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PR: Boomerang Enlists Caped Crusader for "Boomeraction" Block

by on October 11, 2007

Boomerang Enlists Caped Crusader for Monday-Sunday “Boomeraction” Block

The Batman Premieres October 15 in Strip at 11:30 p.m. (ET)

The Batman, an innovative animated television series based on the famed DC Comics super hero will join Boomerang’s late-night line-up beginning October 15. The series will air Monday – Sunday in the network’s “Boomeraction” block at 11:30 p.m. (ET) as a companion show to Boomerang’s signature DC Comic series, Justice League Unlimited. As with all Boomerang presentations, The Batman will air commercial-free.

Featuring some of the most complex and intriguing characters in comic book history in action-packed super heroic adventure, The Batman melds the renowned character’s extraordinary physical prowess and super sleuthing skills with a new range of experimental Bat-gadgets and amped-up Batmobiles.

The series picks up on the young Dark Knight’s story in year three: in his mid-twenties, just finding his way as protector and defender, while balancing his public persona as billionaire Bruce Wayne. The Caped Crusader, who thought he had everything under control, has to face new challenges using his wits as much as his gadgetry. He must step up and take on the new lethal breed of super villains – and learn to become a super hero.

The Batman was produced in 2004 by Warner Bros. Animation for Kids’ WB! and Cartoon Network. The Edge, from multi-Grammy Award winning group U2, composed and performed the series’ theme song.

Boomerang is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s (TBS, Inc.) 24-hour cable/satellite network offering the best in classic animated entertainment. In partnership with Cartoon Network, the service boasts 75 percent unduplicated programming and is available to cable/satellite operators and their customers in Spanish. Boomerang’s official Web site is located at http:https://Boomerang.CartoonNetwork.com.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 91 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 10:30 p.m.-6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a 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.

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