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CN Upfront: New Online Initiatives Include MMO for 2008

by Benon February 16, 2007
In Spring 2008, Cartoon Network will launch a massively multiplayer online game in what they call “one of our largest new media investments ever.” Other online initiatives include CN Clipbook, an online cartoon maker that will also allow users to share their creations and rate others; CN Minimatch, a service starting this summer that allows […]

CN Upfront: Three "Billy & Mandy" Movies, More Specials & Crossovers Planned-UPDATED

by Benon February 16, 2007
Cartoon Network plans major crossover events and TV movies for its series in 2007, the network said today at its Upfront presentation. According to CN’s senior vice president of development and creative direction Michael Ouweleen, “We feel like we make some of the best animated half hour TV shows out there, but it’s just not […]

CN Upfront: "Ben 10" Live Action and Animated Movies In Production-UPDATED

by Benon February 16, 2007
Cartoon Network will produce two movies based on its series Ben 10, the network says. Alex Winter, star of Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and a voice actor on Saul of the Mole Men will direct a live-action Ben 10 feature that will premiere in December. Winter stated at the 2007 Upfront presentation that he […]

CN Upfront: "Flapjack," "Chowder," "Re-Animated" Series Among New Shows for '07

by Benon February 16, 2007
Flapjack, Chowder, Santo, The Secret Saturdays and a series spin-off of last year’s Re-Animated movie are among the new series coming to Cartoon Network in 2007. The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack is about a falsetto-voiced boy raised by a talking whale whose tranquil life is upended when he rescues an old pirate, Captain K’Nuckles, from […]

CN Upfront: New Afterschool Block and Fridays Block in 2007-UPDATED

by Benon February 16, 2007
Cartoon Network in September 2007 will launch a new after-school block to be called Master Control, the network says. The block’s web site will include a game, and players can choose one of four teams. Each week the team with the most voters will be able to manipulate the schedule for that week by choosing […]

Cartoon Network Upfront 2007 Complete Coverage (Updated)

by Benon February 15, 2007
Cartoon Network has posted an online preview of their upfront presentation in New York tomorrow, and Toon Zone News is on it. Check back tomorrow for more as Toon Zone News’ Chris Wood reports from the presentation on-site. Links to all of Toon Zone News’ coverage so far can be found here: CN Upfront: “Flapjack,” […]

PR: Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts "Once Upon A Time Walt Disney" Public Programming

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2007
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has developed an array of public and family programs to be held in conjunction with Once Upon a Time Walt Disney: The Sources of Inspiration for the Disney Studios, on view at the Museum March 8 – June 24, 2007. In addition, the Cinémathèque québécoise marks the exhibition with […]

CN Upfront: "Naruto" Movie Coming to CN

by Benon February 14, 2007
An online preview of Cartoon Network’s upfront presentation reveals the network will run a Naruto “premiere movie event.” No details were available about whether the “event” would feature one of the theatrical Japanese Naruto films, but stay tuned tomorrow as Toon Zone brings you on-site coverage of the upfront presentation itself. Stay with Toon Zone […]

PR: Disney-ABC Television Group Announces 2007-08 Kids Programming Lineup

by Zeddon February 13, 2007
Disney Channel: DISNEY-ABC TELEVISION GROUP ANNOUNCES 2007-08 KIDS PROGRAMMING LINEUP Following a year of record-breaking ratings and chart-topping music success combined with a celebrated kid-driven, family inclusive, parent-approved brand affinity, Disney-ABC Television Group unveiled its kids’ programming slate for the 2007-08 television season. Gary Marsh, president, Entertainment, Disney Channel Worldwide, and Tricia Wilber, executive vice […]

PR: Disney Integrates Kids- and Family-Focused Ad Sales Teams

by Zeddon February 13, 2007
Disney Channel: DISNEY INTEGRATES KIDS- AND FAMILY-FOCUSED AD SALES TEAMS ACROSS TV, ONLINE, RADIO AND PUBLISHING; PROMOTES TRICIA WILBER TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, DISNEY MEDIA ADVERTISING SALES AND MARKETING GROUP BURBANK, February 6, 2007 . . . The Walt Disney Company (NYSEIS) announced today the merging of its advertising sales and promotions teams for kids- […]