was for Regular Show, this panel was a significant one as it will be the last ever panel for the show at a convention. JG Quintel (the show’s creator and voice of Mordecai) was joined with William Salyers (voice of Rigby), Roger Craig Smith (voice of Thomas/Nikolai and additional voices) and Janie Haddad (voice of Margaret).
During the session there was a live script reading and an Q&A segment. The panel was asked questions from the audience – like what items they would take into space (relating to the Regular Show: In Space story arc) and what was their favourite episode.
At the Steven Universe panel, the show’s creator – Rebecca Sugar was joined with Jennifer Paz (Voice of Lapis Lazuli), Shelby Rabara (Voice of Peridot), Tom Scharpling (voice of Greg), AJ Michalka (Stevonnie) and Charlyne Yi (Voice of Ruby). There was a Q&A session and also a exclusive performance of a song in an upcoming episode. Many fans were dressed up as their favourite characters from the show. Rebecca Sugar also did a book signing for her book based on an episode of the show – “The Answer”, this was an opportunity to meet and greet the show’s creator and to get a copy of the book signed.
The last panel at New York Comic Con 2016 was for The Powerpuff Girls, Amanda Leighton (voice of Blossom), Kristen Li (voice of Bubbles), Natalie Palamides (voice of Buttercup) were joined with Haley Mancini (show writer and voice of Princess Morbucks).
The other event at New York Comic Con 2016 was a costume ball and prizes were given away for people with the best cartoon character costumes, the contest was judged by Kyle A. Carrozza (Creator of Mighty Magiswords), Jeremy Shada (Voice of Finn, Adventure Time), Charlyne Yi (Voice of Ruby, Steven Universe and Voice of Chloe, We Bare Bears) and Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe). The winner was someone dressed as Yellow Diamond – a main villain in Steven Universe.
Cartoon Network will be returning to New York Comic Con this year and will be hosting a series of events on Friday 7th October and Saturday 8th October, this year there will be a cartoon character costume ball, a Steven Universe panel, a Powerpuff Girls panel and a final goodbye to Regular Show. The Regular Show panel will feature J.G. Quintel and William Salyers (the voice of Rigby), there will be a sneak peek of Regular Show: In Space as well as never seen before footage from inside the studio. Rebecca Sugar will be attending the Steven Universe panel and also to discuss her new book based on the series called “The Answer”, there will also be never seen before behind the scenes footage of Steven Universe at the panel.
Amanda Leighton (Voice of Blossom), Kristen Li (Voice of Bubbles), Natalie Palamides (Voice of Buttercup) and Haley Mancini (series writer and the voice of Princess Morbucks) will be attending The Powerpuff Girls panel, which will include a live performance, sneak peeks of upcoming episodes and an inside look on how the show is made.
There will also be a costume ball contest with some special guests as judges including Kyle A. Carrozza (Creator of Mighty Magiswords), Jeremy Shada (Voice of Finn from Adventure Time), Charlyne Yi (Voice of Ruby from Steven Universe and Voice of Chloe from We Bare Bears) and Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe).
List Of All Cartoon Network Events At New York Comic Con 2016: Friday 7th October – Saturday 8th October
Friday 7th October
Cartoon Network Presents: The FINAL Regular Show Panel IN SPACE (…at the Hammerstein) 10.30am – 11.30am.
Hammerstein Ballroom The countdown has begun. Grab your jet packs and rocket on OOOOOH-ver to Regular Show’s panel for its final season! Mordecai, Rigby and fellow park employees will take you on an odyssey through never-before-seen footage from inside the studio, along with a sneak peek of the new season of Regular Show…IN SPACE! Plus, you never know what special guests might beam up! Panelists include JG Quintel (Creator and Voice of Mordecai) and William Salyers (Voice of Rigby). Part of the back-to-back panel extravaganza followed by Steven Universe at 11.30 am.
Cartoon Network Presents: Steven Universe
11.30am – 12.30pm Hammerstein Ballroom
Calling all Crystal Gems! Join Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar and friends to catch a glimpse of never-before-seen footage and an inside look at the making of Steven Universe! Rebecca will also talk about her new book, The Answer. And when the Crewniverse is around, things are bound to get musical. It is an experience – we’ll make sure it’s a good one! Part of the back-to-back panel extravaganza preceded by Regular Show at 10.30am.
2.00pm – 3.00pm Regular Show at the Javits Center 3.00pm – 4.00pm Steven Universe at the Javits Center
Saturday 8th October
Cartoon Network Presents: The Powerpuff Girls
5.15pm – 6.15pm Javits Center (Room To Be Confirmed)
Who’s got the power? We’ve got the power! Townsville’s toughest trio soars into New York Comic Con to save the day! Amanda Leighton (Voice of Blossom), Kristen Li (Voice of Bubbles) and Natalie Palamides (Voice of Buttercup) and bring sugar, spice and everything nice, respectively, to their LIVE performance as The Powerpuff Girls in a special table read. Joining them will be Haley Mancini, series writer and the voice of Princess Morbucks. Get ready to power it up with sneak peeks of upcoming episodes, an inside look at the show and even a few surprises!
Cartoon Network Costume Ball and Screening
1.30pm – 2.30pm Javits Center 1A06
Grab that Finn hat, polish your belly-button gem and wield your wildest Magisword at the Cartoon Network Costume Ball & Screening! We’ll showcase brand new episodes and special never-before-seen clips. As always, you’re invited to come dressed as your favorite character and compete for fun prizes in our famous costume contest. Joining us as totally objective and impartial judges for the contest are Kyle A. Carrozza (Creator of Mighty Magiswords), Jeremy Shada (Voice of Finn, Adventure Time), Charlyne Yi (Voice of Ruby, Steven Universe and Voice of Chloe, We Bare Bears) and Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe)!
2pm – 3pm The Powerpuff Girls at the Javits Center