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Short, funny and on the money? A look at Cartoon Network’s Anything app

This week, Cartoon Network announced the launch of a new digital initiative called Cartoon Network Anything, a smartphone-only app that will feature funny, 15-second bits of randomized content. The strategy behind the potentially groundbreaking app, however, is much more systematic.

Cartoon Network US & UK announce 2014 slates

Adhering to its new upfront strategy, Cartoon Network has taken its presentations once again directly to where clients and promotional partners are, and the network is now preparing itself to better reach kids where they are through an expanded portfolio of platform-specific original content that includes series, specials, shorts, interstitials, games and apps – including a mobile micro-network that delivers 15-second clips.

Stuart Snyder exits Turner

After more than half a decade as Turner’s Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media president and COO, Stuart Snyder is set to depart from the company at the end of this month.

Cartoon Network and Lego launch Mixels app

Following through on the interactive aspect of their new partnership, Cartoon Network and The Lego Group have released Calling All Mixels, an iOS app based on the companies’ new Mixels multi-platform, multi-SKU brand.

How a changing media landscape is transforming kidsnets’ upfronts

As today’s kids entertainment industry becomes progressively affected by multi-platform digital innovation including apps and SVOD streaming services, major kidsnets have been re-jigging their upfront formats to better communicate their brand strategies to their clients.

Cartoon Network notches landmark 2013 in Asia Pacific

Celebrating 20 years on-air in Asia Pacific, Cartoon Network has announced significant milestones in the region for 2013 including finishing the year as the top-rated international kids’ channel in seven markets, and topping the 75 million household distribution mark for the first time.

Lego’s Chima and Spin Master’s Tenkai move forward with app extensions

Cartoon Network boy-skewing action series Lego Legends of Chima and Tenkai Knights – both of which also share roots in construction toys - are adding new iOS gaming extensions to their names.

Adventure Time debuts expanded products line at Toy Fair

The consumer products program surrounding Cartoon Network series Adventure Time is about to expand with a crop of new collectibles, games, puzzles and branded pet toys.

Corus unveils Teletoon integration plan

On the heels of its CRTC-approved US$233 million buy-out of the 50% stake in Teletoon Canada that it did not already own, Toronto’s Corus Entertainment has revealed a divisional restructure based on the programming schedules of YTV and Teletoon being managed separately.

Sunny Saha to exit Turner International Asia Pacific

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific’s SVP and MD of entertainment networks Sunny Saha has announced he is stepping down from his position with the Cartoon Network parent company effective at the end of February.


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