Cartoon Network Going Wireless with Cingular

Turner Broadcasting System today announced that it has signed its most extensive video distribution deal to date with Cingular Wireless. The deal for grants Cingular rights to carry branded video content from Cartoon Network and [adult swim], as well as CNN, NASCAR.com and Turner Classic Movies (TCM).

Turner’s extensive portfolio of networks includes the leading brands in the categories of news, sports, animation and entertainment,” says Dennis Quinn, exec VP of business development for TBS Inc. “Through this valued partnership with Cingular, Turner Broadcasting is extending these popular brands to reach more customers when, where and how they want to be reached.”

Cartoon Network will provide video content from such original series as The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, The Powerpuff Girls, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, Codename: Kids Next Door and Dexter’s Laboratory. Offerings from [adult swim] will include the edgy animated comedy series The Venture Bros., Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sealab 2021 and Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law.

Video content from Cartoon Network, [adult swim], CNN, and TCM will be made available to customers as part of Cingular’s Unlimited Data Plan, while NASCAR.COM feeds will be offered to customers as a Premium Channel.