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Turner mulls Hindi feed for Toonami; plans to launch more channels in India


With Toonami’s launch, action-adventure has emerged as a key segment within the kids’ genre. Siddharth Jain feels that Disney XD and Sonic have not really addressed this segment and there is a need gap in the market. He also said that Turner has plans to add more channels in India.

Turner launches Toonami in India


Toonami will complement Turner’s existing brands Cartoon Network and Pogo. Pogo has been positioned as a GEC for kids. CN is a comedy destination for kids.

Pogo set to premiere Mighty Raju TV series on 8 Feb

Mighty Raju, a popular character from kids franchise Chhota Bheem, is all set to be spawned into a television series.

Pogo partners ‘Hawaizaada’ for special TV presentation

Pogo partners with movie ‘Hawaizaada’ to create a special TV presentation titled ‘Bheem, Kiteretsu aur Hawaizaada’ featuring actors and toons.

CN set to premiere fourth film from ‘Roll No. 21’ franchise

Cartoon Network India’s poster boy Kris from ‘Roll No. 21’ franchise is all set to begin the New Year with a brand new movie set in the great Australian outback

Pogo to air animated version of ‘Sholay’ on 26 Jan

Pogo, Graphic India and Sholay Media and Entertainment have teamed up to launch the animated reinvention of Hindi classic ‘Sholay’.

Cartoon Networks acquires global rights to new Transformers series

Cartoon Network has acquired the global rights to Hasbro Studios’ ‘Transformers: Robots in Disguise’. The agreement follows Cartoon Network’s previous US deal for the show.

ZeeQ launches storytelling event ‘The Kahaani Express’

ZeeQ has announced India’s first ever inter-school storytelling event ‘The Kahaani Express’ to provide children an opportunity to use their imagination and bring out their creativity.

Chase comedy ‘Pakdam Pakdai’ moves from Nick to fuel Sonic’s growth

‘Pakdam Pakdai’ is strategically shifting from Nick to sibling channel Sonic. The move is expected to give a leg up to Sonic as it gears up to celebrate its 3rd birthday on 20 December.

Nick to fortify base as ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’ returns

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‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’ couldn’t have returned to Nick at a better time. The channel’s viewership has grown by 21% and ad revenue by 15%, says Jaipuria. Subscription income is up 20%.