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Cartoon Network adds Aussie toon originals

Cartoon Network’s Asia Pacific division has commissioned four Australian-made animated programmes for its 2016 line-up. These are short-form shows Bill & Tony and The Sketchy Show out of Brisbane; Lasso & Comet, which is coming through the Cartoon Network Studios’ shorts programme; and a pilot of Monster Beach: The Series (pictured), which follows on from […]

New Ben 10 for Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network is looking to an old favourite to join attract a new generation of viewers. The Turner Broadcasting System channel is launching a new Ben 10 series in 2016, with production collective Man of Action executive producing the show for Cartoon Network Studios. The animated series is based on the popular franchise that has […]

News brief: Cartoon Network poaches content boss from NBCU

Cartoon Network has recruited Brian Robillard as vice president, content business operations for its Cartoon Network Studios division. Robbilard joins from NBC Universal where he was director of product strategy and development, content distribution working on the company’s TV Everywhere service. At Cartoon he will report to chief content officer Rob Sorcher. He said: “We’re […]

Cartoon Network goes Over the Garden Wall

Cartoon Network has unveiled it latest programming, which includes its first ever animated event miniseries, Over the Garden Wall. The mini stars voice talent including Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings), Collin Dean (The War at Home) and Melanie Lynskey (Two and a Half Men) and is billed as a fantasy series about two brothers […]

Cartoon Network builds Lego partnership

Cartoon Network has partnered with the Denmark-based Lego Group to launch a multiplatform franchise titled Mixels. Next year, the pair will launch the franchise, which will comprise animated shorts of Cartoon Network’s flagship US cable channel, low priced Lego building block sets and an online app. The pair first unveiled its partnership with Lego last […]