Cartoon Network Africa To Launch Superhero HQ Pop-Up Channel On 15th March

Cartoon Network Africa To Launch Superhero HQ Pop-Up Channel On 15th March

Cartoon Network Africa To Launch Superhero HQ Pop-Up Channel On 15th March

On Friday 15th March, Cartoon Network Africa will be launching a superhero themed pop-up channel called “Superhero HQ” on Multichoice’s DStv satellite television platform (on channel 300). The channel will feature the best animated action content featuring DC Comics’ iconic superheroes including Batman, Superman, the rest of the Justice League, the Young Justice team and the Teen Titans. During evenings, families will get to enjoy a superhero movie including all four Superman movies and all three Spy Kids movies, plus animated movies including The Lego Batman Movie, Batman Gotham Knight and Justice League: Throne of Atlantis. In the channel’s name, “HQ” means headquarters, meaning it’s the “Headquarters for Superheroes”. The channel is essentially a temporary version of “Toonami” for DStv subscribers (excluding anime such as Dragon Ball Super but includes a few live-action movies), as Toonami Africa is carried on Cell-C’s Black streaming service.

South African comedian, Comic’s Choice Award and Emmy Award nominee, Mojak Lehoko, will providing a more localised African feel to the channel as well as humour, both on-air and off-air, including superhero themed comedy stand-up videos.

The channel is only a temporarily pop-up channel and will only be available until 31st March, Superhero HQ is exclusive to DStv customers who are subscribed to the following packages: Compact, Premium and Premium Plus.

From the MultiChoice (DStv) Press Release: Cartoon Network Powers New Pop-Up Channel Dedicated to the Greatest Superheroes!

Superhero HQ is an exciting new Pop-Up channel premiering on DStv, super-powered by Cartoon Network. Superhero HQ is where universally appealing superheroes will share their best stories about saving the world and their most action-packed adventures, offering viewers an almighty battle between the best of animated adventures against the unsurpassed action-packed superhero movies for the whole family to enjoy!

Between 15 and 31 March, these much-loved superheroes will set up home on DStv channel 300. During the day, the kids will get to enjoy eight of their favourite animated, caped-hero series like Batman, Superman, Justice League, Green Lantern and Teen Titans. Then, in the evenings, the whole family can settle down to watch some superhero sagas such as the four Superman films, and all three Spy Kids movies. For fans of the legendary animated superhero movies, the ultimate selection has been made including The LEGO® Batman Movie, Batman Gotham Knight, and Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.

But, it’s not only superheroes that will be making their rounds in this domain; they will join forces with acclaimed South African comedian, Comic’s Choice Award and Emmy Award nominee, Mojak Lehoko, who brings some African flavour and lots of laughter to the channel, on and off air. In-between the anticipated superhero programming, Lehoko will present super-comedic stand-up videos where he identifies with the humour found in the superheroes of the channel.

“I like being creative, always trying to do new things, and now being part of Cartoon Network’s Pop-Up channel, with relatable characters, makes me feel like a superhero! This channel is a special treat for the legions of superhero fans young and old delivering thrilling action as well as moments to laugh out loud,” says Lehoko.

Exclusive to DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact, Superhero HQ is the exciting channel where your favourite superheroes will gather for the holidays. For the full schedule, as well as the latest information, visit www.DStv.com

List of titles on Superhero HQ Pop-Up channel:

Series:

Batman the Brave and the Bold; Batman the Animated Series; Superman the Animated Series; Green Lantern; Justice League Action; Young Justice; Justice League Unlimited and Teen Titans.

TV Movies:

Batman Gotham Knight; Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker; Batman VS Robin; Justice League: Doom; Superman/Batman: Public Enemies; Superman/Batman: Apocalypse; Green Lantern: First Flight; Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite; Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom!; Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered (22′ Special); Son of Batman; Superman: Unbound; Justice League: Throne of Atlantis; Lego DC Comics Superheroes: Justice League VS. Bizarro League and Teen Titans: Trouble In Tokyo.

Blockbuster movies:

Superman the Movie; Superman II; Superman III; Superman 4: The Quest for Peace; Superman Returns; Spy Kids; Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams and Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over.

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Boomerang Japan Launches 30th January

Boomerang Japan Launches 30th January

Boomerang Japan Launches 30th January

Japanese mobile phone network operator – NTT DoCoMo has announced that they will be launching their brand new OTT (over-the-top) internet streaming television service – dTV Channel on Tuesday (30th January), Boomerang Japan will also be launching with the new service. For the first time in Japan, Boomerang, a sister channel to Cartoon Network, will be available as a separate television channel offering a mixture of classic and contemporary animation from Warner Bros. Animation as well as new shows from independent studios.

Boomerang Japan will air the following shows: The Looney Tunes Show, New Looney Tunes (formerly Wabbit!/Bugs!), Mr. Bean: The Animated Series, Be Cool, Scooby-Doo, Chowder, The Jetsons, Wacky Races, Young Justice, Batman: The Brave and the Bold and Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines. Turner will also be launching two other channels on the dTV platform – MONDO Mahjong TV and TABI Tele.

Other kids and anime channels that will be available on the service include Nickelodeon (relaunching in Japan), Animax and Disney Junior, in total, the service will offer 30 channels which includes Japanese originated channels and VOD services such as TBS On Demand, three channels from South Korea and also Japanese versions of famous international television brands including National Geographic, MTV Mix and History.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/12/boomerang-japan-preview-page-now-on-cartoon-network-japans-website/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/11/boomerang-japan-to-launch-january-2018/

https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/info/news_release/2018/01/26_01.html

Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold Movie To Released On DVD And Digital 9th January In the United States

Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold Movie To Released On DVD And Digital 9th January In the United States

Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold Movie To Released On DVD And Digital 9th January In the United States

On Tuesday 9th January, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will be releasing an animated Scooby-Doo! and Batman crossover movie – Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold on DVD and Digital Download in the United States. In the movie, Scooby and the gang get into a tricky situation with some crooks but luckily the caped crusader – Batman swings in to the save the day. An unsolved case from Batman’s past suddenly crops up in his memory and Gotham City is under-threat from the mysterious Crimson Cloak, during this difficult time, Batman decides to recruit Mystery Inc. to help crack the mystery and to stop one of the most dangerous villains Batman has ever faced.

Together, Batman and Mystery Inc. unite to form the ultimate crime fighting and detective team, with help of a few gadgets and Scooby Snacks of course. The movie is based on the animated Batman series – Batman: The Brave and the Bold, the series aired on Cartoon Network USA from 2008 until 2011 and has aired international versions of Cartoon Network.

Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold is now available to pre-order on iTunes and Amazon.com:

iTunes (Digital Download): https://itunes.apple.com/gb/movie/scooby-doo-batman-the-brave-and-the-bold/id1317975856?mt=6&ign-itsct=1317975856-1317975856&ign-itscg=0176&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

DVD (Amazon.com): https://www.amazon.com/Scooby-Doo-Batman-Brave-Bold-DVD/dp/B0764MPRPN/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1515008935&sr=8-1&keywords=Scooby-Doo%21+%26+Batman%3A+The+Brave+and+the+Bold