Cartoon Network Australia Signs Deal With Stan VOD Service

Cartoon Network Australia Signs Deal With Stan VOD Service

Cartoon Network Australia Signs Deal With Stan VOD Service

Australia’s most popular subscription VOD (Video on-demand) platform – Stan, has signed an exclusive content distribution deal with Turner Asia-Pacific to add Cartoon Network shows to its library.

As part of the deal, new episodes for some of Cartoon Network’s most popular shows will be added to Stan at the same time as their premiere.

Stan has exclusive first-time premiere rights to Regular Show season eight (aka Regular Show: In Space), the final Regular Show season will be added to the service in April. Also as part of the deal, Stan will add new seasons of Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls at the same time as their Australian television premiere.

Cartoon Network fans who are also Stan subscribers will also be able to enjoy episodes of Steven Universe, Ben 10 and We Bare Bears.

From The Official Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Stan Becomes The Streaming Home Of Cartoon Network Content In Australia: New Turner Partnership adds to Stan’s biggest first-run 2017 line-up

Stan will become the Australian streaming home for content from the popular children’s channel Cartoon Network, after entering into a groundbreaking new partnership with Turner.

Cartoon Network is the most popular kids channel in the Asia-Pacific region, and Stan subscribers will now have access to its huge range of series, with entire franchises of beloved Cartoon Network shows added to Stan’s catalogue.

The partnership between the two leading entertainment brands will also see the premiere of the eighth and final season of pop-culture hit, Regular Show, first and exclusively in Australia this April on Stan – and that’s just the beginning. New seasons of Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls will premiere at the same time as they air on Cartoon Network.

“As the leading local streaming service, Stan is the perfect partner for Cartoon Network to showcase our amazing line-up of content. From Regular Show to Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls to Steven Universe, the arrangement further expands the reach of our uniquely entertaining children’s series across Australia,” said Robi Stanton, General Manager of Turner Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Territories.”

“This is great news for Stan families,” added Nick Forward, Stan’s Chief Content Officer. “Stan is committed to delivering great value and great entertainment for Australian kids and families, so we couldn’t be more thrilled to be the Australian streaming home of Cartoon Network content. We can’t wait for our customers to be the first in Australia to see the new season of Regular Show.”

The partnership also provides Stan with the exclusive SVOD rights to other key Cartoon Network animated series including iconic titles Adventure Time, Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears and Steven Universe.

About Stan:

Stan is Australia’s leading local subscription video-on-demand provider. Stan offers unlimited access to thousands of hours of entertainment, with an outstanding lineup of exclusive premieres such as Better Call Saul, Sherlock, Girlfriend Experience, Transparent and UnREAL. New SHOWTIME series also premiere exclusively on Stan, including the second season of Billions on February 20, 2017 and David Lynch’s Twin Peaks on May 22, 2017.

Stan Originals include the AACTA Award-winning and Logie Award-nominated series No Activity and the critically acclaimed AACTA Award-winning drama series Wolf Creek. Several other local projects are currently in development.

Stan’s award-winning TV shows, classic catalogue, blockbuster movies and popular kids content can be watched in full HD on your TV or favourite device, including tablets and smartphones. Stan is a joint venture between Nine Entertainment Co. and Fairfax Media.

For more information, visit
http://www.stan.com.au

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/stan-becomes-streaming-home-cartoon-network-content-australia

Cartoon Network And Boomerang Now Available On Fetch TV In Australia

Cartoon Network And Boomerang Now Available On Fetch TV In Australia

Cartoon Network And Boomerang Now Available On Fetch TV In Australia

Australian IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) streaming service – Fetch TV has signed a distribution deal with Turner to carry Cartoon Network Australia and Boomerang Australia on the pay-TV platform. From this month, Fetch TV subscribers will get to enjoy all the animated shows Cartoon Network and Boomerang has to offer as well as the brand new series from Cartoon Network Studios – Mighty Magiswords.

Cartoon Network is the most popular kids channel in the Asia-Pacific region, popular animated original programming include Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, The Amazing World of Gumball and Adventure Time. Boomerang is known for its classic cartoons and modern remakes of Warner Bros. and Hanna-Barbera cartoons including Scooby-Doo!, Tom and Jerry and Looney Tunes among others.

From The Official Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network and Boomerang launch on Fetch TV

Iconic animated shows including Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo have found a new home in Australia, with the launch of Cartoon Network and Boomerang on Fetch TV. Turner’s two global flagship children channels will be available from January on the IPTV service.

Cartoon Network, Asia Pacific’s leading kids’ channel, is known for its unique brand of surprising humour and has been entertaining Aussie families for more than two decades. Aside from Ben, Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, Fetch TV viewers will also be amongst the first to watch the channel’s new series Mighty Magiswords.

Meanwhile, Boomerang is the place for families who want to see new episodes of iconic cartoons such as Mr Bean, Inspector Gadget and Looney Tunes. It’s the perfect place for parents to enjoy familiar, premium programming together with their little ones.

“Fetch families are going to love this news!” said Robi Stanton, General Manager of Turner Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Territories. “With Boomerang and Cartoon Network added to the line-up, subscribers now have access to the best animation from around the world. Both channels feature characters designed with one purpose in mind – to make everyone laugh.”

The announcement follows Fetch TV’s addition of Turner’s news channel, CNN International, in October last year.

Scott Lorson, CEO, Fetch TV, added:

“Fetch is thrilled to reach a partnership agreement with Turner, and with the 3 fantastic additions to our channel offering – CNN, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. We will continue to partner with world-class content channel partners like Turner to bring Fetch TV subscribers the very best in entertainment. Plenty more to come”.

Fetch TV is available via ISPs including Optus, iiNet, Dodo, Internode, and iPrimus, and via leading retailers Harvey Norman and JB-HiFi.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/cartoon-network-and-boomerang-launch-fetch-tv

https://www.fetchtv.com.au/

Cartoon Network Mid January 2017 News In Brief

Cartoon Network Mid January 2017 News In Brief

Cartoon Network Mid January 2017 News In Brief

New Adventure Time Islands Sneak Peek Clip

ToonZone has uploaded a sneak peek clip of the upcoming Adventure Time: Islands mini-series. In Adventure Time: Islands, Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong go on a expedition across the seas to explore new lands and even meet some humans. The miniseries will premiere on Monday 30th January at 7.30pm (ET/PT) with two new episodes airing every night for four nights, concluding on Thursday 2nd February.

http://www.toonzone.net/new-adventure-time-islands-clip-released/

Cartoon Network Hindi (MENA) HD Launched Today

Cartoon Network Hindi HD has launched today (12/01/2017) on the beIN satellite television platform in the Middle East on channel 139. Viewers will now be able to watch their favourite animated shows from Cartoon Network Studios in High Definition as well as Indian favourites such as Roll No.21 in HD. The channel’s target demographic are children within the Indian expatriate community that live in the Middle East, where people of Indian origin comprise of 40% of the population in the United Arab Emirates. Hindi is considered to be India’s main language, with over 500 million speakers, with English also used as bridge language across different communities in the country.

http://www.startimes.com/f.aspx?t=36689963

Boing Expands Distribution To Eastern Africa

Turner Africa has made a channel distribution deal with satellite TV provider AzamTV for carriage of Turner’s Boing channel. AzamTV operates in English speaking East Africa which includes countries such as Kenya, Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania. Boing is mostly an animation channel targeting kids aged between 4 and 7, the channel broadcasts a variety of cartoons including classics from the Cartoon Network library including Courage The Cowardly Dog and Johnny Bravo among others as well as third-party acquisitions including DreamWorks’s Dragons and Inspector Gadget. Boing Africa serves as the English language version of Boing on the continent and is already available in Zambia, the Seychelles and Nigeria. Meanwhile, Boing France is already available in French-speaking African territories.

Pierre Branco, vice-president and general manager of Turner France, Portugal and Africa made this statement regarding the distribution deal:

“This new deal is totally aligned with Boing Africa’s mission to provide quality kid’s content to almost all African households at an affordable price, which makes this partnership truly symbiotic. Already distributed in Zambia, the Seychelles, Nigeria and French African territories, Boing now has a footprint in East African markets which nicely complements our regional presence across Sub-Saharan Africa.”

Deputy CEO of Azam Media Ltd, Jacob Joseph also added:

“Boing has added the cherry on top of our kids’ dessert! Within such a short time, it is one of the most popular kids channels. We are glad to have it in our bouquet and we share the same passion with Turner to provide such content across the Sub-Saharan countries”

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner-expands-its-kids%E2%80%99-distribution-east-africa-boing-0

http://tbivision.com/news/2017/01/turner-azamtv-take-boing-east-africa/698431/