New Cartoon Network And Adult Swim Australia DVD Releases November 2016
Madman Entertainment, Cartoon Network’s and Adult Swim’s home video distributor in Australia has released two Adult Swim DVD’s and three Cartoon Network DVD’s this month. One of the Cartoon Network home video releases is Adventure Time Season 6 on DVD and Blu-ray. The Adventure Time Season 6 DVD and Blu-ray set includes 43 episodes, animatics, song demos, concept art and a featurette.
Madman has also released a Volume One DVD for the 2016 Powerpuff Girls reboot series named “Tiara Trouble” as well as a Volume One DVD for We Bare Bears named “Viral Video”, both releases feature a collection of some of the best episodes so far.
In terms of Adult Swim shows, Madman has released a Rick and Morty Season 1 and 2 DVD and Blu-ray collection, each copy comes with a Mr Meeseeks plush toy. The second Adult Swim release is a Robot Chicken Christmas Special DVD which includes six Christmas episodes, commentaries, deleted scenes and promos.
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.
Orange Is the New Black Actress To Join Steven Universe Cast
Emmy award-winning actress Uzo Aduba (known for her role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in the comedy-drama TV series Orange Is The New Black) will be voicing a purple and rainbow-haired gem named Bismuth. Bismuth and the Crystal Gems saved Earth from the Gem Homeworld thousands of years ago. In the episode, she will team up with Steven, Amethyst, Pearl and Garnet. The episode will air as part of the Steven Universe Summer Adventures new episode “bomb” starting from Monday 18th July up until Friday 12th August on Cartoon Network USA.
The DVD/Blu-ray Adventure Time 16-episode compilation entitled “Card Wars” was released in the United States yesterday (12/07/2016), the DVD/Blu-ray also features the episodes “Card Wars” and “Daddy Daughter Card Wars” and an exclusive Card Wars trading card.
India based branding and design studio – Studio Spaceman has created idents for the new Cartoon Network Hindi language (Middle East and North Africa) feed which launched in May. Studio Spaceman has uploaded the new idents to Vimeo; the idents feature characters from Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, Uncle Grandpa, Ben 10 and Roll No.21.