Tag Archives: Turner

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

Adult Swim soon available on Showmax

A new partnership between Turner and Showmax will offer an extensive catalogue of Adult Swim with weirdly wonderful, eclectic, surprising, quirky and surreal content for the first time in South Africa This features multi-award-winning animated series Samurai Jack, Robot Chicken, and Rick and Morty, along with fan favourites Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Jellies, and live [...]

Turner rolled out the Africa Creative Lab

Turner Broadcasting-owned childrens pay TV channel Cartoon Network has launched an initiative to create an animated comedy for its viewers in Africa. Turner Broadcasting continues their journey with the African animation industry with the launch of Cartoon Network’s Creative Lab initiative. The winners of Creative Lab and the continental winners of Annecy – MIFA Pitches [...]

Turner deals with Azam TV to reach the Eastern African territory with Boing

Turner is expanding its reach over the Eastern African territory with its new deal with Azam TV, the satellite platform in East Africa. Henceforth, Turners Boing Africa, a cartoon-based entertainment channel, will be brought into the continent. Little subscribers aged seven to fourteen of Azam TV will be served with Courage the Cowardly Dog, Johnny [...]

TCM to expand on DStv

After its rebranding last year, Turner, has reinforce its position as the movie channel offering on the DStv platform.  The channels male audience (an age group ranging from 25 to 45) is undergoing a boost with the offering of recent smashits and promotional blocks. Pierre Branco, VP of Southern Europe and GM of Africa for [...]

Turner introduces Boomerang original series in EMEA

Boomerangs, the American digital and satellite television channel owned by Turner, most recent original creation is on the way in the Europe, Middle East and African regions. Turner EMEA will be launching The Happos Family, a short animation series which is produced in-house. The animated series will be a non-dialog one consisting of 20 episodes [...]

Turner’s Toonami channel launched in French speaking Africa

Toonami which was launched in France last week is currently being rolled-out in French-speaking African countries. The channel is all set to be launched on the following pay-TV platforms: Maroc Telecom in Morocco, Blueline in Madagascar and on Parabole on the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius, Comores and Madagascar. It is also lined up as [...]

Turner’s Toonami set to launch in Francophone Africa

Turner Broadcasting System which has launched its kids channel Toonami in France will also be launched in French-speaking territories including Africa. The network, which already has wide distribution in Asia and is a programming block in the US, aims at kids aged 8-12 and includes programming from Turner-owned DC Comics and Hollywood studio Warner Bros. [...]

Turner et beIN Media en partenariat pour la distribution de contenu au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord

Turner, une division de Time Warner, a annoncé un partenariat stratégique avec beIN Media Group, un groupe de télévision de production, de distribution et de droits des médias. Le partenariat verra des chaînes appartenant à Turner, comme Cartoon Network, Boomerang, TCM (Turner Classic Movies), HLN (Headline News) et CNN HD, qui seront offerts sur la [...]

Turner and beIN Media seal content deal for the Middle East and North Africa Region

Turner, a division of Time Warner announced a strategic partnership with beIN Media Group, a leading TV production, distribution and media rights acquisition organization. The partnership will see a move of Turner owned channels, such as Cartoon Network, Boomerang, TCM (Turner Classic Movies), HLN (Headline News) and CNN HD, in the region towards being offered [...]