Cartoon Network Toys At American International Toy Fair 2018 17th To 20th February

Cartoon Network Toys At American International Toy Fair 2018 17th To 20th February

Cartoon Network Toys At American International Toy Fair 2018 17th To 20th February

This Saturday (17th February) is the opening day of the American International Toy Fair 2018 convention in New York (17th to 20th February) and Cartoon Network will be announcing some brand new toys based on some of their most important brands including Adventure Time, Ben 10, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears and also The Powerpuff Girls which will have its 20th anniversary this year.

For Ben 10, Playmates Toys will introducing new action figures, feature-driven deluxe vehicles and role-play toys. Fancy dress clothing company – Rubie’s will be launching Ben 10 roleplay outfits this autumn and Ben 10 Halloween costumes and accessories will be available from August. Also, Toy Factory will be offering plush toys for amusement venues and other family entertainment centres.

Lego will be releasing two new Powerpuff Girls building sets in August featuring Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, the super trio already had their Lego debut with the release of Powerpuff Girls Lego Dimensions packs.

Monogram Direct will be releasing We Bare Bears 3D Foam Key Ring Blind bags. In May, Tastemakers will introduce a range of tactile collectables called Steven Universe Micro Pozers. Kidrobot will release new Adventure Time products in April including an Adventure Time Fresh 2 Death Mini Series and a BMO Medium Figure.

Pete Yoder, Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises for North America, said:

“We have partnered with the best in class to mark key milestones for Cartoon Network including The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Steven Universe and We Bare Bears. From LEGO building sets to Playmates Toys action figures to updated collectibles across all of our beloved brands, each have captured the spirit and tone our fans share and delight in for each of these properties.”

Special thanks to Licensing Source for the news:

http://www.licensingsource.net/toy-partners-line-up-for-powerpuff-girls-ben-10/

http://www.toyfairny.com/

Cartoon Network At Kidscreen Summit 2018

Cartoon Network At Kidscreen Summit 2018

Cartoon Network At Kidscreen Summit 2018

During this week (12th February to 15th February) in Miami, Florida, USA is the annual Kidscreen Summit. The Kidscreen Summit is organised by children’s media news website – Kidscreen, and is a yearly gathering of the children’s television and digital media industry from inside and outside the United States.

Today (13th February) and alongside the summit is the annual Kidscreen Awards ceremony, this year, Cartoon Network USA’s VP Content Acquisitions & Co-Productions – Adina Pitt and CN’s VP of Product Management – Beau Teague will be two of the judges for this year’s awards. Studio Hari’s Grizzy and the Lemmings has been nominated for Best Animated Show, the show airs on Boomerang’s international feeds.

https://www.awn.com/news/shortlist-set-2018-kidscreen-awards

Yesterday (12/02/2018), Adina was a speaker at the “Broadcaster to Broadcaster: Focus on 6 to 11s” panel, which was about the current state of kids content between the ages of six and eleven years old what it means for producers and linear and non-linear platforms, at the session, Adina emphasised that great storytelling will always be more valued to its audience in comparison to the actual method of how the content is viewed, today she had her own thirty-minute Q&A session and she was also present at the “Picking Platforms: What’s the best vehicle for your project and how do you get it there?” panel.

http://summit.kidscreen.com/2018/sessions/68729/broadcastertobroadcasterfocus/

http://summit.kidscreen.com/2018/sessions/68736/pickingplatformswhatsthe/

http://summit.kidscreen.com/2018/sessions/68771/30minuteswithadina/

The VP of Cartoon Network Enterprises North America – Pete Yoder will be a speaker at the “Consumer Products as a Storytelling Platform” panel later today. Cecilia Persson, VP of Programming & Content Strategy Kids EMEA, Acquisitions & Co Productions International for Turner had her own thirty minute Q&A session at the summit today.

http://summit.kidscreen.com/2018/sessions/68739/consumerproductsasa/

http://summit.kidscreen.com/2018/sessions/68694/30minuteswithcecilia/

The Shaw Rocket Fund, a non-profit organisation that invests into children’s television in Canada has announced that Cartoon Network UK and Cartoon Network Africa have acquired the broadcasting rights to one of Canada’s latest animated shows – Wishfart. Kidscreen named Wishfart as “a cool new show”.

http://summit.kidscreen.com/2018

http://awards.kidscreen.com/Home

Ben 10 And The Powerpuff Girls At London Toy Fair 2018

Ben 10 And The Powerpuff Girls At London Toy Fair 2018

Ben 10 And The Powerpuff Girls At London Toy Fair 2018

This week (23/01/2018 to 25/01/2018) was the 2018 Toy Fair at the Olympia exhibition centre in London, UK. The annually-held convention is an opportunity for toy manufacturers to promote and demonstrate their latest toys to attract potential retailers and customers. This year, Cartoon Network’s owners – Turner was a sponsor of the event and sponsored a cafe in the exhibition centre during the convention. The master toy licensee for Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls – Spin Master and distributor for Ben 10 toys for the UK market (on behalf of Playmates Toys) – Flair were also present at the event.

The day before the opening of this year’s Toy Fair, Cartoon Network Enterprises, the product and service licensing division of Cartoon Network already announced a second wave of toys for the newly rebooted Ben 10 animated series. New toys will include Heatblast Rocket Flyer, Diamondhead Power Tank vehicles, Omni-Enhanced figurines and also Omni-Launch battle figurines.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/01/ben-10-toys-wave-two-coming-soon-playmates-toys/

2018 also marks the 20th anniversary of Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls as a full animated series, alongside new episodes of The Powerpuff Girls this year and the return of the fourth Powerpuff Girl – Bliss, Cartoon Network will continue to license the brand out to clothing and toy manufacturers, retailers and confectioners.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/01/cartoon-network-celebrates-20th-anniversary-of-the-powerpuff-girls-animated-series/

At the Toy Fair, Funko (the manufacturer that makes Funko Pops, which are simplified vinyl figurines of characters from pop-culture), has announced that they’re releasing a Dorbz figure range featuring characters from Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty.

https://www.funko.com/blog/article/london-toy-fair-reveals-rick-and-morty

In other licensing news, Cartoon Network Enterprises and McDonald’s UK have partnered up to offer The Amazing World of Gumball toys in McDonald’s Happy Meals, the promotion is expected to start after the current Pokémon promotion has ended.


https://www.toyfair.co.uk