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New Boing tablet treats Spanish kids to CN toons

Kids in Spain now have another tablet option at their fingertips. The Boing Tablet, a collaboration between Turner CN Enterprises and toy company Famosa, is launching at retail, pre-loaded with eps of Cartoon Network series, as well as apps and games.


Cartoon Network bring Stan Lee’s latest superhero to Indian audiences

Comic book legend Stan Lee’s first Indian superhero is being brought to life by Cartoon Network, Graphic India and POW! Entertainment in an hour-long movie entitled Chakra: The Invincible.


Sonic’s first CG-animated series revs up for fall 2014 debut

We’re about to see classic video game character Sonic the Hedgehog like we’ve never seen him before. The classic character of four TV series and more than 70 video games is returning to TV in its first CG-animated series, Sonic Boom (working title) that’s expected to bow next fall on Cartoon Network in the US and on CANAL J and GULLI in France.


Cartoon Network heads to Angola and Mozambique

Turner International has announced a deal with carrier MultiChoice that will bring Cartoon Network’s Portuguese channel to Angola and Mozambique.


Mixing it up

In the usually sleepy summer month of July, news of a wholly original joint-creation from two of the industry’s biggest names was sure to grab headlines. With the dust settling, we take a closer look at Cartoon Network and Lego’s new original multiplatform IP, Mixels.


Cake Entertainment sells seasonal specials to CN

Cartoon Network US has snapped up seasonal specials - A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List – (pictured) from UK-based boutique distributor CAKE.


Turner positions King to lead sponsorship group

As Cartoon Network looks to further engage its audience through social media and mobile devices, Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media Group has added Jill King to the newly created role of SVP of the sponsorship group.


Cartoon Network’s video app headed for Android devices

Cartoon Network has made its mobile app, which offers full episodes, video clips, games and live streaming, available on the Android-powered NOOK HD and Kindle Fire tablets in the US.


Lego and Cartoon Network launch Mixels

On the heels of a string of successes with Lego Ninjago and Legends of Chima, Cartoon Network and The Lego Group are pairing up to launch Mixels in 2014. The new multiplatform IP includes animated shorts, digital games and collectible building toys.


Cartoon Network shuts down pay-TV channels in Spain

In a new operating strategy move to increase viewership across platforms, Turner is set to launch an SVOD service in Spain, has cancelled its Spanish pay-TV channels for Cartoon Network and Cartoonito, and is moving its kids programming exclusively to DTT channel Boing.




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