A Few Cartoon Network EMEA Feeds Acquire Broadcasting Rights To Birdo Studio’s Oswaldo

A Few Cartoon Network EMEA Feeds Acquire Broadcasting Rights To Birdo Studio's Oswaldo

A Few Cartoon Network EMEA Feeds Acquire Broadcasting Rights To Birdo Studio’s Oswaldo

A bunch of localised versions of Cartoon Network in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) area have acquired the broadcasting rights to Birdo Studio’s Oswaldo, an animated comedy series that originally debuted on Cartoon Network Brazil. Oswaldo will premiere on Cartoon Network Italy, Cartoon Network Turkey, Cartoon Network MENA or Cartoon Network Arabic (or even both) in the Middle East, Cartoon Network Africa and also in Israel. In Southeast Asia, Disney Channel acquired the broadcasting rights to the show.

The deals were brokered by president and owner of Kid Glove – Brenda Wooding. UK-based Jetpack Distibution also handle the show’s distribution rights along with Kid Glove. For the show’s second season, Oswaldo is co-produced by India’s Symbiosys Entertainment. Thirteen episodes of Oswaldo are already available to air, production is already underway for an additional 39 episodes.

Oswaldo, the show’s titular character, is a 12 year old penguin who lives as a human boy, he was discovered by his adoptive parents on a beach in Rio de Janeiro when he was a baby, thousands of miles away from his real home in Antarctica. When Oswaldo started going to school, Oswaldo quickly learns more about the outside world and has lots of fun with his new friends in the boiling heat of Rio.

http://kidscreen.com/2018/11/15/oswaldo-waddles-onto-cn-disney/

Cartoon Network At MIPJunior 2018

Cartoon Network At MIPJunior 2018

Cartoon Network At MIPJunior 2018

Today is the opening day of the annual MIPJunior convention at the JW Marriott Hotel in Cannes, France. The convention is a yearly gathering of the international children’s media industry and is an opportunity to promote their programming and even to buy and sell broadcasting rights to and from other broadcasters. MIPJunior is a two day long side event (13th and 14th October) of the annual MIPCOM convention (French acronym for Marché International des Programmes de Communication, In English: International Market of Communications Programmes), which focuses on general entertainment and other genres usually aimed towards adults. MIPCOM will also take place in Cannes, France from Monday 15th to Thursday 18th October. MIPJunior is usually a major event for Cartoon Network. The event is more focused towards media industry professionals which is unlike a more public pop-culture convention like San Diego Comic-Con, New York Comic-Con or MCM Comic-Con London.

Today at MIPJunior 2018 Day One: 13th October 2018

The Creators’ Superpanel

10.10am – 10.50am JW Marriott, Conference Room 1 – Grand Theatre.

With Ben Bocquelet – Creator of The Amazing World of Gumball – Cartoon Network, Tom McGillis – Creator of 6teen, Stoked, Total Drama Island and Total DramaRama – Fresh TV, Angela Santomero – Creator of Blue’s Clues and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Jonathan Shiff – Creator of H2O – Just Add Water & Mako Mermaids – Jonathan M. Shiff Productions and Anna Carugati-Guise – Moderator and Group Editorial Director at WorldScreen.

Presenting the WorldScreen Trendsetter Awards. This panel celebrates the gifted individuals driving modern excellence in children’s television. Participants in The Creators’ Superpanel will engage in a lively discussion about the creative process, financing challenges, working with linear and OTT broadcast partners, and keeping up with fast-changing media habits.

During the session, Gumball creator – Ben Bocquelet was awarded a WorldScreen Trendsetting award, well done Ben! Also congratulations to Tom McGillis, Angela Santomero and Jonathan Shiff for winning WorldScreen Trendsetting awards too.

http://worldscreen.com/tvkids/top-kids-producers-on-the-creative-process/

Matchmaking With Buyers And Commissioners

10.30am – 11.30am JW Marriott, Matchmaking Lounge.

With Joanna Rosenthal – Manager of Content Acquisitions and Co-productions for Cartoon Network USA & Boomerang USA and Zia Bales – Senior Acquisitions Manager at Turner Kids EMEA.

The industry’s top international buyers and commissioners are coming to Cannes. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to pitch your projects, find out what they are looking for and cement new partnerships.

https://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/66507/MATCHMAKING-WITH-BUYERS-AND-COMMISSIONERS

Pack Your Bags For Summer Camp Island! Introducing The Magical New Cartoon Network Original

11am – 11.45am JW Marriott, Conference Room 1 – Grand Theatre.

With Julia Pott – Creator of Summer Camp Island and Rob Sorcher – Chief Content Officer at Cartoon Network.

Cartoon Network presents an exclusive European preview of Summer Camp Island, featuring an opportunity to hear from the series creator Julia Pott. The brand-new Cartoon Network Original follows two best friends at an incredible, magical sleepaway camp where things aren’t quite what they seem.

https://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/64766/PACK-YOUR-BAGS-FOR-SUMMER-CAMP-ISLAND-INTRODUCING-THE-MAGICAL-NEW-CARTOON-NETWORK-ORIGINAL

View From The Top: Gazing Into The Future Of Kids Media

3.40pm – 4.20pm JW Marriott, Conference Room 1 – Grand Theatre.

With Adina Pitt – VP, Content Acquisitions & Co-productions at Cartoon Network USA, Jules Borkent EVP, Content Management and Network Strategy at Nickelodeon, Jackie Edwards – Head of BBC Children’s Acquisitions & Independent Animation and Christophe Erbes – Moderator, Consultant and Writer at Kids (c)nsulting.

Where is the kids media business today… and where is it headed? Members of the MIP Markets Kids Advisory Board share perspectives on what we can expect, based on the current business climate and the big questions confronting the industry. Come watch as they also debate one another’s predictions!

http://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/64771/VIEW-FROM-THE-TOP-GAZING-INTO-THE-FUTURE-OF-KIDS-MEDIA

Tomorrow at MIPJunior 2018 Day Two: 14th October 2018

How Well Do You Know Your Fans

10.30am – 11am JW Marriott, Conference Room 1 – Grand Theatre.

With Ranja Mohyieldin – Director of Fan Engagement & Insights at Turner EMEA.

Turner EMEA presents the findings of an extensive new study into kids consumption habits, segmenting the different types of consumer and the make-up of a “fan”. Hear how the company is utilising this data to inform its multiplatform, fan-focused strategy across its kids portfolio, which encompasses Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Cartoonito and Toonami.

https://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/64781/HOW-WELL-DO-YOU-KNOW-YOUR-FANS

Other Cartoon Network Related News At MIPJunior 2018

UK-based Jetpack Distribution has acquired the distribution rights to Oswaldo, an animated series co-produced by Birdo Studio and Symbiosys Entertainment for Cartoon Network Latin America. Oswaldo was the most watched Brazilian animated series on Cartoon Network Brazil in 2017 and was the top-rated Sunday show on Brazil’s TV Cultura channel in 2018.

https://www.c21media.net/jetpack-launches-two-new-toons

http://worldscreen.com/tvkids/jetpack-lands-rights-for-oswaldo-barefoot-bandits/

Spin Master Entertainment is promoting the newly revived Bakugan franchise at MIPJunior – Bakugan: Battle Planet.

https://www.c21media.net/spin-master-toon-trio-lands-in-cannes/

https://www.mipjunior.com

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Teletoon Canada New Episodes Of The Amazing World Of Gumball, We Bare Bears And Teen Titans Go! This Autumn

Teletoon Canada New Episodes Of The Amazing World Of Gumball, We Bare Bears And Teen Titans Go! This Autumn

Teletoon Canada New Episodes Of The Amazing World Of Gumball, We Bare Bears And Teen Titans Go! This Autumn

This Autumn, Teletoon Canada will be airing new episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball, We Bare Bears and Teen Titans Go! this Autumn, at present there’s no date or times given for the new episodes. Teletoon’s very own Wishfart animated series will have new episodes this Autumn (Wishfart has also aired on Cartoon Network UK and Cartoon Network Africa). Teletoon’s owner – Corus Entertainment owns the broadcasting rights to Cartoon Network’s shows in the Canadian market and owns and operates Cartoon Network Canada on Turner’s behalf.

On Teletoon this September, there’s also two new shows that are created by people who also created shows for Cartoon Network. The new TV animated series based on the successful online animated series of the same name – Bravest Warriors will debut next Monday (3rd September) on Teletoon, with back-to-back episodes at 8pm ET and 8.30pm ET. After the show’s premiere, the series will air Monday to Friday at 8pm ET starting from Tuesday 4th September. The new show is created by the creator of Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time – Pendleton Ward. The animated series follows a team of teenaged heroes-for-hire warping through the universe saving cute aliens using their emotions. The new series is produced by Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana in-association with Federator Studios, WarnerMedia’s U.S. based VRV streaming service has exclusivity rights over the new TV show in the United States.

Also next Monday (3rd September), Teletoon will premiere another new show – Cupcake and Dino: General Services created by Pedro Eboli – the creator of Cartoon Network Latin America’s and Birdo Studio’s Oswaldo. The new show follows Cupcake, a pastry with a Napoleon complex, and his fun-loving brother, Dino both try to get themselves known in the highly competitive general services industry. Cupcake and Dino: General Services will premiere on Monday 3rd September with back-to-back episodes at 6pm ET and 6.30pm ET. After the premiere, the show will air on Saturdays at 10am and 10.30am.

On Sunday 7th October at 6.30pm ET, Teletoon Canada will air premiere another new series – Total Dramarama, a prequel to Total Drama Island, the series follows the pre-school lives of Total Drama’s characters in a daycare centre, Total Dramarama premiered on Cartoon Network USA this morning (1st September) at 9am. Transformers: Cyberverse will also premiere on Sunday 16th September at 1.30pm ET/PT, Transformers: Cyberverse also premiered on Cartoon Network USA this morning (1st September) at 6.30am.

From the Corus Entertainment Press Release: Teletoon Bolsters Its Position As Canada’s Animation Station With Four Original Series Premiering This Fall: The Laughs Begin with the Debuts of Chop Chop Ninja, Bravest Warriors, Cupcake & Dino: General Services, and Total Dramarama

Teletoon continues to deliver the best in animated programming with a stacked fall schedule featuring four brand new Canadian original series: Bravest Warriors, Cupcake & Dino: General Services, Chop Chop Ninja, and Total Dramarama, as well as the debuts of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS, Super Dinosaur, and Transformers: Cyberverse. Additionally, new episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball, We Bare Bears, Wishfart, Teen Titans Go! and many more, round out the fall slate. Plus, fans can catch full seasons of the animation station’s favourites and new episodes of hit series the day after the broadcast on TELETOON On Demand.

“We are so proud to offer an unbeatable fall lineup featuring four new Canadian original animated series,” said Lisa Godfrey, Vice President of Original Content, Corus Entertainment. “Corus’ ongoing dedication to producing world-class animated content is driven by our outstanding production partners whose passion, talent, and creativity consistently delight TELETOON viewers with a perfect blend of our country’s humour and heart.”

New Canadian Original Series

Starting off the fall season, follow the larger-than-life antics of Cupcake, a pastry with a Napoleon complex, and his fun-loving brother, Dino as they try to make a name for themselves in the super competitive general services business in Cupcake & Dino: General Services debuting Monday, September 3 with back-to-back episodes at 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. ET. Following the premiere, the series will air Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. ET.

Then, the incredibly successful and popular digital-first series Bravest Warriors blasts onto TELETOON on Monday, September 3, launching with back-to-back episodes at 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ET. Produced by Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and created by Pendleton Ward of Adventure Time, the animated comedy set in the far future follows the adventures of teenaged heroes-for-hire as they warp through the universe to save adorable aliens using the power of their emotions. After the premiere, the series will air Monday to Friday at 8 p.m. ET starting on Tuesday, September 4.

Plus, straight from the dojo, the sensei approved action-packed series Chop Chop Ninja kicks off on Saturday, October 6 at 11:30 a.m. ET. The new show packs some serious punch as Iro, an exuberant young ninja, along with his three friends – fellow classmates at the Ninja Academy – protect his island home from a steady onslaught of treacherous and not so treacherous villains, in hopes of proving that he deserves the legendary title of Chop Chop Ninja.

Also, this fall beginning, Sunday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m. ET, Total Dramarama is the outrageous, unexpected and totally random prequel to Total Drama Island. The series re-introduces Total Drama Island cast members as four year olds in a daycare centre. While they might be small, their personalities aren’t. Inside these pint-sized bodies are hilariously familiar characters Duncan, Harold, Leshawna, Owen, Beth, Noah, Izzy, Jude, Cody, Bridgette, and Courtney, and they are not going down for their naps without a fight. Left in charge of this feisty bunch of four year olds is Total Drama Island’s scary but loveable Chef.

Additional TELETOON Fall Programming Highlights

Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS *New Series*

Weekends beginning Saturday, September 1 at 1 p.m. ET

A new show where virtual reality, artificial intelligence and high-speed dueling merge into a fighting extravaganza! With advances in cutting-edge technology, duelists worldwide plug into LINK VRAINS to compete in fast-paced competition. But this cyberspace is under attack by a team of nefarious hackers determined to destroy the virtual realm! There’s only one hero who can save them – the mysterious and powerful Playmaker. But little does the world know that in real life, the dashing and daring Playmaker is actually a quiet, easy-going high school student named Yusaku Fujiki. But how can one kid take on a legion of enemies? With the help of a trash talking, AI named Ai, this unlikely duo work together to thwart the destruction of the entire virtual world and the future of dueling. Watch as they seize the wind with Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS!

Super Dinosaur *New Series*

Weekends beginning Saturday, September 8 at 3 p.m. ET

Leaping from the pages of the comic book series by Robert Kirkman and Jason Howard, Super Dinosaur focuses on Derek Dynamo and his best‐friend Super Dinosaur, a genetically engineered Tyrannosaurus Rex with human‐level intelligence and an aptitude for awesome combat gear. The two best friends go on action‐oriented secret missions for EARTHCORE, an international organization devoted to protecting the planet from monsters and villains.

Transformers: Cyberverse *New Series*

Weekends beginning Sunday, September 16 at 1:30 p.m. ET

Bumblebee is on a critical mission where lives are at stake! Only, he can’t remember what it is. It’s a good thing his best friend Windblade has found him to help repair his damaged memory chips. With each recovered memory, Bumblebee rediscovers his past adventures on Cybertron before coming to Earth. He relives fun moments when he played Cybertronian sports with his friends, and even tragic ones that would change his life. His past will shape him into becoming the hero we know today. As each memory is repaired, another clue comes to light that will lead them both to complete their shared mission to save their friends and Earth; however, the Decepticons are hot on their heels and time is running out.

Also, this fall, new episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball, Craig Of The Creek, We Bare Bears, Wishfart, Unikitty, Teen Titans Go!, and Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel.

https://www.corusent.com/news/teletoon-bolsters-its-position-as-canadas-animation-station-with-four-brand-new-original-animated-series-premiering-this-fall/