Turner, MGM to produce Pink Panther series for Cartoon Network

MUMBAI: Turner Broadcasting and MGM Worldwide Television (MGM) have announced that they are producing a new 26 episode half-hour animated series for MGM‘s popular Pink Panther franchise. This will air on Cartoon Network channels worldwide in Fall 2009.

The show is being produced jointly by MGM and Rubicon, a Jordan based animation, edutainment and multimedia company. Production of the series is currently taking place in both Los Angeles and Jordan.

Says MGM Worldwide co-president Gary Marenz, "In addition to Cartoon Network‘s interest in the series, international buyers have been especially eager for us to produce another Pink Panther series and we are happy to partner with Rubicon on meeting the worldwide demand with this new series."

Pink Panther & Pals is a 26 episode animated TV series featuring the Pink Panther as a rambunctious teenager who, along with his friends, gets into all sorts of mischievous capers and hilarious escapades.

The musical score and comedy themes will be reprised from the original Pink Panther theatrical shorts and TV series and will be familiar and recognizable to legions of Pink Panther fans the world over.

MGM plans to support the new "Pink Panther & Pals" show with a dedicated licensing and merchandising initiative targeting licensed apparel, stationery and back to school toys, publishing and interactive games. The retail launch of licensed merchandise is targeted for late 2009.

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