Sam Register, who has overseen development of such hit Cartoon Network series as Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, Ben 10 and Teen Titans, has inked a first-look deal with the cable outlet to develop more original programming. The pact covers both kids’ shows and animated offerings that may debut on Adult Swim.
As senior VP of development for Cartoon Network, Register also shepherded development of My Gym Partner Is a Monkey, PPGZ, Justice League Unlimited The Batman and Duck Dodgers. He started CartoonNetwork.com in 1998 and eventually moved up to senior VP of content development, where he helped develop shows and movies based on third-party properties. Prior to joining Cartoon Network, Register worked for Colossal Pictures in San Francisco and New York’s Indigo Ent,, a subsidiary of Grey Advertising.