WarnerMedia brings more ‘Titoo’ to India’s Pogo

WarnerMedia has ordered a new season and four feature-length specials of the kids’ comedy animation Titoo – Har Jawaab Ka Sawaal Hu for its Indian entertainment channel Pogo. Produced by Mumbai-based Cosmos Maya, the new 52 x 30-minute and 4 x 80-minute instalments come following four previous seasons of the original children’s series, which has performed well […]

Turner ups Asian content chief

Turner International Asia Pacific has upped children’s content chief Mark Eyers (pictured) to senior VP. Eyers’ promotion comes as reward for its role overseeing all of Turner’s kids content and channel brands across Asia Pacific. He was previously VP of kids content and chief content officer. Based on Hong Kong, Eyers will now look to […]

Thai net bounces with Turner’s Pogo

Thai free-to-air network Channel 3 debuts a two-hour branded block from Turner Broadcasting System today. The block will broadcast shows from TBS’s Indian children’s channel Pogo between 4-6pm on weekdays and 7-9am on weekends. This includes first runs of live-action shows such as M.A.D. and science-themed F.A.Q.,plus Indian animated series Chhota Bheem (pictured). Following the […]

News brief: Turner’s Toonami launches in India

Turner Broadcasting has launched its kids channel Toonami in India. The action-adventure toon channel has rolled out on several cable services in India’s main cities and will sit alongside Cartoon Network and Pogo in Turner’s Indian kids channel line-up. Toonami is already widely distributed throughout Asia. Commenting on the Indian launch Siddharth Jain, managing director […]

Turner moves Asia Pac exec to Cartoon Network US

Turner Broadcasting System has named one of its Asia Pacific kids programming bosses as VP, programme scheduling at Cartoon Network and Boomerang in the US. Based in Atlanta, Vishnu Athreya will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day scheduling of networks, plus strategic positioning of programming content for both and all branded non-linear platforms. He joins after […]

Turner kids’ channels arrive in Sri Lanka

Turner children’s channels Cartoon Network and POGO have launched on Sri Lankan IPTV platform PEO TV. English-language feeds of the nets went live earlier this month, bringing series such as Ben 10, Scooby Doo, M.A.D. and new show DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk to the platform. Troy Lobo, Turner International India’s senior director, network and […]