Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017

MCM Comic-Con London, the UK’s largest convention dedicated to pop-culture covering every from TV shows, comics and movies will be at the ExCeL convention centre in London from Friday 27th October to Sunday 29th October. The convention is a biannual event, held on the last weekend of May and October. As usual, Cartoon Network will be there with a stand featuring the channel’s most famous characters. The stand will feature a “The Powerpuff Girls Experience”, where convention-goers can “Powerpuff” themselves by creating a super-cute and super fierce version of themselves by using the avatar maker.

Cartoon Network fans at the convention will also be able to create a video with Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake, or Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear from We Bare Bears or even Steven Universe himself. Also, fans will be able to share their videos for a chance to win some amazing and exclusive prizes from Cartoon Network.

In addition, Cartoon Network UK will reveal some news about The Powerpuff Girls during the convention’s opening day on Friday 27th October. We’ll have to wait and see what its all about. 🙂

Also, kids go free with a paying adult ticket holder, follow the link below for further details and terms.

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/mcm-kids/

At the convention, Rick and Morty comics illustrator (and Regular Show and The Amazing World of Gumball comic cover artist) – Marc Ellerby will be in the Comic Village and there will be fan-meetups for Steven Universe, Teen Titans/Young Justice and Rick and Morty fans.

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/comic-village/

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/mcm-fringe-festival/

Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA Announces More Rick And Morty Merchandise Partners

Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA Announces More Rick And Morty Merchandise Partners

Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA Announces More Rick And Morty Merchandise Partners

Adult Swim’s hit animated sci-fi comedy – Rick and Morty will have more merchandise coming soon. Cartoon Network Enterprises – the representative of the Rick and Morty brand in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region has signed up more merchandise partners.

For the UK market, Poetic Gem is producing a range of menswear and underwear, CID U.K. is offering menswear and Roy Lowe will offer a Rick and Morty sock range. In Germany, Spreadshirt and CID’s German division will be offering menswear. In terms of pan-European deals, Just Funky will launch a range of homeware and kitchenware. The new merchandise will start to rollout this autumn and winter and will be available at independent and specialist retailers, supermarkets and online stores.

While commenting on the popularity of Rick and Morty and the new product range, Johanne Broadfield from Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA said:

“Rick and Morty season three is without doubt one of the most anticipated animated series right now. Its established success Stateside, and the global social buzz around the brand, is creating significant demand with Millennial audiences in European markets. We’re confident it has the potential to be one of the hottest properties at BLE this year.”

Also, Rick and Morty has moved from FOX and now will be airing on Comedy Central UK from this Friday (13th October) at 10.30pm, all of Rick and Morty Season Three is now available to watch on Netflix UK. In Germany, Rick and Morty airs on Turner’s TNT Comedy channel.

Also if you’re in London between now and the 31st October, visit one of three Blues Kitchen locations throughout central London (Camden, Shoreditch and Brixton) and try out the official Rick and Morty burger, complete with Pickle Rick and Szechuan Sauce!

http://www.comedycentral.co.uk/tv-guide

http://www.tnt-tv.de/tnt-comedy/adultswim/rick-morty

http://www.licensemag.com/license-global/cn-unveils-%E2%80%98rick-and-morty%E2%80%99-emea-partners

Cartoon Network MENA Licensing Day 2017

Cartoon Network MENA Licensing Day 2017

Cartoon Network MENA Licensing Day 2017

Yesterday (26/09/2017), Cartoon Network MENA (Middle East and North Africa) held their annual licensing day at Park Hyatt in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At the event, Cartoon Network Enterprises announced their product, service and franchising licensing plans for 2018.

Licensees and retailers from all across the region attended the event which had many of the new products on display. Attendees were also taken through an interactive tour for several Cartoon Network IPs including Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, the locally produced animated series – Mansour (which now has franchising status) and many others. At the event, retailers were presented with toolkits on how to utilise Cartoon Network’s franchises which includes everything from AR (Augmented Reality) to entertainment shows.

In a statement about the licensing event, Ali El-Hagar, Licensing Director for Cartoon Network MENA & Turkey, said:

“We want to focus on simple growth pillars starting from franchise management. Earlier, we were in the launch phase. We now want to concentrate on the building and sustaining phases. We will work towards regional expansion adapting to local preferences aimed at driving deep engagement with shoppers and Cartoon Network audiences across the region.”

http://www.broadcastprome.com/news/asiasat-9-ready-for-launch-on-29-september/

In other product licensing news, Concept One in the United States will be manufacturing a series of We Bare Bears themed clothing accessories and for Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty. For the UK market, Poetic Brands will be manufacturing a portfolio of Rick and Morty nightwear.

http://www.licensemag.com/license-global/concept-one-picks-cn-properties

http://www.licensemag.com/license-global/rick-and-morty-bags-uk-apparel-licensee