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 VOD Service Launches On Cosmote TV In Greece On 1st November

Cartoon Network VOD Service Launches In Greece On 1st November

Cartoon Network VOD Service Launches On Cosmote TV In Greece On 1st November: Cartoon Network Returns To Greece

Greek telecoms company – OTE will launching a Cartoon Network VOD (video on-demand) service on its Cosmote TV platform, the new service will feature episodes of Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears and many more. Cartoon Network VOD will launch in Greece on Thursday 1st November. In addition to Cartoon Network VOD, two other Turner properties have already launched on Cosmote TV on 1st October – news channel – CNN International and classic movies channel – TCM. TCM will be upgraded to a HD feed from January 2019. Boomerang MENA (Middle East and North Africa) is already available as a channel in Greece on pay-TV operator – Nova but not on Cosmote. Cartoon Network exited the Greek market in 2013 after its removal on the Nova platform (but not Boomerang), before 2013, Greece received the ex pan-European feed, Cartoon Network Africa (aka “Cartoon Network HQ” after the website domain as promoted on the channel). In neighboring Greek speaking Cyprus, both Cartoon Network MENA and Boomerang MENA are available.

Commenting on the launch of the Cartoon Network VOD service and the recent addition of CNN and TCM, Cosmote TV Executive Director Dimitris Michalakis said: “We constantly enrich our program through exclusive agreements with top studios and with new channels, some of which are own operated and branding COSMOTE TV channels. TCM is a significant addition, being one of the most historic and emblematic channels for classic cinema and old Hollywood films. We believe that our subscribers will enjoy this new addition along with the leading international news channel CNN International, as well as Cartoon Network on demand.”

Tarek Mounir, Vice President and General Manager of Turner MENA, Turkey, Greece & Cyprus also added: “We are very excited about our new partnership with OTE Group; being part of COSMOTE TV’s offering is a great opportunity to maximize our reach and will further help us to be closer to all our fans in Greece.”

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Cartoon Network MENA Summer Camp Island Premieres 28th October

Cartoon Network MENA Summer Camp Island Premieres 28th October

Cartoon Network MENA Summer Camp Island Premieres 28th October

Cartoon Network MENA (Middle East and North Africa) will be premiering a brand new original series from Cartoon Network Studios – Summer Camp Island on Sunday 28th October 2018 at 4.25pm KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia time) on beIN channel 106. On Summer Camp Island, anything can happen and exist, it’s a place of witches and talking sharks and monsters hiding underneath beds and where everyday items are alive and can talk. The new show is created by British animation director – Julia Pott, known for her episode story-writing on Adventure Time. The pilot was developed at Cartoon Network Studios as part of their Shorts Development Programme.

Sneak Peek: The first episode of Summer Camp Island: The First Day from CN MENA’s YouTube channel (Geoblocked outside of CN MENA’s official broadcast area)

From the video’s description: Watch the first episode from Summer Camp Island, the latest Cartoon Network addition. Starting 28th October 2018 on Cartoon Network HD!

http://www.cartoonnetworkmena.com