Friday, January 11, 2013

At Cartoon Network

The old first floor interior -- now history.

Cartoon Network's Burbank Studio has a whole new interior. Every floor has been redecorated, and lots of the floor space owns new configurations.

The first floor now resembles a large, classy living room, with a billiard table, new couches and lots of glass and stone. (I should have taken a picture of it ... oh well. At least there's the older version, seen above.)

Upstairs, there are new stairways, new floor coverings, and lots of new paint. But why the hell not? The CN has been on a roll ...

hAcross the first week of January 2013, Cartoon Network ranked as television’s #1 network for Total Day delivery of boys 6-11, & 9-14, and #1 in Early Prime (7-9 p.m.) delivery of boys 9-14. Scoring double-digit delivery gains compared the same week in 2012, Total Day delivery of kids 2-11 grew by 20%, kids 6-11 by 33% and kids 9-14 by 33%.

Ranking #1 for boys 6-11 & 9-14 vs. all other networks on Monday, Thursday and Friday Night (7-9 p.m.), Cartoon Network’s Friday night programming line-up grew target kids/boys demos by double digits across the board, ranging between 19% and 96% vs. the same week last year.

Saturday Morning (7-11 a.m.) animated action-adventure programming was up double digits across all key kids and boys vs. last year, ranging between 12% and 36%. Premiere episodes of original series Ben 10: Omniverse (9 a.m.), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (9:30 a.m.), Green Lantern (10 a.m.) and Young Justice: Invasion (10:30 a.m.) grew by double and triple digits across kids/boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14, ranging between 33% and 119%. ...

The net has a bunch of new shows coming into the rotation. Talking to staffers, they include the following:

Uncle Grandpa
Steven's Universe

With several new pilots also in development. (If I've missed something, somebody can chime in below.) Shows with orders for new episodes include Ben 10, Regular Show and Adventure Time.

The place is cooking.


Unknown said...

What happened to "I Heart Tuesdays?"

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