Alex Trippas Promoted To Director Of Networks And Content Sales At Turner Australia

Alex Trippas Promoted To Director Of Networks And Content Sales At Turner Australia

Alex Trippas Promoted To Director Of Networks And Content Sales At Turner Australia

Alex Trippas Promoted To Director Of Networks And Content Sales At Turner Australia

Turner Australia has promoted Alex Trippas to Director of Networks and Content Sales in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific, she has been promoted from her previous role as Associate Director in the same department. In her new role, she will responsible for distribution of content, this includes distribution of television programming from Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, truTV, TNT and TBS and also broadcast and digital syndication in the Asia-Pacific region.

Distribution rights to popular Cartoon Network animated shows such as Adventure Time, Regular Show, Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls can be sold to third-party broadcasters and SVOD (Subscription Video On Demand) streaming services. For young adults, Turner’s Adult Swim library has hit comedies available for distribution, including Robot Chicken, Mr Pickles and the recently revived animated action show – Samurai Jack.

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Alex Trippas Upped At Turner Australia: Mandate to grow Turner’s original content syndication across linear and non-linear platforms

Turner Australia has announced the promotion of Alex Trippas as Turner’s Director of Networks & Content Sales in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific.

In her Sydney-based role, she is tasked to grow distribution with content created by Turner’s core global networks including Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, truTV, TNT and TBS.

As part of a broader, Asia-Pacific remit, Ms Trippas is also responsible for driving the syndication business across broadcast and digital platforms in the region.

Robi Stanton, General Manager of Turner in the region, said,

“Under Alex’s management, we’ve been able to secure some impressive distribution deals across both linear and non-linear platforms. With Turner ramping up its original content production, Alex will be a vital part of the global syndication team and her promotion reflects the confidence we have in her.”

Key Turner shows that feature on Turner’s syndication slate for 2017 include TNT’s upcoming edgy Shakespearean drama Will and its new series of Good Behavior starring Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery. From TBS is Search Party, a dark comedy about four self-absorbed 20-somethings. And from truTV comes I’m Sorry, a scripted comedy starring writer and stand-up comedian Andrea Savage, whose character comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations.

In the kids’ space, Cartoon Network’s strong line-up of animation include new content for: Adventure Time, Regular Show, Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls. For an older demographic, Turner’s Adult Swim portfolio boasts hit comedies: Samurai Jack, Robot Chicken and Mr Pickles.

Turner’s original content from its Japanese networks – TABI Channel and Mondo TV – is also part of the regional portfolio, including hundreds of hours of travel and men’s lifestyle series. The dramas Saimdang and Goblin represent two of the high-profile Korean shows that Turner has recently syndicated regionally.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/alex-trippas-upped-turner-australia

Cartoon Network Australia Signs Deal With Stan VOD Service

Cartoon Network Australia Signs Deal With Stan VOD Service

Cartoon Network Australia Signs Deal With Stan VOD Service

Australia’s most popular subscription VOD (Video on-demand) platform – Stan, has signed an exclusive content distribution deal with Turner Asia-Pacific to add Cartoon Network shows to its library.

As part of the deal, new episodes for some of Cartoon Network’s most popular shows will be added to Stan at the same time as their premiere.

Stan has exclusive first-time premiere rights to Regular Show season eight (aka Regular Show: In Space), the final Regular Show season will be added to the service in April. Also as part of the deal, Stan will add new seasons of Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls at the same time as their Australian television premiere.

Cartoon Network fans who are also Stan subscribers will also be able to enjoy episodes of Steven Universe, Ben 10 and We Bare Bears.

From The Official Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Stan Becomes The Streaming Home Of Cartoon Network Content In Australia: New Turner Partnership adds to Stan’s biggest first-run 2017 line-up

Stan will become the Australian streaming home for content from the popular children’s channel Cartoon Network, after entering into a groundbreaking new partnership with Turner.

Cartoon Network is the most popular kids channel in the Asia-Pacific region, and Stan subscribers will now have access to its huge range of series, with entire franchises of beloved Cartoon Network shows added to Stan’s catalogue.

The partnership between the two leading entertainment brands will also see the premiere of the eighth and final season of pop-culture hit, Regular Show, first and exclusively in Australia this April on Stan – and that’s just the beginning. New seasons of Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls will premiere at the same time as they air on Cartoon Network.

“As the leading local streaming service, Stan is the perfect partner for Cartoon Network to showcase our amazing line-up of content. From Regular Show to Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls to Steven Universe, the arrangement further expands the reach of our uniquely entertaining children’s series across Australia,” said Robi Stanton, General Manager of Turner Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Territories.”

“This is great news for Stan families,” added Nick Forward, Stan’s Chief Content Officer. “Stan is committed to delivering great value and great entertainment for Australian kids and families, so we couldn’t be more thrilled to be the Australian streaming home of Cartoon Network content. We can’t wait for our customers to be the first in Australia to see the new season of Regular Show.”

The partnership also provides Stan with the exclusive SVOD rights to other key Cartoon Network animated series including iconic titles Adventure Time, Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears and Steven Universe.

About Stan:

Stan is Australia’s leading local subscription video-on-demand provider. Stan offers unlimited access to thousands of hours of entertainment, with an outstanding lineup of exclusive premieres such as Better Call Saul, Sherlock, Girlfriend Experience, Transparent and UnREAL. New SHOWTIME series also premiere exclusively on Stan, including the second season of Billions on February 20, 2017 and David Lynch’s Twin Peaks on May 22, 2017.

Stan Originals include the AACTA Award-winning and Logie Award-nominated series No Activity and the critically acclaimed AACTA Award-winning drama series Wolf Creek. Several other local projects are currently in development.

Stan’s award-winning TV shows, classic catalogue, blockbuster movies and popular kids content can be watched in full HD on your TV or favourite device, including tablets and smartphones. Stan is a joint venture between Nine Entertainment Co. and Fairfax Media.

For more information, visit
http://www.stan.com.au

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/stan-becomes-streaming-home-cartoon-network-content-australia

Cartoon Network And Boomerang Now Available On Fetch TV In Australia

Cartoon Network And Boomerang Now Available On Fetch TV In Australia

Cartoon Network And Boomerang Now Available On Fetch TV In Australia

Australian IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) streaming service – Fetch TV has signed a distribution deal with Turner to carry Cartoon Network Australia and Boomerang Australia on the pay-TV platform. From this month, Fetch TV subscribers will get to enjoy all the animated shows Cartoon Network and Boomerang has to offer as well as the brand new series from Cartoon Network Studios – Mighty Magiswords.

Cartoon Network is the most popular kids channel in the Asia-Pacific region, popular animated original programming include Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, The Amazing World of Gumball and Adventure Time. Boomerang is known for its classic cartoons and modern remakes of Warner Bros. and Hanna-Barbera cartoons including Scooby-Doo!, Tom and Jerry and Looney Tunes among others.

From The Official Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network and Boomerang launch on Fetch TV

Iconic animated shows including Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo have found a new home in Australia, with the launch of Cartoon Network and Boomerang on Fetch TV. Turner’s two global flagship children channels will be available from January on the IPTV service.

Cartoon Network, Asia Pacific’s leading kids’ channel, is known for its unique brand of surprising humour and has been entertaining Aussie families for more than two decades. Aside from Ben, Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, Fetch TV viewers will also be amongst the first to watch the channel’s new series Mighty Magiswords.

Meanwhile, Boomerang is the place for families who want to see new episodes of iconic cartoons such as Mr Bean, Inspector Gadget and Looney Tunes. It’s the perfect place for parents to enjoy familiar, premium programming together with their little ones.

“Fetch families are going to love this news!” said Robi Stanton, General Manager of Turner Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Territories. “With Boomerang and Cartoon Network added to the line-up, subscribers now have access to the best animation from around the world. Both channels feature characters designed with one purpose in mind – to make everyone laugh.”

The announcement follows Fetch TV’s addition of Turner’s news channel, CNN International, in October last year.

Scott Lorson, CEO, Fetch TV, added:

“Fetch is thrilled to reach a partnership agreement with Turner, and with the 3 fantastic additions to our channel offering – CNN, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. We will continue to partner with world-class content channel partners like Turner to bring Fetch TV subscribers the very best in entertainment. Plenty more to come”.

Fetch TV is available via ISPs including Optus, iiNet, Dodo, Internode, and iPrimus, and via leading retailers Harvey Norman and JB-HiFi.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/cartoon-network-and-boomerang-launch-fetch-tv

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