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Cartoon Network celebrates 20th Anniversary in India

Cartoon NetworkCartoon Network will be observing its 20th anniversary in India through a month long celebration where the children’s entertainment channel will showcase movies, shows and contests that will enthrall fans across generations.

The Happy Birthday Cartoon Network programming line-up not only includes current favourites such as “Horrid Henry” and “Oggy and the Cockroaches”, but also reinvigorated versions of classic series like “The Flintstones”, “The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy” and “Courage the Cowardly Dog”.

Cartoon Network is giving one lucky child and his or her family a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Cartoon Network Amazone waterpark in Thailand.

The viewers are required to watch the Happy Birthday Cartoon Network block at 11 am throughout May and answer the simple questions. There will be other prizes including tablets.

Cartoon Network will be launching new content not only from its international portfolio, but also from its stable of local Indian shows such as “Roll No 21” and movies like “Mighty Raju: Superhero School”, “Sonic Boom Dhamaal Aur Dhoom”, “Sholay Adventures”.

Cartoon Network Originals’ global hit franchises “Steven Universe” and “The Amazing World of Gumball” are back with new episodes and the channel will be launching two brand new Cartoon Network Original series called “Uncle Grandpa” (in May) and “Clarence” (in June).

“Since its inception in 1995, Cartoon Network has been the leading channel in the genre thanks to the adulation and loyalty of our fans across generations. We look forward to the future with innovative and engaging content forming our cornerstone to success,” Siddharth Jain, managing director, South Asia, Turner International India Pvt. Ltd., said in a statement. (IANS)

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