Mansour Season 2 Premieres On Cartoon Network Arabic

Mansour Season 2 Premieres On Cartoon Network Arabic

Mansour Season 2 Premieres On Cartoon Network Arabic

Cartoon Network Arabic is currently airing new episodes of the locally produced animated show – Mansour during the Islamic month of Ranadam. Mansour is produced by Cartoon Network Studios Arabia and has been a viewing ratings winner in the region, often ranking first when against shows on other children’s channels in the same timeslot. Children in the region can relate to the show as it relates to the local culture, heritage and values of the Arab world through the eyes of a young boy.

To celebrate Ramadan, Cartoon Network Arabic have brought back Ranadam Riddles for another year. Ramadan Riddles offers children the opportunity to participate in the online competition by tuning in to watch episodes of Mansour on a daily basis from 2.55pm KSA and repeated at 4.50pm and 10.05 pm everyday. During the show, a code to the riddle will be revealed, in order to enter the code visit http://www.cartoonnetworkarabic.com/promo/ramadan-riddles.

Mansour in the Arab region shows that Cartoon Network is committed to local animation production around the world, whether it’s Monster Beach in the Asia-Pacific region, Oswaldo in Latin America or The Amazing World of Gumball in Europe.

From The Turner EMEA Press Release

Turner, a division of Time Warner and parent company of Cartoon Network Arabic announces that popular Emirati cartoon, Mansour is back this Ramadan with new adventures revolving around the heritage and values of the UAE, mixed with comedic storylines and fun characters. The hit cartoon created by Rashed al Harmoodi and produced by Cartoon Network Studios Arabia has been a huge success in the region. According to TView peoplemeter audience measurement, ratings reveal that Mansour ranks first within the competitive timeslot versus other kids’ channels.

Further research developed by Turner – Kids Compass – shows that 90 percent of kids in both KSA and UAE listed Mansour as one of their favorite Cartoon Network Arabic shows. Mansour has reached 67 percent of Cartoon Network Arabic Viewers aged 4 to 14 in the first half of 2016. The study indicates that 75 percent of kids in UAE have tuned in to Mansour during the last season, followed by 65 percent in KSA.

The success of the show has been augmented with the Mansour Run mobile app, which has been downloaded 1.5 million times globally. The app is the #1 free downloaded game in seven countries namely: UAE, KSA, Bahrain, Oman, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt. Additionally, Mansour viewership is extended by strong interaction on social media platforms such as Facebook, Youtube and CartoonNetworkArabic.com.

The Emirati creator of the cartoon Mansour, Rashed al Harmoodi, said:

“I am thrilled that Mansour has resonated with kids in the region and excited to see that the blend of comedy with short Arabic tales continues to entertain them. We are also working on the launch of season three, presently in production, with many new adventures and stories to tell.”

Tarek Mounir, Vice President and General Manager Middle East, North Africa, Turkey, Greece & Cyprus at Turner made this statement regarding the success of Mansour in the Arab World region:

“We’re very proud of the success of Mansour. Rashed al Harmoodi has brought his world of imagination through the cartoon, into the hearts and lives of children. The strong viewership numbers are a testament to this achievement. We will continue to work with him to produce the beloved cartoon and share it with all our young fans across the region”

Due to the increasing popularity of the show, Cartoon Network Arabic has also re-launched “Ramadan Riddles” during Mansour’s airtime throughout the holy month. “Ramadan Riddles” offers children the opportunity to participate in the online competition by tuning in to watch episodes of Mansour on a daily basis from 2:55pm KSA timing and repeated at 4:50 and 10:05 pm everyday. During the show, a code to the riddle will be revealed, which they then need to note in the website, CartoonNetworkArabic.com, to solve.

http://www.dubaiprnetwork.com/m/pr.asp?pr=110933

Mark Eyers Promoted To Senior Vice President Of Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific

Mark Eyers Promoted To Senior Vice President Of Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific

Mark Eyers Promoted To Senior Vice President Of Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific

Mark Eyers, the current chief content officer for Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific has been promoted to Senior Vice President, the news was announced today (07/01/2015). In Mr Eyers’ new role, he will oversee Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Toonami and Pogo in the Asia-Pacific region, lead the development of animated talent and new programming and develop Cartoon Network’s existing cross-platform strategy even further. Mr Eyres joined Turner in 2004 and also worked as Vice President of Kids Content.

Turner International Asia Pacific president Ricky Ow made this statement regarding Mark Eyers’ promotion and his previous work as chief content officer including commissioning new animated programming such as Monster Beach and Exchange Student Zero.

“Under Mark’s leadership, Turner’s Kids brands has not only dominated the genre but also expanded tremendously across the region. He has spearheaded the growth of our Kids brands across multi-platform while also leading numerous international original animation productions, including the award-winning Monster Beach and recent series Exchange Student Zero. His promotion is a timely acknowledgment of his contribution to the importance of the Kids brands to Turner’s business in this region and the confidence we have in him to further build upon it.”

http://www.televisionpost.com/news/turner-promotes-cco-mark-eyers-to-svp/
http://www.mumbrella.asia/2016/01/turner-promotes-mark-eyers-to-svp-asia-pacific/

Cartoon Network USA No.1 Ad-Supported Network with Kids 6-11 During 2015

Cartoon Network USA No.1 Ad-Supported Network with Kids 6-11 During 2015

Cartoon Network USA No.1 Ad-Supported Network with Kids 6-11 During 2015

For the first time ever since the network’s launch in October 1992, Cartoon Network USA will be television’s #1 ad-supported television network for kids aged between 6 and 11 at the end of 2015. This is also the second consecutive year where Cartoon Network has grown popularity on all platforms with triple-digit growth for the Cartoon Network app. The year 2015 also saw Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time awarded the prestigious Peabody Award, and Cartoon Network Studios won more Emmys than any of the network’s competitors including Outstanding Animated Series for the critically acclaimed Over The Garden Wall. On the international front, The Amazing World of Gumball won a BAFTA for best British animated show and an ASTRA award for Monster Beach for Most Outstanding Children’s Programme in Australia.

Cartoon Network’s success in offering fans a deeply immersive experience across all platforms led to the following highlights in 2015:

• Cartoon Network is the only kids network to show continued growth, increasing its deliveries of Kids 6-11 by +6%, Kids 2-11 by +5% and Boys by +2%.
• The network is the #1 VOD choice across all cable networks for 2015.**
• Cartoon Network is home to seven of the Top 10 animated shows on television among boys 6-11 and 9-14.
• Cartoon Network’s’s top-ranked app has grown its audience by +122% compared to last year.
• The network’s cross-platform video plays have grown +13% over 2014, including +165% growth on mobile.

*Source: Nielsen Media Research based on Live+7 Blended with Live+SD. January-November 2015 (12/29/14-11/29/15). Sellable day: Mon-Sun 6a-8p.
** Source: Rentrak Corporation On Demand Essentials Competitive Report. January-November 2015, US only Usage MVPDs, FOD, Network Collective View. Contains only participating networks. Excludes Music Choice

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/cartoon-network-claims-victory-televisions-1-ad-supported-network-kids-6-11-2015