More Information About The Steven Universe Podcast

More Information About The Steven Universe Podcast

More Information About The Steven Universe Podcast

As previously mentioned on the blog, Cartoon Network USA has started hosting a brand new weekly Steven Universe podcast, featuring the cast and crew from the show. The podcast is a behind the scenes inside the development of the recently Emmy-nominated show. Steven Universe fans listening to the podcast will find out more about the creative process behind the show as well as the show’s origins. The new podcast is another media offering relating to Steven Universe from Cartoon Network alongside the Steven Universe Soundtrack: Volume 1 digital album, the new upcoming console game – Save The Light and the Steven Universe: Art and Origins art book.

In the most recent episode of the podcast called “Coming of Age with Steven Universe”, Zach Callison, voice of Steven Universe, and Grace Rolek, the voice of Steven’s best friend – Connie, talk about growing up and their time growing into their roles. Both talk about when they auditioned for their voice acting roles and the moment when they were hired for the part. Both Zach and Grace talk about working with Rebecca Sugar and the Crewniverse and also their favourite episode moments and songs.

According to a press release from Cartoon Network UK today (02/08/2017), special guests on the podcast will include the show’s former supervising director and co-developer – Ian Jones-Quartey, the voice of Steven Universe – Zach Callison, Pearl’s voice actress – Deedee Magno Hall, the voice of Amethyst – Michaela Dietz, the voice of Peridot – Shelby Rabara and more. New episodes will be released every Thursday and the Steven Universe podcast is now available via iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other platforms.



From The Turner UK Press Release: Cartoon Network Takes Fans Behind the Scenes with Official Steven Universe Podcast

Cartoon Network continues to engage its fans on every platform with the addition of an official podcast exploring the world of Steven Universe. The all-new weekly podcast invites fans behind the curtain of the recently Emmy-nominated series for conversations with creator Rebecca Sugar and the Steven Universe cast and crew.

The Steven Universe Podcast joins a host of recent multiplatform offerings, including the Billboard chart-topping digital album Steven Universe Soundtrack: Volume 1, available on vinyl later this fall, the highly anticipated console game Save the Light, the official behind-the-scenes art book: Steven Universe: Art & Origins, and an upcoming line of Steven Universe construction sets from McFarlane toys. Episodes of Steven Universe are currently airing on Cartoon Network, and are also available on the Emmy-winning Cartoon Network App.

The Steven Universe Podcast is available now via iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other platforms. New episodes will continue to release every Thursday. The podcast explores the creative process behind the series, the critically acclaimed music, and much more. Guests include Steven Sugar and Ian Jones-Quartey, as well as Steven Universe Gems Zach Callison, Deedee Magno Hall, Michaela Dietz, Shelby Rabara and more.

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview

Friday (21/07/2017) was Cartoon Network’s main day at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, probably the most important annual convention for pop-culture in North America and the world. During Friday, there were two panels for productions by Cartoon Network Studios – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes and Steven Universe.

First of all, it was Cartoon Network’s opportunity to introduce their new upcoming show – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, this was an opportunity for animation fans to see exclusive footage of the action-comedy animated series and ask questions about the show. The panel consisted of Ian-Jones Quartey (creator and voice of Rad), Toby Jones (co-executive producer), Courtenay Taylor (voice of K.O.), Kate Flannery (voice of Carol), and Dan Vader (lead writer/designer at Capybara Games, developed the new OK K.O. Let’s Be Heroes game).

Next up, was the Steven Universe panel with Rebecca Sugar (creator), Deedee Magno-Hall (voice of Pearl), Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst), Estelle Darlings (voice of Garnet), and A.J. Michalka (voice of Stevonnie) with half-Gem/half-human Steven Universe – Zach Callison as a half guest and half moderator. At the panel, Steven Universe fans got to see a preview of the upcoming game console game – Steven Universe: Save The Light, the game will introduce a character very similar to Peridot but with a square-shaped head called Squaridot. Estelle, Rebecca Sugar and A.J. Michalka also did a surprise live performance of “Here Comes A Thought” and there was also a live script reading with the voice talent of the show.

Afterwards, there was the Steven Universe autograph session, this is an opportunity to meet Rebecca Sugar and the some of the main cast from the show.

There was also a live Steven Universe Q&A session on Cartoon Network USA’s YouTube account, with voice actresses Shelby Rabara, Deedee Magno Hall and Michaela Dietz, this was an opportunity for fans to get their questions answered by Peridot, Pearl and Amethyst.

Today (Sunday 23rd July), the official Steven Universe “Stronger Than You” music video with Estelle Darlings will be recorded at 3pm at the Horton Plaza Park in San Diego, anyone can take part in the sing-along.

Steven Universe Panels At Momocon 2017

Steven Universe Panels At Momocon 2017

Steven Universe Panels At Momocon 2017

Last weekend (25/05/2017 – 28/05/2017), was the Momocon 2017 Animation, Video Games and Comics convention in Cartoon Network’s hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, USA. At the convention, there was a Steven Universe panel featuring the voice talent behind the main characters in Steven Universe, including Zach Callison (Steven), Michaela Dietz (Amethyst), Jennifer Paz (Lapis Lazuli), Shelby Rabara (Peridot), Deedee Magno Hall (Pearl) and Grace Rolek (Connie). The special event was an opportunity for Steven Universe fans to ask questions about the show and about the voice performers’ experiences while working on the show.

Lots of enthusiastic Steven Universe fans at the convention even cosplayed as their favourite characters from the show. Popular YouTube channel – The Roundtable, who often produce plot theory videos about Steven Universe had their very own panel at the convention, the panel was led by Roundtable member – Kevin Williams (aka AwestruckVox).

The Roundtable presents Steven Universe Panel Live Recording:

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At the convention, there was also another Steven Universe panel called “Pearl’s Secret Panel Career”, featuring Deedee Magno Hall, Zach Callison and Cartoon Network USA’s Director of Social Media – Duane Munn, the panel was hosted by Cartoon Network Games QA Tester and Cartoon Network social media freelancer – McKenzie Atwood. The panel’s topic was about memes (specifically Steven Universe and Cartoon Network related memes) and their use on social media.

Pearl’s Secret Panel Career Live Recording:

As final note, please don’t miss the Steven Universe one-hour special event: Wanted airing tonight (29/05/2017) on Cartoon Network USA at 7pm ET/PT.