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Oct 14, 2014, 10:00 ET
Turner Broadcasting's BOOMERANG network is being re-launched as a global all-animation, youth-targeted network, repositioned with a line-up of timeless and contemporary cartoons programmed for family co-viewing. Along with new acquisitions from around the world, BOOMERANG also will introduce a refreshed on-air environment and for the first time offer exclusive original content on the network across its 13 international feeds.

Turner Rebrands Boomerang Globally

Turner Broadcasting announced today that its second flagship kids brand, Boomerang, is being re-launched as a global all-animation, youth-targeted...

Oct 09, 2014, 12:12 ET
Cartoon Network Anything, a new micro-network of snackable content, is now available on mobile phones and portable media players. (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Anything Goes as Cartoon Network Launches New Micro-network

Today, Cartoon Network becomes the first television brand to debut a micro-network specifically designed for the small screen.  Cartoon...

Oct 09, 2014, 10:30 ET
Cartoon Network's STOP BULLYING: SPEAK UP provides free tools and resources for kids, parents and educators to "speak up" effectively and safely against bullying. Visit www.StopBullyingSpeakUp.com for full details. (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network Exceeds Goal of Recruiting One Million People to Speak Up Against Bullying

Cartoon Network, through its award-winning Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign, issued a national call-to-action to recruit one million people to...

Sep 15, 2014, 13:48 ET
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Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Join Cartoon Network's "I Speak Up" Call-to-Action Against Bullying

Recognizing bullying as a health, educational and legal issue that affects millions of kids and families each year, U.S. Attorney General...

Sep 15, 2014, 11:00 ET
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder lends his voice to Cartoon Network's STOP BULLYING: SPEAK UP call-to-action campaign against bullying. (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Join Cartoon Network's "I Speak Up" Call-to-Action Against Bullying

Recognizing bullying as a health, educational and legal issue that affects millions of kids and families each year, U.S. Attorney General Eric...

Sep 04, 2014, 13:00 ET
Cartoon Network's Speak Up Week (Sept. 29-Oct. 3) seeks one million people to create & share videos stating "I Speak Up" to bullying. The campaign launches 2014's National Bullying Prevention Month. (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network Enlists One Million People to Share "I Speak Up" Online Videos to Kick off its Fifth Annual Stop Bullying: Speak Up Initiative

As bullying continues to affect millions of kids nationwide, Cartoon Network is kicking off its annual Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign with a...

Jul 16, 2014, 16:00 ET
Christina Miller has been named President and General Manager for the Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, as well as their digital brand extensions, including Cartoon Network.com and Adult Swim.com. (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Christina Miller Named President and General Manager, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang

Christina Miller has been named President and General Manager for the Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and...

Mar 10, 2014, 12:36 ET
Wirt (voiced by Elijah Wood), Greg (voiced by Collin Dean) and Beatrice (voiced by Melanie Lynskey) journey through the woods in the upcoming mini-series Over the Garden Wall. *Artwork from the award-winning short film Tome Of The Unknown on which the mini-series is based.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network Evolves with Kids: "Always On"

Resuming its successful strategy launched last year of taking its road-show presentation directly to clients and promotional partners, Cartoon...

Feb 16, 2014, 10:38 ET
Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton co-host Cartoon Network's 2014 Hall of Game Awards.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network Announces Winners For Fourth Annual Hall of Game™ Awards

Cartoon Network scored big Saturday night at the fourth annual Hall of Game Awards.  After over 100 million on-line votes were counted the...

Jan 30, 2014, 09:00 ET
Cartoon Network's fourth annual Hall of Game Awards, premieres Monday, February 17 at 7 p.m. (ET/ PT).  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

NFL Superstars Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton To Host Cartoon Network's Fourth Annual HALL OF GAME™ AWARDS

 Cartoon Network is pleased to announce quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick (San Francisco 49ers) and Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers) will host...

Jan 27, 2014, 16:58 ET
Flain and Seismo meet a Nixel.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group Mix It Up Globally with MIXELS

Mixels is a groundbreaking global franchise created by the powerhouse partnership of two of the biggest forces in kids' entertainment –...

Dec 16, 2013, 11:11 ET
The Powerpuff Girls Save the World Before Bedtime Again in All-New Special Premiering Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. on Cartoon Network.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

The Girls Are Back In Townsville! The Powerpuff Girls Save the World Before Bedtime Again In All-New Special

"Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice…plus a dash of mysterious Chemical X" were the essential ingredients that created Blossom, Bubbles and...

Sep 12, 2013, 12:00 ET
Cartoon Network's STOP BULLYING: SPEAK UP reaches students, parents & teachers with on-air/online documentaries, PSAs, educator guides and other resources to help fight bullying behaviors in schools, on playgrounds and through social media. This fall, the campaign expands its reach with new partners in government, non-profit and higher education. A new movie, CONTEST, will premiere on Oct. 6 with online viewer Q&A immediately afterward. SB:SU flags also will be raised at 4,000 BGCA Clubs across America to indicate that bullying will not be tolerated there. Find more info. & useful materials at StopBullyingSpeakUp.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network Expands Award-Winning STOP BULLYING: SPEAK UP Campaign with Fall Slate of Projects Leading into National Bullying Prevention Month

 As schools, families and students prepare for National Bullying Prevention Month in October, Cartoon Network and its Stop Bullying: Speak Up...

Jul 22, 2013, 13:30 ET
Mixels Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group Reveal Groundbreaking IP Development with New Mixels Franchise

 Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group announced today that they will jointly produce an unprecedented new global entertainment franchise....

Jan 25, 2013, 12:30 ET
Shaquille O'Neal and Nick Cannon host Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards on February 11, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. (ET/ PT).  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network Announces Entertainment and Sports Celebrities for 3rd Annual HALL OF GAME™ AWARDS

Cartoon Network announced a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters including Jessica Alba, star of upcoming animated film Escape from Planet...

Dec 18, 2012, 17:00 ET
Shaquille O'Neal and Nick Cannon announce the Hall of Game Nominees.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network Announces Voting Categories And Nominees For The Third Annual Hall Of Game(TM) Awards

Today, Cartoon Network announced the first 10 voting categories and nominees for the third annual Hall of Game sports awards show, which returns...

Nov 14, 2012, 15:26 ET
SHAQUILLE O'NEAL AND NICK CANNON TO HOST CARTOON NETWORK'S HALL OF GAME AWARDS.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Shaquille O'Neal And Nick Cannon To Host Cartoon Network's Third Annual Hall Of Game Awards

Cartoon Network is proud to announce that basketball legend and Turner Sports NBA analyst Shaquille O'Neal and the multi-talented host of...

Oct 01, 2012, 14:55 ET
(Front line, left to right)-Beloved cartoon characters over the last 20 years surround Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms, Cartoon Network President and COO Stuart Snyder and Turner Broadcasting Chairman and CEO Phil Kent at Cartoon Network's 20th Birthday party.  Reed and Bottoms proclaimed "Cartoon Network Day" in Atlanta, and joined hundreds of employees for the special event which included a giant custom cake and entertainment from the Atlanta Falcons Drumline.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network Kicks-off Its 20th Birthday With Fun-Filled Event

 Cartoon Network kicked-off a month long celebration today for its milestone birthday at the Atlanta, Ga. headquarters, where Turner...

Mar 23, 2011, 12:15 ET
Cartoon Network Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network Continues the Funny and Builds on Success by Growing Its Global Brand and Franchises

Springboarding off its 2010 ratings growth across key kids and boys demos, in which series/specials Adventure Time, Dude, What Would Happen,...

Oct 20, 2010, 07:00 ET
In recognition of Bullying Prevention Awareness Day, R&B star Ne-Yo (center), James Boys & Girls Club of North Las Vegas Director Dulcinea Almazan, and Cartoon Network President Stuart Snyder discuss bullying with Club members and distribute the first of 4,000 Bullying Prevention Kits. The kits are a part of Cartoon Network's STOP BULLYING: SPEAK UP anti-bullying campaign that teaches kids to take action to reduce bullying. Visit the website, www.StopBullyingSpeakUp.com for more resources. Photographer: Robyn Andrzejczak, IS Photography, LLC.  (PRNewsFoto/Cartoon Network, Robyn Andrzejczak, IS Photography, LLC)

Boys & Girls Clubs Alum and R&B Star Ne-Yo Helps Cartoon Network Encourage Millions to STOP BULLYING: SPEAK UP in Support of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Day

With the help of singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, Cartoon Network, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), and Boys & Girls Clubs...