Cartoon Network News In Brief Late February 2017

Cartoon Network News In Brief Late February 2017

Cartoon Network News In Brief Late February 2017

Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe 2017 Upfront

Tatiana Kalita, General Director of Turner Broadcasting System in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and the CIS, has announced that Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe will broadcast over 180 hours of original content this year, this includes the brand new Cartoon Network original series – Mighty Magiswords which will premiere next month. Cartoon Network will also plan to air the brand new Unikitty animated series, which features the infamous character of the same name from The Lego Movie. Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Dreamworks: Dragons, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show, Nexo Knights and Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu are all listed as returning shows in 2017. Cartoon Network HD is now available for carriage with pay-tv operators in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) and Ukraine markets.

Boomerang Central Eastern Europe (broadcasts to a majority of Eastern Europe, Netherlands and Russia) will continue to air new episodes of The Tom and Jerry Show, Be Cool Scooby-Doo, Oddbods, The Happos Family, My Knight and Me and Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood. New upcoming animated shows from Warner Bros. Animation that will air on Boomerang include Dorothy of Oz, based on the classic movie – The Wizard of Oz and Wacky Racers, a remake of the madcap Hanna-Barbera classic. New third-party acquisitions from other animation studios include Coconut The Little Dragon and Pat The Dog.

http://www.cableman.ru/channel/news/turner-broadcasting-system-rasskazala-o-svoikh-planakh-na-ukraine-gruzii-i-stranakh-sng

Cartoon Network Latin America President Barry Koch To Leave In March

Latin American animation news website – ANMTV and Spanish language media news website TodoTVNews has reported that Barry Koch, the Senior Vice President of Cartoon Network Latin America will leave Turner in March. The president of Turner International – Gerhard Zeiler announced the news. Mr Koch has played a major role of developing Turner’s Latin American kids channels (Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Tooncast). Under his leadership, Cartoon Network was the most watched pay-tv children’s channel in the region for three years running. In terms of digital entertainment, Cartoon Network’s websites are among the most popular kids websites in the region.

The news follows the appointment of Whit Richardson as the new president of Turner Latin America last Monday (13/02/2017). Gretchen Colón (Executive Vice President, Advertising Sales), Alex Gonzalez (Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Digital Media) and Rick Perez (Senior Vice President and General Manager, Movies & Series) will also leave Turner. Gretchen Colón and Alex Gonzalez will leave in May and Rick Perez will leave at the end of March.

http://www.todotvnews.com/news/tuner-internationaldesvinculacion-ejecutivos-latam.html

http://anmtv.xpg.uol.com.br/turner-america-latina-dispensa-presidente-do-cartoon-network/

http://www.turner.com/pressroom/barry-koch

Cartoon Network Latin America Most Popular Cable Kids Channel 1Q 2016

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Cartoon Network Latin America Most Popular Cable Kids Channel 1Q 2016

Cartoon Network continues to be the most popular kids channel in Latin America throughout the first part of 2016, statistics from Kantar Ibope Media shows. The excellent viewing ratings from the first quarter of 2016 is a direct continuation from Cartoon Network’s successes throughout 2015. New animated programming has helped maintain Cartoon Network’s top position and continues to invest into new animated shows made in Brazil and Latin America.

Barry Koch, senior VP and general manager of Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Tooncast Latin America made this statement regarding the good news (translated):

“We’re very happy to have the highest ratings in Latin America and have the favor of our fans. We have managed to build a solid relationship with them and this is something that certainly deserves to be celebrated.”

http://www.todotvnews.com/news/Cartoon-Network-vuelve-a-ser-lder-en-Latinoamrica.html#sthash.ssBCPPBo.dpuf

Cartoon Network Latin America Number One Kids Channel 2015

Cartoon Network Latin America Number One Kids Channel 2015

Cartoon Network Latin America Number One Kids Channel 2015

Turner Broadcasting System Latin America has announced that Cartoon Network Latin America was the most viewed pay-tv kids channel in Latin America for the second consecutive year and was also the top-rated channel among kids aged 4 to 11 in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico in 2015.

Barry Koch, the senior vice president and general manager of Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Tooncast Latin America made this statement about Cartoon Network’s viewing ratings achievement and use of cross-platform entertainment:

“We meet kids where they are, offering them an entertainment experience that is fun, easily accessible and specially tailored for each platform. This strengthens our relationship with our fans and amplifies the brand´s reach, which translates into great ratings in the region”

Popular Cartoon Network shows such as We Bare Bears, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball and Regular Show have helped the viewing ratings during 2015. In 2016, Cartoon Network Latin America will air the reboot of The Powerpuff Girls as well as the new Ben 10 series.

http://www.turner.com/story/cn-1-x2