TBS’s Final Space Animated Series Premieres 26th February
TBS, Turner’s general entertainment channel has released a trailer for a new and upcoming sci-fi comedy animated series called Final Space. Created by indie internet filmmaker – Olan Rogers, the new series follows an astronaut named Gary and his alien friend, Mooncake, together, they go on an intergalactic adventure to solve the mystery of “Final Space”, in other words, where the universe actually ends. Talkshow host Conan O’Brien is also an executive producer on the show.
Voice actors include actor and comedian Fred Armisen, cartoon voice actor – Tom Kenny (Various voices in Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, voice of Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants), Doctor Who’s Tenth Doctor – David Tennant, the voice of Jake from Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time – John DiMaggio, The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun, television and movie actress – Gina Torres and Conan O’Brien himself.
The new animated series – Final Space, premiered on TBS in the United States on Monday 26th February at 10.30pm ET/PT.
Yesterday (27/07/2017), was the Turner TCA (Television Critics Association) press tour event in Los Angeles, the purpose of the event was to promote Turner’s new and upcoming programming, although Cartoon Network and Boomerang has already made upcoming programming announcements for 2017-2018, the event was still an opportunity to promote Turner’s new children’s programming. The event mostly focused on Turner’s general entertainment channels such as TNT, TruTV and TBS.
More info about Turner’s TCA Press Event can be accessed via the link below:
OK K.O. Let’s Be Heroes International Premiere Dates
As we know, Cartoon Network USA will premiere their latest animated series – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes next Tuesday (01/08/2017), but some international broadcast dates (or at least approximate broadcast dates) have already been announced by Cartoon Network, the international broadcast dates are as follows:
Cartoon Network Canada: Tuesday 1st August 7.30pm ET/PT (Same day as the United States) Cartoon Network Africa (Animated shorts premiere): Monday 11th September Cartoon Network Latin America and Brazil: Monday 18th September: 5.15pm Colombia, 7.15pm Chile/Argentina/Mexico/Brazil Cartoon Network UK and Ireland: October 2017 Cartoon Network Germany (animated shorts premiere): Monday 25th September Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe: November 2017
Cartoon Network Canada Source (a continuity featuring a OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes promo with the premiere date):
Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Thursday 20th July Overview
Yesterday (21/07/2017) was the first official day of San Diego Comic Con 2017, so here’s a little overview on what happened, yesterday was also Warner Bros. Animation’s main day for animation programming for Cartoon Network. The day started off with a Teen Titans Go! panel, at the panel, the co-creator of DC’s Young Justice – Greg Weisman was asked a question whether the cancellation of the show was because of Teen Titans Go!, he revealed that Teen Titans Go! was in development before Young Justice was even cancelled. Also a new season of Young Justice – Young Justice: Outsiders is currently in development.
Teen Titans Go! fans attending panel were giving a Teen Titans Go! goodie bag, featuring art of the Teen Titans from the original animated series beating up the Teen Titans from the Teen Titans Go! universe.
The next panel was for Unikitty, Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming animated series based on the character of the same name from the 2014 movie – The Lego Movie. People who attended the session got to see the first episode before anyone else.
There was also a panel for the upcoming Lego Ninjago Movie, Lego Senior Creative Director – Simon Lucas was at the panel, later he appeared in the photo shoot with the movie’s cast with some specially created Lego Mini-figures based on all the characters. Convention visitors even took part in a session of Ninjoga (Ninja + Yoga).
TBS also had their animation session at the convention yesterday evening, and J.G. Quintel, the creator of Cartoon Network’s Regular Show revealed a sneak preview of his new show – Close Enough which will premiere in 2018. The show is currently in development at Cartoon Network Studios.
As yesterday was the first official day of San Diego Comic Con 2017, visitors got to see the OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes themed Cartoon Network booth for the first time, make sure to visit the booth to get some Cartoon Network freebies.
To end the day, there was a Summertime Go! Screening and Costume Contest, this was an opportunity for convention attendees to dress up as their favourite characters and watch some exclusive sneak peeks. Guest judges include Ian Jones-Quartey (creator and voice of Rad for OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes), Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly for Ben 10 and voice of Beast Boy for Teen Titans Go!), Zach Callison (voice of Steven for Steven Universe), Deedee Magno-Hall (voice of Pearl for Steven Universe), and Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst for Steven Universe) and the voice actor of multiple roles in several shows – Eric Bauza.