The Tom and Jerry Show (2014 TV series)

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The Tom and Jerry Show
TomAndJerryShowLogoTitleScreen.png
Opening title screen
Genre Comedy
Slapstick
Format Flash animated series
Directed by Darrell Van Citters
Voices of Jason Alexander
Grey DeLisle
Rick Zieff
Rene Mujica
Cree Summer
Rachael MacFarlane
Joey D'Auria
Chris Parnell
Theme music composer Scott Bradley (re-composed by Andy Sturmer)
Composer(s) David Ricard
John Van Tongeren
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Sam Register
Editor(s) Michael D'Ambrosio
Running time 11 minutes
Production company(s) Renegade Animation
Warner Bros. Animation
Distributor Warner Bros. Television
Broadcast
Original channel Cartoon Network (US)
First shown in Canada
Original airing Canada:
March 1, 2014 (2014-03-01) – present
U.S.:
April 9, 2014 – present
Chronology
Preceded by Tom and Jerry Tales

The Tom and Jerry Show is a 2014 American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Renegade Animation, based on the Tom and Jerry characters and theatrical cartoon series created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera in 1940. The series follows the antics of a cat named Tom in his pursuit of a mouse named Jerry. It had its world premiere on the Canadian channel Teletoon on March 1, 2014, and premiered on Cartoon Network in the United States on April 9, 2014.

Cast

Production

Cartoon Network announced that a new show, which consists of 52 11-minute shorts, "will preserve the look, core characters and sensibility of the original theatrical shorts."[1]

Entitled The Tom and Jerry Show, the series is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Renegade Animation, with Renegade handling the actual production work under the supervision of Darrell Van Citters and Ashley Postelwaite. Darrell Van Citters is also the director of the series. The Tom and Jerry Show was originally intended to be a 2013 Cartoon Network premiere[2] before being pushed back to April 9, 2014. This is the second Tom and Jerry television series produced in the 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio and the first to be animated in Adobe Flash. This show is rated TV-PG, a first for the Tom and Jerry series.[3]

Episodes

Season Episodes Originally aired
(Teletoon)
Originally aired
(Cartoon Network)
Season premiere Season finale Season premiere Season finale
1 52 March 1, 2014 (2014-03-01)[4] TBA April 9, 2014 (2014-04-09) TBA

Broadcast

The series originally premiered on March 1, 2014 on Teletoon in Canada. It premiered April 9, 2014 on Cartoon Network in the United States. Boomerang (UK & Ireland) premiered on the series on April 12, 2014.[5] It premiered on April 21, 2014 on Cartoon Network (India).[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Tom and Jerry Show Coming to Cartoon Network". Big Cartoon News. October 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cartoon Network Upfront Presentation 2013". About.com. Retrieved March 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ "New Tom and Jerry Show - The Tom and Jerry Show Videos – Cartoon Network". Cartoonnetwork.com. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  4. ^ "Press Release - March 2014 Programming Highlights TELETOON, TELETOON at Night, TELETOON RETRO". Corusent.com. February 19, 2014. Retrieved April 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ "First Images: Boomerang’s ‘Tom & Jerry’ Reboot". tvwise.co.uk. Retrieved May 30, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Tom & Jerry return Monday 21 April". businessofcinema.com. 19 April 2014. 

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