A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM CARTOON NETWORK
You know what’s awesome? This weekend on Cartoon Network, that’s what!
It all kicks off with all of our exciting Friday night of action – new episodes of BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD, STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, GENERATOR REX and the new series SYM-BIONIC TITAN.
SHREK hits the tube Saturday night on FLICKS.
Then on Sunday, it’s our biggest BEN 10 stunt ever. Why?
Cartoon Network welcomes new partners for its pro-social Stop Bullying: Speak Up ( www.stopbullyingspeakup.com) multiplatform initiative, which the network has been working for the last 18-months and launched just this week in conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. New partners include Turner and Time Warner networks, their digital businesses and NCM Media Networks. Debuting this week are the initial set of public service announcements (PSAs) featuring Cartoon Network talent and running on the network and its website, as well as on Time Warner’s TNT and TBS television networks, CWTV.com ( www.cwtv.com ) and the CW social media networks, CNN.com ( www.cnn.com ), HLN.com ( www.hln.com ) and the CNN Airport Network. NCM Media Networks will deliver the anti bullying and prevention PSAs to movie theaters this month via its Lobby Entertainment Network screens at AMC, Cinemark and Regal Entertainment Group theaters nationwide. Existing partners include the Anti-Defamation League, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Project Change, and the US Dept. of Health and Human Service’s Health Resource Service Administration. To support Stop Bullying: Speak Up, CNN will air Bullying: No Escape: an Anderson Cooper 360 Special Report with People Magazine and Cartoon Network tonight at 10p.
Stan Lee, Chairman of POW! Entertainment, partners with the National Hockey League (NHL) and SLG Entertainment to form Guardian Media Entertainment (GME). The partnership will see the launch of Lee’s new tween boy targeted, multiplatform superhero franchise, The Guardian Project ( www.guardianproject30.com), which will include a team of 30 Guardian superheroes, one to represent each NHL team and featuring a superpower that corresponds with that team as well. The project will feature motion capture technology created by Vicon House of Moves (Iron Man2). One of the goals of the project is to introduce young fans to hockey. The 30 Guardians will be unveiled together in a special presentation during the 2011 NHL All-Star Game on January 30 in Raleigh, NC.
Reminder that The Hub ( www.hubworld.com ), a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, launches this Sunday, October 10, 2010 (aka 10/10/10). The programming day is broken up into five different blocks designed to cater to different demos: Hubbub preschool block 9a-1p; Kids Afternoon block 1-3p; Kids Prime block 3-6p; Kids and Family Access 6-7p; and Kids and Family Prime 7-11p. The full schedule can be found at Hubworld.com. The Hub takes over the channel space currently held by Discovery Kids, and will initially be available in 60 million US cable and satellite households.
Nick Jr. will premiere its new mixed live-action/CG animated series Dino Dan (26 episodes) with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, October 17 at 7p. Developed and produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment, the premiere will be simulcast on Nick Mobile). Following its premiere Nick Jr. will air two weeks of new episodes of Dino Dan (Monday-Thursday, October 18-21 and October 25-28 at 5p). The series stars Jason Spevack (Ramona and Beezus, Sunshine Cleaning) as 10-year-old dinosaur expected Dan Henderson, who sets off with his friends and classmates on adventures and addressing age appropriate social and science topics.
Disney Channel is set to launch the new buddy comedy Shake It Up on Sunday, November 7 at 8:30p. From producers Chris Thompson (Laverne & Shirley, Bosom Buddies) and Rob Lotterstein (The War at Home, Ellen), show revolves around best friends, Cece and Rocky, whose dreams of becoming professional dancers come true when they are cast as background dancers on the teen dance series, Shake It Up, Chicago. The series is a production of It’s A Laugh Productions. All day on November 7 the network will feature segments with the cast of the series taking viewers behind the scenes of their show. Additional promotional plans for Shake It Up include:
www.disneycannel.com ) will debut Shake It Up features on October 15, including a dance-themed game and a quiz, with new features launching each Friday until the series premieres
Cartoon Network will premiere season two of its animated series Adventure Time on Monday, October 11 at 8p. Created by Pendleton Ward, Adventure Time is produced in partnership with Frederator Studios with Fred Seibert serving as an executive producer on the series.
Discovery Education is pulling out all the interactive stops releasing an iPad-optimized version of its education platform, used by teachers in the classroom to enhance learning. The iPad app will provide access to more than 33,000 searchable documentary video assets from Discovery Education Streaming ( www.discoveryeducation.com/products/streaming ), Science ( www.discoveryeducation.com/products/science ) and Health ( www.discoveryeducation.com/products/health ) archives, delivered in the HTML 5 format, with additional images, audio clips, PDFs and articles slated to be added over the coming months. Content is presented to encourage students to browse and discover to gain deeper knowledge of subjects, with search results filtered by most popular, recently added or best match.
American Greetings Properties appoints two new agents for its Twisted Whiskers property, Bruno Productions in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg and Point of View in Israel, Gaza Strip and the West Bank for advertising, merchandising, and publishing rights. Point of View has already inked a licensee for gift items, and plans to grow quickly into apparel and bedding. Bruno Productions plans to expand the brand into a full licensing program in the Benelux region by 2011. The Twisted Whiskers Show is currently airing on Nederland 3 (Netherlands) and on Ketnet (Belgium), and on Noga (Israel). Twisted Whiskers premieres on The Hub this Sunday.
Top 10 Combined Broadcast/Basic Cable shows among Kids 2-11 for the week of 9/27-10/3/10 , 6a-6a:
Top 10 Combined Broadcast/Basic Cable shows among Kids 6-11 for the week of 9/27-10/3/10 , 6a-6a:
Top 10 Combined Broadcast/Basic Cable shows among Tweens 9-14 for the week of 9/27-10/3/10 , 6a-6a:
Top 10 Combined Broadcast/Basic Cable shows among Teens 12-17 for the week of 9/27-10/3/10 , 6a-6a:
Final K6-11 Ratings for Saturday, October 2, 2010 Broadcast Networks only (Live + SD Data):
Final K6-11 Ratings for Saturday, October 2, 2010 Cable Networks only (Live + SD Data):
Friday Fun Fact: The average American will eat 35,000 cookies during their life span. And why not?
Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia: The book “Love and the Single Horse” was penned by whom? MR. ED DICTATED THE BOOK TO WILBUR Kudos to: JB Gray-Cartoon Network/Atlanta; Richard Quan-Butler Shine Stern Partners/San Francisco;
Today’s Trivia Question: Pete the Pelican helped keep an eye over what body of water? (Email Cynthia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: Only the second four correct answers from each time zone will be mentioned; and once you’ve been mentioned in any of the Cynopsis editions, you can’t be mentioned again that calendar week.)
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