Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific Acquires More Episodes Of Horrid Henry

Horrid Henry

Zodiak Kids has licensed Horrid Henry to Cartoon Network for its feeds in the Asia-Pacfic region and has also acquired the upcoming 4th season from Novel Entertainment.

Cartoon Network in the Asia-Pacific region has acquired season four, series three and has re-licensed seasons one and two. Cartoon Network will be broadcasting over 200 episodes on its Asia-Pacific feeds including CN Australia and New Zealand, CN India, CN Southeast Asia and CN Taiwan.

Mark Eyers, VP and chief content officer, Kids Networks, Turner International APAC, made this statement regarding the Horrid Henry episodes acquisition:

“Horrid Henry is a wonderfully funny show, and we are very excited to continue our relationship with Zodiak Kids and bring brand new episodes of this fantastic title to Cartoon Network as it continues to delight and entertain audiences in Asia”

Mike Watts, MD of Novel Entertainment made this statement regarding the deal with Cartoon Network APAC:

“Horrid Henry is an enduringly popular series with international appeal, which we see proven time and again through far reaching deals with stellar broadcasters like Cartoon Network.”

Transformers: Prime On Toonami Asia From 7th October

Toonami Asia will start airing Transformers: Prime on Toonami Asia from 7th October every weekday at 5pm (Hong Kong and The Philippines Time) and 4pm (Thailand Time), starting with the Darkness Rising mini-series. Transformers: Prime has aired on several versions of Cartoon Network worldwide. Toonami Asia airs Cartoon Network’s and DC Comics’ animated action shows (such as Batman, Green Lantern, Young Justice) as well as the Dragonball Z series.

Cartoon Network Books Imprint By Penguin

Adventure Time Mad Libs

Cartoon Network is launching a book imprint (or sub-brand) with Penguin Young Readers Group in summer 2015.

Under the brand of Cartoon Network Books, the imprint will publish Mad Libs, novels and chapter books, activity and doodle formats, nonfiction handbooks, gift sets and kits. The 2015 launch will also feature books based on Uncle Grandpa, Steven Universe and Clarence, the upcoming We Bare Bears, and the return of The Powerpuff Girls in 2016. Penguin has already published books for Cartoon Network for Adventure Time, Regular Show and The Amazing World of Gumball.

Francesco Sedita, the president and publisher of Grosset and Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group made this statement:

“We’ve seen tremendous success and growth with our Cartoon Network publishing program, so it was a natural next step to truly hold hands with Cartoon Network on a dedicated imprint. There’s just so much creativity and fun that happens when we all sit down together. And our mission is clear: To make awesome books for every child—every type of reader. That is most important to the both of us.”

Pete Yoder, the VP of consumer products for North America at Cartoon Network Enterprises made this statement regarding the deal:

“Publishing plays a vitally important role in the success of our consumer products programs, and Penguin has been a valuable partner in creating engaging books that capture the fun and humor of our characters and shows,” said . “This dedicated imprint and expanded partnership will allow us to continue to tell great stories with our brands within the pages of our books.”