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The Big Pick II

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  1. Vin

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    Cartoon Network's The Big Pick II

    On Aug. 24 through 26, Cartoon Network is allowing its viewers to vote for it's next series during it's second annual Big Pick. Big Pick II will take place during the network's 52 hour original programming marathon. The winner of the Big Pick II will become a series next season.

    Captain Sturdy, My Freaky Family, and Swaroop are some of the pilots that viewers are allowed to vote on.


    Update! <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/kidsnextdoor1.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-kidsnextdoor1.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="125" height="176"></a>
    Kids Next Door won the Big Pick! Here are the results:

    The winning cartoon was announced by Cartoon Network at 9 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, August 26.

    A total of 221,218 votes were cast during The Big Pick, including more than 50,000 online votes at CartoonNetwork.com. This nearly doubled the number of votes cast in last year's The Big Pick.

    Following are the top three vote-getters in The Big Pick:
    <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/myfreakyfamily1.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-myfreakyfamily1.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="150" height="122"></a>
    Kids Next Door 60,631 27.4 percent

    A Kitty Bobo Show 28,770 13.0 percent

    My Freaky Family 25,022 11.3 percent

    If you want to read more about Kids Next Door, click here. If you want to read our interview with Tom Warburton, then click here. Cartoon Cartoon Fridays: The Fansite will keep you updated.


    <i>Official Press Release</i>

    <b>Cartoon Network Prepares "Big Pick II" for Kids To Choose New Series</b>

    Cartoon Network's CARTOON CARTOON SUMMER comes to a close with The Big Pick on Cartoon Cartoon Weekend, a 52-hour original programming marathon from Friday, Aug. 24 (8 p.m.) to Sunday, Aug. 26 (midnight).

    During the weekend, Cartoon Network viewers will vote on which of the series pilots that debuted over the summer will become a half-hour original series in Fall 2002. Last year's Big Pick winner, Grim & Evil, will premiere on August 24 at 8 p.m. (ET, PT).

    Cartoon Network is premiering ten original series pilots during CARTOON CARTOON SUMMER, June 8-August 26, one of which will be chosen by viewers as the network's next series. Every Friday this summer, Cartoon Network's Cartoon Cartoon Fridays lineup features hit series including Dexter's Laboratory, Ed, Edd n Eddy, The Powerpuff Girls, Courage The Cowardly Dog and Johnny Bravo, as well as one brand new cartoon pilot during The Premiere Premiere Show each Friday night at 8 p.m. (ET, PT).

    Following is a list of the new shorts that air each week during
    Cartoon Cartoon Fridays and will be included in The Big Pick, August 24-26.
    <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-sturdy.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-sturdy.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="100" height="138"></a>
    • June 8 - Captain Sturdy, created by Ashley Postlewaite, Darrel Van Citters and William Waldner.

      The long-retired Captain Sturdy must return to action when the Union of Super Heroes cancels his pension. Upon returning to duty, he discovers that the organization has lost sight of what it means to be a superhero and has become more concerned with political correctness and marketing deals than saving the world from the evil Moid's clutches.
      <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-yeehaw.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-yeehaw.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="100" height="137"></a>
    • June 15 - Yee Hah & Doo Dah, created by Kenny Duggan.

      A cowboy and his horse, Yee Hah and Doo Dah, reside in Manhattan's Central Park. Yee Hah enjoys the city life until he discovers that the city pavement is giving him a dreadful blister. Much to Doo Dah's dismay, he decides to stop walking and ride his horse everywhere, thereby cramping Doo Dah's power-lunching lifestyle. Eventually, Doo Dah finds the real culprit behind Yee Hah's sore feet: the branding iron, tractor, etc. that Yee Hah has been hiding in his boots.
      <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-impinc.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-impinc.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="125" height="154"></a>
    • June 22 - Imp, Inc., created by Charlie Bean and Chris Recardi.

      Travelling in an orbiting meteor, three Imps are up for review and are offered the opportunity to help a poor farm couple by granting them their wish for desperately needed rain to help their crops. They manage to deliver rain, but their hopes for promotion come crashing down when their meteor smashes the couple's crops.
    • June 29 - My Freaky Family, created by John McIntyre
      <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-freakyfamily.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-freakyfamily.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="125" height="163"></a>
      It's Nadine's first day of school, a significant historical event
      considered by her mother to be one of many "milestone days" which must be documented with a photo. She manages to make it onto the school bus without being photographed, but her "freaky" family grabs the camera and jumps on the family multi-seater bicycle for a mortifying chase to catch up with her.
      <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-majorflake.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-majorflake.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="100" height="133"></a>
    • July 6 - Major Flake, created by Chris Kelly and Adam Cohen

      Major Flake, a frenetic French cereal mascot, and his grim sidekick, Sparkles must find a way to sell their rather unappealing Major Flake cereal before their boss, Sylvia Soggy, pulls the breakfast treat from store shelves.
      <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-utica.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-utica.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="100" height="142"></a>
    • July 13 - Hotdog Champeen (Utica Cartoon), created by Fran Krause and Will Krause

      When Dan Bear and Micah Monkey learn that they can get free hot dogs by beating the current hot dog eating record at their local diner, they are up for the challenge. Dan Bear reigns as hot dog champ by consuming loads of free hot dogs, continually beating his own record. For awhile he enjoys the free franks until beating the record becomes too much even for him.
    • July 20 - Kids Next Door, created by Tom Warburton
      <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-kidsnextdoor.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-kidsnextdoor.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="100" height="166"></a>
      The kids next door are five eager, yet bumbling, ten year olds
      joining forces on a mission to free up the local pool from the tyrannical "Adult Swim," thus saving the neighborhood kids from having to use the dreaded "kiddie pool."
    • July 27 - Swaroop, created by Mike Milo and Atul Rao
      <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-swaroop.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-swaroop.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="125" height="149"></a>
      Swaroop and his family are trying to assimilate their Indian
      heritage with modern American culture. The differences become glaringly apparent when their neighbor brings home a cow to throw on the barbeque. Swaroop decides to hide the sacred cow before the neighbors can cook it for dinner.
    • August 3 - Ferret & Parrot, created by Scott Morse
      <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-ferret.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-ferret.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="100" height="142"></a>
      A high-strung, paranoid ferret squares off against his fellow pet
      parrot when a mistaken love triangle develops between Ferret, Parrot, and "Yolanda the Aardvark," the star of a comic strip that lines the bottom of his cage.
      <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/bigpick2001-kittybobo.jpg" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-bigpick2001-kittybobo.jpg" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="left" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="125" height="162"></a>
    • August 10 - Cartoon Cartoon Fridays preempted by the 90-minute premiere of Samurai Jack.
    • August 17 - A Kitty Bobo Show, created by Kevin Kaliher

      Kitty Bobo wants to prove that he's cool by getting a cell phone.
      Unfortunately, he doesn't seem to be receiving many important calls, thereby reducing his cool factor, so he begins to fake incoming calls. It's only a matter of time before everyone catches on to the farce.

    August 24 - THE BIG PICK on Cartoon Cartoon Weekend
    <a href="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/impinc1.gif" target="_blank"><img border="0" src="http://www.toonzone.net/shows/images/cartoon-network/t-impinc1.gif" alt="Click For Larger Pic" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="3" width="150" height="121"></a>
    CARTOON CARTOON SUMMER culminates with The Big Pick on Cartoon Cartoon Weekend, a 53-hour original programming marathon from Aug. 24-26. Cartoon Network will allow viewers to vote on which of the summer's ten series pilots will become a half-hour original series for Fall 2002.

    Cartoon Network, currently seen in 73.9 million U.S. homes and 145 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s 24-hour, ad-supported cable service offering the best in animated entertainment. Drawing from the world's largest cartoon library, Cartoon Network also showcases unique original ventures such as Sheep in the Big City, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Mike, Lu & Og, The Powerpuff Girls, Ed, Edd n Eddy, Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, Dexter's Laboratory and Cartoon Cartoons. Since its launch in 1992, Cartoon Network has remained one of ad-supported cable's highest-rated networks. Cartoon Network's Web site is located at http://CartoonNetwork.com. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., an AOL Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.

    (Source: Cartoon Network PR) Thanks you!
    #1 Vin, Aug 5, 2001
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 16, 2001

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