CN Greenlights Fifth Seasons of ‘Steven Universe,’ ‘Uncle Grandpa’

Cartoon Network has re-upped two of its hit original animated series for fifth seasons, with Cartoon Network Studios’ Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa returning next season along ... Continue Reading →

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Animated Movies Hit High Point; So Do Studios’ Costs, Potential Rewards Bloomberg reporter Kyle Stock examines the crowded animation release calendar for 2016 and weighs the financial ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Powerpuff Girls’ to Premiere at SXSW

Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are swooping back to the small screen with an all-new series set to debut on Cartoon Network on Monday, April 4 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. To kick off the superheroic ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Taps Pacific Licensing Studio for SE Asia

Cartoon Network announces that Pacific Licensing Studio will represent the company’s consumer products division in Southeast Asia. The partnership is effective immediately, and ... Continue Reading →

Censored ‘Steven Universe’ Stirs Controversy in U.K.

A decision to censor an episode of Cartoon Network’s popular series Steven Universe during U.K. and European broadcasts has inspired a backlash from fans, with thousands taking ... Continue Reading →

First Stop-Mo ‘Adventure Time’ Arrives Jan. 14

The first-ever stop-motion animated episode of Pen Ward’s Adventure Time will premiere on Cartoon Network this Thursday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT) as part of a full week ... Continue Reading →

CN Launches Digital TV Network in Southeast Asia

Cartoon Network has launched a TV network built exclusively for a phone or tablet in Southeast Asia. Cartoon Network Anything is an app that contains content created for portable mobile ... Continue Reading →

Hot Topic Gets ‘Steven Universe’, ‘Stakes’ Exclusives

Cartoon Network announces that Hot Topic has launched a new, exclusive retail program featuring merchandise and content based on hit animated series Steven Universe and Adventure Time’s ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Building Your Brand

The issue of branding excites and confounds the most savvy of animation creators and executives and at the World Animation and VFX Summit on Tuesday five of the industry’s top professionals ... Continue Reading →
Ian McGinty

‘Showside’ Creator McGinty Talks Double Barreled Launch

This past week was a good one for Ian McGinty. Best known for his work on the comic book versions of Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors, McGinty rolled out his original property Welcome ... Continue Reading →