Cartoon Network USA’s Brand New Steven Universe Podcast

Cartoon Network USA's Brand New Steven Universe Podcast

Cartoon Network USA’s Brand New Steven Universe Podcast

Today (20/07/2017), Cartoon Network USA uploaded the first episode of their brand new Steven Universe podcast onto iTunes. The brand new podcast is presented by Cartoon Network intern – McKenzie Atwood, previously she has worked for Cartoon Network Games, Cartoon Network’s social media department and is now working for Cartoon Network Studios. In each episode, McKenzie will interview the show’s cast and the Crewniverse (the nickname for Steven Universe’s production team).

The first interview on the podcast is with the show’s creator – Rebecca Sugar and her brother – Steven Sugar who was the inspiration for the show’s title character and also works as a background artist on the show. During the podcast, Rebecca and Steven talk about their childhood and their times playing video games and watching anime together. In the episode, they reveal the origins of some of Steven Universe’s imagery, characters, backgrounds and music. In the podcast, Rebecca and Steven mention that they’re interested in fan theories about the show and they reveal how the movie – Hotel Transylvania and Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time led to the creation of Steven Universe.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-steven-universe-podcast/id1261418557?mt=2

San Diego Comic Con 2017 Ninjago Movie And TBS Animation Panels

San Diego Comic Con 2017 Ninjago Movie And TBS Animation Panels

San Diego Comic Con 2017 Ninjago Movie And TBS Animation Panels

Later today (20/07/2017) at San Diego Comic Con 2017, there will be an hour long event from 6.45pm for the upcoming Lego Ninjago Movie, based on Cartoon Network’s hit series Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu and the Lego toy range of the same name. In the new animated comedy-action movie, a young Master Builder ninja named Lloyd must team up with his fellow ninja, who are skilled in the martial art of Spinjitzu to save Ninjago City from the evil Lord Garmadon – Lloyd’s father. There will be another Ninjago event at the convention on Sunday afternoon at 3pm (23/07/2017), but this time it’s a panel for the animated TV series, joining the panel are the show’s writers Kevin and Dan Hageman, showrunner Tommy Andreasen, senior creative director Simon Lucas, and IP lead Nelson Lamonica. The panel will include sneak peeks for upcoming episodes and a voice talent guest appearance.

At 7pm today, Cartoon Network’s sister general entertainment channel – TBS will be hosting a panel for their current, brand new and upcoming animated shows, joining the panel will be executive producers, creators and writers from each show. The panel will start off with American Dad co-creator – Matt Weitzman, followed by an introduction to TBS’s new animated dark comedy – Tarantula – created by Carson Mell. Final Space will also be introduced at the event, the show is a serialised animated series set in Space, the show follows Gary – an astronaut and his adorable planet-destroying alien friend – Mooncake. J.G. Quintel, the creator of Cartoon Network’s Regular Show will be introducing his brand new animated series – Close Enough, which follows a married couple transitioning into their 30’s, the show has Regular Show’s surreal humour and art style, and just like Regular Show, its produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

While at the convention, also make sure to stop by at Cartoon Network’s booth (#3735) to grab some OK K.O. goodies!

Lego Ninjago and TBS Animation San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Schedule

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Thursday 20th July 2017 at 6.45pm – 7.45pm
Room 6A

In this big screen Ninjago adventure, the battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, a.k.a. the Green Ninja (Dave Franco), along with his friends, who are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu (Jackie Chan), as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon (Justin Theroux), the Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu.

TBS Gets Animated

Thursday 20th July 2017 at 7pm – 8pm
Room 7AB

Executive producers, creators, and writers from upcoming TBS animated original comedy series present exclusive clips and sneak peeks of each show. First up will be Matt Weitzman of TBS’s American Dad! followed by an introduction to the eccentric residents of the Tierra Chula Resident Hotel in Tarantula by creator Carson Mell. Coming in early 2018, Final Space is a serialized intergalactic space saga about an astronaut named Gary and his adorable planet-destroying friend Mooncake, from indie film producers Olan Rogers and David Sacks (The Tick and The Simpsons). The program will also feature a surreal animated series about a family growing up without getting old from J.G. Quintel, the creator of the Emmy Award-winning Regular Show.

LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu

Sunday 23rd July 2017 at 3pm – 4pm
Room 7AB

Join creators of the smash-hit Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu television series and LEGO Ninjago toys for an in-depth look behind the scenes. Writers Kevin and Dan Hageman, showrunner Tommy Andreasen, senior creative director Simon Lucas, and IP lead Nelson Lamonica go under the hood and explore the Ninjago universe. Plus, sneak peeks and an appearance from voice talent of the hit show. Moderated by Brian Bowler (marketing director).

https://www.comic-con.org/cci/programming-schedule

Cartoon Network Event At Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester UK 4th To 13th August

Cartoon Network Event At Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester UK 4th To 13th August

Cartoon Network Event At Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester UK 4th To 13th August

The Legoland Discovery Centre at the intu Trafford Centre near Manchester, England, UK will be running a Cartoon Network themed event between Friday 4th August and Sunday 13th August. The special event will include an Adventure Time Lego animation studio and Powerpuff Girls Lego mosaic making. There will be an Adventure Time Lego Creative Workshop too. The Legoland Discovery Centre offers a similar experience to the much larger Legoland theme parks (such as Legoland Windsor), but at a smaller scale and in more convenient locations. The centre is a place where kids can play with the famous construction toy, experience fun rides and see amazing attractions made with Lego bricks.

The event is an example of the continuing relationship between Cartoon Network/Warner Bros. and Lego, which includes the animated series Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu and The Lego Movie. Lego and Merlin Entertainments are also planning to open another Legoland Discovery Centre in Birmingham, UK in 2018.

From The Event’s Description On The Legoland Discovery Centre Website:

4TH – 13TH AUGUST

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester’s NEW Cartoon Network Event is action-packed with fun-filled play! Create your own funny “Ooodesy” with Finn and Jake in our animation studio and help the Powerpuff Girls defend Townsville from crime before bed time.

Unleash your POWfactor by using LEGO bricks to create Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup’s “power trails” on their awesome Powerpuff Girl LEGO mosaic as they fly into the sky.

Then channel Jake the Dog’s “stretchy powers” to change shape and build Jake and Lady Rainicorn in an epic Adventure Time, LEGO Creative Workshop!

The Cartoon Network Event will be at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester from 4th of August– make sure you book early!

https://manchester.legolanddiscoverycentre.co.uk/whats-inside/events/cartoon-network-event/