Cartoon Network News In Brief Late May 2017 Part Two

Cartoon Network News In Brief Late May 2017 Part Two

Cartoon Network News In Brief Late May 2017 Part Two

Cartoon Network Arabic Now Using Dimensional Rebrand Graphics

According to a new continuity uploaded onto YouTube yesterday (23/05/2017), Cartoon Network Arabic is now using graphics from the Dimensional rebrand package such as promo endboards and logo animations, the channel is also using musical instrument themed bumpers featuring characters from Adventure Time, Uncle Grandpa, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show and Steven Universe. Justice League Action is also coming soon to Cartoon Network Arabic. Cartoon Network Arabic’s yearly competition – Ramadan Riddles is back for 2017, everyday during regular programming, a code to a riddle will be revealed, enter the code on the Ramadan Riddles section of the Cartoon Network Arabic website for a chance to win prizes.

http://www.cartoonnetworkarabic.com/promo/ramadan-riddles

Cartoon Network Latin America and Cartoon Network Brazil New New New Promo

Cartoon Network Latin America and Cartoon Network Brazil has been airing a promo for their latest show – Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs, the promo features a translated/localised version of Cartoon Network USA’s New New New endboard. Also Cartoon Network Latin America has signed a broadcasting rights deal with Xilam Animation for season five of Oggy and The Cockroaches, in season five, there is a total of 78 episodes, each episode is seven minutes long.

http://www.anmtvla.com/2017/05/oggy-y-las-cucarachas-quinta-temporada.html

Boing Spain Ben 10 Challenge Gameshow Auditions

Boing Spain is currently casting for kids to take part in their new gameshow – Ben 10 Challenge. The gameshow features a series of Ben 10 themed challenges and puzzles which require mental and physical abilities and features many of the villains from the Ben 10 show. The show is the ultimate experience for Ben 10 fans and just like Ben, Gwen and Grandpa Max in the Ben 10 series, all entrants must have a team of two children and one adult. Casting applications are done by telephone, only the team’s adult can apply to enter, telephone applications will end on Wednesday 31st May 2017. The Casting team will be contacting applicants throughout the selection process, those who are successful at this stage will have a face-to-face interview, after this stage, successful teams will be contacted by telephone. The show will be recorded in June in Madrid, Spain.

For more information (in Spanish), please follow the link below:

http://www.boing.es/casting-ben-10-challenge

Mansour Season 2 Premieres On Cartoon Network Arabic

Mansour Season 2 Premieres On Cartoon Network Arabic

Mansour Season 2 Premieres On Cartoon Network Arabic

Cartoon Network Arabic is currently airing new episodes of the locally produced animated show – Mansour during the Islamic month of Ranadam. Mansour is produced by Cartoon Network Studios Arabia and has been a viewing ratings winner in the region, often ranking first when against shows on other children’s channels in the same timeslot. Children in the region can relate to the show as it relates to the local culture, heritage and values of the Arab world through the eyes of a young boy.

To celebrate Ramadan, Cartoon Network Arabic have brought back Ranadam Riddles for another year. Ramadan Riddles offers children the opportunity to participate in the online competition by tuning in to watch episodes of Mansour on a daily basis from 2.55pm KSA and repeated at 4.50pm and 10.05 pm everyday. During the show, a code to the riddle will be revealed, in order to enter the code visit http://www.cartoonnetworkarabic.com/promo/ramadan-riddles.

Mansour in the Arab region shows that Cartoon Network is committed to local animation production around the world, whether it’s Monster Beach in the Asia-Pacific region, Oswaldo in Latin America or The Amazing World of Gumball in Europe.

From The Turner EMEA Press Release

Turner, a division of Time Warner and parent company of Cartoon Network Arabic announces that popular Emirati cartoon, Mansour is back this Ramadan with new adventures revolving around the heritage and values of the UAE, mixed with comedic storylines and fun characters. The hit cartoon created by Rashed al Harmoodi and produced by Cartoon Network Studios Arabia has been a huge success in the region. According to TView peoplemeter audience measurement, ratings reveal that Mansour ranks first within the competitive timeslot versus other kids’ channels.

Further research developed by Turner – Kids Compass – shows that 90 percent of kids in both KSA and UAE listed Mansour as one of their favorite Cartoon Network Arabic shows. Mansour has reached 67 percent of Cartoon Network Arabic Viewers aged 4 to 14 in the first half of 2016. The study indicates that 75 percent of kids in UAE have tuned in to Mansour during the last season, followed by 65 percent in KSA.

The success of the show has been augmented with the Mansour Run mobile app, which has been downloaded 1.5 million times globally. The app is the #1 free downloaded game in seven countries namely: UAE, KSA, Bahrain, Oman, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt. Additionally, Mansour viewership is extended by strong interaction on social media platforms such as Facebook, Youtube and CartoonNetworkArabic.com.

The Emirati creator of the cartoon Mansour, Rashed al Harmoodi, said:

“I am thrilled that Mansour has resonated with kids in the region and excited to see that the blend of comedy with short Arabic tales continues to entertain them. We are also working on the launch of season three, presently in production, with many new adventures and stories to tell.”

Tarek Mounir, Vice President and General Manager Middle East, North Africa, Turkey, Greece & Cyprus at Turner made this statement regarding the success of Mansour in the Arab World region:

“We’re very proud of the success of Mansour. Rashed al Harmoodi has brought his world of imagination through the cartoon, into the hearts and lives of children. The strong viewership numbers are a testament to this achievement. We will continue to work with him to produce the beloved cartoon and share it with all our young fans across the region”

Due to the increasing popularity of the show, Cartoon Network Arabic has also re-launched “Ramadan Riddles” during Mansour’s airtime throughout the holy month. “Ramadan Riddles” offers children the opportunity to participate in the online competition by tuning in to watch episodes of Mansour on a daily basis from 2:55pm KSA timing and repeated at 4:50 and 10:05 pm everyday. During the show, a code to the riddle will be revealed, which they then need to note in the website, CartoonNetworkArabic.com, to solve.

http://www.dubaiprnetwork.com/m/pr.asp?pr=110933