Cartoon Network


In-demand chart: Kids TV Europe (September 11-17, 2017)

The top ten kids shows in Europe show old favourites reigning supreme across 34 territories. Nickelodeon’s Spongebob Squarepants nabbed the top spot. Parrot Analytics data shows that 1.94 out of every 100 people in the territories have shown demand for the show. The popular demand for the show worldwide has seen Spongebob receive the greenlight […]

Turner teams with Canal+ to launch Warner TV

Turner Broadcast has teamed up with Canal+ Group to launch a new channel that will be offered exclusively to the French pay TV operator’s subscribers on all its platforms from its launch on November 9. The launch of Warner TV in France will bring a brand that is already present in Asia and Latin America […]

Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 set for Super RTL

Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 is set to make its free-to-air broadcast debut in Germany on Super RTL. New episodes of the title will air on Super RTL this month.  Ben 10, which targets boys aged 4-8, sees leading character Ben Tennyson transform into aliens. The series premiered across EMEA and APAC last October, followed by […]

Gaumont ups Tim Stephen to US legal head

Gaumont has promoted Tim Stephen to the post of head of US business and legal affairs at its LA office. Stephen will oversee business and legal affairs for film, television, animation and distribution for Gaumont’s US office. He will be working for Gene Stein, the president of US television at Gaumont; Nicolas Atlan, the president […]

Turner sends Boomerang over-the-top

Turner has launched a subscription streaming service for its all-animation Boomerang channel. The platform will comprise of more than 5,000 Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes and MGM library titles, offering new and older episodes of franchises such as Scooby Doo, Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, The Jetsons and The Flintstones. It will also house new original series […]

Time Warner shareholders welcome AT&T deal

Time Warner’s shareholders have overwhelmingly approved US telco AT&T’s US$85.4 billion takeover of the company. The vote described the deal as a merger, with 78% of outstanding common stock share votes made in favour of the agreement, and of the overall shares 99% were cast in favour of the proposal. However, the key hurdle for […]

Time Warner shareholders welcome AT&T deal

Time Warner’s shareholders have overwhelmingly approved US telco AT&T’s US$85.4 billion takeover of the company. The vote described the deal as a merger, with 78% of outstanding common stock share votes made in favour of the agreement, and of the overall shares 99% were cast in favour of the proposal. However, the key hurdle for […]

Stan named Cartoon Network Oz streaming home

Australian subscription VOD service Stan has become the exclusive streaming home of Cartoon Network programming following an agreement with US media giant Turner. Among the new content coming to Stan is the eighth and final season of Regular Show (pictured), as an Australian premiere in April. New seasons of Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls […]

Turner rejigs Southeast Asian unit under Dembla

Turner Asia Pacific is restructuring to align its Southeast Asia operations under local content sales and distribution chief Vishal Dembla. The rejig sees Dembla named VP and general manager of Southeast Asia. This puts him in control of all commercial and channels operations in the region, which Turner describes as “increasingly important”. Dembla will also […]

WildBrain to manage Turner YouTube nets

London-based multichannel network WildBrain will manage a number of Turner’s YouTube channels in Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The agreement will see DHX Media-owned WildBrain overseeing new local-language channels for a range of Cartoon Network programmes. Localised channels for Powerpuff Girls and Adventure Time have already debuted in the UK, Russia, Poland, Brazil […]

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