“The Powerpuff Girls” will return to Cartoon Network in 2016, the cabler announced Monday. The reboot will include a new television series and a full licensing program that will roll out across all…
Cartoon Network and The Lego Group have teamed for “Mixels,” a franchise venture that will feature animated content, digital gaming experiences and a collectible building toy concept. Toon content…
Turner Broadcasting has appointed Rob Sorcher exec vice prez and chief content officer of Cartoon network, and Mike Lazzo exec veep and creative director of Adult Swim. Pair will report to Stuart…
Al Jazeera’s Cairo offices were raided by security forces on Wednesday hours after the army overthrew Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. “Reports from our correspondents say this happened during a…
It’s hard to get chills when there’s a heat wave rolling through Southern California, but creative agency Troika’s video about the rapidly changing entertainment landscape managed to raise some…
“The Simpsons” began as a toon segment on “The Tracey Ullman Show,” “South Park” got its jumpstart as a viral Christmas card and “Robot Chicken” emerged out of an Internet-only precursor. So it's…
"This season has been a roller coaster," the actor said. "Episode six, we're right at the top going down and really starting the ride."
Cartoon Network chief content officer Sorcher calls animation "a gigantic leap of faith."
Net execs encourage innovation and demo-free thinking
The job description of a senior TV programming executive includes making a lot of gut calls. Even in a world of online focus groups, viral trial balloons and algorithm-based trend spotting…