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Former Euro kids TV heavyweights Runel and de Semlyen launch Gong

Former Fox Kids and Jetix Europe programming exec Benoit Runel and André de Semlyen, ex-channel manager for Cartoon Network and Boomerang, have jumped into the new media mélée with Gong (www.gonganime.com). The just-launched on-demand channel aims to deliver anime to European and North American fans ages 15 to 30 via their computers, mobile phones and handheld devices.
May 25, 2007

Former Fox Kids and Jetix Europe programming exec Benoit Runel and André de Semlyen, ex-channel manager for Cartoon Network and Boomerang, have jumped into the new media mélée with Gong (www.gonganime.com). The just-launched on-demand channel aims to deliver anime to European and North American fans ages 15 to 30 via their computers, mobile phones and handheld devices.

So far, the new net has carriage in 36 countries, including deals with TF1 Vision (France), BT Vision Download Store (UK), Orange TV (24/7 mobile channel in the UK and Poland), and Joost (Europe and North America).

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