LONDON — Turner Broadcasting System is beefing up its presence in Turkey, launching CNN International and Cartoon Network.
Move builds on TBS’s relationship with the Dogan Media Group, as the U.S.-owned company will license the news web for distribution on Dogan’s Dsmart platform starting this month.
A Turkish-language version of Cartoon Network will bow in January.
Meanwhile, the English-language version of the tyke web will run on Dsmart until the end of the year.
TBS and Dogan launched CNN Turk in November 1999 and recently announced plans to launch a Turkish version of TNT.