MTV’s brand-new Cartoon Network cartoon series, Cell Phone Station, will feature a mobile phone station and a cell phone simulator, according to a press release from the channel.
The series will debut on April 8 and run for two weeks.
The new Cartoon Network show is part of the channel’s push into digital content and will feature original series, documentaries, comedy, music videos, short films, and feature-length video content.
The Cartoon Network team behind Cell Phone station includes cartoonist and executive producer Mikey Salinas and series director and supervising producer Kevin J. Nelson.
The show, created by Salinas, will be produced by Cartoon Network’s team and directed by Nelson, who has previously worked on such series as Cartoon Network TV’s The Powerpuff Girls, Disney XD’s The Stunt Team, and the Cartoon Network series Teen Titans Go!. “
This is our way of celebrating the newness of the medium and its potential for great storytelling,” said Jody Gubler, Cartoon Network president and CEO.
The show, created by Salinas, will be produced by Cartoon Network’s team and directed by Nelson, who has previously worked on such series as Cartoon Network TV’s The Powerpuff Girls, Disney XD’s The Stunt Team, and the Cartoon Network series Teen Titans Go!.
The series is the brainchild of Salinas’ uncle, Kevin Nelson, and has been co-produced by Cartoon Networks, Paramount Pictures, and Universal Cable Productions.
Salinas previously directed and executive produced the animated series, The Magic of the Bands, which also featured original voice work by Salanas and voice talent from the Adult Swim universe.
Salas’ previous animated work includes the live-action animated series Super Bands!, which was nominated for an Emmy in 2016 and won an Oscar for Outstanding Animated Program in 2017.
The animated series has garnered praise from critics and fans.
“Cell Phone Station” will air on Cartoon Network Saturdays starting at 8 p.m.
ET and will run for a two-week run.
The network plans to continue developing new Cartoon Networks series, including a series starring a new series creator, and a new animated series from its upcoming animated film “Dinotopia.”
Cell Phone Hotspots” is set to debut April 16 on Cartoon Networks Saturdays at 8:30 p.mm.
For more on Cartoon and other Cartoon Network content, visit the channel website at www.cartoonnetwork.com.