COOKIE JAR ENTERTAINMENT SERVES UP MORE JOHNNY TEST FOR CARTOON NETWORK CHANNELS AROUND THE WORLD 26 all-new hilarious episodes begin to roll-out in 2011
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Toronto, Canada (September 27, 2010) - Cookie Jar Entertainment has just concluded a multi-territory deal to bring 26 more half-hour episodes of hit comedy series Johnny Test to Cartoon Network channels around the world.
"Johnny Test is a top performer wherever it airs and we are delighted that Turner Broadcasting is supporting this brand globally by picking up another season. This is an award winning show with A-list talent, and Cartoon Network is the perfect broadcast home for Johnny," says Toper Taylor, President/COO, Cookie Jar Entertainment.
Turner Broadcasting has picked up the new season of Johnny Test for Cartoon Network in markets including the US, UK, France, Latin America, Asia and Australia. Created and executive produced by Scott Fellows (Big Time Rush), Johnny Test follows the zany adventures of an 11-year old boy who serves as the ultimate guinea pig for his two scientist sisters. The new season will bring the series total to 91 half-hour episodes.
"We're thrilled to have acquired this latest season of Johnny Test for Cartoon Network, as the show is very popular on our networks. It's a wonderful comedy, with a great premise, which appeals to boys and girls alike," says Cecilia Persson, VP, Programming Acquisitions, Turner Broadcasting, EMEA.
The new episodes of Johnny Test will begin delivering in 2011.
About Cookie Jar Entertainment
The Cookie Jar Group of Companies is one of the world's leading independent entertainment and consumer products companies with offices around the globe. Cookie Jar Entertainment is a leader in the creation, production and marketing of animated and live-action programming. Its library of nearly 6,000 half-hour episodes of television features some of the world's most recognizable series including Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Arthur, The Doodlebops and Johnny Test. The company controls Cookie Jar TV, the weekend morning block on CBS, and has a one-third interest in international children's television channel KidsCo. Cookie Jar Entertainment's Jaroo.com is the premiere web video destination for kids with the largest independent selection of full-length children's TV series and movies online. Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, (CPLG) Cookie Jar's full-service international licensing agency, represents numerous entertainment, sport and design brands such as Strawberry Shortcake, Richard Scarry, St. Andrews Links, Lucha Libre AAA and Skelanimals. For more information, please visit www.cjar.com.
About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network is a leading commercial kids' TV network in the UK, which broadcasts a range of popular comedy and action-adventure animation. Hit shows include Ben 10: Alien Force, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Johnny Test, Batman: the Brave and the Bold, Chowder and Ed, Edd and Eddy. Cartoon Network can also be experienced through its award-winning website www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk, via games, VOD, mobiles and through an array of licensing and merchandising. Since launching as a pan-European channel in 1993, Cartoon Network now has localised services throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa where it is available in 14 languages and in over 61 million homes. Cartoon Network is operated by Turner Broadcasting System Europe, a Time Warner Company.
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