Powfactor The Powerpuff Girls New Global Campaign

Powfactor The Powerpuff Girls New Global Campaign

Powfactor The Powerpuff Girls New Global Campaign

Cartoon Network USA has launched a new global campaign today featuring The Powerpuff Girls, Entertainment Weekly reports; the campaign is called “Powfactor”, the purpose of the campaign is to embrace individuality and confidence in children. Everyone has a special ingredient that makes them unique and have the power inside themselves to change the world, no superpowers are necessary. The Powerpuff Girls’ special ingredient is Chemical X, but what’s yours?

The campaign kickstarted today with a music video of The Powerpuff Girls performing the 2016 Tacocat version of the theme song.

Jill King, Cartoon Network’s Senior Vice President, Marketing and Partnerships made this statement about the new global campaign:

“Just like Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, kids have a special ingredient which makes them heroes. This new campaign has a message of positivity, individuality, and confidence.”

To expand on the campaign, Cartoon Network has partnered with Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls to create a mini documentary series that encourages kids to embrace their uniqueness and to make a positive impact on the world. The first episode of What’s Your Powfactor? has already been uploaded on to the Smart Girls YouTube channel, the first episode is about Christina Li, a high school student and a White House Champion of Change for Computer Science Education.

Meredith Walker, a co-founder of Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls also commented on the new initiative:

“Powfactor demonstrates the power that all smart girls (and guys) have when they embrace their individuality to make a difference in their community”

Kids will be able to express their “Powfactor” via the CN Sayin’ app, an app where kids can record themselves for a chance to appear on Cartoon Network USA.

As a reminder, Cartoon Network USA will be airing new episodes of The Powerpuff Girls every weekday all this week (Monday 19th September to Friday 23rd September) at 5.30pm ET/PT.


NBA And Cartoon Network USA Team Up For Annual NBA All-Star Jam

NBA And Cartoon Network USA Team Up For Annual NBA All-Star Jam

NBA And Cartoon Network USA Team Up For Annual NBA All-Star Jam

Cartoon Network USA and the NBA (National Basketball Association) have teamed up and two of its most popular animated shows will feature famous basketball players as featured in the NBA All-Star Jam Basketball event, LeBron James from the Cleveland Cavaliers will make a guest appearance in a Teen Titans Go! episode named “The Cruel Giggling Ghoul”, the episode will premiere on Thursday 11th February at 6pm ET/PT. Paul George from the Indiana Pacers, Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Damian Lillard from Portland Trail Blazers will all make an appearance in an episode of We Bare Bears called “Charlie Ball”, which will also premiere on Thursday 11th February at 7pm ET/PT. Kids using the CN Sayin’ app can make video submissions to their favourite NBA players, some questions will air on Cartoon Network between episodes.

From The Turner USA Press Release

As part of Turner’s exclusive coverage of NBA All-Star 2016 in Toronto, Feb. 11-14, Cartoon Network will feature NBA All-Star starter LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers), three-time NBA All-Star Paul George (Indiana Pacers), three-time NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers) and two-time NBA All-Star Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers) in guest roles on the network’s fan-favorite animated series.

Premiering Thursday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m. (ET/PT), LeBron James makes an appearance as an animated version of himself on Cartoon Network’s hit series Teen Titans Go!. The episode, titled “The Cruel Giggling Ghoul,” includes the Titans on a trip to an amusement park to see James, only to get involved in solving a mystery.

Also in the lineup, a special episode of the Cartoon Network Original Series We Bare Bears, featuring Paul George, Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard, premiering Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). The episode, “Charlie Ball,” features characters voiced by the players. The “All-Star” episodes of Teen Titans Go! and We Bare Bears will replay on Cartoon Network throughout NBA All-Star weekend.

Cartoon Network continues its NBA All-Star 2016 celebration with special segments integrated into some of its leading television shows beginning on Thursday, Feb. 11. Through its popular CN Sayin’ app, Cartoon Network will provide kids with an opportunity to send questions via video submissions to their favorite NBA players. Select questions and responses will then be featured within Cartoon Network’s on-air integrations throughout NBA All-Star.

Sports-themed episodes of Cartoon Network series will be available on VOD and TVE. Highlights from the All-Star special episodes of We Bare Bears and Teen Titans Go! will be on Cartoon Network’s YouTube Channel, the Cartoon Network app, CartoonNetwork.com, as well as VOD.

Turner and Turner Sports are celebrating their 31st year of NBA All-Star coverage with TNT serving as the exclusive home of the weekend’s premium events including the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, Feb. 12, at 9 p.m., State Farm® All-Star Saturday Night, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m., and the 65th annual NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 8:30 p.m. Coverage of the 2016 NBA All-Star Game starts at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14.