Four Comic-Con 2013 Exclusives from DC Comics!

DC Collectibles - Comic-Con - SDCC Exclusives - DC Comics - HeaderDC Collectibles have released four San Diego Comic-Con exclusives. The first one is Aardman‘s Superman and is priced at $24.95 and is packaged with a “box of cookies”.

DC Collectibles - Aardman Superman with Box of Cookies - Comic-Con 2013 - SDCC Exclusives - Graphitti DesignsThe next exclusive is actually three collectibles from Cartoon Network‘s DC Nation animation block. The Super Best Friends Forever three-pack (Supergirl, Batgirl and Wonder Girl) will be $49.95 and is designed by Lauren Faust.

DC Collectibles - Super Best Friends - Supergirl Wonder Girl Batgirl - Comic-Con 2013 - SDCC Exclusives - Cartoon Network - DC NationThe Hugo Strange action figure will be also available for all the gamers out there for $29.95. The figure is based on the evil scientist from Batman: Arkham City.

DC Collectibles - Hugo Strange - Batman Arkham City - Comic-Con 2013 - SDCC ExclusivesThe fourth exclusive is the “Superheroes of Green Lantern” four-pack which will be $49.95. The figures are 3¾-inch in height and features the Black Hand, Red Lantern Dex-Starr, Sinestro Corps Arkillo and Green Lantern Sinestro.

DC Collectibles - Superheroes of Green Lantern - Arkillo - Black Hand - Dex-Starr - Sinestro - Comic-Con 2013 - SDCC Exclusives - DC Comics - Black Yellow Red Green LanternThese items will be available at Graphitti’s booth at Comic-Con (and probably DC’s online store after Comic-Con).

via DC Collectibles

Warner Bros. Television Unleashes the Heroes with Panels for ARROW, REVOLUTION & TEEN TITANS GO! at WonderCon 2013 in Anaheim!

Warner Bros. Television Group at WonderCon Anaheim 2013 - The Following - Revolution - Arrow - Teen Titans Go - Header SMPlus, On the Big Screen: Advance Screenings of Upcoming Episodes of
Hit Dramas The Following, Arrow and Revolution, Along with the
World Premiere of Teen Titans Go!

From Arrow’s Starling City to the Teen Titans’ Jump City, by way of Revolution’s darkened cities and the darker world of The Following, Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) arrives in Anaheim for another exciting weekend at WonderCon 2013, starting with exclusive screenings of some of this season’s hottest series — including The Following (Mondays 9/8c FOX) — on the big screen on Friday, March 29. Following that, fans can power up their Saturday with a special video presentation and panel session for this season’s #1 new show, Revolution (Mondays 10/9c NBC, new episodes returning March 25), followed by Warner Bros. Animation’s new super funny super hero series Teen Titans Go! (premiering Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network) on Saturday March 30. On Sunday, March 31, look for another bulls-eye with an edge-of-your seat video presentation and panel session for the hit new action-drama Arrow (Wednesdays 8/7c The CW).

Stars and producers scheduled to attend WonderCon 2013 include:

  • Arrow stars Stephen Amell, Colin Donnell, Willa Holland and Paul Blackthorne, as well as executive producers Andrew Kreisberg and Marc Guggenheim
  • Revolution stars Billy Burke, Elizabeth Mitchell, Tracy Spiridakos, Zak Orth, David Lyons, Daniella Alonso and Tim Guinee, along with co-executive producer David Rambo
  • Teen Titans Go! producers Michael Jelenic and Aaron Horvath, along with Warner Bros. Animation’s Sam Register and voice actors Greg Cipes and Khary Payton

The Studio will also present a special screening exclusively for the WonderCon audience, offering fans an advance look — on the big screen — of upcoming episodes of Warner Bros. Television’s new hit dramas Arrow, The Following and Revolution, before they air, as well as the world-premiere screening of the debut episode of Teen Titans Go!, from Warner Bros. Animation.

For continuing information about the Studio’s plans at WonderCon, please follow us on Twitter at @thewbdotcom.

Following are the WBTV panel dates for WonderCon 2013. Official panel times to be announced by WonderCon shortly.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

Exclusive Warner Bros. Television Screenings — For the fourth straight year, Warner Bros. Television kicks off WonderCon with preview screenings of fan-favorite series. For 2013, WBTV will unveil — on the big screen — the world premiere of new, previously unaired episodes of the first-year hit dramas Arrow, from executive producers Greg Berlanti (Golden Boy), Marc Guggenheim (Green Lantern) and Andrew Kreisberg (Fringe); The Following, from creator/executive producer Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries) and starring Kevin Bacon; and Revolution, from creator Eric Kripke (Supernatural) and J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions (Fringe, Lost). Additionally, fans will be able to see the series premiere episode of Warner Bros. Animation’s new Teen Titans Go!  Arena

  • Arrow - The CW - Warner Bros. - CBS - Key Art - Poster 001Arrow: The CW’s most watched series premiere since The Vampire Diaries in 2009, Arrow stars Stephen Amell as billionaire Oliver Queen, who — after being marooned for five years on a remote island — returns home with a mysterious agenda and lethal set of new skills that he uses in a war on crime. Reinventing the DC Comics character for a modern-day audience, the Arrow is not a super hero … but a hero, every bit as dangerous as the criminals he’s hunting. This hard-hitting action series also stars Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, David Ramsey and Willa Holland, with Susanna Thompson and Paul Blackthorne. Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg are executive producers of the series, based upon characters appearing in comic books and graphic novels published by DC Comics. Arrow is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television and airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on The CW. Become a fan of Arrow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CWArrow and follow the show on Twitter at @CW_Arrow.
  • The Following - Warner Bros. - FOX - PosterThe Following: Golden Globe winner and Emmy® nominee Kevin Bacon stars in this terrifying new psychological thriller from creator/executive producer Kevin Williamson (Scream) and executive producer Marcos Siega (The Vampire Diaries). In The Following, Bacon plays psychologically scarred ex-FBI agent Ryan Hardy, who’s drawn back into an ever-growing web of murder and madness masterminded by serial killer Joe Carroll (James Purefoy, Rome), who brought an end to Hardy’s career years before. In addition to Bacon and Purefoy, The Following also stars Natalie Zea, Annie Parisse, Shawn Ashmore, Valorie Curry, Adan Canto, Nico Tortorella and Kyle Catlett. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Outerbanks Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television, The Following airs Mondays at 9/8c on FOX. Become a fan of The Following on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheFollowing and follow the show on Twitter at @TheFollowingFOX
  • Revolution - Warner Bros. - NBC - PosterRevolution: In this epic adventure from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and Supernatural’s Eric Kripke, a family struggles in an American landscape where every single piece of technology — computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights — has mysteriously blacked out forever. A drama with sweeping scope and intimate focus, Revolution is a swashbuckling journey of hope and rebirth seen through the eyes of one strong-willed young woman, Charlie Matheson (Being Human’s Tracy Spiridakos), and her brother Danny (Graham Rogers). When Danny is kidnapped by militia leaders for a darker purpose, Charlie reconnects with her estranged uncle, Miles (Twilight’s Billy Burke), a former U.S. Marine living a reclusive life. Together with a rogue band of survivors, they set out to rescue Danny, overthrow the militia and ultimately re-establish the United States of America. All the while, they explore the enduring mystery of why the power failed and if — or how — it will ever return. The series also stars Giancarlo Esposito, Zak Orth, David Lyons, Daniella Alonso, JD Pardo, Tim Guinee and Elizabeth Mitchell. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Bad Robot Productions, Kripke Enterprises and Warner Bros. Television, Revolution airs Mondays at 10/9c on NBC. Become a fan of Revolution on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Revolution and follow the show on Twitter at @NBCRevolution
  • Teen Titans Go - Warner Bros. - Cartoon Network - Poster MDTeen Titans Go!: The Teen Titans are returning to Cartoon Network with all-new comedic adventures, and this time they’re giving viewers a look at what life is really like as a teen super hero… once the cape comes off. Inspired by the original Teen Titans series from Warner Bros. Animation that ran for five seasons, the character-driven comedy — based upon DC Comics characters — focuses on the funny that happens in between saving the world and living together as teenagers without adult supervision. The comedic mayhem of the animated series is punctuated by pranks and the occasional need to fight crime, but it will also deal with the everyday issues of adolescence. With epic staring contests to decide who does the laundry, a series of quests and battles to construct the perfect sandwich or fighting crime in Jump City, one thing is for sure: These Titans will always be ready for an adventure — inside the house and out. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Teen Titans Go! features the principal voice cast from the original series — Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Tara Strong, Hynden Walch and Khary Payton — with Sam Register (MAD, Teen Titans, Batman: The Brave and The Bold) serving as executive producer and Michael Jelenic (ThunderCats) and Aaron Horvath (MAD) serving as producers. Teen Titans Go! will premiere Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network, with rebroadcasts running in the DC Nation block on Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m. ET/PT, beginning April 27. Become a fan of the show on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TeenTitansonDCNation.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

  • Revolution Special Video Presentation and Q&A — Following the hit show’s eagerly anticipated spring return on March 25, this panel session featuring stars Billy Burke (Twilight films), Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost), Tracy Spiridakos (Being Human), Zak Orth (Wet Hot American Summer), David Lyons (ER), Daniella Alonso (Friday Night Lights) and Tim Guinee (Iron Man movies) as well as co-executive producer David Rambo will tackle burning questions such as Bass’s plans for the expansion of the Monroe Republic, the long-awaited Matheson family reunion and theories on what really happened to cause the blackout. Join these “revolutionaries” as they reveal exclusive information about the remaining episodes of the first season. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Bad Robot Productions, Kripke Enterprises and Warner Bros. Television, Revolution returns March 25 and airs Mondays at 10/9c on NBC. Become a fan of Revolution on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Revolution and follow the show on Twitter at @NBCRevolution  Arena
  • Teen Titans Go! Special Video Presentation and Q&A — Join producers Michael Jelenic and Aaron Horvath as well as voice actors Greg Cipes (Beast Boy) and Khary Payton (Cyborg) from the new half-hour action-comedy series for a Q&A moderated by Warner Bros. Animation’s Sam Register as well as an exclusive sneak peek of the show’s premiere episode — coming to Cartoon Network in April. Inspired by Warner Bros. Animation’s original fan-favorite series Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go! highlights the humorous side of being a burgeoning super hero. Featuring the return of Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Cyborg, this hilarious new series — based upon DC Comics characters — focuses on the funny business that happens to teenage super heroes between saving the world and doing the laundry. Teen Titans Go! will premiere Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network, with rebroadcasts running in the DC Nation block on Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m. ET/PT, beginning April 27. Become a fan of Teen Titans Go! on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TeenTitansonDCNationRoom 300AB
  • 1:30–2:15 pmTeen Titans Go! Signing: DC Entertainment Booth #801

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

  • Arrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A — Join series stars Stephen Amell (Private Practice), Colin Donnell (Pan Am), Willa Holland (The O.C.) and Paul Blackthorne (The River), along with executive producers Marc Guggenheim (Green Lantern) and Andrew Kreisberg (Fringe) of the hit DC Comics adaptation Arrow for exclusive video footage and a Q&A panel that goes beneath the hood! From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, Arrow airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on The CW. Become a fan of Arrow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CWArrow and follow the show on Twitter at @CW_ArrowArena
  • 2:15–3:00 p.m. Arrow Signing: DC Entertainment Booth #801

via Warner Bros. Press Release

DC Entertainment Reveals Their WonderCon Anaheim 2013 Exclusives!

WonderCon Anaheim 2013 is only two weeks from now and DC Entertainment has revealed their exclusives for the show. So far there are three exclusives that will be available and they are the official WonderCon Anaheim T-Shirt, Batman #17 variant cover and Justice League of America #1 variant cover.

WonderCon Anaheim 2013 - DC Entertainment - Jim Lee - Superman Unchained - Official T-Shirt - SMIf you haven’t already heard, this year, the official WonderCon Anaheim convention T-shirt features an iconic image of Superman drawn by Jim Lee, DC Entertainment Co-Publisher and artist of this summer’s new series SUPERMAN UNCHAINED written by Scott Snyder. This art is also featured on the cover of the official convention Program Book. Here’s a first look at the t-shirt!

DCE’s WonderCon Anaheim exclusive variant covers envelop two of DC Comics’ most popular series! Priced at $10 each, the BATMAN #17 and JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1 variant covers are must-have collector’s items.

WonderCon Anaheim 2013 - DC Comics - Batman 17 - Death of the Family - Greg Capullo - Scott Snyder - VariantIllustrated by fan favorite artist Greg Capullo, the WonderCon Anaheim cover for BATMAN #17, written by Scott Snyder, takes the popular die-cut covers from “Death of the Family” and brings them back one last time for the epic final issue. The cover depicts The Joker’s face folded over Bruce Wayne’s, with purple background, to create a lasting impression while representing the ground breaking crossover which featured the Clown Prince of Crime’s triumphant return to DC COMICS—THE NEW 52.

WonderCon Anaheim 2013 - DC Comics - Justice League of America - Geoff Johns - David Finch - VariantJUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1, the newly launched ongoing series written by Geoff Johns, arrives with a new variant to complete your collection of now over 52 covers for the issue. Like the other covers drawn by series artist David Finch, the WonderCon Anaheim exclusive cover shows key members of the JLA raising the U.S. flag in color, while the other members of the team stand watch in a black and white background.

The first of DC Collectibles WonderCon Anaheim exclusives features Green Lantern’s Guy Gardner and Larfleeze. The highly-articulated 3.75″ PVC figures will include character specific accessories including Glomulus.  The new two-pack will be available for $30.

WonderCon Anaheim 2013 - Exclusive - Guy Gardner - Larfleeze - Glomulus - Green Lantern - DC Collectibles - Orange Lantern LGThe other exclusive is the new Aardman two-pack featuring Classic Batman and Robin. Based on the popular shorts that air every Saturday as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network, the figures are 6.375” and 9.5” respectively and will be available for $40.

WonderCon Anaheim 2013 - Exclusive - Aardman Classic Batman and Robin - DC Collectibles - Cartoon Network - DC Nation LG2WonderCon Anaheim takes place March 29-31 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. To purchase the T-shirt, variant covers, and DC Collectibles exclusives, head on over to the DC Collectibles Boutique at the Graphitti Designs booth (#1001), where they will be available while supplies last. And visit the DC Entertainment booth (#801) to meet some of your favorite writers and artists.

via DC Entertainment Press Release

THE LOONEY TUNES SHOW Will Now Premiere on Tuesday, October 2!

The Looney Tunes Show Will Now Premiere on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 8/7c

The Looney Tunes Show is back on Tuesday nights! Tune in to Cartoon Network on Oct. 2 to catch the season premiere of the hilarious prime time animated sit-com starring Bugs, Daffy, Porky and the rest of the Looney universe! This season begins with “Bobcats on Three,” where Daffy’s fibs and Bugs’ vices cause all kinds of trouble in the neighborhood.

Daffy, AKA “Dr. Duck,” has performed nearly every occupation – at least in his head. But there’s just one missing – coach! Gossamer and his friends approach Daffy and ask that he coach their water polo team. Daffy accepts, in spite of not knowing how water polo is played or even knowing how to swim. The kids teach him a life lesson about winning and losing, and he also learns that horses don’t belong in the pool.

Meanwhile, Porky is excited to get his catering business off the ground, but his healthy fare leaves lots to be desired. At Bugs’ urging, Porky starts using his grammy’s old recipes which are full of all things delicious like butter, sugar and heavy cream. Bugs can’t get enough of the artery-clogging food and resorts to throwing neighborhood parties just so he can get another taste of Porky’s cooking. His girth reaches new and epic proportions, and it isn’t until Daffy needs his help at the final water polo match that Bugs realizes just how large he’s become.

A new Merrie Melody, “Laser Beam,” joins this episode. Marvin the Martian sings a 1980’s-style power ballad lamenting his dear laser beam’s sudden demise. It’s a heartfelt number that proves even Martians who want to destroy the world have feelings.

via Cartoon Network Press Release

DreamWorks DRAGONS: RIDERS OF BERK Brings High-Flying, Fire-Breathing Fun to Cartoon Network Tuesday, Sept. 4

Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and T.J. Miller all reprise their roles from the feature film, How To Train Your Dragon

DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk premieres Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. The Academy Award(R)-nominated film, How To Train Your Dragon, which grossed approximately $500 million at the worldwide box office and opened as the #1 film in over 30 countries, serves as the launching pad for the third episodic television series from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) and its first-ever on Cartoon Network.

This weekly animated series follows the continuing adventures of Hiccup and his dragon Toothless on the Viking island of Berk, along with the band of dragon trainers, all of whom now have dragons of their own! Through their training, the kids develop special bonds with their dragons by learning about each dragon’s unique powers, discovering entirely new species and battling against new villains as they explore whole new worlds they never dreamed existed.

DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk features an all-star line-up of voice talent, including Jay Baruchel (Hiccup), America Ferrera (Astrid), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Fishlegs) and T.J. Miller (Tuffnut), all of whom are original cast members from the feature film, which was among the top ten movies at the global box office in 2010. In addition, Tim Conway (Mulch), Chris Edgerly (Gobber), Mark Hamill (Alvin the Treacherous), Julie Marcus (Ruffnut), Nolan North (Stoick), Zach Pearlman (Snotlout), Stephen Root (Mildew) and Tom Wilson (Bucket) voice main characters throughout the series.

DreamWorks Animation’s much-anticipated sequel to How To Train Your Dragon is scheduled to be released in theaters on June 20, 2014.

DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk is produced by DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. Art Brown and Douglas Sloan are show runners. The series is co-executive produced by Sandra Rabins. Anthony Bell serves as supervising director.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is the #1 U.S. television network among boys 6-11. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 178 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series, live entertainment properties and online virtual worlds, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE(R) Magazine for four consecutive years. In 2012, DreamWorks Animation ranks #14 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films are now being produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 24 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon. The Company’s theatrical releases for the current year are Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted on June 8, 2012 and Rise of the Guardians on November 21, 2012.

via Cartoon Network Press Release

Take an Afternoon Scooby Snack Break with New Episodes of SCOOBY-DOO! MYSTERY INCORPORATED

Viewers can catch three full weeks of new episodes with Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, Velma and the loveable Scooby Monday through Friday starting on July 30 at 2 p.m. (ET/PT).

Scooby-Doo, the world’s favorite cowardly Great Dane returns with his four mystery-solving friends – Fred, Daphne, Velma & Shaggy – for further spooky adventures in the second season of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated from Warner Bros. Animation. Having gone their separate ways at the end of Season One, the Mystery Inc. gang will reunite once more to face their fears, unmask the bad guys, and get to the bottom of the secret curse and treasure of Crystal Cove. Along the way, they’ll face new mysteries and villains – like Hebediah Grimm, the Scarebear and a herd of mutated skull cattle – as well as its old foes: Professor Pericles the calculating parrot mascot and the previous generation’s corrupt Mystery Incorporated, as they all scramble to find the final missing pieces of the Planispheric Disc. But once the disc is completed, will it unleash an even greater mystery? One that could destroy Crystal Cove and everyone in it?

Viewers can catch three full weeks of new episodes with Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, Velma and the loveable Scooby Monday through Friday at 2 p.m. (ET/ PT) starting on July 30. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated is executive produced by Sam Register (Teen Titans, Ben 10) and features the voices of Frank Welker (Futurama), Mindy Cohn (The Facts of Life), Grey DeLisle (Batman: The Brave and the Bold) and Matthew Lillard (The Descendents). Spike Brandt & Tony Cervone (The Looney Tunes Show) serve as supervising producers.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is the #1 U.S. television network among boys 6-11. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 168 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy(R)-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, with an innovative and talent-rich roster boasting some of the most accomplished writers, producers and artists working today. The studio is on the cutting edge of animation technology and has both CG and traditionally animated projects in current production and development. For TV, WBA produces series such as Green Lantern: The Animated Series, The Looney Tunes Show, MAD, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated and Young Justice: Invasion, as well as the forthcoming Beware The Batman and Teen Titans Go! for Cartoon Network. WBA also produces series and additional original content – including animated shorts – for Cartoon Network’s multiplatform branded DC Nation programming block. In addition to TV programming, WBA produces theatrically released CG cartoon shorts featuring iconic Looney Tunes characters, rendered in stereoscopic 3D. WBA also creates the highly successful series of DC Universe Original Animated Movies for DVD. Producing for multiple platforms including TV, digital and home entertainment both domestically and internationally, WBA is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as for maintaining the Studio’s rich cartoon heritage. It is also the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has been honored with six Academy Awards(R), 35 Emmy(R) Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

via Cartoon Network Press Release

Ben 10: Omniverse Fan Q&A

Executive producer Matt Youngberg and art director Derrick Wyatt were joined by voice actors Yuri Lowenthal (Ben), Tara Strong (Young Ben), David Kaye (Khyber), Paul Eiding (Grandpa Max) to answer fan questions after the Ben 10: Omniverse panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2012.

Will there be any returning villains?
Youngberg: Definitely! You’ll see more than you even expected.

Who are you favorite aliens?
Lowenthal: Rath has always been my favorite.
Youngberg: I have a hard time picking just one. I fall in love with so many of them.
Wyatt: Argit
Kaye: Shocksquatch. I have an uncle that looks just like him.
Strong: Stinkfly always made me laugh. I have a new favorite now, but I’m not going to tell you.
Eiding: I like the chicken because I got to do his voice. My favorite alien of Ben’s is Rath. He rocks.

Can Ben still go ultimate?
Youngberg: We don’t have Ben transforming in this version, but it’s not the last you’ll see of the ultimate aliens.

Will we see Julie in the new series?
Yes! It’s going to be a fun couple of episodes.

Who is the best bad guy?
Youngberg: Vilgax is a classic, but we’re also introducing a lot of new villains that I think you’ll really love.
Eiding: Khyber’s pretty bad. You’ll see that.

Will Vilgax come back?
I will just do this [nodding].

So there you have it. All your burning questions about Omniverse answered by the show team. Watch Ben 10: Omniverse on Cartoon Network!

via Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network Partners with The New Children’s Museum for First Ever San Diego Comic Con Take-Over!

The “Adventure Time: Keyper Seeker” experience will welcome guests into this lush re-creation of the Land of Ooo!

Showcasing and Celebrating the Fandom of Hit Series Adventure Time

It’s a Finn and Jake take over, Comic-Con style! For the first time ever, The New Children’s Museum, located in Downtown San Diego, will be re-conceptualized to feature an exclusive, fully immersive Adventure Time experience. Inspired by two fan-favorite episodes, the Adventure Time: Keyper Seeker experience will welcome guests into this lush re-creation of the Land of Ooo! The Keyper, a beloved Adventure Time character who just happens to wear a key shaped hat, will present guests with a special key that opens one of the many doors within the secret lair of the Door Lords. Before a door will open, each guest must decipher a riddle that if successful will grant access to an extra-special prize locked inside!

The New Children’s Museum of San Diego and Cartoon Network will also be partnering to host an Adventure Time exhibition featuring fan-generated artwork! Cartoon Network has assembled a diverse array of Adventure Time themed artwork which will be displayed for the duration of this year’s Con.

Celebrating the amazing fandom of this hit series, the Adventure Time: Keyper Seeker experience and the Adventure Time Fan Art Exhibit will be open to the public and Comic-Con attendees at the New Children’s Museum of San Diego Wednesday, July 11 – Sunday, July 15, 2012. The New Children’s Museum is located at 200 West Island Avenue, San Diego, California 92101, conveniently located directly across from the Convention Center.

The New Children’s Museum is a dynamic new model of a museum that provides inventive and engaging art experiences that are meaningful to children and families. NCM brings families together in a rich educational environment that fosters creativity – blending elements of art museum, children’s museum, and community center.

A non-profit institution funded by admissions, memberships, and community support, the Museum stimulates imagination, inquisitiveness and innovative thinking by exhibiting participatory works of art by contemporary artists and providing a venue for art making and play. Serving all ages, from toddler to teen, NCM inspires new ways to see the world through the language of art.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is the #1 U.S. television network among boys 6-11. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 168 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

via Cartoon Network Press Release

Cartoon Network Panels and Events at Comic-Con 2012!

At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Cartoon Network’s amplified Convention Center presence will include a fan-centric booth, buzzing with activity showcasing a life-sized, interactive re-creation of the living room from their hit series Regular Show, where lead characters Mordecai and Rigby spend a majority of their time. As the network prepares for its 20th Birthday celebration later this year, fans will have an opportunity to be filmed by Cartoon Network cameras in the Regular Show living room or in the Network’s 20th Birthday “confessional room” sharing some of their favorite Cartoon Network memories. Some lucky fans may even be featured on the Network during three upcoming marathon weekends!  For fans and collectors alike, this year’s Comic-Con exclusive giveaways will include five different Regular Show buttons and a sure-to-please Cartoon Network 20th Birthday mini-poster.

With hit animated comedy series Regular Show and Adventure Time taking center stage at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, events will include star-studded panels and signings along with other featured Cartoon Network series Ben 10: Omniverse, Annoying Orange, Dreamworks Dragons: Riders of Berk, Level Up,Star Wars: The Clone Wars, MAD and many more!

Can’t make it the Con? No problem! “Cartoon Network’s Big Fan Weekend” will invite viewers from across the country to tune-in Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 for a first look at new series, sneak peeks of returning series and on-the-scene Comic-Con exclusives.

Below is a schedule of Cartoon Network series panels, fan events and signings at 2012 Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, July 12 – Sunday, July 15, 2012.  All times, dates and locations subject to change.

Thursday, July 12

CARTOON NETWORK: Dreamworks Dragons: Riders of Berk
Picking up where the critically-acclaimed feature film, How to Train Your Dragon, left off, this weekly animated series follows the continuing adventures of master dragon trainer Hiccup, his faithful dragon Toothless and his friends on the island of Berk. Dragon training reaches new heights as our heroes unlock secrets about their dragons, explore wild frontiers and discover new dragon species, all while battling against fierce enemies they never dreamed existed. Come get a first look at the series, which premieres this fall on Cartoon Network, and hear from some of the talented dragon trainers who helped bring it to life. Room 6A

WB: MAD Screening and Q&A
It’s a MAD world, we just laugh in it. The magazine you tried to hide from your parents is now an animated series on Cartoon Network! Currently in its third season, this Warner Bros. Animation series is inspired by the country’s best-selling humor magazine, MAD, and features animated parodies, crazy commercials, pretend promos and classic gags. Take a peek behind the MAD curtain and learn what goes in to bringing the funny to your television every week. Back to bring more laughs this year will be series producers Kevin Shinick (Crank Yankers) and Mark Marek (Robot Chicken) along with Peter Girardi, Senior Vice President of Series and Alternative Animation at Warner Bros. Animation. Room 6DE

Friday, July 13

CARTOON NETWORK: Annoying Orange
Boasting more than 1 billion YouTube views to date, Annoying Orange is the Web sensation transformed into a new Cartoon Network television series that follows Orange and his buddies as they go on a wide range of adventures taking them from the fruit stand to parts unknown and everything in between. Join series creator Dane Boedigheimer (Orange), Toby Turner (Nerville) and others for a delightfully annoying time. Room 6A

CARTOON NETWORK: Regular Show
Yeaaauuhhh! It’s Regular Show at Comic-Con 2012! Join series creator JG Quintel (Mordecai, High Five Ghost), Bill Salyers (Rigby), Sam Marin (Benson, Pops, Muscle Man) and others for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the comedy, drama and tomfoolery that make this Regular Show so jolly good. Come for the merrymaking, stay for songs, sneaks and surprises! Room 6A

Saturday, July 14

CARTOON NETWORK: Adventure Time
Not just any ol’ panel, this is Adventure Time! Join series creator Pendleton Ward (Lumpy Space Princess), Jeremy Shada (Finn), Tom Kenny (Ice King) and others as you experience the all out good time that is Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time! There will be singing, live readings, lots of exclusive clips and other mathematical surprises! Room 6A

LUCAS PANEL:Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Onto Season Five
The aftermath of Season Four has left the Star Wars galaxy a very dangerous place: Darth Maul is alive, Asajj Ventress is a bounty hunter, and the Mandalorian Death Watch is deadlier than ever. How will these threads continue in Season Five of Star Wars: The Clone Wars? Find out in this behind-the-scenes panel, which will feature new clips, new insights and more. Join the discussion with Supervising Director Dave Filoni and head writer Matt Michnovetz (who wrote Season Four’s powerful Umbara arc). Moderated by Star Wars author Pablo Hidalgo. Room 6DE

Sunday, July 15

CARTOON NETWORK: Level Up
Huzzah! The Level Up gang is leaving Daventry Hills and heading to San Diego! Fans of Cartoon Network’s hit series about high school friends who battle their online foes IRL won’t want to miss this action packed panel! Peter Murrieta (executive producer) leads the stars of Level Up, Gaelan Connell (Wyatt), Connor del Rio (Dante), Jessie T. Usher (Lyle), Aimee Carrero (Angie) and Lonny Ross (Max Ross) along with executive producers David Schneiderman and Derek Guiley in a lively discussion on the upcoming adventures awaiting the Neverfail clan. The panel will answer fan questions and offer a sneak peak from a never-before-seen episode of Level Up! Room 6A

WB PANEL: DC Nation Screening and Q&A
The Nation is coming to San Diego! DC Nation — Cartoon Network’s one-hour action and comedy programming block starring some of the most beloved and legendary heroes of the DC Universe — will make its first-ever Comic-Con appearance. In addition to exclusive video content for fan-favorite series Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice, the panel will also present sneak peeks at two highly anticipated upcoming DC Nation series: Beware The Batman and Teen Titans Go! The panel of super hero goodness will feature top animation producers Glen Murakami (Teen Titans), Mitch Watson (Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated), Michael Jelenic (ThunderCats), Aaron Horvath (MAD) and Jeff Prezenkowski, director of series and shorts at Warner Bros. Animation. Room 6BCF

CARTOON NETWORK: Ben 10: Omniverse
It’s hero time in San Diego! You don’t want to miss this chance to see the world premiere exclusive sneak peek of Ben 10: Omniverse.  In the brand-new animated series premiering this fall, Ben has a new look, new aliens, a new sidekick and, of course, new bad guys to battle. Yuri Lowenthal (Ben) hosts a panel featuring stars and producers who will give an inside-look at the creation and direction of Ben 10: Omniverse, and you’ll be the first to see animation from this exciting new series! Room 6DE

CARTOON NETWORK BIRTHDAY BOOTH

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15 at 2 p.m.

If you are a big fan, Cartoon Network wants to meet you. Come tell us all those Cartoon Network memories in our 20th Birthday Booth (#3735). You may even be featured on TV during our BIG FAN WEEKEND. All ages welcome.

REGULAR SHOW EXPERIENCE

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15 at 4 p.m.

Do you look like a Racoon? A Blue Jay? No? Come to Cartoon Network’s Regular Show experience anyway, located at the Cartoon Network Booth (#3735) dressed as your favorite Regular Show character. Or just bring your Muscle Man Physique. Either way, we’ll possibly put you on TV. All ages welcome.

Cartoon Network, currently seen in more than 99 million U.S. homes and 168 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families.  Nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

Alternates, Inmates and Animation Infiltrate Anaheim as Warner Bros. Wows WonderCon with ALCATRAZ, FRINGE, THE SECRET CIRCLE, PERSON OF INTEREST and DC Nation!

Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) breaks free and travels to the other side – aka the O.C. – for another exciting weekend at WonderCon 2012, starting with an exclusive advance screening of a never-before-seen episode of The Secret Circle (Thursdays 9/8c The CW) and an explosive episode of Person of Interest (Thursdays 9/8c CBS) on the big screen on Friday, March 16. Then fans can supercharge their Saturday with a special video presentation and panel session for DC Nation – the new one-hour programming block from Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment – on March 17. And on Sunday, March 18, sample the best of Bad Robot Productions with mind-bending panel sessions for Alcatraz (Mondays 9/8c FOX, moving to 8/7c on March 5) and Fringe (Fridays 9/8c FOX).

Stars and producers scheduled to attend WonderCon 2012 include:

  • Alcatraz stars Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Jonny Coyne and Parminder Nagra, along with executive producers Jennifer Johnson, Daniel Pyne, Jack Bender and co-creators/co-executive producers Bryan Wynbrandt and Steven Lilien
  • Fringe stars John Noble, Seth Gabel and executive producers J.H. Wyman and Jeff Pinkner. Additional cast members to be announced.
  • DC Nation: Young Justice producers Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman; Green Lantern: The Animated Series producers Jim Krieg and Giancarlo Volpe; and DC animated shorts producers Lauren Faust and Ben Jones
  • Alcatraz, Fringe and DC Nation casts and producers will all be signing at the DC Entertainment booth, #501

In addition, WBTV will present not one, but two special screenings exclusively for WonderCon audiences, offering fans a sneak peak – on the big screen – of The Secret Circle‘s “Curse” episode six days before its broadcast on Thursday, March 22 (9/8c on The CW), as well as an episode of the hit action-drama Person of Interest.

For continuing information about the Studio’s plans at WonderCon, please follow us on Twitter at @thewbdotcom.

Following are the WBTV and DC Nation panel dates, as well as signing dates and times for WonderCon 2012. Official panel times to be announced by WonderCon.

FRIDAY, MARCH 16

Exclusive Warner Bros. Television Screenings – For the third straight year, Warner Bros. Television kicks off WonderCon with special screenings of fan-favorite series. For 2012, WBTV will present on the big screen episodes of the first-year hit dramas The Secret Circle, from executive producer Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries), and Person of Interest, from creator Jonathan Nolan (The Dark Knight) and J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions (Fringe, Lost). Ballroom

  • The Secret Circle: The ordinary becomes the extraordinary in The Secret Circle, a drama full of mystery, intrigue and danger from executive producer Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries) and based upon the book series by L.J. Smith (The Vampire Diaries). The series chronicles the story of a young girl who discovers not only that she is a witch and part of a secret coven, but that she is the key which will unlock a centuries-old battle of good versus evil. WBTV has conjured up a WonderCon exclusive premiere screening of the “Curse” episode, a full six days in advance of its on-air debut Thursday, March 22, at 9/8c on The CW. Britt Robertson (Scream 4), Thomas Dekker (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Gale Harold (Queer as Folk), Phoebe Tonkin (H20: Just Add Water), Shelley Hennig (Days of our Lives), Jessica Parker Kennedy (50/50), Chris Zylka (upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man) and Natasha Henstridge (Species) star in the series, which is executive produced by Williamson, Andrew Miller (Nothing), Andrea Newman (Human Target), Leslie Morgenstein (The Vampire Diaries) and Gina Girolamo (The Lying Game). From Bonanza Productions Inc., Outerbanks Entertainment and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, The Secret Circle airs Thursdays at 9/8c on The CW. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesecretcircle and follow The CW on Twitter @CW_network.
  • Person of Interest: Jim Caviezel (The Thin Red Line), Comic-Con favorite Michael Emerson (Lost) and Taraji P. Henson (Hustle & Flow) team up in this thought-provoking crime action-drama from The Dark Knight’s Jonathan Nolan and J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions (Fringe, Lost, Alias). Set in New York City, with all of its multifaceted elements of justice (cops, criminals, corruption), Person of Interest centers on an ex-CIA agent, presumed dead, who partners with a mysterious billionaire to prevent violent crimes, and the detectives tracking them. Person of Interest makes its WonderCon debut with a screening of a complete episode on the big screen. In addition to Caviezel, Emerson and Henson, Kevin Chapman (Rescue Me) also stars in Person of Interest, which airs Thursdays at 9/8c on CBS. Jonathan Nolan, J.J. Abrams (Star Trek), Greg Plageman (Cold Case) and Bryan Burk (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol) are the executive producers of the series, from Bonanza Productions in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television. Become a fan of the show on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PersonOfInterestCBS and follow the show on Twitter @PersonInterest.

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

  • 4:00 p.m. · DC Nation Signing: DC Entertainment Booth #501
  • DC Nation Special Video Presentation and Q&A – From the pages of DC Comics to the television screens of fans across the country comes DC Nation, a new one-hour exclusive kids programming block from Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment. DC Nation stars some of the most beloved and legendary heroes of the DC Universe, brought to life by some of the most talented directors, writers and producers working in animation today. Anchored by Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice, DC Nation airs Saturdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network. Fans attending the WonderCon 2012 DC Nation panel will be treated to exclusive video content filled with plenty of sneak peeks from the DC Nation block. In addition, an all-star panel featuring Young Justice producers Brandon Vietti (Batman Under the Red Hood) and Greg Weisman (Gargoyles), Green Lantern: The Animated Series producers Jim Krieg (Ben 10: Alien Swarm) and Giancarlo Volpe (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), and DC animated shorts producers Lauren Faust (The Powerpuff Girls, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic) and Ben Jones (Batman: The Brave and The Bold) will take the stage for a moderated Q&A. Learn more about DC Nation at www.dcnation.com and follow the show on Twitter @DC_Nation. Room 204ABC

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

  • 12:00 Noon · Fringe Signing: DC Entertainment Booth #501
  • 1:30 p.m. · Alcatraz Signing: DC Entertainment Booth #501
  • Alcatraz Special Video Presentation and Q&A – Don’t miss this classified session with stars Sarah Jones (Sons of Anarchy), Jorge Garcia (Lost), Jonny Coyne (Lara Craft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life) and Parminder Nagra (ER); executive producers Jennifer Johnson (Lost), Daniel Pyne (Lost) and Jack Bender (Lost); and co-creators/co-executive producers Bryan Wynbrandt and Steven Lilien (both Kyle XY) dishing the ultimate insider information about the mysterious 1963 disappearance of the Alcatraz inmates, guards and staff. Fans will learn about where they’ve been and why they are returning, and the creative team will reveal exclusive information about the remaining episodes of the first season. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television, Alcatraz currently airs Mondays at 9/8c on FOX, and moves to 8/7c on March 5. Become a fan of Alcatraz on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AlcatrazonFOX and follow the show on Twitter @AlcatrazonFOX.
  • Fringe Special Video Presentation and Q&A – Join series stars John Noble (The Lord of the Rings), Seth Gabel (The Da Vinci Code) and executive producers Jeff Pinkner (Lost) and J.H. Wyman (The Mexican) of the mind-bending, universe-crossing series Fringe for a Q & A session and get a sneak peek of what is to come, as the fates of all your favorite characters hang in the balance between two universes, two timelines and too many creepy bad guys to go around. Talk doppelgangers, shapeshifters, Observers and whatever Walter is cooking up! Now in its fourth season, Fringe continues to explore new cases with endless impossibilities. From Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, Fringe airs Fridays at 9/8c on FOX. Become a fan of Fringe on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Fringe and follow the show on Twitter @FRINGEonFOX. Ballroom