More Information About The Steven Universe Podcast

More Information About The Steven Universe Podcast

More Information About The Steven Universe Podcast

As previously mentioned on the blog, Cartoon Network USA has started hosting a brand new weekly Steven Universe podcast, featuring the cast and crew from the show. The podcast is a behind the scenes inside the development of the recently Emmy-nominated show. Steven Universe fans listening to the podcast will find out more about the creative process behind the show as well as the show’s origins. The new podcast is another media offering relating to Steven Universe from Cartoon Network alongside the Steven Universe Soundtrack: Volume 1 digital album, the new upcoming console game – Save The Light and the Steven Universe: Art and Origins art book.

In the most recent episode of the podcast called “Coming of Age with Steven Universe”, Zach Callison, voice of Steven Universe, and Grace Rolek, the voice of Steven’s best friend – Connie, talk about growing up and their time growing into their roles. Both talk about when they auditioned for their voice acting roles and the moment when they were hired for the part. Both Zach and Grace talk about working with Rebecca Sugar and the Crewniverse and also their favourite episode moments and songs.

According to a press release from Cartoon Network UK today (02/08/2017), special guests on the podcast will include the show’s former supervising director and co-developer – Ian Jones-Quartey, the voice of Steven Universe – Zach Callison, Pearl’s voice actress – Deedee Magno Hall, the voice of Amethyst – Michaela Dietz, the voice of Peridot – Shelby Rabara and more. New episodes will be released every Thursday and the Steven Universe podcast is now available via iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other platforms.

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-steven-universe-podcast/id1261418557?mt=2

iHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/620-The-Steven-Universe-Podcas-28325604/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/07/cartoon-network-usas-brand-new-steven-universe-podcast/

From The Turner UK Press Release: Cartoon Network Takes Fans Behind the Scenes with Official Steven Universe Podcast

Cartoon Network continues to engage its fans on every platform with the addition of an official podcast exploring the world of Steven Universe. The all-new weekly podcast invites fans behind the curtain of the recently Emmy-nominated series for conversations with creator Rebecca Sugar and the Steven Universe cast and crew.

The Steven Universe Podcast joins a host of recent multiplatform offerings, including the Billboard chart-topping digital album Steven Universe Soundtrack: Volume 1, available on vinyl later this fall, the highly anticipated console game Save the Light, the official behind-the-scenes art book: Steven Universe: Art & Origins, and an upcoming line of Steven Universe construction sets from McFarlane toys. Episodes of Steven Universe are currently airing on Cartoon Network, and are also available on the Emmy-winning Cartoon Network App.

The Steven Universe Podcast is available now via iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other platforms. New episodes will continue to release every Thursday. The podcast explores the creative process behind the series, the critically acclaimed music, and much more. Guests include Steven Sugar and Ian Jones-Quartey, as well as Steven Universe Gems Zach Callison, Deedee Magno Hall, Michaela Dietz, Shelby Rabara and more.

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/video/steven-universe/

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/show/steven-universe

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview

Friday (21/07/2017) was Cartoon Network’s main day at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, probably the most important annual convention for pop-culture in North America and the world. During Friday, there were two panels for productions by Cartoon Network Studios – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes and Steven Universe.

First of all, it was Cartoon Network’s opportunity to introduce their new upcoming show – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, this was an opportunity for animation fans to see exclusive footage of the action-comedy animated series and ask questions about the show. The panel consisted of Ian-Jones Quartey (creator and voice of Rad), Toby Jones (co-executive producer), Courtenay Taylor (voice of K.O.), Kate Flannery (voice of Carol), and Dan Vader (lead writer/designer at Capybara Games, developed the new OK K.O. Let’s Be Heroes game).

Next up, was the Steven Universe panel with Rebecca Sugar (creator), Deedee Magno-Hall (voice of Pearl), Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst), Estelle Darlings (voice of Garnet), and A.J. Michalka (voice of Stevonnie) with half-Gem/half-human Steven Universe – Zach Callison as a half guest and half moderator. At the panel, Steven Universe fans got to see a preview of the upcoming game console game – Steven Universe: Save The Light, the game will introduce a character very similar to Peridot but with a square-shaped head called Squaridot. Estelle, Rebecca Sugar and A.J. Michalka also did a surprise live performance of “Here Comes A Thought” and there was also a live script reading with the voice talent of the show.

Afterwards, there was the Steven Universe autograph session, this is an opportunity to meet Rebecca Sugar and the some of the main cast from the show.

There was also a live Steven Universe Q&A session on Cartoon Network USA’s YouTube account, with voice actresses Shelby Rabara, Deedee Magno Hall and Michaela Dietz, this was an opportunity for fans to get their questions answered by Peridot, Pearl and Amethyst.

Today (Sunday 23rd July), the official Steven Universe “Stronger Than You” music video with Estelle Darlings will be recorded at 3pm at the Horton Plaza Park in San Diego, anyone can take part in the sing-along.

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com

https://www.comic-con.org/

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Thursday 20th July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Thursday 20th July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Thursday 20th July Overview

Yesterday (21/07/2017) was the first official day of San Diego Comic Con 2017, so here’s a little overview on what happened, yesterday was also Warner Bros. Animation’s main day for animation programming for Cartoon Network. The day started off with a Teen Titans Go! panel, at the panel, the co-creator of DC’s Young Justice – Greg Weisman was asked a question whether the cancellation of the show was because of Teen Titans Go!, he revealed that Teen Titans Go! was in development before Young Justice was even cancelled. Also a new season of Young Justice – Young Justice: Outsiders is currently in development.

Teen Titans Go! fans attending panel were giving a Teen Titans Go! goodie bag, featuring art of the Teen Titans from the original animated series beating up the Teen Titans from the Teen Titans Go! universe.

Greg Cipes (Beast Boy), Tara Strong (Raven) and Scott Menville (Robin) were meeting and greeting fans during the Teen Titans Go! autograph session.

The next panel was for Unikitty, Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming animated series based on the character of the same name from the 2014 movie – The Lego Movie. People who attended the session got to see the first episode before anyone else.

Lynn V. Wang (producer), Andrea Fernandez (art director), Eric Bauza (voice actor) and Ed Skudder (showrunner), all took part in a Unikitty poster signing session.

The next Warner Bros. Animation panel was for Justice League Action, Cartoon Network’s latest superhero animated show featuring a large bunch of characters from the DC Comics universe.

Afterwards, Rachel Kimsey (voice of Wonder Woman) and Jason Lewis (voice of Superman) and Diedrich Bader (Booster Gold) were also meeting fans at the autograph session.

There was also a panel for the upcoming Lego Ninjago Movie, Lego Senior Creative Director – Simon Lucas was at the panel, later he appeared in the photo shoot with the movie’s cast with some specially created Lego Mini-figures based on all the characters. Convention visitors even took part in a session of Ninjoga (Ninja + Yoga).

TBS also had their animation session at the convention yesterday evening, and J.G. Quintel, the creator of Cartoon Network’s Regular Show revealed a sneak preview of his new show – Close Enough which will premiere in 2018. The show is currently in development at Cartoon Network Studios.

To really prove that Cartoon Network are in town, giant inflatable balloons featuring the faces of the channel’s most famous characters are on display outside the New Children’s Museum in the city.

As yesterday was the first official day of San Diego Comic Con 2017, visitors got to see the OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes themed Cartoon Network booth for the first time, make sure to visit the booth to get some Cartoon Network freebies.

To end the day, there was a Summertime Go! Screening and Costume Contest, this was an opportunity for convention attendees to dress up as their favourite characters and watch some exclusive sneak peeks. Guest judges include Ian Jones-Quartey (creator and voice of Rad for OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes), Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly for Ben 10 and voice of Beast Boy for Teen Titans Go!), Zach Callison (voice of Steven for Steven Universe), Deedee Magno-Hall (voice of Pearl for Steven Universe), and Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst for Steven Universe) and the voice actor of multiple roles in several shows – Eric Bauza.

http://www.warnerbros.com

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com

https://www.comic-con.org/