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 […]

Toonami makes mainland Europe debut

Turner Broadcasting System has launched its kids channel Toonami in France, marking the first time the network has been broadcasted in Europe in almost a decade. The network, which comprises entirely of superhero-themed programming, will also debut in all French-speaking territories, including in Belgium and Africa, Turner France, Portugal and Africa general manager Pierre Branco […]

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 […]

Parasyte spreads to Adult Swim

Anime series Parasyte – the Maxim is heading to US cable channel Adult Swim. The series will join Adult Swim’s Toonami anime block this October after a Turner Broadcasting System scored a deal with Sentai Filmworks. Parasyte originally broadcast on Nippon TV in Japan, having been adapted from Hitoshi Iwaaki’s sci / fi-horror comic by […]

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 […]

News brief: Turner channels launch on SingTel

Seven Turner Broadcasting System channels are launching on the SingTel mio platform in Singapore. Kids channels Cartoon Network and Boomerang, news net CNN International and companion net HLN, entertainment stations truTV and Turner Classic Movies, and Korean general entertainment channel Oh!K go live today. Toonami will be made available from the end of January and […]

Toonami to launch in Thailand

Turner Broadcasting System kids channel Toonami is to launch in Thailand. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific will roll the network out on Major Katana Broadcasting cable and satellite platforms on January 14 next year. Toonami’s programming will be dubbed into the Thai language. Shows include Ben 10 (pictured), Justice League Unlimited, Teen Titans, Transformers Prime, […]

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 launching Toonami across Asia

Turner International Asia Pacific is launching boy skewing channel Toonami across Asia next month. The Asian arm of the US media firm is launching the channel in Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan on December 1. This will coincide with the launch of preschool brand Cartoonito, which also debuts in December. Toonami […]