Cartoon Network At MIPTV 2017 Convention In Cannes, France

Cartoon Network At MIPTV 2017 Convention In Cannes, France

Cartoon Network At MIPTV 2017 Convention In Cannes, France

This week (03/04/2017 – 06/04/2017) was the MIPTV (Marché International des Programmes de Télévision, English: Television Programmes International Market) convention in Cannes, France, a major event in the television content market calendar. The MIPTV convention is an opportunity for broadcasters and content creators to promote their shows and to potentially sell broadcast rights to broadcasters.

Turner (owners of Cartoon Network and Boomerang) was present at the convention; promoting their programming for children and for general audiences, including productions from TNT and TBS in the United States as well as Cartoon Network Studios and Williams Street (Adult Swim). Two Cartoon Network Studios productions, in particular, have generated a lot of interest – The Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10. So far, rights for The Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10 have been picked by British children’s free-to-air channel, CITV, Gulli in France and Stan, a SVOD (Subscription Video on-demand) service in Australia. Disney Channel Germany and TV5 in the Philippines have purchased rights to air the new Powerpuff Girls series, while GMA in the Philippines has picked up the the rights to air Ben 10.

Other promoted programming from Cartoon Network other than The Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10 include Mighty Magiswords, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, We Bare Bears and also Boomerang’s original series – The Happos Family. Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken and Samurai Jack were also promoted.

MIPTV also has a sister convention that runs in October called MIPCOM. MIPCOM has a side event called MIPJunior which is a major international children’s media industry convention.

From The Turner EMEA Press Release: Turner Programming Portfolio Enjoys International Sales Success

Turner has today revealed details of key shows from its extensive programming line-up to have been sold across international markets, as well as the strong slate of new and returning series that it will present at MIPTV 2017.

Following its recent surge in original content for TNT and TBS, TNT drama Good Behavior has been picked up by OCS (France), Telecom Italia (Italy), Fox (Finland), Cellcom and HOT (Israel), Stan (Australia), and NEON and SKY (New Zealand). The show is now available to audiences in more than 20 markets worldwide. Added to this, new TBS comedy Search Party has been sold to All4 (UK), OCS (France) and Cellcom (Israel), with other deals on the horizon. Both shows have been renewed for a second season.

From its kids’ portfolio, Cartoon Network’s two 2016 franchise revivals The Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10 are also generating significant interest from international buyers. To date, both shows have been snapped up by CITV (UK), Gulli (France) and Stan (Australia), while Disney Channel (Germany) and TV5 (Philippines) have picked up The Powerpuff Girls and GMA (Philippines) has picked up Ben 10.

Alongside these, Turner is also bringing a varied and exciting set of programming to MIPTV. This includes: new dramas 4 Blocks (from TNT Serie in Germany) and Will (TNT), the former having recently premiered at the prestigious Berlinale Film Festival and lined up for screenings at MIPTV (presented by series creator Quirin Berg) and Series Mania in France; new comedies I’m Sorry and Those Who Can’t (both truTV); Adult Swim’s hit animated series Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken and Samurai Jack; and kids’ series Mighty Magiswords, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, We Bare Bears (all Cartoon Network) and first Boomerang Original The Happos Family.

Phil Nelson, Managing Director of Turner in the Southeast Asia Pacific region, said:

“This year, Turner can boast a sizeable slate of content with a spectrum across many genres. For our content partners operating linear or non-linear platforms, there’s really something that will appeal to almost any audience.”

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner-programming-portfolio-enjoys-international-sales-success

Cartoon Network News In Brief Mid October 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Mid October 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Mid October 2016

Major League Baseball Players To Star In Uncle Grandpa

There will be a baseball themed episode of Uncle Grandpa to celebrate the 2016 World Series Baseball Championship on Cartoon Network USA on Saturday 22nd October at 12.15pm. (ET/PT). The episode will feature the voices of baseball players such as Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer, Baltimore Orioles All-Star center fielder Adam Jones, Houston Astros second baseman José Altuve, Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price and New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard. In the episode named “Uncle Baseball”, the professional baseball players help Uncle Grandpa train his struggling little league team on the verge of giving up.

http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/five-mlb-players-to-star-in-cartoon-network-show-uncle-grandpa-on-oct-22/

Powerpuff Girls’ Jake Goldman and Haley Mancini Podcast

Powerpuff Girls show writers Jake Goldman and Haley Mancini had an interview with the Down and Nerdy Podcast, during the episode, both Jake and Haley talk about their time writing for the show and for the comic book series.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Stars In Regular Show

American astrophysicist and cosmologist – Neil deGrasse Tyson will be making a guest appearance in the upcoming Regular Show: In Space Halloween special – Terror Tales of the Park VI. The episode will air on Cartoon Network USA on Thursday 27th October at 8pm (ET/PT). In episode, the Space Tree gets sucked into a black hole, the park’s staff wake up as ingredients in scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s spaghetti. Will Neil let them live, or will he enjoy his “scientific” dinner?

http://deadline.com/2016/10/regular-show-halloween-episode-to-feature-neil-degrasse-tyson-1201837345/

Cartoon Network At MIPJunior

At the MIPJunior convention in Cannes, France last weekend (15/10/2016 – 16/10/2016), Cartoon Network promoted the new Ben 10 series (alongside its other cartoons) with a presentation and a snack lunch session. The show has been premiering on all Cartoon Network feeds around Europe this month, the show is yet to air in the Americas where it will premiere in 2017.

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early October 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early October 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Early October 2016

New York Comic-Con 2016

New York Comic Con 2016 started today (06/10/2016), at the convention, Cartoon Network is hosting a series of panels (Steven Universe, Regular Show and The Powerpuff Girls), autograph signings and a fancy dress ball competition. So far at the convention, Cartoon Network has showcased its range of new Powerpuff Girls toys and Turner CEO and Chairman John Martin made an appearance on Adult Swim’s surreal fish-tank themed call-in show – Fishcenter.

For more information regarding the Cartoon Network’s scheduled events at New York Comic Con, please follow the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2016/09/cartoon-network-events-at-new-york-comic-con-2016/

Turner at MIPCOM 2016

Turner will be at the MIPCOM 2016 convention on Monday 17th October to Thursday 20th October at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France to promote their live-action general entertainment programming (from TNT, TBS and truTV) as well as their children’s and adult animated programming. MIPCOM is one of the largest media industry conventions in Europe, the convention is an opportunity for broadcasters to promote their programming slate for the coming year and for content producers to sell their shows.

Adult Swim will be showcasing Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken and the new upcoming Samurai Jack series, also at MIPCOM’s children’s content side event – MIPJunior (Saturday 15th October and Sunday 16th October), Cartoon Network will be showcasing their current roster of shows also including the new series of Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls. The world premiere screening of Boomerang’s Grizzy and the Lemmings will be shown at MIPJunior on 16th October.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner-international-showcase-impressive-programming-line-mipcom-2016

Cartoon Network Turkey Now In 16:9 Widescreen

Starting from today (06/10/2016) Cartoon Network Turkey is now available in widescreen, special thanks to Cartoon Network Turkey viewers – Sürekli dizi Sezon on Twitter and LamiyaHosic on ToonZone for the information. Also thanks to CartoonNetworkRulzz for the continuity:

Also Cartoon Network Turkey is currently airing a retro nostalgia block on Saturdays from 12.30pm and Sundays from 11am, featuring some of Cartoon Network’s older shows – Dexter’s Laboratory, Cow and Chicken, My Gym Partner’s A Monkey, Mike, Lu and Og, Courage The Cowardly Dog, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends and the original series of Samurai Jack.

We Bare Bears DVD: Viral Video USA Release

Cartoon Network USA has released their first ever We Bare Bears DVD this week, the DVD is called “Viral Video” and features 12 selected episodes of the show. The DVD is available to buy on Amazon.com and other DVD retailers.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01INZ9C9S/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01INZ9C9S&linkCode=as2&tag=cne104-20&linkId=37755eafa69484d87b8133c099004f6