Turner Italy’s 2018 Successful Viewing Ratings Results

Turner Italy's 2018 Successful Viewing Rating Results

Turner Italy’s 2018 Successful Viewing Ratings Results

Turner Italy has ended year 2018 with successful results for its kids channels.

In the Italian market, Turner has four children’s channels, two that are free-to-air on digital terrestrial and co-owned by RTI Mediaset – Boing and Cartoonito and two are pay-TV channels fully owned by Turner and available on the Sky Italia satellite service – Cartoon Network and Boomerang.

Boing is the market leader in Italy and had a 11.6% share in the 4-14 age demographic during 2018.

In 2018, Cartoonito was first among commercial childrens’ channels that target the 4-7 year demographic with a share of over 9%.

Cartoon Network maintained its leadership status among kids pay-TV channels with a 0.90% viewing share.

In August 2018, Turner Italy launched an mobile app for Boing. The app now available to download for Android and iOS devices saw 1.7 million downloads in the first four months after launch. The Boing app features full episodes, a livestream of the Boing channel, games and other exclusive content.

https://advanced-television.com/2019/01/14/turner-italia-closes-successful-year/

Riccardo Donato Appointed As Turner UK And Northern Europe VP Of Commercial Development

Riccardo Donato Appointed As Turner UK And Northern Europe VP Of Commercial Development

Riccardo Donato Appointed As Turner UK And Northern Europe VP Of Commercial Development

Turner Northern Europe (UK and Nordics) has appointed a new Vice President of Commercial Development – Riccardo Donato. In his new role, Riccardo will identify and develop new ways for the company to generate new revenue for its existing channel and digital brands including Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Cartoonito and Toonix, as well as developing new SVOD (subscription video on-demand) and OTT (over-the-top) services. He previously worked for A+E Networks UK (better known for television channels such as History and Crime and Investigation) and has worked at BBC Worldwide before then. Riccardo will be based at Turner’s European HQ in London.

Turner Northern Europe performed well in 2018, Cartoon Network was was the top children’s pay-TV channel in the region last year and also the launch of the new subscription-based Toonix streaming service in Scandinavia in 2018 (launched as part of HBO Nordic’s streaming service in 2017).

Regarding Riccardo’s appointment, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Northern Europe, Pierre Branco made this statement:

“It is a very exciting time for Riccardo to join Turner – we experienced a record-breaking 2018 and have positioned this role to further increase our growth for 2019. His unique skills and experience will focus on expanding both our linear and non-linear platforms and make a fantastic addition to our already successful team. I look forward to continuing to watch our company reach new heights and am delighted to have Riccardo as a part of it.”

http://kidscreen.com/2019/01/14/turner-names-regional-commercial-development-vp/

https://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2019/01/14/turner-appoints-riccardo-donato/

Cartoon Network UK, Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK January 2019 Highlights

Cartoon Network UK, Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK January 2019 Highlights

Cartoon Network UK, Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK January 2019 Highlights

Cartoon Network UK January 2019 Highlights

New Episodes

We Bare Bears

New episodes of We Bare Bears airs weekdays at 4.30pm from Monday 7th January.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

New episodes of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs airs weekdays at 5.30pm from Monday 7th January.

Ben 10 Aliens Programming Stunt

Ben 10 episodes dedicated to a different alien of Ben Tennyson’s Omnitrix, airs every day at 4pm.

https://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk

Boomerang UK January 2019 Highlights

Brand New Show

Taffy

A brand new show – Taffy premieres on Boomerang UK on Monday 7th January at 4.30pm.

New Episodes

New Looney Tunes

New episodes of New Looney Tunes airs weekdays at 6.30pm from Monday 7th January.

http://www.boomerang.co.uk

Cartoonito UK January 2019 Highlights

New Episodes

Masha’s Tales

New episodes of Masha’s Tales airs daily at 6pm from Monday 7th January.

http://www.cartoonito.co.uk