Cartoon Network Late July 2017 News In Brief

Cartoon Network Late July 2017 News In Brief

Cartoon Network Late July 2017 News In Brief

Turner Summer 2017 TCA Press Tour

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:

http://eventpress.turner.com/

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):

http://www.cartoonnetwork.ca/schedule/

Cartoon Network Africa Source (Press Release from Turner Africa via mediaupdate.co.za):

https://www.mediaupdate.co.za/marketing/141141/cartoon-network-launches-new-app-for-ok-ko-lets-be-heroes

Cartoon Network Latin America and Brazil Source (September 2017 Highlights from the Turner Tapkit press portal):

Pan Feed 1 (Colombia) in English: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/CNLA_2017_09_highlights_ENG_PAN.docx

Pan Feed 1 (Colombia) in Spanish: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/CNLA_2017_09_highlights_SPA_PAN.docx

Pan Feed 2 (Chile) in Spanish: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/CNLA_2017_09_highlights_SPA_PAN2.docx

Argentina in Spanish: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/CNLA_2017_09_highlights_SPA_ARG.docx

Mexico in Spanish: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/CNLA_2017_09_highlights_SPA_MEX.docx

Brazil in Portuguese: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/CNLA_2017_09_highlights_POR_BRZ.docx

Cartoon Network UK and Ireland Source (Press Release from Turner UK):

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/07/cartoon-network-uk-ok-k-o-lakewood-plaza-turbo-mobile-app-now-available-for-download/

Cartoon Network Germany Source (September 2017 highlights from Turner Germany’s press portal):

https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/CartoonNetworkGermanySeptember2017Highlights.pdf

Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe Source (From the CN Russia VKontakte page):

https://vk.com/cnrussia?z=photo-121630622_456240181%2Falbum-121630622_00%2Frev

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Thursday 20th July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Thursday 20th July Overview

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.

Greg Cipes (Beast Boy), Tara Strong (Raven) and Scott Menville (Robin) were meeting and greeting fans during the Teen Titans Go! autograph session.

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.

Lynn V. Wang (producer), Andrea Fernandez (art director), Eric Bauza (voice actor) and Ed Skudder (showrunner), all took part in a Unikitty poster signing session.

The next Warner Bros. Animation panel was for Justice League Action, Cartoon Network’s latest superhero animated show featuring a large bunch of characters from the DC Comics universe.

Afterwards, Rachel Kimsey (voice of Wonder Woman) and Jason Lewis (voice of Superman) and Diedrich Bader (Booster Gold) were also meeting fans at the autograph session.

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.

To really prove that Cartoon Network are in town, giant inflatable balloons featuring the faces of the channel’s most famous characters are on display outside the New Children’s Museum in the city.

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.

http://www.warnerbros.com

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com

https://www.comic-con.org/

San Diego Comic Con 2017 Ninjago Movie And TBS Animation Panels

San Diego Comic Con 2017 Ninjago Movie And TBS Animation Panels

San Diego Comic Con 2017 Ninjago Movie And TBS Animation Panels

Later today (20/07/2017) at San Diego Comic Con 2017, there will be an hour long event from 6.45pm for the upcoming Lego Ninjago Movie, based on Cartoon Network’s hit series Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu and the Lego toy range of the same name. In the new animated comedy-action movie, a young Master Builder ninja named Lloyd must team up with his fellow ninja, who are skilled in the martial art of Spinjitzu to save Ninjago City from the evil Lord Garmadon – Lloyd’s father. There will be another Ninjago event at the convention on Sunday afternoon at 3pm (23/07/2017), but this time it’s a panel for the animated TV series, joining the panel are the show’s writers Kevin and Dan Hageman, showrunner Tommy Andreasen, senior creative director Simon Lucas, and IP lead Nelson Lamonica. The panel will include sneak peeks for upcoming episodes and a voice talent guest appearance.

At 7pm today, Cartoon Network’s sister general entertainment channel – TBS will be hosting a panel for their current, brand new and upcoming animated shows, joining the panel will be executive producers, creators and writers from each show. The panel will start off with American Dad co-creator – Matt Weitzman, followed by an introduction to TBS’s new animated dark comedy – Tarantula – created by Carson Mell. Final Space will also be introduced at the event, the show is a serialised animated series set in Space, the show follows Gary – an astronaut and his adorable planet-destroying alien friend – Mooncake. J.G. Quintel, the creator of Cartoon Network’s Regular Show will be introducing his brand new animated series – Close Enough, which follows a married couple transitioning into their 30’s, the show has Regular Show’s surreal humour and art style, and just like Regular Show, its produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

While at the convention, also make sure to stop by at Cartoon Network’s booth (#3735) to grab some OK K.O. goodies!

Lego Ninjago and TBS Animation San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Schedule

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Thursday 20th July 2017 at 6.45pm – 7.45pm
Room 6A

In this big screen Ninjago adventure, the battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, a.k.a. the Green Ninja (Dave Franco), along with his friends, who are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu (Jackie Chan), as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon (Justin Theroux), the Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu.

TBS Gets Animated

Thursday 20th July 2017 at 7pm – 8pm
Room 7AB

Executive producers, creators, and writers from upcoming TBS animated original comedy series present exclusive clips and sneak peeks of each show. First up will be Matt Weitzman of TBS’s American Dad! followed by an introduction to the eccentric residents of the Tierra Chula Resident Hotel in Tarantula by creator Carson Mell. Coming in early 2018, Final Space is a serialized intergalactic space saga about an astronaut named Gary and his adorable planet-destroying friend Mooncake, from indie film producers Olan Rogers and David Sacks (The Tick and The Simpsons). The program will also feature a surreal animated series about a family growing up without getting old from J.G. Quintel, the creator of the Emmy Award-winning Regular Show.

LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu

Sunday 23rd July 2017 at 3pm – 4pm
Room 7AB

Join creators of the smash-hit Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu television series and LEGO Ninjago toys for an in-depth look behind the scenes. Writers Kevin and Dan Hageman, showrunner Tommy Andreasen, senior creative director Simon Lucas, and IP lead Nelson Lamonica go under the hood and explore the Ninjago universe. Plus, sneak peeks and an appearance from voice talent of the hit show. Moderated by Brian Bowler (marketing director).

https://www.comic-con.org/cci/programming-schedule