CN award honours ‘toon’ characters

MUMBAI: It was a night of entertainment, humour, excitement and celebration of cartoon legacy. It was also the night of mesmerising performances, laugh-out-loud gags and cartoon mega stars entertaining over 8,000 kids and parents. The occasion was the first edition of ‘Cartoon Network Super Toons Awards,’ held at MMRDA grounds, Mumbai on 8 December.

This first of its kind award show for cartoons, ‘Cartoon Network Super Toons’ gave children the opportunity to vote for their favourite characters, shows, gags and other iconic moments from Cartoon Network. The winners were chosen after a month long on-air, digital and on-ground (via School Contact Programmes and road shows) campaign. It was during this that the kids were asked to log onto and vote across categories.


The ‘Cartoon Network Super Toons Award’ categories underlined the traits of the toons that make them popular with the children. Therefore, categories like Badmaash Toon, Biggest Dhamaka, Bhukkad Award, Ha Ha He He Award, Dumb Dumb Award, etc. were included in the list of awards. The biggest award for the evening was ‘CN Super Toon of the Year’ and was jointly won by Ben 10 and Kris.

Turner International India senior director & network head - kids, south Asia Krishna Desai said, “At Turner, we have always pushed boundaries when it comes to innovative entertainment for kids and families. ‘Cartoon Network Super Toons’ gave children an interactive opportunity to not only vote for their favourite shows but also live the experience of Cartoon Network heritage at its biggest and best event yet.”

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