Turner To Promote Adult Swim’s And TBS’s Final Space At MIPTV 2018 Convention In Cannes, France 9th-12th April

Turner To Promote Adult Swim's And TBS's Final Space At MIPTV 2018 Convention In Cannes, France 9th-12th April

Turner To Promote Adult Swim’s And TBS’s Final Space At MIPTV 2018 Convention In Cannes, France 9th-12th April

Tomorrow (9th April) marks the start of this year’s MIPTV (Marché International des Programmes de Télévision, English: International Television Programmes Market) convention in Cannes, France, a major event in the television content market calendar. The MIPTV convention is an opportunity for broadcasters and content creators to promote their shows and to potentially sell broadcast rights to other broadcasters and subscription streaming services. Turner will be at this year’s convention promoting their general entertainment portfolio, which is mostly U.S. content output from TNT, TBS and Adult Swim. Cartoon Network’s programming is also usually promoted at MIPTV.

One show in particular Turner will be promoting is one of TBS’s and Adult Swim’s newest shows – Final Space. Final Space is an animated comedy about an astronaut named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake; both go on a quest to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the place where the entire universe ends. Final Space is created by independent filmmaker, actor, comedian and entrepreneur Olan Rogers and is produced by Conan O’Brien’s Conaco and New Form, in association with Turner’s Studio T.

Also, Cartoon Network USA’s vice president of Content Acquisitions and Co-Productions – Adina Pitt will be speaking at the convention’s International Emmy Kids Awards Nominee Showcase conference, the conference will take place on 10th April at 10am.

http://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/54313/INTERNATIONAL-EMMY-KIDS-AWARDS-NOMINEE-SHOWCASE

MIPTV also has a sister convention that runs in October called MIPCOM. MIPCOM has a side event called MIPJunior which is a major international children’s media industry convention, which is attended annually by Cartoon Network.

http://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner-international-showcase-comedy-and-drama-programming-line-miptv-2018

TBS’s Final Space Animated Series Premieres 26th February

TBS's Final Space Animated Series Premieres 26th February

TBS’s Final Space Animated Series Premieres 26th February

TBS, Turner’s general entertainment channel has released a trailer for a new and upcoming sci-fi comedy animated series called Final Space. Created by indie internet filmmaker – Olan Rogers, the new series follows an astronaut named Gary and his alien friend, Mooncake, together, they go on an intergalactic adventure to solve the mystery of “Final Space”, in other words, where the universe actually ends. Talkshow host Conan O’Brien is also an executive producer on the show.

Voice actors include actor and comedian Fred Armisen, cartoon voice actor – Tom Kenny (Various voices in Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, voice of Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants), Doctor Who’s Tenth Doctor – David Tennant, the voice of Jake from Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time – John DiMaggio, The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun, television and movie actress – Gina Torres and Conan O’Brien himself.

The new animated series – Final Space, premiered on TBS in the United States on Monday 26th February at 10.30pm ET/PT.

http://www.tbs.com/shows/final-space/clips/trailer

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/05/four-new-animated-shows-coming-soon-to-tbs/

Four New Animated Shows Coming Soon To TBS

Four New Animated Shows Coming Soon To TBS

Four New Animated Shows Coming Soon To TBS

Turner’s general entertainment channel in the United States – TBS has uploaded a 2017 preview of their upcoming programming yesterday coinciding with the Turner Upfront 2017 event in New York. During the next year or so (and alongside their live-action programming), TBS will premiere four new animated shows, The Cops, Close Enough, Tarantula and Final Space.

The Cops is an animated show starring and co-created by Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks. The Cops follows the lives of two Los Angeles patrolmen named Al (voiced by Albert Brooks) and Lou (voiced by Louis C.K.), both cops try their hardest to protect and serve in one of the largest cities in the world. The Cops is produced by FX Productions, Louis C.K.’s Pig Newton and Turner’s Studio T, the show is slated to premiere in 2018.

Close Enough is a brand new show from the creator of Cartoon Network’s Emmy award-winning Regular Show and creative director of The Marvellous Misadventures of Flapjack – J.G. Quintel. Close Enough is a surreal animated series about the life of a married couple transitioning into their thirties, handling parenthood, friendship, ham theft, stripper clowns and choosing the right day care. Initially, 13 episodes have been ordered by TBS. The animated series is produced by Cartoon Network Studios and Studio T. The show features J.G. Quintel’s recognisable art style, which was used on Regular Show. The show is slated to premiere in 2018.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/05/close-enough-a-new-show-from-regular-show-creator-jg-quintel/

Tarantula is an animated dark comedy created by Carson Mell, the show is about people living in a seedy hotel. The show is based on a series of animated shorts that can be viewed on Carson Mell’s YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvE6-grSwjw97E93FvrDPyw

Final Space, is an interstellar animated comedy created by independent filmmaker, actor, comedian and entrepreneur Olan Rogers. The series follows an astronaut named Gary Space and his alien friend, Mooncake, both go on an intergalactic adventure to solve the mystery of “Final Space”, in other words the end of the universe. Talkshow host Conan O’Brien is also an executive producer on the show.

Final Space Pilot Episode on Olan Rogers’ YouTube Channel

Video of TBS’s 2017-2018 Upfront, skip to 2:48 for the animation part of the upfront:

http://www.turner.com/pressroom/tbs-greenlights-cops-working-title-animated-comedy-starring-louis-ck-and-albert-brooks

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/upfront-2017-tbs-greenlights-close-enough-new-animated-series-jg-quintel

http://www.idigitaltimes.com/tarantula-best-web-series-all-time-coming-tv-2017-550004

http://comicbook.com/2016/12/03/tbs-orders-animated-series-from-youtube-star-olan-rogers-conan-o/