[09/19/12 - 08:31 AM]
"The Looney Tunes Show" Returns for a Hilarious Second Season - Premieres Wednesday, October 3, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network
Plus: CartoonNetwork.com will host a game based on one of last season's favorite Merrie Melodies.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]


"The Looney Tunes Show" Returns for a Hilarious Second Season

Season Two Premieres Wednesday, October 3, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network

The fun continues in season two of The Looney Tunes Show, a modern, animated half-hour comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation. Screen icons Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are still living together on a suburban cul-de-sac and our favorite mismatched roommates hit the ground laughing, along with beloved Looney Tunes characters from the first season, including Porky, Lola, Speedy, Tina and many more.

Bugs is as brazen, sarcastic and ahead-of-the-game as ever and Daffy, despite his narcissistic, sociopathic and paranoid tendencies, is still Bugs' best friend and permanent houseguest. With their larger-than-life personalities (and egos), this suburban-dwelling duo offers an irreverent and comical take on our modern world, introducing a whole new realm of possibilities for humor and fun. This season, find out what happens when Bugs becomes addicted to Porky's buttery catering, or when Gossamer turns into a frog after Lola mistakes the Witch's spell book for a bedtime story. And can Daffy, Lola and Foghorn Leghorn help the town find their holiday spirit during a Christmas heat wave? Special guest stars lending their voices this season include Wendi McLendon-Covey (Bridesmaids), Annie Mumolo (Bridesmaids) and Jim Rash (Community). The laughs continue in the looniest neighborhood on television, along with all-new Merrie Melodies, original songs and music videos featuring your favorite Looney Tunes characters.

CartoonNetwork.com will host a game based on one of last season's favorite Merrie Melodies. In Daffy Duck's Behold the Wizard!, help Daffy reach Celestia, the guardian of infinite power. Along the way, he'll have to use his wizardly abilities to collect magical items and defeat monstrous creatures while navigating an ever-shifting environment of rising and sinking platforms. Behold the Wizard! launches on October 1.

Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, with an innovative and talent-rich roster boasting some of the most accomplished writers, producers and artists working today. The studio is on the cutting edge of animation technology and has both CG and traditionally animated projects in current production and development. For TV, WBA produces series such as Green Lantern: The Animated Series, The Looney Tunes Show, MAD, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated and Young Justice: Invasion, as well as the forthcoming Beware the Batman and Teen Titans Go! for Cartoon Network. WBA also produces series and additional original content - including animated shorts - for Cartoon Network's multiplatform branded DC Nation programming block. In addition to TV programming, WBA produces theatrically released CG cartoon shorts featuring iconic Looney Tunes characters, rendered in stereoscopic 3D. WBA also creates the highly successful series of DC Universe Original Animated Movies for DVD. Producing for multiple platforms including TV, digital and home entertainment both domestically and internationally, WBA is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as for maintaining the Studio's rich cartoon heritage. It is also the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has been honored with six Academy Awards(R), 35 Emmy(R) Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents' Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is the #1 U.S. television network among boys 6-11. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 178 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.

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.

  [september 2012]  


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