or


[10/28/08 - 04:08 PM]
Cake Distribution Propels Fresh TV's "Total Drama" Franchise to New Heights with Total Drama Action Sale to Cartoon Network U.S.
TOTAL DRAMA ACTION picks up where TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND left off and takes 15 of the original contestants to a new location - a deserted film studio lot.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Cake Distribution Propels FRESH TV's "Total Drama" Franchise to New Heights with TOTAL DRAMA ACTION Sale to Cartoon Network U.S.

(London) � Cake Distribution today announced the sale of FRESH TV's TOTAL DRAMA ACTION, the spinoff to TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND (TDI), to Cartoon Network U.S. TDI has quickly established itself as a hit on Cartoon Network's Thursday night line-up and has developed a substantial following both on-air and on-line. Viewers on the program's interactive Web site have created over two million unique avatars within three months of the series premiere.

"We were very excited when Cartoon Network took the plunge in launching this mould-breaking show," said Ed Galton, managing director of Cake Distribution. "The creators and producers at FRESH TV have found such a natural continuation for the series, and we are thrilled that Cartoon Network has come on board to further build this success story with us."

TOTAL DRAMA ACTION picks up where TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND left off and takes 15 of the original contestants to a new location - a deserted film studio lot. Here our contestants will be exposed to new challenges with the chance to win an even bigger prize. New to the concept will be a number of talk-show episodes where former contestants and fans comment on the competition. TOTAL DRAMA ACTION was created by FRESH TV's Tom McGillis and Jennifer Pertsch and is commissioned by TELETOON Canada. TOTAL DRAMA ACTION is currently in production and premiers in 2009.

About FRESH TV Inc.

An award-winning family entertainment company, Fresh TV is obsessed with captivating the dynamic and elusive youth market. Powerfully connected to the interests, influences and enthusiasms of tween and teen audiences around the world, Fresh eats, sleeps and breathes to create television young people will love right now. Fresh also offers the world-class 2D and 3D production services of Elliott Animation located in Toronto. Visit www.freshtvinc.com for more information.

About Cake Distribution

Cake Distribution is a London-based boutique distributor of animation and family entertainment properties for television and beyond and handles worldwide distribution rights for SKUNK FU!, only excluding Licensing & Merchandising rights, which are being handled worldwide by Galleon Plc. The current line-up of Cake Distribution includes a.o. ELIOT KID, AESOP'S THEATER, KING ARTHUR'S DISASTERS, EDGAR & ELLEN, LOOPDIDOO, TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND, TINY PLANETS and SKUNK FU! and the Scholastic catalogue for Europe only. Cake Distribution is a Cake Entertainment company. More info: http://www.cakeentertainment.com

About Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 97 million US homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 11 p.m.-6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





  [october 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· TOTAL DRAMA (CARTOON)





[01/20/17 - 03:14 PM]
Disney Channel Debuts Season Two of "Stuck in the Middle" with a Family Movie Event "Stuck in the Waterpark - The Movie," on February 3
The telecast will be preceded by family favorites "Despicable Me" and Disney Pixar's "Monsters University."

[01/20/17 - 02:59 PM]
Amazon Original Series "Patriot" to Screen at Berlin Film Festival, Berlinale
Michael Dorman, Terry O'Quinn, Kurtwood Smith and Michael Chernus star in the drama, the full season of which rolls out on the streaming service February 24.

[01/20/17 - 12:46 PM]
"Braking" News: Premiere of "Mickey and the Roadster Racers" Takes the Checkered Flag, Fuels Disney Junior and Disney Channel to Pole Position
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/20/17 - 10:31 AM]
Ray Diaz Joins Cast of TV Land's "Lopez" as Series Regular
The series returns for its second season on Wednesday, March 29 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/20/17 - 09:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Original Sparks CBS Victory
The Eye wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/20/17 - 07:58 AM]
History Teams with Travis Fimmel for Scripted Anthology Series in Development from A+E Studios, Atlas Entertainment and Imperative Entertainment
The scripted anthology series tells the stories of Wyatt Earp and other iconic sinners and anti-heroes throughout history.

[01/20/17 - 07:33 AM]
"We Make the Terror" - Season Five of "House of Cards" to Premiere May 30
Netflix made said announcement via Twitter this morning.

[01/20/17 - 06:33 AM]
Amazon Studios Sets May 12 as Premiere Date for "I Love Dick"
The series will also be presented at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday, January 23.

[01/20/17 - 06:30 AM]
Ten-Time Grammy(R) Award Winner and Current Nominee Adele to Perform on "The 59th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Feb. 12
She will perform a song from her Grammy-nominated album, 25, marking the fourth time she takes the Grammy stage.

[01/19/17 - 02:15 PM]
History's "Six" Opens Strong with 2.6 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 18.

[01/19/17 - 01:18 PM]
Amazon Original Series "Sneaky Pete" Renewed for Season Two
The series was the second most streamed original scripted series on an opening day, behind "The Man in the High Castle."

[01/19/17 - 12:29 PM]
Catch Up with Past MVPs in "Puppy Bowl: Where Are They Now?" New Date - Friday, January 27
The one-hour special was previously slated to air tomorrow night on the cable channel.

[01/19/17 - 12:24 PM]
Roel Reine to Direct "Marvel's The Inhumans"
The series, produced in conjunction with ABC Studios and filmed entirely with IMAX digital cameras, will run worldwide exclusively in IMAX for two weeks at the beginning of September 2017.

[01/19/17 - 11:52 AM]
Food Network Orders Seconds of "Ginormous Food"
The series features comedian and food fanatic Josh Denny as he travels the country tasting the greatest and biggest dishes, while learning about the amazing stories and people behind them.

[01/19/17 - 11:46 AM]
A&E Network's Emmy-Nominated Series "Cold Case Files" Gets a Reboot Narrated by Danny Glover
The return of "Cold Case Files" will explore compelling new cases that have gone cold for years and chronicle the journeys of the detectives who reopened them.