Turner Italy’s 2018 Successful Viewing Ratings Results

Turner Italy's 2018 Successful Viewing Rating Results

Turner Italy’s 2018 Successful Viewing Ratings Results

Turner Italy has ended year 2018 with successful results for its kids channels.

In the Italian market, Turner has four children’s channels, two that are free-to-air on digital terrestrial and co-owned by RTI Mediaset – Boing and Cartoonito and two are pay-TV channels fully owned by Turner and available on the Sky Italia satellite service – Cartoon Network and Boomerang.

Boing is the market leader in Italy and had a 11.6% share in the 4-14 age demographic during 2018.

In 2018, Cartoonito was first among commercial childrens’ channels that target the 4-7 year demographic with a share of over 9%.

Cartoon Network maintained its leadership status among kids pay-TV channels with a 0.90% viewing share.

In August 2018, Turner Italy launched an mobile app for Boing. The app now available to download for Android and iOS devices saw 1.7 million downloads in the first four months after launch. The Boing app features full episodes, a livestream of the Boing channel, games and other exclusive content.

https://advanced-television.com/2019/01/14/turner-italia-closes-successful-year/

Cartoon Network Christmas Lights Along Via Condotti In Rome From 24th November

Cartoon Network Christmas Lights Along Via Condotti In Rome From 24th November

Cartoon Network Christmas Lights Along Via Condotti In Rome From 24th November

Via Condotti – One of the main shopping streets in Rome known for its fashion retailers and for its thoroughfare to the Spanish Steps, will be having Cartoon Network themed Christmas lights this year. The lights will be lit on Saturday 24th November at 5.30pm and the lights will feature cartoon characters from Cartoon Network (Sky Italia channel 607) and Boomerang (Sky Italia channel 609) with characters from The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, Tom and Jerry, Tweety and Sylvester, Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, The Happos Family and Scooby-Doo.

The lighting ceremony will be attended by Marco Berardi, Vice President and General Manager of Turner Italy and the President of the Via Condotti Association – Gianni Battistoni. The event will also feature the traditional Carabinieri (the national military police) music band parade and also the characters of Cartoon Network and Boomerang including Ben 10; Finn and Jake from Adventure Time; Gumball and Darwin from The Amazing World of Gumball; Tom and Jerry; Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup from The Powerpuff Girls and Scooby-Doo. The Christmas lights will be on display until 10th January.

https://www.ilmessaggero.it/index.php?p=item&id=4117611

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/