Cartoon Network News In Brief Mid March 2017
Final Uncle Grandpa Recording Session
Eric Bauza (the voice of Belly Bag in Uncle Grandpa) has announced that the final voice recording session for Cartoon Network’s Uncle Grandpa animated series was recorded yesterday. The show premiered in 2013 and a total of five seasons were produced. Uncle Grandpa is known for its nonsensical humour, visual gags, catchphrases and pure randomness, the show follows a man who’s everyone’s Uncle and Grandpa and visits people to help solve their problems, his close friends include a dinosaur named Mr. Gus, a Belly Bag and a slice of pizza named Pizza Steve. Nick Edwards, one of the show’s animators won a Creative Arts Emmy in 2014 in the “Outstanding Individual in Animation” category, for his work in the episode “Afraid of the Dark”.
Recorded the last line of dialog for the final ADR session of Uncle Grandpa today 😔 so thankful to hav been a part of such a great show!! pic.twitter.com/cHkGy2jh8h
— Eric Bauza (@bauzilla) March 9, 2017
New Mobile Game: Justice League Action Run
Last week, Warner Bros. Entertainment released a mobile game based on DC Comics’ latest animated series – Justice League Action, the new game is a “running” game with Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Firestorm and Cyborg as playable characters. There are a total of 150 mission based levels, in each level the player will have to run, slide, fly and blast through obstacles. In the game, the player will get to fight the Joker, Darkseid, Lex Luthor and Lobo.
Mobile Game Description From Google Play
Ready to take on the world’s meanest villains? Here’s your chance to hand pick your own team of Justice League Action heroes set the bad guys on the run! And between missions, you can catch your breath—watch videos, learn amazing character facts, and read the best comic books in the universe!
You’re the team leader, and there’s a lot to do:
RUN, jump, slide, dodge, fly, and blast your way through 150 mission-based levels.
SWAP heroes during your missions (why stick with one superpower or ability?)
FIGHT bosses at the end of each chapter and thwart their evil plans.
UPGRADE and customize your heroes with new costumes, abilities, gear, and superpowers.
EARN tokens to level up and unlock new heroes and more rewards.
WATCH videos, shorts, clips, and tutorials for Justice League Action and other DC Kids shows.
READ the latest DC news, announcements, character facts, and digital comic books.
It’s your world—make your choices!
HEROES: Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Firestorm, and Cyborg.
VILLAINS: Joker, Darkseid, Lex Luthor, and Lobo
BATTLEGROUNDS: Gotham City, Metropolis, Apokolips
— Justice League News (@JLANews) March 3, 2017
Justice League Action Run is avaliable for free from Google Play and the iTunes App Store, contains in-app store functionality:
Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wb.goog.jlar&hl=en
iTunes App Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/justice-league-action-run/id1146982647?mt=8
The Powerpuff Girls To Premiere On Disney Channel Germany On Monday 20th March
Everyone’s favourite superheroines will be premiering on an unlikely channel in Germany – Disney Channel on Monday 20th March, episodes will air Monday to Friday at 3.55pm. In November 2016, it was announced that Disney Channel Germany has brought the free-to-air broadcasting rights to The Powerpuff Girls, while Cartoon Network Germany has the pay-TV first-run rights for the show.
Cartoon Network Nordic’s Morgon Kubben New Graphics
Cartoon Network Nordic (the version of Cartoon Network that broadcasts to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) has given their Morgon Kubben (Morning Club) breakfast-time programming block a graphics refresh, the block now features retro 1980’s neon graphics combined with cartoon character model animations from Cartoon Network’s Dimensional rebrand package.
Teen Titans Go! 200th Episode Celebration
Warner Bros. Animation’s Teen Titans Go! celebrated its 200th episode last week with a special party, the show’s voice cast, Scott Menville (Robin), Hynden Walch (Starfire), Tara Strong (Raven) and Greg Cipes (Beast Boy) attended the special event.
— Greg Cipes (@GregCipes) February 28, 2017