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Cartoon Network gets animated with new series announcements

by John Scott Lewinski, posted Aug 14th 2009 12:01PM
Flapjack will return to Cartoon Network with a line-up of new and renewed cartoons.Cartoon Network picked Thursday to announce a lineup of new, green-lit shows and the return of a couple successful 2008 outings.

The two new original comedy animated series include Regular Show and the intriguingly entitled Horrorbots. The former was developed by the network's sort of "animator in training" developmental system, Cartoonstitute.

Regular Show is created by J. G. Quintel and was developed as a short for the development program. In each episode, "two bored groundskeepers, Mordecai (a six-foot-tall blue jay) and Rigby (a hyperactive raccoon) are best friends who spend their days trying to entertain themselves by any means necessary, much to the displeasure of Benson (their boss, who is a gumball machine) and to the delight of Pops (an older, lollipop-headed gentleman)."

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What's On Tonight: Big Brother, Ace of Cakes, Royal Pains

by Bob Sassone, posted Aug 6th 2009 4:02PM
  • Burn NoticeSyfy has a Warehouse 13 marathon all night.
  • At 8, CBS has a new Big Brother.
  • FOX has the two-hour season finale of So You Think You Can Dance at 8.
  • Cartoon Network has a new Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack at 8.
  • At 9, USA has the summer finale of Burn Notice, then a new Royal Pains.
  • BBC America has the season premiere of Skins at 9.
  • TLC has the series premiere of Police Women of Broward County at 9.
  • Spike has a new TNA Impact at 9.
  • At 10, Bravo has a new Real Housewives of Atlanta.
  • Food Network has a new Ace of Cakes at 10.
  • There's a new Tosh.0 on Comedy Central at 10.
  • Also at 10: Showtime has a new Penn & Teller's Bullshit.
  • At 10:30, IFC has the series premiere of Bollywood Hero.

Check your local TV listings for more.

After the jump, the late night talk shows.

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Cartoon Network adds new shows for 2007

by Adam Finley, posted Feb 15th 2007 10:02AM

marvelous misadventures of flapjackFirst of all, big props to Toon Zone for being on top of this stuff.

Cartoon Network has five new shows kicking off this year. They are:

  • Re-Animated: a new series based on the original Cartoon Network movie about a young boy who has his brain replaced with that of a famous animator and begins to see the animator's creations appear in real life.
  • Chowder: the story of an apprentice to a famous chef named Mung Dahl. Chowder wants to be a master chef, but he eats everything he sees. Chowder was created by C. H. Greenblatt, who previously worked on SpongeBob SquarePants and The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy.
  • Currently untitled Santo series: Originally developed by Cartoon Network for Mexican audiences and based on the legendary Santo the Silver Masked Man, this new series will see the famed wrestler win bouts inside the ring while fighting vampires, monsters and robots outside the ring.
  • The Secret Saturdays: Doc, Drew and Zak Saturday are scientists who work together to save the world from strange and inexplicable events. As part of a network of scientists, the trio battle the evil V.V. Argost and a mutant half-giant / half-spider.
  • The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack: Out of all these new series, this one looks the most interesting to me. Creator Thurop Van Orman's (Powerpuff Girls, Camp Lazlo) series focuses on a young sailor named Flapjack who lives inside a whale named Bubbles and listens to tales of the sea from a pirate named Captain K'nuckles. There's a great interview with Van Orman on the Frederator blog, along with some images from the upcoming series. I'm absolutely enamored by the design of this cartoon.

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