Cartoon Network India And Amazon Prime Video Announces VOD Content Distribution Deal

Cartoon Network India And Amazon Prime Video Announces VOD Content Distribution Deal

Cartoon Network India And Amazon Prime Video Announces VOD Content Distribution Deal

Turner International India and Amazon Prime Video in India have signed a content distribution deal to add a selection of classic Cartoon Network shows onto the subscription video-on-demand service. Cartoon Network shows that will be added to the service include, Ben 10 (Original series), Ben 10: Alien Force, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Ben 10 Omniverse, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Johnny Bravo, The Powerpuff Girls (Original series), Dexter’s Laboratory, and two shows specifically produced for Indian audiences – Kumbh Karan and Roll No. 21. The shows will be added to the Kids and Family TV section of Amazon Prime Video’s service.

In a joint statement by Amazon India and Cartoon Network India, both said:

“Kids today are consuming and engaging with their favourite content across diverse screens such as computers and mobile screens. This is increasing with the emergence of new OTT platforms and the rise in use of apps for games as an entertainment and learning activity.”

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/entertainment/news/amazon-prime-video-partners-turner-india-to-stream-cartoon-network-shows-1743459

http://tbivision.com/news/2017/08/turner-india-amazon-reach-kids-licensing-deal/787822/

http://www.indiantelevision.com/iworld/video-on-demand/cartoon-networks-with-amazon-prime-video-170829

In addition to the classic cartoon distribution deal with Amazon Prime Video and the recent revamp of Toonami India as a classic animation channel, Cartoon Network Enterprises in India has released a retro collection which includes a series of branded merchandise such as T-shirts, shoes, mugs, bags, badges, posters, flip-flops, mobile covers and much more. The new merchandise range features character designs from The Powerpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo and Dexter’s Laboratory.

In regards to new merchandise range, Anand Singh, the Senior Director of Cartoon Network Enterprises India made this statement:

“We are delighted to bring to our fans the nostalgic era of cartoons, with some cool and exclusive Cartoon Network Retro merchandise. These cartoon characters make for great family co-viewing experience and have transcended several generations. Their timelessness is what translates into great demand for them even now. We are sure that not only will the 90’s kids love this collection, but also that the new generation would be excited to own contemporary merchandise that reflects sophisticated storytelling in animation. We’re thrilled to bring the Cartoon Network Retro collection for the Indian fans.”

http://www.exchange4media.com/industrybriefing/cartoon-network-enterprises-launches-cartoon-network-retro-collection_70302.html

Tooncast Latin America July 2017 And August 2017 Highlights

Tooncast Latin America July 2017 And August 2017 Highlights

Tooncast Latin America July 2017 And August 2017 Highlights

Tooncast Latin America July 2017 Highlights

Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends Episodes

Episodes of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends will air Mondays to Fridays at 6am and 6pm, and weekends at 1pm.

This month, Tooncast takes you to a world where imaginary friends become real the instant a kid thinks them up. Everyone can see them, everyone can talk to them… but sometimes, not everyone wants them. Luckily, they’re always welcome at Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, where they can stay until a new kid adopts them. For 8-year-old Mac, whose mom thinks he’s too old for his imaginary friend, Bloo, Foster’s the only place to see his best friend every day and meet a whole new group of friends unlike any he (or anyone) has ever known.

20th Anniversary of Cow and Chicken and Johnny Bravo (as a full series)

A marathon filled with episodes of Cow and Chicken and Johnny Bravo will air on Friday 7th July from 7pm.

We all know Johnny Bravo, the Elvis Presley-soundalike with an ego even bigger than his bulging biceps, and Cow and Chicken, two siblings who live under a suburban roof with human parents, human friends and inhuman adventures. In July, Tooncast celebrates the anniversary of these shows, two of our favourite, with an amazing marathon!

Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends: House of Bloo’s

The first three episodes of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, airs on Thursday 20th July at 8pm.

Let’s celebrate Friendship Day together! This time, we’ve picked one of our favorite pair of friends, and we will see how it all began! When Mac, a shy 8-year-old boy, is forced to give up his Imaginary Friend, Bloo, he finds the perfect place for him: Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, a place ‘where good ideas are not forgotten.’ You can’t miss this lovely story!

Tooncast Highlights For July 2017 in .docx Format

English: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TOONLA_2017_07_highlights_ENG_PAN.docx

Spanish: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TOONLA_2017_07_highlights_SPA_PAN.docx

Portuguese: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TOONLA_2017_07_highlights_POR_PAN.docx

Tooncast Latin America August 2017 Highlights

The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy Special: My Fair Mandy

The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy Special: My Fair Mandy airs on Friday 25th August at 1pm.

The school is hosting a beauty pageant, and Mindy has every intention of winning the talent show. But what she doesn’t know is that Mandy has decided to join the competition as well! Billy and Grim are determined to do everything they can to help her, but according to the make-up artist assisting her, the stony-faced Mandy needs to smile in order to win… Will her talent be enough?

Animated Special: Bugs Bunny’s Lunar Tunes

The animated special Bugs Bunny’s Lunar Tunes will air on Friday 4th August at 12pm.

In a new animation special that incorporates clips from classic cartoons, Marvin the Martian captures Bugs Bunny and compels him to defend Earth in an outer space court against charges that Earth is defaming the character of aliens. Will Bugs succeed?

Mega Month: Megas XLR

Episodes of Megas XLR will air Mondays to Fridays at 6am and 6pm, and weekends at 1pm.

Two teenage slackers find a mecha robot from the future that had been lying in a New Jersey junkyard for nearly sixty years and make modifications on it, much to the dismay of its creator. Together with the robot’s original pilot, they must defend Earth from the evil alien race!

Tooncast Highlights For August 2017 in .docx Format

English: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TOONLA_2017_08_highlights_ENG_PAN.docx

Spanish: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TOONLA_2017_08_highlights_SPA_PAN.docx

Portuguese: https://www.regularcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TOONLA_2017_08_highlights_POR_PAN.docx

http://www.tooncast.tv

Cartoon Network India, DishTV And Visiware Partner For Interactive TV Cartoon Network Games

Cartoon Network India, DishTV And Visiware Partner For Interactive TV Cartoon Network Games

Cartoon Network India, DishTV And Visiware Partner For Interactive TV Cartoon Network Games

Cartoon Network India, Asia’s largest DTH (direct-to-home) satellite television operator Dish TV and French interactive television games developer Visiware have partnered up to develop games based on Cartoon Network’s popular animated shows for DishTV’s PlayZone Active games service on channel 967.

The new eight games will be based on Adventure Time, Ben 10, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, The Powerpuff Girls, Regular Show and locally produced animated show – Roll No.21. The games will be rotated on a monthly basis with one new game refreshed every month. Also, players can resume playing at any level by using the access code provided at the end of each level on a selection of games. The new service launched this month and will be free for the first month with a Rs.40 per month charge afterwards.

From The Visiware Press Release: DishTV launches Cartoon Network games in partnership with Visiware International

DishTV, Asia’s largest direct-to-home (DTH) brand has strengthened their partnership with Visiware International, the leader in games for interactive television to launch Cartoon Network games in partnership with Cartoon Network India, the most loved kids’ channel in India.

Cartoon Network TV games, accessible on channel no. 967 within “PlayZone Active” on the DishTV platform, offers 8 games branded under the much loved and immensely popular major cartoon characters amongst kids, who lead the Cartoon Network portfolio– Ben 10, Powerpuff Girls and Roll No. 21. A variety of games will be available under each of these characters to enhance the player’s experience and get them to engage closer with their favourite toons.

Elated with the promising tie-up, Mr. Arun Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer, DishTV said:

“At DishTV, we have always believed in providing the best entertainment to our subscribers. Being India’s most trusted DTH brand, we ensure that our subscribers from all age groups get entertained. Keeping this in mind, we are glad to strengthen our partnership with Visiware to launch a whole new set of Cartoon Network games on our platform. We are delighted with this launch since this service will offer games with India’s favourite characters such as Ben10, Powerpuff Girls, Roll No. 21 and more to mass audiences residing in smaller towns also. This strengthens our portfolio by penetrating not only the larger cities but also the Tier II-Tier III cities and small towns.”

Adventure Time with Jake, the old dog Finn and the human boy.

Ben 10 with Ben Tennyson and his brand new avatar as the feisty 10-year-old and his new by-the-book rookie partner.

Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy with the Grim Reaper as their forced best friend.

Roll No. 21 with Kris stranded in a school run by a demon principal.

Powerpuff Girls with Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, three super-powered little girls,

Regular Show with Mordecai and Rigby, the two best of friends.

The games will be rotated on a monthly basis with one game refreshed every month. What more, the player can resume playing at any level using the access code provided at the end of each level on a selection of games. The service is available from May 2017 to all Dish TV subscribers on Channel 967. This service will be available for free preview to all DishTV subscribers for one month post which the service will be charged Rs.40 (including taxes) per month.

Visiware International, whose services have been deployed on 50+ networks worldwide, has for the last 20 years, been developing games for satellite, cable, IPTV and fibre networks as well as connected TV sets and OTT boxes. Its partnership with Cartoon Network will enable Visiware to put out high quality, premium content that is all set to redefine the casual gaming in interactive television for pay TV operators. Cartoon Network IPs and its much-loved characters bring in that extra fun and thrill to gaming, like never before.

http://www.visiware.com/press/