October Half Term Marathons On Cartoon Network UK & Ireland

Next week (27/10/2014-31/10/2014), it’s the half term school holidays in the UK, which means the return of Half Term Marathons on Cartoon Network UK. Everyday from 9am during half term, there will be a different marathon for a different show, also featuring new episodes, which as follows:

Monday: Adventure Time
Tuesday: The Amazing World of Gumball
Wednesday: Regular Show (Featuring Terror Tales Of The Park III Hallowe’en Special at 9am, 12pm and 5.30pm)
Thursday: Johnny Test
Friday (Hallowe’en): Mixture of Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show, Johnny Test, also featuring Steven Universe, Uncle Grandpa, Teen Titans Go! and a repeat of DC Comics Super Heroes: Batman Be-Leaguered. Regular Show Terror Tales Of The Park I, II & III are repeated.


Cartoon Network Brazil To Premiere Total Drama: Pahkitew Island On 3rd November

Total Drama: Pahkitew Island

On 3rd November, Cartoon Network Brazil will premiere the second half of season 5 of Total Drama Island (an animated parody mostly of the TV show Survivor) called “Total Drama: Pahkitew Island”, the show will air at 3pm Monday to Friday with repeats on Saturday at 12pm. The first half of season 5 of Total Drama Island also known as “Total Drama: All Stars” will also be repeated at 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

A new spinoff series called Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race is already in development, by the show’s producers Fresh TV.


Cartoon Network UK BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominations

BAFTA Kids' Vote

Yesterday (21/10/2014), it was announced that Cartoon Network UK was shortlisted for a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Children’s Award in the Children’s Channel of the Year category. Cartoon Network UK has also been nominated for the Best Children’s Website of the Year award.

But those weren’t the only nominations!, The Amazing World of Gumball has been nominated in four different categories: Best Animated Show in 2014, BAFTA Kids’ Vote (Best Children’s Show), for Best Writing Staff and Blue-Zoo Productions has also been nominated for their work on the Gumball Song promo in the Children’s Short Form category. Blue-Zoo has also been nominated in the Independent Production Company category, and has worked with Cartoon Network in the past on several occasions.

Adventure Time has been nominated in the best international show category, Mixels has been nominated in the interactive category, also in the BAFTA Kids’ Vote (Best Children’s Show) category is Regular Show.

Also Cartoon Network’s sister company, Warner Bros. has been nominated for The Lego Movie for the BAFTA Kids’ Vote (Best Children’s Film in 2014), BAFTA Kids’ Vote (Best Children’s Game in 2014) and Best Feature Film categories.

If you are aged between 7-14, there is a public vote for the BAFTA Kids’ Vote categories, you have a freedom of choice on what you can vote for, but if you can, make sure to vote for Cartoon Network related nominations. 😉

The BAFTA Children’s Awards ceremony will be held at the Roundhouse in London, on Sunday 23rd November and will be hosted by Doc Brown.

BAFTA Kids’ Awards Vote:

You can view all of the BAFTA Children’s Awards categories here:

BAFTA Press Release: