Cartoon Network Czech Soundtrack Launches Tomorrow 20th September 2017

Cartoon Network Czech Soundtrack Launches Tomorrow 20th September 2017

Cartoon Network Czech Soundtrack Launches Tomorrow 20th September 2017

Today (19/09/2017), Turner Broadcasting System Europe has announced that the Czech language soundtrack will officially launch on Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe tomorrow (20/09/2017). In the Central and Eastern Europe region, Cartoon Network is now available in nine languages across four different versions of the channel: Polish (Cartoon Network Poland), Romanian, Hungarian and Czech (Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe), Dutch (Cartoon Network Netherlands), German (Cartoon Network Germany), Bulgarian and Russian (Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe) and finally the English (aka original language) soundtrack which is available on all four feeds.

In the Czech Republic and in Slovenia, Cartoon Network wants to expand beyond its linear television service and offer digital services such as mobile apps and games and also to market and sell toys and other merchandise in the region. At the moment, the channel will only be available in standard definition with a high definition feed launching on cable provider – UPC Czech Republic in six to eight weeks time.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/09/cartoon-network-czech-soundtrack-now-in-final-stages/

The general manager of Turner’s operations in Central and Eastern Europe – Matthias Heinze made this statement in regards of the launch of the new Czech language soundtrack (translated):

“Localization demonstrates our commitment to continue expanding original content across platforms to build a comprehensive fantasy world for children”

http://www.rozhlas.cz/digital/televize/_zprava/cartoon-network-startuje-v-cestine-a-slovenstine-lokalizovany-bude-uz-od-zitrka–1755737

Lisette Schlippe New Head Of Programme Sales For Turner Germany Benelux And Eastern Europe

Lisette Schlippe New Head Of Programme Sales For Turner Germany Benelux And Eastern Europe

Lisette Schlippe New Head Of Programme Sales For Turner Germany Benelux And Eastern Europe

Lisette Schlippe has been appointed as head of programme sales in Benelux, Germany and Eastern Europe, in this newly created role she will sell shows produced for Turner channels to other broadcasters. In terms of general entertainment content, this includes TNT, TBS and TruTV from the United States and elsewhere alongside animated content that airs on Cartoon Network and Boomerang.

Schippe joins Turner after working for Endemol Shine International for six years, she will work with Matthias Heinze, vice president, commercial, for Turner in Central and Eastern Europe and general manager for Turner in Eastern Europe.

http://tbivision.com/news/2016/10/lisette-schlippe-joins-turner-new-role/660182/

Thorsten Schweer Appointed Programming Director For Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe

Thorsten Schweer Appointed Programming Director For Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe

Thorsten Schweer Appointed Programming Director For Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe

Today (19/01/2016), it was announced that Thorsten Schweer has been appointed director of children programming at Turner for Central and Eastern Europe and is now responsible for linear and non-linear programming and content acquisitions for Cartoon Network and Boomerang in Central and Eastern Europe. Mr. Schweer was previously head of programming and coordination for German children’s channel KIKA and also MGM for six years. He will report to Matthias Heinze, the general manager for Turner Eastern Europe.

Matthias Heinze made this statement in regards to Mr. Schweer’s appointment (translated):

“We are very pleased to have Thorsten Schweer on our team. He brings extensive international experience and great expertise regarding children’s television, things that will play an important role in strengthening leadership for Cartoon Network and Boomerang in Romania”

http://www.mediaexpres.ro/index.aspx
http://www.forbes.ro/thorsten-schweer-este-noul-director-de-programe-cartoon-network-si-boomerang-pentru-europa-centrala-si-de-est-52682