Summer Camp Island Premieres On The Virgin Media TV Kids Preview Channel In The UK On 1st February

Summer Camp Island Premieres On The Virgin Media TV Kids Preview Channel In The UK On 1st February

Summer Camp Island Premieres On The Virgin Media TV Kids Preview Channel In The UK On 1st February

Before its official debut on Cartoon Network UK, Summer Camp Island will be airing on Virgin Media’s Kids TV Preview channel from 4pm this Friday (1st February) as a sneak peek preview. The show is about two best friends named Oscar and Hedgehog staying at a magical summer camp full of mystery and wonder. On Summer Camp Island, anything can happen and exist, it’s a place of witches, yetis 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 show has similarities with another Cartoon Network show – Camp Lazlo for its summer camp premise and has Adventure Time’s essence of fantasy. Many members of Adventure Time’s production team now working on the new show including Adventure Time’s head writer Kent Osborne and writer and artist Cole Sanchez.

Virgin Media is the UK’s only widespread national cable television company, the Virgin Media Kids TV Preview channel usually shows promos of children’s shows on all channels that are available on their pay-TV platform, but Friday this week from 4pm will be an exception as ten episodes from the new series will be airing. The episodes will also be repeated on the same channel on Saturday and Sunday at the same time of 4pm.

Also all ten episodes of Summer Camp Island will be available from Monday 4th February as an On Demand Box Set on Virgin Media’s video on-demand service.

https://www.virginmedia.com/virgin-tv-edit/tips-and-tricks/virgin-tv-kids-summer-camp-island.html

UPDATE: According to a promo now airing on the Virgin TV Kids preview channel, Summer Camp Island will premiere on Cartoon Network UK in March, no exact date or time has been announced yet though.

UPDATE 2: Summer Camp Island Premieres on Cartoon Network UK on Monday 4th March at 5.45pm.

Ahead of the show’s premiere, Cartoon Network UK’s website already has a Summer Camp Island game called “Bubble Trouble”, Help Oscar and Hedgehog solve the Bubble Mystery and pop your way to victory.

https://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/games/summer-camp-island-bubble-trouble

Cartoon Network At Paris Comic Con 2016

Cartoon Network At Paris Comic Con 2016

Cartoon Network At Paris Comic Con 2016

Paris Comic Con 2016 is taking place this weekend (21/10/2016 to 23/10/2016) at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris, France and as usual Cartoon Network is there running a few events. The convention is one of the largest in France for Comics, Movies and TV pop culture.

Today, Adventure Time storyboarder Cole Sanchez did a masterclass session at the convention, he was welcomed by fully packed auditorium. During the masterclass, Cole shown some of his storyboard drawings including some from the episode “Jake Suit” and talked about his time working on the show, he has also worked as creative director (seasons 2 and 3) and supervising director (season 6). Cole Sanchez was also a storyboard artist for The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Over The Garden Wall and Long Live The Royals, he was also the voice actor for Jason Funderburker in Over The Garden Wall.

Some enthusiastic Cartoon Network fans were even dressed up as their favourite cartoon characters including Adventure Time’s Finn and Dexter from Dexter’s Laboratory, one of Cartoon Network’s first ever animated show successes.

Cartoon Network France also had a large whoopee cushion on display at the convention. A whoopee cushion featuring face of Jake the Dog from Adventure Time was also used for the La Journée Mondiale du Prout (World Fart’s Day) event organised by Cartoon Network and Canalsat in Paris two years ago, at the event Cartoon Network was awarded the Guinness World Record for world’s largest whoopie cushion.

Lecaplain Baptiste, The voice actor for Prince Peter in the French dubbed version of Long Live The Royals did a masterclass and Q&A session, he talked about his time performing the role on the show: