Cartoon Network’s Craig Of The Creek Renewed For A Second Season

Cartoon Network's Craig Of The Creek Renewed For A Second Season

Cartoon Network’s Craig Of The Creek Renewed For A Second Season

Great news for creek kids everywhere, one of Cartoon Network’s latest hit shows – Craig of the Creek has been renewed for a second season, which means more imaginative adventures at the creek with Craig and his friends J.P. and Kelsey. The show has been held in high regard for its nostalgic childhood stories, episode storylines and relatable characters. The show has ranked in the top ten cable television premieres for boys aged between six and eleven years old and has been critically acclaimed by The Los Angeles Times for its “power of imagination” and by business publication – Fast Company for its “attention to inclusion and positive representation of minorities”. The show is co-created by three-time Emmy-nominated Steven Universe writers Matt Burnett and Ben Levin and is produced at Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California. The show was developed through the studio’s renowned Global Artists Programme which has outputted many Emmy award winning shows and has kick-started the careers of talented show creators and animators.

In May this year, the show was awarded a Common Sense Seal by Common Sense Media because of the diversity of its characters and inclusion of minorities. Common Sense Media awards television shows (or any form of media marketed towards children) if they have a positive social message for children and whether the content has positive role models or/and educational content.

The new season of Craig of the Creek will premiere on Cartoon Network USA in 2019, but there’s still new episodes from season one to air, season one of Craig of the Creek will continue from Monday 20th August, the new episodes will premiere on weekdays at 4pm ET/PT on the Cartoon Network USA television channel and are available on the Cartoon Network app and on various pay-TV providers’ VOD and on-demand streaming platforms.

From The Cartoon Network USA Press Release: “Craig of the Creek” Sails to Season Two

Cartoon Network’s hit original series Craig of the Creek is heading for more adventures with Craig, J.P. and Kelsey and a season two greenlight. Since its debut earlier this year, the groundbreaking show has been celebrated for the trio’s creative and imaginative escapades and spurred a groundswell of excitement from critics, fans across social media, and beyond. Craig of the Creek has also tapped into an emotional sense of nostalgia for audiences and connected with viewers through its relatable characters and universal storylines. The top 10 cable series in premieres among boys 6 – 11 has been hailed for its “attention to inclusion and positive representation of minorities” by Fast Company and by The Los Angeles Times for its “power of imagination.”

Craig of the Creek follows the precocious Craig as he leads his best friends J.P. and Kelsey on comical journeys at their neighborhood creek, transforming everyday afternoons into thrilling expeditions through imaginative play. Beginning Monday, August 20, new episodes from the current season will premiere weekdays at 4 p.m. (ET/PT) and are available on the Cartoon Network app and various TV providers’ VOD and on-demand streaming platforms.

Co-created by three-time Emmy-nominated Steven Universe writers Matt Burnett and Ben Levin, Craig of the Creek is executive produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The show was developed through the studio’s global Artists Program known for creating a pipeline of critically acclaimed, Emmy-winning shows and serving as a talent incubator for gifted animators.

Source: Nielsen Live+7 Program Based Data. Q2’18 (4/2/18 – 7/1/18). Rankings reflect delivery for premieres only, excludes replays. Cable series in premieres claim includes only series with at least 5 premieres in Q2’18.

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https://www.cartoonnetwork.com/video/craig-of-the-creek/

Minecraft Themed Adventure Time Episode To Premiere Summer 2018

Minecraft Themed Adventure Time Episode To Premiere Summer 2018

Minecraft Themed Adventure Time Episode To Premiere Summer 2018

Today (17th November), Cartoon Network Studios has announced that they’re working with Microsoft’s Mojang, the game studio behind the global indie game hit – Minecraft to produce an original episode featuring the popular block-based world-exploring, mining and building computer game. The brand new special episode will be entitled “Diamonds and Lemons”, in the episode, Finn and his friends experience setbacks and creative triumphs in a blocky Minecraft version of the Land of Ooo. The brand new episode is expected to premiere sometime during Summer 2018.

Fans of Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and the Minecraft community will have a first look at the special collaboration episode tomorrow (Saturday 18th November) during the Minecon convention. The annual Minecraft event will be streamed online from 12pm EST (aka New York/East Coast USA Time) on Minecraft’s website – http://www.minecraft.net/minecon. A preview of the episode will be uploaded onto Cartoon Network USA’s YouTube channel and social media accounts after Minecon.

Mojang has released an Adventure Time themed Minecraft world and texture pack for PC, consoles and mobile devices earlier this year. Also, the creative director of Minecraft – Saxs Persson is supportive of Cartoon Network’s creative and coding initiative and has been a panelist at Cartoon Network’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) events at both SXSW (South by Southwest) 2017 in Austin, Texas and at this year’s Fast Company’s Innovation Festival in New York.

http://www.minecraft.net/minecon

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/03/cartoon-network-sxsw-2017-overview/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/10/cartoon-network-panel-at-fast-company-innovation-festival-2017-in-new-york/

From The Turner EMEA Press Release: Cartoon Network and Mojang Expand Partnership Around Critically Acclaimed Series Adventure Time with Original Episode

Cartoon Network and Mojang announced today an expanded partnership around the successful Adventure Time Minecraft Mashup released earlier this year on console, PC and mobile, with Cartoon Network Studios producing an Adventure Time Minecraft original episode. In the episode, titled “Diamonds and Lemons,” Finn and his friends experience setbacks and creative triumphs in a fantastic new vision of Ooo. The new episode is expected to premiere in summer 2018.

Adventure Time fans and the Minecraft community will be delighted by a first look at this very special episode this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 during MINECON. The annual celebration of all things Minecraft will stream online globally beginning at Noon EST on http://www.minecraft.net/minecon. The first look will immediately be available on Cartoon Network’s YouTube and social channel after MINECON.

Adventure Time, Cartoon Network’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning original animated series introduces viewers to unlikely heroes Finn and Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The best of friends, our heroes always find themselves in the middle of heart-pounding escapades. Finn, a silly kid with an awesome hat and Jake, a brassy dog with a big kind heart, depend on each other through thick and thin. Adventure Time is created by Pendleton Ward and is produced at Cartoon Network Studios.

About Minecraft

Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. Explore randomly-generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles. Play in Creative Mode with unlimited resources, mine deep in Survival Mode – crafting weapons and armor to fend off dangerous mobs, or customize your games and scenarios in Adventure Mode. Discover the latest content and best community creations through the ever-expanding Minecraft Marketplace. Do all this alone or with friends across your favorite platforms directly via Xbox LIVE, in massive community servers or in your own private world with the Realms service.

Minecraft is available on Windows, Mac OS, Windows Phone, iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo New 3DS, Apple TV, Oculus Rift and Gear VR.

About Mojang

Mojang is a game development studio based in Sweden, best known for developing Minecraft. In 2014, Mojang joined Microsoft Studios to continue work on Minecraft and bring their vision, creative energy and innovative mindset to the development of future games.

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/video/adventuretime

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/show/adventure-time

http://www.minecraft.net/minecon

Cartoon Network Panel At Fast Company Innovation Festival 2017 In New York

Cartoon Network Panel At Fast Company Innovation Festival 2017 In New York

Cartoon Network Panel At Fast Company Innovation Festival 2017 In New York

Today (24/10/2017), there was a breakfast Cartoon Network panel event at the Fast Company Innovation Festival in New York, the panel was about creative thinking and how it can help the next generation who will face future challenges that will need fresh ideas to solve them, this includes teaching technology in schools such as computer programming and to encourage children’s creativity. The panel was called “Cartoon Network on Why the Future Belongs to Creative Thinkers” and featured a team of technology and creative experts along with the president of Cartoon Network – Christina Miller.

Professionals present at the panel include Saxs Persson, Creative Director for Minecraft; Mitch Resnick, LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research at MIT Media Lab; Adam Leibsohn, Chief Operating Officer at GIPHY; Zach Klein, co-founder of DIY.org and Limor Fried, Engineer and Founder at Adafruit Industries. Cartoon Network have been working with MIT Media Lab, DIY.org and Mojang (the makers of the creative sandbox game – Minecraft) to encourage creative thinking among school children, which includes using the graphical programming language – Scratch or creating worlds and using command blocks and logic circuits in Minecraft either at school or in their free time.

As mentioned at the panel and in order to help the next generation, we must start focusing on kids so they can gradually change the world when they get older and to stop discouraging kids out of subjects and hobbies that they’re passionate about and interested in. Christina Miller also mentioned that creating interactive worlds and not just television shows will help foster kids’ creativity.

More tweets can be viewed on Cartoon Network PR’s Twitter Account: https://twitter.com/CartoonNetPR

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