WarnerMedia Revives Hanna-Barbera Brand For Television Animation

By Phil Hall9 days ago

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WarnerMedia, a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), is bringing back one of the most iconic brands in animation by renaming its’ European television animation studio after Hanna-Barbera.

What Happened: The Cartoon Network Studios Europe is now the Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe. Sam Register, president of Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, and Vanessa Brookman, head of Kids EMEA, will serve as co-leaders of the London-based studio. It is currently working on the series “Elliott From Earth” and “The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe” and on a feature-length television film “The Amazing World of Gumball Movie.”

“There are few names in the animation industry that elicit such reverence and joy as Hanna-Barbera,” said Register. “Saturday mornings and series animation would not be the ...

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