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CARTOON NETWORK USHERS IN A NEW WAVE OF CREATORS FOR TODAY'S KIDS

08/03/2018

CARTOON NETWORK USHERS IN A NEW WAVE OF CREATORS FOR TODAY'S KIDS Thursday, March 8, 2018

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CARTOON NETWORK USHERS IN A NEW WAVE OF CREATORS FOR TODAY'S KIDS Cartoon Network announced today its largest slate of content ever from a new wave of creators telling stories that are relevant and reflective of today's kids. The network, which is seeing success in total consumption across its platforms, is also adding more than 30 new games and apps to its mobile and web portfolio that has over 200 million worldwide downloads and now includes a series of podcasts, VR and AR experiences.

Known for its immersive storytelling, Cartoon Network is introducing the next generation of creators with series including: Owen Dennis' mysterious and magical adventure Infinity Train and Diego Molano's Latin American supernatural comedy Victor and Valentino.

These new series will be joining the recent premiere of Apple & Onion from George Gendi; the upcoming debut of Craig of The Creek by Matt Burnett and Ben Levin; Julia Pott's Summer Camp Island bowing this summer; and the recently premiered Unikitty!, the newest series produced by Warner Bros. Animation, and based on the beloved character from The LEGO Movie.

It has always been in our DNA to embrace kids for who they are and build relatable worlds, stories and characters for them, said Christina Miller, president of Cartoon Network-Adult Swim-Boomerang. This moment is especially exciting because this new wave of talent naturally brings depth and interactivity to their storytelling. It is a perfect match for our audience!

Cartoon Network continues to see growth in time spent on video and gaming platforms as kids are enjoying our content across a vast array of environments, said Donna Speciale, president of Turner Ad Sales. The best way for brands to reach and engage our fans is through a total audience approach that captures all of these relevant spaces.

The 2018-2019 programming, mobile and gaming lineup includes:

NEW SERIES

Apple & Onion - Apple and Onion, the eponymous characters of Cartoon Network's newest buddy comedy created by George Gendi, made their debut in a limited run last month. The show stems from Cartoon Network's global Artists Program and introduces best friends Apple and Onion who have decided to leave their hometowns to experience big city living. New episodes air back-to-back every Friday through the end of March.

Craig of the Creek - Co-created by three-time Emmy-nominated Steven Universe writers Matt Burnett and Ben Levin, Craig of the Creek follows the precocious Craig as he leads his best friends J.P. and Kelsey on comical journeys at their neighborhood creek, transforming everyday afternoons into thrilling expeditions through imaginative play. An episode is available on the CN App and VOD now, with new episodes debuting linearly on Friday, March 30.

Infinity Train - With a groundswell of fan support of the original short created through the Artist Program, this mystery adventure created by Owen Dennis follows a precocious young girl named Tulip who finds herself on a train full of infinite worlds and tries to find her way home. Infinity Train will debut in 2019.

Summer Camp Island - In this wildly imaginative series based on an original Cartoon Network short created by Julia Pott, Summer Camp Island will unfold the mysteries that Oscar and his best friend Hedgehog encounter at a magical summer camp. Having completed a momentous festival run that included Sundance Film Festival, the highly anticipated series will premiere this summer.

Victor and Valentino - Created by Diego Molano, this supernatural adventure comedy follows two half-brothers who spend a summer with their grandma in Monte Macabre, a small and mysterious town, where the myths and legends of Latin American folklore come to life. Victor and Valentino can be seen later this year.

RETURNING SERIES

Adventure Time - Cartoon Network and Mojang expand their partnership with an original Minecraft episode expected to premiere this summer. In the special episode titled, Diamonds and Lemons, while Finn and his friends unite to dig for treasure and fight off enemies, they experience setbacks and creative triumphs in a fantastic new vision of Ooo. Four additional new episodes return back-to-back on Sunday, March 18. The series is created by Pendleton Ward and executive produced by Adam Muto.

Ben 10 - Greenlit for a third season, Ben, cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max are ready for action that will be loaded with epic transformations, never-before-seen aliens and foes, and with high-energy vehicles to kick hero-time into maximum overdrive. New episodes from the current season, including a half-hour special will introduce the newest alien trying to invade Ben's world - Shock Rock, who is looking to conquer the world and drain the planet of energy and resources. Ben 10 is produced by Cartoon Network Studios and created and executive produced by Man of Action Entertainment.

OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes - With a console video game and a season two greenlight in hand, K.O. is leveling up with new adventures, threats and villains on the horizon. Surprise heroes will also make their debut alongside some familiar faces in special crossover episodes that will power up the action, laughter and comedy to the next level. The series is created by Ian Jones-Quartey.

Steven Universe - Created by Rebecca Sugar, the three-time Emmy-nominated and two-time GLAAD-nominated series returns this year with three all-new, action-packed story arcs. The stakes are higher than ever before for Steven and the Crystal Gems as they must face internal and external battles unlike any they have ever encountered. The first arc premieres this April.

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