Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network & Adult Swim Ratings Highlights for February 22 – 28, 2010

via Turner (by way of TVbytheNumbers.com) CARTOON NETWORK Cartoon Network’s February 2010 earned respectable prime time ratings and delivery gains vs. January 2010.  Among the network’s targeted kids 6-11, monthly prime time delivery (501,000) and ratings (2.0) grew by 5%.  Prime time delivery of kids 2-11 (757,000) also grew by 5% while ratings (1.8) grew by 6%. Cartoon Network’s live-action… Read more →

Adventure Time with Finn & Jake Premieres April 5 at 8PM ET/PT on Cartoon Network

via Cartoon Network press release: Cartoon Network Premieres Adventure Time with Finn & Jake New Original Animated Series Debuts on April 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT Cartoon Network’s new original animated series Adventure Time with Finn & Jake premieres Monday, April 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The show introduces viewers to unlikely heroes Finn & Jake, buddies who traverse the… Read more →

Cartoon Network & Adult Swim Ratings Highlights for February 15 – 21, 2010

via Turner: CARTOON NETWORK • With overall weekly delivery gains across all kid demos vs. the previous four weeks—kids 6-11 up 4%, kids 2-11 up 2% and kids 9-14 up 6%—Cartoon Network scored particularly strong ratings and delivery increases on Thursday night with animated episodes of Johnny Test (8 p.m.) and Chowder (8:30 p.m.).  Compared to the same time period… Read more →

Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network Ratings for January 18 – 24, 2010

Ratings for the week of January 18 – 24, 2010 (via press releases and TVbytheNumbers.com) iCarly’s “iSaved Your Life”—which ranks as the highest-rated and most-watched iCarly telecast ever among total viewers, kids 2-11, kids 6-11 and tweens–averaged a 21.8/4.7 million K6-11 (+211% over last year); a 20.9/4.5 million T9-14 (+267%) and a 16.0/5.7 million K2-11 (+142%). Big Time Rush—the highest-rated… Read more →

Cartoon Network Picks Up First Two Live-Action Series

via Cartoon Network press release: Cartoon Network Picks Up First Two Live-Action Series Tower Prep and Unnatural History Greenlit to One Hour Series Cartoon Network has picked up thirteen episodes of two hour-long original, scripted live-action series, Tower Prep and Warner Horizon Television’s Unnatural History. Production on the network’s first-ever hour-long action series is slated to begin in January 2010.… Read more →

“Ben 10: Alien Swarm” Premieres November 25 on Cartoon Network

via Cartoon Network press release: Cartoon Network Circles the Globe with Ben 10: Alien Swarm Premiere Events Live-Action Movie Based on Hit Animated Franchise Has Broadcast Debut in United States on November 25 at 7 p.m. Cartoon Network territories around the globe will join forces in a worldwide campaign surrounding the broadcast premiere of Ben 10: Alien Swarm. Throughout November,… Read more →

Cartoon Network Picks Up Regular Show and Horrorbots, More Flapjack and Adventure Time

via Cartoon Network press release: Cartoon Network Announces Comedy Animation Greenlights New Animated Series Regular Show and Horrorbots and More Flapjack and Adventure Time Coming to Cartoon Network Cartoon Network announced greenlights for two new original comedy animated series, Regular Show and Horrorbots, in addition to a picking up more episodes of The Marvelous MisAdventures of Flapjack and additional writing… Read more →

Cartoon Network Upfront 2009

Cartoon Network announced a dramatic expansion to its 2009-2010 content development strategy today at its annual advertising Upfront presentation at Time Warner Center. On the heels of three consecutive quarters of double-digit prime time and total day growth—the only major kids network to do so—Cartoon Network unveiled 19 new programming ventures, including three new action-adventure and four new comedy animated series; six live-action “alternative” half-hour series; three original live-action and one all-new CG-animated movie specials; and two hour-long original, scripted live-action pilots. Coupled with 164 new half-hour episodes of returning comedy and action-adventure animated series, today’s announcements represent the largest commitment to new content development in Cartoon Network history. Read more →

Cartoon Network Upfront 2008

At the Cartoon Network Upfront presentation held today in New York, the network announced its programming line-up for 2008. On the heels of February’s announcement that Star Wars: The Clone Wars will come to Cartoon Network as a series in the fall, George Lucas, the creator and steward of the Star Wars brand, attended the Upfront event to provide additional details on this highly anticipated offering. Building on the unprecedented success of last fall’s live-action movie Ben 10: Race Against Time—the highest-rated telecast in Cartoon Network history—and the standout new series Chowder, the network announced a two-pronged, 360 degree programming strategy that speaks to its success in developing and acquiring first-rate brands. This approach incorporates a Sunday night movie franchise, two new nights of original programming, the launch of The Cartoonstitute—an unprecedented, swift development program for animated pilots—and a continued commitment to healthy living through its GET ANIMATED initiative. Read more →

“Zixx” Premieres January 21, 2006 on Cartoon Network

Mainframe Entertainment, Inc. (“Mainframe”) (TSX: MFE), Canada’s leading computer generated (CG) animation production company, today announced that Cartoon Network U.S. will air 26 episodes of the hit CG-animated / live-action hybrid television series “ZIXX,” produced by Thunderbird Films in association with YTV Canada. The series was produced in association with Mainframe and developed by Savi Media/The Nightingale Company. The show will premiere on the network January 21st, and air Saturday mornings at 10:30am PST. The agreement was completed by IDT Entertainment Sales, who distributes the series on behalf of Thunderbird and Mainframe. IDT Entertainment Sales has already begun rolling out the Series on a worldwide basis. Read more →

Cartoon Network Ratings Highlights for 2Q 1999

Strong performances from original, acquired and library programs helped Cartoon Network finish the second quarter of 1999 tied (with TBS Superstation) as the second highest-rated ad-supported basic cable network, with a 1.1 total day household rating-the best second quarter household rating in network history. Cartoon Network also boasted the highest total day household net delivery gal n among all ad-supported cable networks (+135,000), while posting network delivery records in total day (611,000 up 28 percent), kids 2-11 (456,000 up 33 percent) and kids 6-11 (222,000 up 47 percent). The network’s 1.6 kids 6-11 total day rating was also a quarterly record. In prime time, the network set second quarter records in both ratings and delivery in households (1.6/922,000), kids 2-11 (3.4/777,000) and kids 6-11 (2.8/388,000). Read more →

CartoonNetwork.com Launches

Cartoon Network Online, a division of Cartoon Network, the fastest growing, top-rated basic cable network, today announced the launch of CartoonNetwork.com (www.cartoonnetwork.com), a unique blend of original Web programming and content from the world’s largest cartoon library. Just as Cartoon Network has become the world’s cartoon headquarters on television, CartoonNetwork.com’s goal is to become the online headquarters for cartoons. Gap Kids will be the official charter sponsor for the launch of CartoonNetwork.com. Read more →

Cartoon Network Ratings Highlights for April 13 – 19, 1998

Delivers Most Kids in Network History In a rare accomplishment for any network, Cartoon Network had significant increases in both ratings and delivery in every daypart last week, April 13-19, vs. same week a year ago. The blanket increases were bolstered by strong performances from newly acquired programs like Batman: The Animated Series and Beetlejuice, as well as originals like Dexter’s Laboratory and Cow and Chicken. Read more →