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Cartoon Network Picks Up Additional Episodes of Destroy Build Destroy
Production is set to resume in October with Andrew W.K. returning as host.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Cartoon Network Picks Up Additional Episodes of Destroy Build Destroy

Explosive Original Series Hosted by Andrew WK Heats Up Viewers

Cartoon Network announced today that it has picked up additional episodes of the explosive live-action competition series Destroy Build Destroy. Slated to begin production on the new episodes in October, the new episodes will increase the action as two teams compete against one another, with the guidance and assistance of professionals, as they destroy a large structure, rebuild it into something different and then destroy it again. Host Andrew W.K. is back to moderate the mayhem, as each week new teams face new challenges to build from the debris, with strategy, wits and teamwork deciding which team's creation out-performs the other´┐Żand whose hard work goes up in smoke.

"We are eager to ramp up the competition, the builds and the destruction for the second season of Destroy, Build, Destroy," said Rob Swartz, vice president original series at Cartoon Network. "This season will be bigger and better than ever and we are lucky to have such an excellent host in Andrew WK."

Host Andrew W.K. is the ringleader of the kids and guiding force on Destroy Build Destroy. He exploded onto the music scene with the release of his 2001 album I Get Wet. Best known for his adventurous stage shows and die-hard performance attitude, Andrew W.K. has proven himself a talent and sustaining force in the music world. He has released three albums in the U.S., assisted on countless albums by other artists, authored a book, started his own record label (Skyscraper Music Maker) and opened a successful NYC music and dance venue, among other music-related achievements.

Destroy Build Destroy is Cartoon Network's #1 live-action series with kids and boys 6-11 and was created by Dan Taberski and produced by Idiot Box & Mess Media. Dan Taberski and Scott Messick are executive producers for the series.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 97 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families. Nightly from 10 p.m. to 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.

  [august 2009]  


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