Endemol Secures Deal with Turner Broadcasting System International for new Mr Bean Animated Series - 13 March 2014Hong Kong, March 13, 2014: Endemol, the world’s largest independent production and distribution company, today announced that Turner Broadcasting System International has acquired the all-new second series of MR BEAN ANIMATED SERIES for their services throughout Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East and several European markets including the United Kingdom, Turkey, Spain and Italy.read more
CNN’s Vital Signs is a half-hour monthly program that educates and enlightens viewers around the world about the latest topics, trends and discoveries in health, wellness and medicine, hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent. Engage with medical pioneers and leaders of the health profession, on the cutting edge of their field. Be informed about your own health and global medical breakthroughs, and how they could impact your life. The health and medical field affects us all - no matter what country you live in or what language you speak.read more
CNN’S SUMNIMA UDAS CROWNED ‘JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR’ AT WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT JOURNALISM AWARDS - 10 March 2014
CNN International’s Delhi-based correspondent Sumnima Udas has been awarded ‘Journalist of the Year’ at the inaugural Women’s Empowerment Journalism Awards. Udas was recognised for her sensitive and incisive reporting on gender issues including the December 2012 New Delhi gang-rape, the plight of acid attack victims in India, and the courageous stance taken by young Indian women fighting back to ensure the safety of women in their neighbourhoods. The Awards held in Singapore, honour outstanding achievements in reporting on women’s issues in Asia Pacific. Entries came from Australia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.read more
CBS OUTDOOR LAUNCHES FIRST OUT-OF-HOME DIGITAL UNDERGROUND NETWORK IN NEW YORK WITH LAUNCH PARTNER TURNER BROADCASTING - 10 March 2014New York, March 10, 2014 -- CBS Outdoor announced today the launch of a digital out-of-home network in New York subway stations with launch partner Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.). The platform launch is just in time to promote this year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, and will feature content from TNT, TBS, CNN, Adult Swim and other Turner brands. To bring this content to life, CBS Outdoor, under its recently launched Ignite: Innovations Lab platform, has installed 10 large-format digital dioramas, measuring 66 inches high and 38.5 inches wide, in strategic locations throughout the subway system.read more
Resuming its successful strategy launched last year of taking its road-show presentation directly to clients and promotional partners, Cartoon Network enters the Upfront Season by introducing its newest evolution in reaching kids whenever they want and wherever they are with an expanded portfolio of exclusive content designed for specific platforms that kids access today. Whether via television, smartphones, computers, tablets or other gaming devices, Cartoon Network will be “Always On” with customized new original and/or acquired programming and digital offerings designed to meet viewer demand any time of the day. To Cartoon Network, “Network” means a portfolio of different experiences across a network of devices for a network of fans. In February, Turner Broadcasting announced that Cartoon Network’s on-air hours will change to 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. starting March 31.
As Cartoon Network strides into its 20th year on-air in Asia Pacific, the channel continues its reign as the region’s number one international kids’ channel. According to 2013 full-year figures, Cartoon Network reaches more kids across the Asia Pacific region than any other international channel, and is the highest rating international kids’ channel in seven markets: India, Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.read more
TCM to Celebrate Career of Actress Eva Marie Saint on March 31 with Interview Special and Three Films
Turner Classic Movies will celebrate the extraordinary career of actress Eva Marie Saint with an entire night of programming Monday, March 31, beginning at 8 p.m. (ET). The evening will open with the premiere of Eva Marie Saint: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival, a one-hour interview special hosted by TCM's Robert Osborne and taped at last year's festival in Hollywood. TCM will also explore Saint's career with presentations of three memorable films: Oscar® winner On the Waterfront (1954), Raintree Country (1957) and North by Northwest (1959).
- 04 March 2014
truTV has given the greenlight to its first-ever sketch-comedy series: Friends of the People. The series stars comedians Kevin Barnett, Jennifer Bartels, Jermaine Fowler, Lil Rel Howery, The Lucas Bros. and Josh Rabinowitz. The network has ordered 10 episodes, including the pilot, with plans to launch the series in summer 2014. Friends of the People is being produced by 3 Arts Entertainment and Marobru Productions (Chappelle's Show, Comedy Underground with Dave Attell).
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND, THE KILLERS, TIM MCGRAW AND JASON ALDEAN TO HEADLINE 2014 NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® MUSIC FESTIVAL™ IN NORTH TEXAS APRIL 4-6 - 04 March 2014NCAA and Turner Live Events, together with official NCAA Corporate Champions AT&T, The Coca-Cola Company and Capital One today announced the stellar musical lineup for the 2014 NCAA March Madness Music Festival® in conjunction with the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four,® taking place this year in North Texas. The free, three-day music festival, produced by Turner Live Events, will kick off Friday, April 4 with multi-platinum entertainer Jason Aldean at the AT&T Block Party; followed by country music superstar Tim McGraw and acclaimed rock band The Killers, both performing at the Coke Zero™ Countdown Concert on Saturday, April 5; and closing on Sunday, April 6 are Grammy Award-winning band fun. and headliner Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at the Capital One JamFest.read more
TCM and U.S. Postal Service® to Salute Charlton Heston with Stamp Dedication Ceremony during 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood
Turner Classic Movies and the United States Postal Service® (USPS) will salute Charlton Heston with the issuance of a brand new commemorative Forever® postage stamp featuring the Oscar®-winning actor. The official First Day of Issue Ceremony will take place at Hollywood's historic TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX® on Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m. during the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival.
- 04 March 2014