OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes Premieres Tonight On Cartoon Network USA

OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Premieres Tonight On Cartoon Network USA

OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes Premieres Tonight On Cartoon Network USA

Tonight (01/08/2017) at 6.15pm ET/PT and immediately after the first episode of the Teen Titans Go!: The Night Begins To Shine miniseries, Cartoon Network USA (and also Cartoon Network Canada at 7.30pm ET/PT) will premiere their latest original animated show – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes and a whole one hour block of new episodes will air tonight. The latest action-comedy cartoon from Cartoon Network Studios is about an optimistic kid named K.O. who dreams of becoming the world’s greatest hero in a video-game like world full of good guys and villains. The show is set in a retail park called Lakewood Plaza Turbo, where K.O. works at Gar’s Bodega, a store that specialises in hero supplies with his two friends Rad and Enid, all three work together to protect the plaza from robots and their most feared competitor – Lord Boxman and his Boxmore factory. K.O.’s mom – Carol is a martial arts expert and runs a dojo fitness centre at the plaza.

The show’s setting was inspired by Ian Jones-Quartey’s childhood home of Oakland Mills, Maryland, USA. As a kid, Ian used to practice drawing by pausing Looney Tunes videos and drawing each character, from a young age he shown an interested in animation. After graduating from High School, Ian studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York, where he met future Steven Universe show creator – Rebecca Sugar. Ian went on to work on Adult Swim’s The Venture Bros, Secret Mountain Fort Awesome at Cartoon Network Studios, Bravest Warriors at Frederator, Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and his most senior role before working on OK K.O.! – supervising director and co-developer of Steven Universe. Cartoon Network’s chief creative officer – Rob Sorcher was impressed by Ian’s work and he was given a chance to create his animated pilot – Lakewood Plaza Turbo (released in 2013) which became the basis of what we now know as OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes today. Ian also voices Radicles (better known as his nickname – Rad) in the show.

Ian Jones-Quartey, the show’s creator summed up the show in his own words:

“I would describe it as, it’s about three best friends who work together, and they’re superheroes, and everybody on Earth is a superhero, and they fight robots, and they punch robots, and the robots explode. If any of that sounds good to you, then I think you’ll be down for the show.”

http://collider.com/ok-ko-ian-jones-quartey-interview

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2017/08/01/a-new-cartoon-network-show-finds-inspiration-in-columbia-md-the-animators-hometown/

Final Adventure Time Recording Session

Final Adventure Time Recording Session

Final Adventure Time Recording Session

This week (31/01/2017), the Adventure Time crew and cast commemorated the final Adventure Time episode recording session with a party, voice actors and actresses of the characters from the show attended the final session; including John DiMaggio (Jake), Hynden Walch (Princess Bubblegum), Tom Kenny (Ice King) and Olivia Olson (Marceline The Vampire Queen). Since the show’s premiere in 2010, Adventure Time has been a huge hit for Cartoon Network both in the United States and internationally, the show has won six Primetime Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award, two Annie Awards, two British Academy Children’s Awards among others. The show will conclude in 2018, after eight years and 284 episodes.

This week (30/01/2017 – 02/02/2017), the miniseries – Adventure Time: Islands aired on Cartoon Network USA and Cartoon Network Canada, the miniseries finally answered a couple of questions about the show – Are there any other humans left, and where are they? and Where are Finn’s real parents?. Adventure Time: Islands was written by head writer Kent Osborne, with Adam Muto, Jack Pendarvis and Ashly Burch as showrunners.

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/games/adventuretime/

For sneak peeks of upcoming Adventure Time episodes just before they’re about to air, check out the RegularCapital Twitter account (@RegularTweetsUK) every video clip Cartoon Network USA uploads onto YouTube is automatically posted on the Twitter account, just look for any tweet starting with “CartoonNetUSA” (short for Cartoon Network USA) by using the search function on Twitter. YouTube video uploads from international versions of Cartoon Network and Boomerang are also automatically posted e.g. tweets starting with “CartoonNetUK” for Cartoon Network UK or “BoomerangFR” for Boomerang France.

Also all Cartoon Network USA video uploads (as well as posts from this blog) are automatically added onto the RegularCapital Reddit account: https://www.reddit.com/r/RegularCapital/

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early November 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early November 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early November 2016

Cartoon Network Canada Now Using Dimensional Rebrand Graphics

According to a Teen Titans Go! promo airing on Cartoon Network Canada, the channel has started to use elements from Cartoon Network USA’s 2016 Dimensional rebrand package, including the promo endboards and the zoom out logo animation featuring 2D, 3D and stopmotion cartoon characters.

The Powerpuff Girls Reboot Free-To-Air UK Premiere On CITV On Monday 7th November

Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls will start airing on UK free-to-air kids channel CITV (Children’s ITV) from Monday 7th November at 5pm. The original series also aired on the CITV programming block on main network ITV. The new Powerpuff Girls series on CITV will air alongside Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and Boomerang’s Be Cool, Scooby-Doo. CITV now holds the free TV rights over the show, while Cartoon Network UK will continue to air the newer episodes and with more frequent airings on pay-television.

http://tv.sky.com/tv-guide#/programme/detail/6273/1616

The Powerpuff Girls will also premiere on Disney Channel Germany in 2017, at present Disney Channel Germany is airing We Bare Bears.

http://www.quotenmeter.de/n/88655/disney-channel-2016-17-mehr-filme-neue-eigenproduktionen-diverse-familienserien

Cartoon Network UK Adventure Time Book Signed By Kent Osborne Competition

Cartoon Network UK is currently running an Adventure Time book competition, five lucky winners will win a copy of Adventure Time: Finn and Jake’s Official Guide signed by Kent Osbourne, the head story writer for Adventure Time. Like the Instagram post below and follow the Cartoon Network UK account on Instagram to enter. Competition closes Sunday 6th November 2016, UK Residents only, Entrants must be aged 13 and older.

Terms and Conditions:

http://www.mediafire.com/view/pl9s7r5d6v3aaf7/AdventureTimeBooks_T&C&#

The Powerpuff Girls and We Bare Bears Pair-Up On Cartoon Network Southeast Asia And Cartoon Network Australia

Cartoon Network Southeast Asia (Philippines sub-feed) and Cartoon Network Australia are pairing up The Powerpuff Girls and We Bare Bears in a three week long programming special of a total of thirty new episodes (15 episodes for each show) airing every weekday from Monday 7th November. The girls and the bear brothers have a lot in common, Grizzly and Blossom are natural leaders, both Panda and Bubbles have a soft heart and Ice Bear and Buttercup are strong.

On each weekday during the three weeks, a new episode of both We Bare Bears and The Powerpuff Girls will air back-to-back from 6pm on Cartoon Network Australia. Cartoon Network Southeast Asia viewers outside the Philippines will receive the Pair-Up programming special from Monday 14th November.