Cartoon Network USA New Digital Production And Product Management Leadership

Cartoon Network USA New Digital Production And Product Management Leadership

Cartoon Network USA New Digital Production And Product Management Leadership

On Wednesday this week (17/01/2018), Turner USA has promoted four Cartoon Network and Adult Swim executives into new positions. For Cartoon Network USA, Sherri Glass has been promoted to vice president of digital production and Beau Teague has also been promoted to vice president of product management. Digital production and digital products are increasingly becoming more important for the network, in recent years, there has been a shift and emphasis on digital services including the Cartoon Network app and Cartoon Network Anything which are platforms used to showcase new content. Adult Swim USA has promoted Kim Manning to vice president of programming and Liz Pate to vice president of production operations for games and connected devices.

In her new role, Sherri Glass will oversee all aspects of production for Cartoon Network games, mobile apps and connected devices. She will lead a team of producers, project managers and the quality assurance team that create, implement and oversee a wide array of digital products including over three dozen console, mobile and web games per year, the Emmy award-winning Cartoon Network video app, CartoonNetwork.com and digital experiences for Cartoon Network’s original programming series including Mighty Magiswords and OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes. Sherri Glass joined Turner in 1998 as the assistant to the vice president for on-air production.

As vice president of product management, Beau Teague will be responsible for managing Cartoon Network’s digital products, he will listen to suggestions from Cartoon Network’s fans while still focusing on the goals of the business. Specially, he will focus on the Cartoon Network video app for mobile and connected devices, mobile games, and innovative new apps like such as the Mighty Magiswords Magimobile app. Teague began his career at Turner at the company’s former GameTap division where he helped to design the gaming service.

As vice president of programming at Adult Swim USA, Kim Manning is responsible for overseeing day-to-day scheduling for Cartoon Network’s young adult brand on both linear and digital platforms. She will also oversee acquisitions of pre-produced series for Adult Swim and the network’s anime programming block, Toonami. Kim Manning joined Cartoon Network USA in 2002. Liz Pate will oversee all aspects of production for Adult Swim’s games, mobile apps and connected devices. She joined Adult Swim Games as supervising producer in 2007 and was later became director of production.

From The Turner USA Press Release: Adult Swim and Cartoon Network Announce Promotions In Programming and Digital Production

Today, Turner’s Adult Swim and Cartoon Network announced promotions of four key executives across both networks that oversee content strategy and production. Both networks, known for award-winning original content, continue to expand their programming across all platforms.

At Adult Swim, the network is promoting Kim Manning to vice president of programming and Liz Pate to vice president of production operations for games and connected devices. For Cartoon Network, Sherri Glass is elevated to vice president of digital production and Beau Teague to vice president of product management. All previously held senior director roles at the networks and are based in Atlanta, GA.

As vice president, programming, Manning is responsible for overseeing day-to-day scheduling and strategic positioning of programming content for Adult Swim, on both linear and digital platforms. She also oversees acquisitions of pre-produced series for Adult Swim and the network’s anime programming block, Toonami. Manning joined Cartoon Network in 2002.

In her new role, Pate is responsible for the group’s tactical leadership and all operational aspects of gaming and connected devices for the network. Pate joined Adult Swim Games as supervising producer in 2007 and was later promoted to director of production. Over the last 10 years, Adult Swim Games has published more than 100 games across PC, mobile, Steam and console platforms and is currently developing new experiences based on original IP and innovative technology.

In her newly elevated role as vice president of digital production, Glass will oversee all aspects of production for Cartoon Network games, mobile apps and connected devices. She will lead a team of producers, project managers and QA that create, implement and oversee a wide array of digital products including over three dozen console, mobile and web games per year; the Emmy award-winning Cartoon Network video app; CartoonNetwork.com and digital experiences for Cartoon Network’s original programming series including Mighty Magiswords and OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes. Glass joined Turner in 1998 as the assistant to the vice president of on-air production.

As vice president of product management, Teague will be responsible for establishing and managing the strategy of Cartoon Network’s digital products by balancing the needs of the fans with the goals of the business. He will focus his efforts on the Cartoon Network video app for mobile and connected devices, mobile games, and innovative new digital products like Cartoon Network’s Magimobile, the network’s first app that interacts directly with the linear television series, Mighty Magiswords. A ten-year veteran of Turner, Teague began his career at GameTap, where he helped design and manage the gaming subscription service’s user experience (UX).

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/adult-swim-and-cartoon-network-announce-promotions-programming-and-digital-production

Hot Streets A Brand New Animated Show Coming To Adult Swim USA 14th January

Hot Streets A Brand New Animated Show Coming To Adult Swim USA 14th January

Hot Streets A Brand New Animated Show Coming To Adult Swim USA 14th January

On Sunday 14th January at midnight ET/PT (technically Monday 15th January at 12am ET/PT), Adult Swim will be airing a brand new animated comedy called “Hot Streets”. The show follows he investigative work by an FBI agent named Mark Branski, his partner, David French, Mark’s niece – Jen and a cowardly talking dog named Chubbie Webbers, together as a team, they investigate paranormal phenomena. The brand new show is created by Brian Wysol, who also worked on the second season of Rick and Morty as a story editor and also worked on Robot Chicken as a writer.

The new show is a co-production between Adult Swim’s Williams Street studio, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (the studio that also produces Robot Chicken) and Justin Roiland’s Solo Vanity Card Productions! (owned by the co-creator of Rick and Morty – Justin Roiland). Robot Chicken’s Seth Green and Matthew Senreich also serve as executive producers along with Justin Roiland, who also voices Chubbie Webbers in the new show.

New Show Promo for Hot Streets:

http://www.adultswim.com/videos/hot-streets/

Adventure Time Wins 2017 Creative Arts Emmy For Outstanding Short Form Animated Program

Adventure Time Wins 2017 Creative Arts Emmy For Outstanding Short Form Animated Program

Adventure Time Wins 2017 Creative Arts Emmy For Outstanding Short Form Animated Program

Yesterday (09/09/2017), the winners of the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards were announced in Los Angeles and Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time has won another Creative Arts Emmy in the “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” category bringing the tally to seven Emmys throughout show’s run since its premiere in 2010. Adventure Time won the Emmy for the episode “Imaginary Resources”, which is the fourth episode in the Adventure Time: Islands mini-series. In the episode, Finn and Jake visit a strange island while on their voyage across the ocean; the island’s inhabitants live in a virtual world. The episode was directed by Elizabeth Ito and written by show creator Pendleton Ward, Kent Osborne, Jack Pendarvis, Ashly Burch and Adam Muto. In the same category, Teen Titans Go!’s – “Orangins” episode and the Steven Universe episode – “Mr. Greg” were also nominated.

https://www.emmys.com/awards/nominees-winners/2017/outstanding-short-format-animated-program

Also, Adult Swim’s and Cartoon Network Studios’ Samurai Jack has won an amazing total of four Emmy awards in the “Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation” category, one for the episode (XCII) (“92”), two for the episode “XCIII” (“93”) and one for “XCV” (“95”).

List of “Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation” winners for Samurai Jack:

Craig Kellman, Character Design in “XCII”
Scott Wills, Production Design in “XCIII”
Bryan Andrews, Storyboard in “XCIII”
Lou Romano, Background Design in “XCV”

https://www.emmys.com/awards/nominees-winners/2017/outstanding-individual-achievement-in-animation

All the winners and nominations for the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys are listed on the Emmy Awards website, which can be accessed via the link below:

https://www.emmys.com/awards/nominees-winners