Cartoon Network will launch the fifth incarnation of its Move It Movement Tour May 23-25 at the Atlanta Jazz Festival. The annual summertime traveling event targets kids 6-14 and their parents and is presented in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. The 19-market tour will hit locales including NY, Chicago, Detroit, Miami, Denver and LA, and is co-sponsored by Cartoon’s local cable affiliates in each market. Activities include the NBA/WNBA Fit & NBA Hoop Troop, the PGA of America Driving Range, NFL Play 60 and Soccer Shootout Challenge. The tour will wind down at Legoland Florida. A national on-air spot featuring the star of Cartoon Network’s Clarence will premiere Monday, May 19, across multiple media platforms including Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CartoonNetwork.com, tour partner websites and Cartoon Network’s Facebook page.
Nashville’s 6th season will be its last. “After more than 120 episodes of unforgettable television, we believe that creatively it is time for the series to come to a triumphant close,” said Kevin Beggs, chairman of producer Lionsgate Television Group. Nashville, which moved from ABC for season 5, ranks as CMT’s highest-rated and most-watched show […]
George Clooney is headed back the small screen. The ER alum will star in and direct a 6-episode series for Paramount Television and Anonymous Content, based on the Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.
AT&T is nearing a deal to acquire a full stake Otter Media, its joint digital video venture with the Chernin Group, according to a new report from Digiday. Otter Media – whose properties include Fullscreen, Crunchyroll, Hello Sunshine, and Gunpowder & Sky – was first formed in 2014. Since its inception, it’s been a purely […]
Dana Walden, the co-chair and CEO of Fox Television Group, has joined Hulu’s board of directors. Two other Fox execs already were already serving on the board: Peter Rice, the President of 21st Century Fox, and Brian Sullivan, the President and COO of Fox Networks Group’s Digital Consumer Group. 21st Century Fox currently owns a […]
December will bring a new season of the National Lacrosse League, the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, with the league announcing the Twitter Game of the Week schedule for the second year in a row, featuring a free live broadcast of a key matchup as well as playoff and Champion’s Cup […]