Cartoon Network UK June 2015 Highlights

Bacon Pancakes Toon Tunes

From the Turner UK press release:

New Episodes

Uncle Grandpa
From 1st June, Weekdays at 6pm

Uncle Grandpa is everyone’s magical uncle AND grandpa, who travels around helping people and changing their lives forever. He goes on adventures and solves problems with the help of his friends, Mr. Gus, Pizza Steve, Giant Realistic Flying Tiger and Belly Bag. Brand new episodes of this hilarious CN original series premiere in June!

Steven Universe
From 1st June, Weekdays at 6.30pm

Steven is the ultimate “little brother” to a team of magical guardians of humanity, the Crystal Gems. Steven may not be as powerful as the Crystal Gems, or as savvy. And he doesn’t have much control over his powers, which originate from the gem in his belly button. But that doesn’t stop him from joining Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl on their adventures and somehow finding a way to save the day!

Xiaolin Chronicles
Transmission: To Be Confirmed

The Xiaolin monks are flashing back to the small screen in a new installment of the popular series. In Xiaolin Chronicles, a newcomer apprentice monk will be joining Omi, Kimiko, Raimundo and Clay on their globetrotting adventures in a tight race for the Shen Gong Wu, ancient artifacts that have great magical power.

Special Block

Toon Tunes Special Weekend
Transmission: To Be Confirmed

What happens when you mix cartoons and tunes? Oh, just the most hilarious weekend ever! Don’t miss the extraordinary display of talent from some of Cartoon Network’s top stars – Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King and ‘Bakin’ Pancakes’ Jake – in some seriously lyrical hand-picked episodes.

Cartoon Network India’s 20th Birthday

Cartoon Network 20th Birthday

Cartoon Network India became 20 years old on 1st May and to celebrate its 20th birthday, the channel will feature a special schedule, movies and competitions throughout the month. The Happy Birthday Cartoon Network programming line-up will not only include current shows such as Horrid Henry and Oggy and the Cockroaches but also The Flintstones, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy and Courage the Cowardly Dog. Starting from today (04/05/2015), the special schedule will be aired from Monday to Friday at 11am.

As part of the anniversary celebrations, Cartoon Network is giving one child and their family a chance to win a holiday at the Cartoon Network Amazone waterpark in Thailand. Other prizes such as tablets and PSPs will also be up for grabs.

During the summer, Cartoon Network India will be airing more new localised content such as new episodes of Roll No. 21 along with movies such as Mighty Raju: Superhero School and Sholay Adventures. In terms of non-Cartoon Network imports, Sonic Boom will be broadcast on the channel. New episodes of Cartoon Network’s worldwide shows, Steven Universe and The Amazing World of Gumball will also be aired. The channel will also be airing Uncle Grandpa and Clarence for the first time in May and June respectively.

Turner International India South Asia managing director Siddharth Jain made this statement to celebrate Cartoon Network India’s 20th Birthday.

“Since its inception in 1995, Cartoon Network has been the leading channel in the genre thanks to the adulation and loyalty of our fans across generations. We look forward to the future with innovative and engaging content forming our cornerstone to success.”

http://www.indiantelevision.com/television/tv-channels/kids/cartoon-network-turns-20-celebrates-with-new-shows-contest-150504

Also in nearby Sri Lanka, Cartoon Network Southeast Asia has returned to the Dialog Satellite TV platform, after a brief period of broadcasting Cartoon Network India in the country.

http://dialogtv.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/cartoon-network-asia-returns.html

New Cartoon Network France YouTube Preview Video

Cartoon Network France has uploaded a new video welcoming potential subscribers to its YouTube channel and to highlight the best animated content the television channel has to offer. The preview featured clips from The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, Ben 10, Teen Titans Go, Lego Ninjago, Uncle Grandpa, Steven Universe and footage of the upcoming new series, We Bare Bears.