Cartoon Network Southeast Asia 2016 Plans
The Standard, a newspaper based in the Philippines had an exclusive interview with Phil Nelson, Turner’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Southeast Asia. In the interview, Mr Nelson stated that according to Kantar Media’s statistics, Cartoon Network continues to be the most popular kids channel in the Philippines for the fourth consecutive year with a 31% market share. Also according to the interview, both The Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10 reboots will premiere in 2016 on Cartoon Network Southeast Asia.
Meanwhile, Toonami Southeast Asia will premiere Dragon Ball Super, this will be the international premiere of the new installment of the Dragonball franchise. Turner Southeast Asia also have plans for Boomerang this year too, they will make distribution deals with more pay-tv providers in the Philippines and will premiere Bunnicula later this year.