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TRANS TV LAUNCHES CARTOON NETWORK-BRANDED BLOCK

- Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls and We Bare Bears to air on free-to-air in Indonesia -

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (September 16, 2016) – Turner Asia Pacific has finalized a deal with Trans Media Corpora to air a dedicated branded block to its viewers on the leading national free-to-air television station, Trans TV.

The branded block will feature top original content from Turner’s flagship kids channel, including: Adventure Time, We Bare Bears, The Amazing World of Gumball and Ben 10. Viewers can also look forward to episodes of reimagined series, The Powerpuff Girls, which launched globally earlier this year.

Phil Nelson, Managing Director of Turner in Southeast Asia, said, “Trans TV is one of the largest free-to-air networks and is part of a leading multi-platform media group in Indonesia. We are sure that this deal will help to increase Cartoon Network’s brand resonance locally. Dubbed in local language, this block will allow us to reach new audiences and grow the popularity of our original titles.”

Atiek Nur Wahyuni, Chief Executive Officer of Trans TV, said, “Cartoon Network is the number one kids’ channel in Asia Pacific. We are pleased to deliver to the Indonesian kids and families quality programs that are proven and have been enjoyed by so many around the world.”

Trans TV is one of the leading free-to-air television station in Indonesia, currently reaching more than 200 million viewers across the country. Cartoon Network programming starts from September 17 onwards, every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm. All shows will be available dubbed in Bahasa Indonesia.

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For media enquiries, contact:

James Moore
Director of Communications, Turner Asia Pacific
+852 3128 3720 / James.Moore@turner.com 

A Hadiansyah Lubis
Marketing & Public Relations, PT Trans Media Corpora
hadiansyah@transtv.co.id
D: +62 21 79177000
M: +62 823 0823 9021

About Cartoon Network Asia Pacific
Cartoon Network, the number one kids’ channel in Asia Pacific, offers the best in original animated content including the multi-award-winning global hits Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball and Adventure Time and new comedy We Bare Bears. In 2016, the network welcomes back new series of popular franchises Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls. Cartoon Network is available in 31 countries throughout Asia Pacific and is currently seen in more than 88 million pay-TV homes. Internationally, it is seen in 192 countries and over 370 million homes, and is an industry leader with a global offering of the best in award-winning animated entertainment for kids and families, known for putting its fans at the center of everything by applying creative thinking and innovation across multiple platforms. Cartoon Network also reaches millions more through its websites, games and apps, including Cartoon Network Watch and Play and Cartoon Network Anything. Cartoon Network, sister company to Boomerang, POGO and Toonami, is a brand created and distributed by Turner, a Time Warner Company.

About Turner Asia Pacific
Turner Asia Pacific creates and distributes award-winning brands throughout the region, running 63 channels in 14 languages in 37 countries. These include CNN International, CNNj, CNN, HLN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang, POGO, Toonami, World Heritage Channel, Warner TV, Oh!K, TCM Turner Classic Movies, truTV, MondoTV, TABI Channel, and HBO and WB in South Asia. Turner manages the business of Pay- and Free-TV-channels, as well as Internet-based services, and oversees commercial partnerships with various third-party media ventures; it teams with Warner Bros. and HBO to leverage Time Warner’s global reach. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc. (“Turner Asia Pacific”) is a Time Warner company.

About Trans Media Corpora
PT Trans Media Corpora (Trans Media) is Indonesia’s leading integrated media group comprising of two nationwide FTA television stations: Trans TV and Trans 7, a trusted news TV channel: CNN Indonesia, a leading pay TV operator: TransVision, and the most visited online portal: Detik.com. Trans TV and Trans 7 are renowned for their unique and innovative programming where their primary focus is on the upper-to-middle viewers. TransVision is the second largest pay TV operator in Indonesia in terms of number of subscribers with unique offerings across DTH, cable, and IPTV platforms. Detik is the #1 online portal in Indonesia.  CNN Indonesia is a news channel created in collaboration with Turner International.