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Turner names EMEA programming boss for Cartoon Network

Cecilia Persson will head up programming strategy for Cartoon Network across the EMEA region after being promoted at Turner. As vice president of programming and content strategy kids EMEA, acquisitions and co-production international, Persson will oversee programming, coproduction and acquisitions across Turner’s linear and digital services. She has been at Turner for over a decade, […]

Cartoon Network to launch EMEA digital service

Cartoon Network EMEA is due to launch a mobile-focused digital service across the Europe, Middle East and Afirca region from the end of October. Cartoon Network Anything will be available as a free app for iOS and Android and will offer “fun and funny bite-sized content” for mobiles and tablets, the firm said. “Cartoon Network […]

Cosmos TV Belarus expands offering

Belarus pay TV operator Cosmos TV Belarus has expanded the line-up offered on its MMDS service as part of its upgrade to DVB-T2 and MPEG-4-based digital-terrestrial broadcasting. The operator has increased the number of channels on the platform from nine to 30, adding channels including Ocean TV, Discovery Science, Discovery World, Moya Planeta, Sovershenno Sekretno, […]

Cartoon Network to launch Imagination Studios site in EMEA

Children’s broadcaster Cartoon Network is due to launch a new online site where kids can create their own cartoon characters and animations.  Cartoon Network Imagination Studios will launch across Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the coming months and is designed to “inspire and celebrate the imagination and creativity ‎of kids.” Visitors will be […]

Netflix strikes deal to bring Cartoon Network to SVoD

Netflix has struck a deal to bring content from Turner Broadcast’s Cartoon Network and Cartoonito channels to its subscribers in the UK and Ireland, which it says marks the first time Cartoon Network programmes have been available on a subscription video-on-demand service. The deal will bring a range of shows including Powerpuff Girls, LazyTown and […]

New UK streaming service launches on Freeview HD connected boxes

A new subscription streaming service is bringing channels such as Comedy Central, MTV and History to Freeview viewers in the UK. VuTV is launching today on the Freeview EPG on channel 238 at a cost of £6.99 (€8.36) per month on Freeview HD web-connected TVs and set top boxes. Channels included on the service are […]

Cartoon Network to launch in Portuguese-speaking Africa

Turner has struck a deal with South African pay TV operator MultiChoice that will kids channel Cartoon Network launch in Portuguese-speaking Africa. The new channel will be available on the DStv platform in Angola and Mozambique from tomorrow. Turner said the move was part of its ongoing strategy to adapt its content to different markets. […]

VuTV signs up partners for Freeview streaming service

A new UK pay-TV streaming service for Freeview viewers, VuTV, has signed deals A+E Networks, Viacom, and Turner Broadcasting ahead of its launch this autumn. The agreements will make channels like Comedy Central, Bio, MTV, CNN, History, Crime & Investigation, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito available to VuTV users via web-connected Freeview HD boxes. […]

KDG boosts HD line up with AXN, Cartoon Network and Kinowelt

German cable operator Kabel Deutschland has added international channels AXN HD and Cartoon Network HD along with movie channel Kinowelt HD to its platform. Sony’s male-skewed channel AXN HD offers US series including Breaking Bad, Californication and House of Lies. Turner’s Cartoon Network HD airs kids programming including Ben 10 and The Amazing World of […]

YahLive adds Cartoon Network Arabic

UAE-based pay TV operator YahLive has added a local version of kids channel Cartoon Network to its DTH platform. Cartoon Network Arabic is now available to YahLive subscribers in HD. The channel airs various international and locally produced kids shows including LazyTown, Ben 10 and Powerpuff Girls. Mohamed Youssif, CEO of YahLive, said: “With Cartoon […]