Cartoon Network App Now Available On Apple TV And Amazon Fire TV

Cartoon Network App Now Available On Apple TV And Amazon Fire TV

Cartoon Network App Now Available On Apple TV And Amazon Fire TV

Turner USA has partnered with You.i to adapt the Cartoon Network app onto Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV platforms, allowing users to use the app on their television rather than just on a mobile phone or tablet. The app allows kids to watch their favourite animated shows anytime they like. The app’s main centerpiece is “The Mix” playlist maker, allowing the user to create a playlist of shows, video clips and other original content. The app is also available for Android, iOS and Amazon Fire mobile devices.

Also using the app, Cartoon Network fans also get to see new full episodes ahead of their linear TV premiere, thanks to the collaboration with You.i, it’s now possible to see the new episodes on your very own television set.

The Cartoon Network App uses the You.i Engine which is also used on other apps operated by Turner including FilmStruck, TNT and TBS. The system allows Cartoon Network to make fast and immediate changes including program lineups, deliver promotional or public service messages or in-app advertising.

Chris Waldron, Vice President at Cartoon Network Digital made this statement in regards of bringing the Cartoon Network app to the TV:

“Giving kids the best experience possible and a fun dynamic way to watch their favorite shows on all screens is core to our strategy, Working with You.i TV on bringing the Cartoon Network App to TV is enabling us to continue to be the ultimate destination for kids when it comes to digital and mobile entertainment.”

Andrew Emmons, VP of Product Development at You.i also added:

“Cartoon Network is the latest example of how imaginative design teams are using the power of our You.i Engine platform to deliver superior app experiences, From here, they have everything they need to keep audiences fully engaged and coming back for more.”

http://www.youi.tv/news/cartoon-network/

http://www.digitaltveurope.net/643471/you-i-tv-takes-cartoon-network-app-to-apple-tv-and-amazon-fire-tv/

The Powerpuff Girls Hulu United States VOD Exclusive From 2017

The Powerpuff Girls Hulu United States VOD Exclusive From 2017

The Powerpuff Girls Hulu United States VOD Exclusive From 2017

Everyone’s favourite crime-battling superpowered girls – The Powerpuff Girls will be a video-on-demand exclusive on Hulu from early 2017 in the United States. Hulu now has episodes from the original 1998-2005 series and the new 2016 reboot series. Another Cartoon Network original – Chowder will be added to Hulu soon, an animated show about a cat-bear-rabbit with an obsession with food and is always cooking crazy and imaginative recipes.

From today (22/11/2016), A collection of Powerpuff Girls specials and fan-favorite episodes from the original series are now available to watch on the Hulu video streaming service.

Hulu already holds exclusive U.S. VOD rights over Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show and Steven Universe. Hulu and Turner agreed an VOD distribution deal in April last year and Time Warner brought a 10% minority stake in Hulu as of August this year.

http://www.hulu.com/the-powerpuff-girls-classic

http://variety.com/2016/digital/news/powerpuff-girls-hulu-exclusive-streaming-1201924720/

Turner UK And Virgin Media Renew Distribution Deal Also VOD Content

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Turner UK And Virgin Media Renew Distribution Deal Also VOD Content

Today (11/11/2016), British and Irish cable television operator Virgin Media have renewed their distribution deal with Turner UK, the deal includes the continued carriage of Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Cartoonito, TCM and CNN International. As part of the deal, Virgin Media Ireland customers will now receive Cartoon Network HD, alongside the existing standard definition channel. Virgin Media UK customers will continue to receive HD versions of Cartoon Network and TCM. No news has been announced regarding Boomerang HD on Virgin Media’s cable television service yet.

As part of the deal, Turner’s children’s channels will also provide content for a 30 days catchup VOD (Video On-Demand) service as well as on-demand boxsets of Cartoon Network’s, Boomerang’s and Cartoonito’s most popular shows including Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, Regular Show, Scooby Doo, Mr Bean: The Animated Series, The Tom and Jerry Show and Fireman Sam.

Virgin Media’s parent company – Liberty Global is one of Turner’s largest channel distribution partners in Europe which also has cable television services in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and Eastern Europe.

David Bouchier, Virgin Media’s chief Digital Entertainment officer made this statement in regards to the renewed and expanded deal with Turner:

“Our new deal with Turner means our customers will be able to access a wealth of on-demand programmes, as well as continuing to enjoy some of the very best TV from channels as diverse as Cartoon Network, TCM and CNN International. We are committed to giving our customers the very best TV to watch, when and how they want, and it’s fantastic to work with partners who think in the same way.”

Ian McDonough, senior vice president and managing director for Turner UK and Northern Europe added:

“We’re very excited about strengthening our much valued partnership with Virgin Media built around our premium kids and entertainment brands. At Turner we are committed to delivering the best curated branded experiences to our audiences, wherever they are. We look forward to working closely with Virgin Media to deliver entertaining channels and on-demand content that captures the growing appetite of our audiences for many years to come.”

As the distribution deal with Virgin Media has been renewed, new Cartoon Network UK, Boomerang UK and Cartoonito UK promos will continue to be uploaded onto the RegularCapital YouTube channel.

http://www.digitaltveurope.net/628632/turner-adds-raft-of-vod-content-with-new-virgin-media-deal/

http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2016/11/11/virgin-adds-turner-demand-content/

http://www.licensing.biz/news/read/turner-and-virgin-media-strike-new-programming-deal-for-uk-and-ireland/044940