Cartoon Network USA App Now Has Chromecast Support
Cartoon Network USA’s live streaming and VOD (video on-demand) app now has Google Chromecast support. Any TV with a Chromecast dongle can now stream episodes from the app on a smartphone or tablet, users can push a video onto a Chromecast device by simply pressing the Cast button. Cartoon Network has also added 40 new stickers for iOS users and features designs from Cartoon Network’s top shows including Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe and Teen Titans Go!.
The app was updated on Thursday this week (18/05/2017). Chromecast support on the Cartoon Network App was one of the most requested features by users and follows the Apple TV’s TV app integration update which was released last month.
The Powerpuff Girls Wins National Family Series 2017 Gracie Award
Today (28/03/2017), it was announced that Cartoon Network Studios’ The Powerpuff Girls has won a 2017 Gracie Award in the “Best National Family Series” category. The Gracie Awards recognises high-quality programming created by women, for women and about women in media and entertainment. A Gracie Award is often considered to be a media career (and life) highlight, the award is an acknowledgement from peers and industry leaders.
The Powerpuff Girls follows three superheroines named Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, the girls use their powers to fight evil and crime in Townsville while balancing a normal childhood and schoolwork. The Powerpuff Girls are seen as a positive role model and inspiration for girls (and boys) everywhere with a focus on creativity, expression, empowerment and fun.
Cartoon Network USA will be airing a brand new episode of The Powerpuff Girls called “Clawdad” this Friday (31/03/2017) at 7.45pm ET/PT, in this episode, Buttercup attempts to capture a legendary uncatchable crawdad at the lake.
Also, check out the Powerpuff Girls mobile game – Glitch Fixers, in the game, the player takes the role of The Powerpuff Girls and save the internet from monsters, the game is based on the Powerpuff Girls episode “Viral Spiral”. The mobile game is free and can be downloaded from Google Play, the iTunes App Store and the Amazon App Store.
There’s a new episode of #PPG this Friday, so check out #GlitchFixers, the free mobile game available on iOS, Google Play and Amazon!
Today (16/02/2017), Cartoon Network EMEA and Cartoon Network Games has released a brand new Powerpuff Girls mobile app – The Powerpuff Girls: Story Maker. Ever wanted to create your own Powerpuff Girls episode? ever dreamed about the Powerpuff Girls saving the world before bedtime in a story featuring your own ideas?, now with The Powerpuff Girls Story Maker app, you can make your very own Powerpuff Girls story featuring the characters from the popular animated show.
With the app, you can create action scenes using show’s superheroines (Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup) and villains (featuring the Powerpuff Girls arch nemesis – Mojo Jojo and also Princess Morebucks). The app also features backdrops of Townsville as featured in the show including the Professor Utonium’s laboratory, the girl’s classroom and the city itself, as well as props including the Powerpuff hotline smartphones.
With The Powerpuff Girls: Story Maker App, it’s possible to record your voice and even take the role of narrator, save your creations onto your phone or tablet and share it with your family and friends via e-mail.
Ever since the show’s premiere in 1998 on Cartoon Network USA (and 1995 pilot premiere on Cartoon Network’s World Premiere Toons), The Powerpuff Girls became one of Cartoon Network’s most popular shows, the show appeals to both girls and boys because of its unusual combination of cuteness and action as well as its humour. Last year, The Powerpuff Girls returned to Cartoon Network with more new episodes.
The Powerpuff Girls airs every day on Cartoon Network UK at 7.45pm.
The Powerpuff Girls: Story Maker app is available for free to download from Google Play (for Android smartphones and tablets) and the iTunes App Store (iOS for iPhone and iOS):
From the App’s Description On The iTunes App Store
Let your child bring their imagination to life with the brand-new, free Powerpuff Girls Story Maker app! Join Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, in the Powerpuff Girls’ greatest adventure yet – where YOU get to decide what happens next. Will the girls defeat Mojo Jojo yet again, or will he finally get his own back? This is a creativity-focussed game where your child can animate their own Powerpuff Girls stories. You can help your child make their very own adventures and let them get creative.
Your child can create: select their favourite Powerpuff Girls characters on to the animation stage, add props, and then record their voice to bring the scene to life. The end result is their very own personalised story you can then save to your mobile or tablet and show off your child’s talents with friends and family.
From The Turner UK Press Release: Lights, Camera, Action! The Powerpuff Girls Story Maker App Launches Today!: Cartoon Network invites you to create your very own Powerpuff Girls-themed stories
The Powerpuff Girls are calling on you to help them juggle school, homework and a parade of evil villains in the all-new The Powerpuff Girls Story Maker app. Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are placing their destiny in your hands as you set the scene for your very own action adventure story with the superhero sisters. The Powerpuff Girls Story Maker app is available now on iOS and Google Play and is free to download.
The Powerpuff Girls Story Maker app allows parents and kids to work together to create their very own story based on the much-loved crime-fighting trio. You can create and animate scenes involving your favourite heroes and villains from the series, from Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup to the girls’ arch nemesis, Mojo Jojo. Once the scene is set and fully decorated with fun items from The Powerpuff Girls universe, you can record your voice and narrate over your bespoke animation to further add a personal touch to your story. The stories can then be saved to the device and watched later or shared with friends and family via email.
Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are three super cute, super fierce little girls, known to their fans (and villains everywhere) as The Powerpuff Girls! For girls who know what it’s like to be underestimated, The Powerpuff Girls is the only superheroine brand that shows what “little girls” are really made of. An original, animated comedy series from Cartoon Network Studios, The Powerpuff Girls airs every day at 7:45pm on Cartoon Network.