Cartoon Network Africa Coming To Kwesé TV 3rd May

Cartoon Network Africa Coming To Kwesé TV 3rd May

Cartoon Network Africa Coming To Kwesé TV 3rd May

Pan-African DTH (Direct-To-Home) Satellite television provider – Kwesé TV has signed a distribution deal with Turner Southern Europe and Africa to include Cartoon Network Africa, Boomerang Africa and CNN International as part of their pay-TV packages. Cartoon Network, Boomerang and CNN International will be available to Kwesé TV subscribers from 3rd May, subscribers will get to enjoy a wide range of cartoons, including long-time favourites Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo! on Boomerang, and current hits such as We Bare Bears, Steven Universe and The Amazing World of Gumball on Cartoon Network. CNN International will also be available for those who want to keep up with current news and events.

All three channels will also be added to Kwesé TV’s mobile app, allowing subscribers to watch cartoons and the news on their smartphone anywhere on the continent. The new broadcasting deal expands Turner’s presence in Africa, which is currently a growing and emerging market.

Joseph Hundah, the President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Econet Media, the owners of Kwesé TV, commented on the distribution deal with Turner:

“We are a relatively new broadcaster with ambitions to become one of Africa’s leading networks. Our objective is to give more viewers in Africa access to the best in international and local content. This agreement with a global leader like Turner strengthens our proposition and takes us closer to achieving our goal. Turner’s superior content offering will appeal to our diverse audiences across the continent”

Jaime Ondarza, Senior Vice President for Turner Southern Europe and Africa also added:

“Partnering with Kwesé reflects our commitment to expand our presence and our consumer base across the African continent. With this new step in the development of Turner in Africa, we bring our content to more fans and audiences, across more screens”

Cartoon Network Africa And Boomerang Africa May 2017 Highlights

Cartoon Network Africa And Boomerang Africa May 2017 Highlights

Cartoon Network Africa And Boomerang Africa May 2017 Highlights: All Times CAT

Cartoon Network Africa May 2017 Highlights

New Episodes

Ben 10

New episodes air Mondays to Fridays at 3.10pm.

Ben Tennyson is not your average boy – he is a ten-year-old with a really cool Omnitrix watch that allows him to transform into ten super-cool, super-fierce alien heroes!

This month watch as Ben, Gwen and Max attempt to stop Zombozo and his trio of henchmen from hypnotising everyone in their favourite amusement park to form a criminal army – will Ben, Gwen and Max succeed? Viewers can also expect to see their favourite trio stuck along the East Coast after having run out of gas, forced to stay in a strange hotel, creepy things begin to happen…Curious? Tune-in to find out more.

The Amazing World of Gumball

New episodes air Mondays to Fridays at 5.05pm.

Nothing is normal about the Wattersons – their son, Gumball, is a cat and his best friend, Darwin, is a fish who grew legs and became a member of the family!

This month, Gumball, Darwin and Anais battle to unravel the secrets of their new virtual reality game after Gumball is given a cursed video console… Gumball fans can also watch in hysterics as Gumball and Darwin attempt to create a fake friend, “Muriel”, for lonely Grandpa Louie, but trouble soon boils when Granny Jojo finds out that Louie has been speaking to another mystery ‘woman’! How will Gumball and Darwin get out of this one?

Nexo Knights

Airs Saturday 27th May at 1.25pm.

Jestro and the Cloud of Chaos try to destroy Knight on once and for all. Will they succeed?

This season on Nexo Knights, Jestro and the Cloud of Chaos move across the land bringing stone to life and forcing the Nexo-Knights to fight them over possession of the Forbidden Powers. Jestro and Monstrux, and their army of stone, will attempt to gather all the Forbidden Powers and try to bring the Stone Colossus to life. Will Monstrux succeed in his quest to totally destroy Knighton? Peace, it seems, has again come to Knighton, but once the Nexo Knights finally realise the dire threat they face, they rise to fight for their realm once more. As Clay turns to stone, he realises he must train one of the other Knights to take his place. Who will it be?

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Boomerang Africa May 2017 Highlights

Brand New Show

The New Woody Woodpecker Show

Starts Monday 15th May, airs Mondays to Fridays at 6.30pm.

The most beloved woodpecker in the world is the coming to Boomerang this May!

The New Woody Woodpecker Show follows the escapades of Woody Woodpecker and other Walter Lantz characters including Andy Panda, Chilly Willy, and Inspector Willoughby. In this modern update, Woody Woodpecker lives in a treehouse overlooking an apartment building in the city. As a lazy moocher, he is often looking for ways to get by without lifting a fnger. This does not endear him to his rivals, but Woody doesn’t take their resistance lightly.

New Episodes

Oggy and the Cockroaches

Airs Monday to Friday at 5.40pm.

It’s fast, it’s crazy and it’s hilarious… it’s Oggy and the Cockroaches!

This May brings the Mister Cat contest and Oggy is in it to win it! However, Bob also enters his new pet cat and there is nothing but trouble when the cockroaches are asked to rig the contest to make sure that Mr Bob’s pet cat wins. Then, after the cockroaches steal Oggy’s nose, Joey and Oggy fall to the center of the earth. Dee Dee and Marky tell Olivia about this but how do they save their friends? There’s nothing worse than getting lost in a new neighbourhood and not knowing which direction to take. What is Oggy’s creative plan to fnd his way? Leave a trail of food of course! Will they ever find their way back?

Movie Stars Programming Block

Alpha and Omega 7: The Big Fureeze: Airs Saturday 6th May at 3pm.
Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo: Airs Saturday 20th May at 3pm.

Grab your popcorn, its movie time and the fun this May is even better than before!

Lights! Camera! Action! It’s time for you and your whole family to tune in and enjoy some fun family time with our amazing Boomerang Cinema flms created especially for you: Alpha and Omega 7: The Big Fureeze and Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo. Alpha and Omega 7 is about how Kate and Humphry go looking for food right after a deadly blizzard which leaves them in trouble. It’s up to Stinky, Claudette and Runt to find them and bring them to safety. The Scooby-Doo gang are at it again, this time on a trip to see Velma’s sister who is studying unusual magic which leads the group to a new investigation…maybe a giant griffin?

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Cartoon Network Africa And Boomerang Africa 2017 Upfront

Cartoon Network Africa And Boomerang Africa 2017 Upfront

Cartoon Network Africa And Boomerang Africa 2017 Upfront

Today (23/03/2017) Turner Africa has announced their Cartoon Network and Boomerang upfront for this year and beyond. In 2018, Cartoon Network Africa will premiere a brand new Cartoon Network original – Summer Camp Island. Summer Camp Island is a highly imaginative cartoon created by British animator and illustrator – Julia Pott. The show follows Oscar and his best friend Hedgehog during their first time at summer camp. But this isn’t any ordinary summer camp, where else can you swim with a talking shark, go to a different universe by going under your bed or make friends with the moon?. Summer Camp Island will premiere on Cartoon Network Africa (and the rest of EMEA) sometime in 2018.

This year, Turner’s second animation flagship channel, Boomerang will premiere a whole bunch of new shows, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Animated Series, which is based upon Sony Pictures Animation’s animated film (and sequel) of the same name. The events that happen in the new show takes place before the first movie and features a younger Flint Lockwood and Sam Sparks. The show follows Flint and Sam who try to save the world, one invention at a time. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Animated Series will premiere on Boomerang Africa (and the rest of EMEA) in 2017.

Boomerang will premiere another show called Pat the Dog, the animated series is based on popular French mobile game – Paf le Chien. The new show combines action and comedy, Pat is only a small dog but he is very brave. Pat the Dog will premiere on Boomerang Africa (and the rest of EMEA) in 2017.

Boomerang Africa will also premiere two new animated shows from sister animation studio – Warner Bros. Animation, Dorothy & the Wizard of Oz and a reboot of the classic 1960’s Hanna-Barbara cartoon – Wacky Racers. Both Dorothy & the Wizard of Oz and Wacky Racers will premiere on Boomerang Africa from October 2017.

Dorothy & the Wizard of Oz is an inspirational magical fantasy based on the classic series of books by L. Frank Baum, which sees Dorothy and her friends embark on a journey to defeat the Wicked Witch of the West. Following the original story, Queen Ozma appoints Dorothy as the Princess of Emerald City, a role she was destined for. Dorothy embraces her position and tackles her royal duties with enthusiasm, bravery and feistiness.

Wacky Racers is a rebooted version of the late-1960’s Hanna-Barbara animated comedy classic, featuring reworked versions of Penelope Pitstop, Peter Perfect, the Ant Hill Mob, the Gruesome Twosome and antagonists Dick Dastardly and Muttley who plot to stop the competition but their dastardly plans always backfire. The new series will also feature a bunch of new racers. Wacky Racers isn’t just any ordinary racing show, each race car has a different theme and has unique race winning abilities.

From The Turner Africa/Burson-Marsteller Press Release: Turner’s kid-focused channels are BOOMING with new content!

With 348 hours of fresh content, 10 new family-focused series’ and an estimation of 1,323 new episodes, Turner, the leading expert in family entertainment, is pleased to unveil its line-up of hot, new content that promises to have viewers on the edge of their seats.

On Cartoon Network, DStv channel 301, viewers can look forward to a number of steamy new shows including Summer Camp Island.

Summer Camp Island is a wildly imaginative series based on the original short created by British animator and illustrator, Julia Pott, whose credits include Adventure Time and was named one of three animators to watch by Creative Review in 2013. The show, now extended into a series, follows Oscar and his best friend Hedgehog, who have just been dropped off at their very first summer camp. Not all camps offer the opportunity to swim with a talking shark in the swimming pool, crawl under the bed into a different universe, or make friends with the moon, but on Summer Camp Island, anything can happen. Premieres: 2018.

On Boomerang, DStv channel 302, viewers can look forward to carefully selected content that will reiterate that Tom & Jerry is not the only cool show to watch on the channel.

One of these new shows includes Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, a juicy, mouthwatering new series based on Sony Pictures Animation’s Critically-Acclaimed Blockbuster Film with the same name and its 2013 sequel. The series, set to premiere on Boomerang, follows a much younger teenage version of Flint Lockwood and Sam Sparks, in a time before food begins to rain down on Swallow Falls. The adventure follows the two teenage kids trying to save the world one invention at a time. Premieres: 2017.

Another epic new show airing on Turner’s second flagship kids’ channel, Boomerang, is Pat the Dog – an adaption of the successful game for tablets and smartphones across the globe. Currently, the video game has over 27 million players in the world, more than two million games played per day and has over 1.5 million active players per month. Soon to launch on Boomerang, this series follows the famous digital pooch on an adventure filled with breath-taking action and comedy. Despite Pat’s tiny size and playful attitude, it soon becomes clear that behind every ‘zero’ there is indeed a hero! Premieres: 2017.

“We live in an age where kids are spoiled for choice when it comes to consuming content,” says Pierre Branco, Vice President and General Manager of Southern Europe and Africa. “At Turner, we feel that it is crucial to attract new fans in order to build on to our strong, loyal fan base through the investment of attractive new content that can be enjoyed on multiple platforms that stretch beyond the television screens.”