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channelfrederator: The Meth Minute 39 was the first original series on Channel Frederator, and one of the earliest regularly scheduled series on distributed on YouTube.  Creator Dan Meth came to my wife’s attention with his Shofar Idol (the prequel to the runaway hit Hebrew Crunk) and she persuaded me to hook him up with Frederator. When we were producing our fourth big idea happy factory Random! Cartoons, Dan pestered me to start our first completely solo incubator. "Internet People" (the only branded content ever commissioned for tumblr by David Karp and Marco Arment) was the breakout hit, but there are at least 38 more that give it a run for its money.  –Fred …..From the postcard back: Congratulations! You are one of 200 people to receive this limited edition Frederator postcard! www.frederator,com Over the past twenty years I’ve been involved with a lot of cartoon series, with some just at the seed stages, on others over the course of entire runs and beyond. In every case, though, I’ve considered myself gratified and thankful to be traveling in the cartoon cosmos. –Fred Seibert The Meth Minute 39 Created by Dan Meth Channel Frederator premiere September 5, 2007 Series 21.14 [mailed out April 14, 2014]

April 18, 2014

channelfrederator:

The Meth Minute 39 was the first original series on Channel Frederator, and one of the earliest regularly scheduled series on distributed on YouTube. 
Creator Dan Meth came to my wife’s attention with his Shofar Idol (the prequel to the runaway hit Hebrew Crunk) and she persuaded me to hook him up with Frederator. When we were producing our fourth big idea happy factory Random! Cartoons, Dan pestered me to start our first completely solo incubator. "Internet People" (the only branded content ever commissioned for tumblr by David Karp and Marco Arment) was the breakout hit, but there are at least 38 more that give it a run for its money. 
–Fred
…..From the postcard back: Congratulations! You are one of 200 people to receive this limited edition Frederator postcard! www.frederator,com Over the past twenty years I’ve been involved with a lot of cartoon series, with some just at the seed stages, on others over the course of entire runs and beyond. In every case, though, I’ve considered myself gratified and thankful to be traveling in the cartoon cosmos. –Fred Seibert
The Meth Minute 39 Created by Dan Meth Channel Frederator premiere September 5, 2007 Series 21.14 [mailed out April 14, 2014]

channelfrederator:

The Meth Minute 39 was the first original series on Channel Frederator, and one of the earliest regularly scheduled series on distributed on YouTube. 

Creator Dan Meth came to my wife’s attention with his Shofar Idol (the prequel to the runaway hit Hebrew Crunk) and she persuaded me to hook him up with Frederator. When we were producing our fourth big idea happy factory Random! Cartoons, Dan pestered me to start our first completely solo incubator. "Internet People" (the only branded content ever commissioned for tumblr by David Karp and Marco Arment) was the breakout hit, but there are at least 38 more that give it a run for its money. 

Fred

…..
From the postcard back:

Congratulations!
You are one of 200 people
to receive this limited edition
Frederator postcard!

www.frederator,com 

Over the past twenty years I’ve been involved
with a lot of cartoon series, with some just at
the seed stages, on others over the course of
entire runs and beyond. In every case, though,
I’ve considered myself gratified and thankful to
be traveling in the cartoon cosmos.
–Fred Seibert

The Meth Minute 39
Created by Dan Meth
Channel Frederator premiere September 5, 2007 

Series 21.14 [mailed out April 14, 2014]

Bob Boyle started working with Frederator in 1997 as a storyboard revisionist on our second big idea happy factory, Oh Yeah! Cartoons. But soon he’d become one of our double creators, and went on to art direct and produce The Fairly OddParents. Then, producer Susan Miller partnered with us to get Bob’s Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! going on Nick Jr. in 2006, and the rest is written in the Wuzzleburg history books. …..From the postcard back: Congratulations! You are one of 200 people to receive this limited edition Frederator postcard! www.frederator.com Over the past twenty years I’ve been involved with a lot of cartoon series, with some just at the seed stages, on others over the course of entire runs and beyond. In every case, though, I’ve considered myself gratified and thankful to be traveling in the cartoon cosmos. –Fred Seibert Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! Created by Bob Boyle Nick Jr. premiere August 28, 2006 Series 21.13 [mailed out April 7, 2014]

April 18, 2014

Bob Boyle started working with Frederator in 1997 as a storyboard revisionist on our second big idea happy factory, Oh Yeah! Cartoons. But soon he’d become one of our double creators, and went on to art direct and produce The Fairly OddParents. Then, producer Susan Miller partnered with us to get Bob’s Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! going on Nick Jr. in 2006, and the rest is written in the Wuzzleburg history books.
…..From the postcard back: Congratulations! You are one of 200 people to receive this limited edition Frederator postcard! www.frederator.com Over the past twenty years I’ve been involved with a lot of cartoon series, with some just at the seed stages, on others over the course of entire runs and beyond. In every case, though, I’ve considered myself gratified and thankful to be traveling in the cartoon cosmos. –Fred Seibert Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! Created by Bob Boyle Nick Jr. premiere August 28, 2006 Series 21.13 [mailed out April 7, 2014]

Bob Boyle started working with Frederator in 1997 as a storyboard revisionist on our second big idea happy factory, Oh Yeah! Cartoons. But soon he’d become one of our double creators, and went on to art direct and produce The Fairly OddParents. Then, producer Susan Miller partnered with us to get Bob’s Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! going on Nick Jr. in 2006, and the rest is written in the Wuzzleburg history books.

…..
From the postcard back:

Congratulations!
You are one of 200 people
to receive this limited edition
Frederator postcard!

www.frederator.com

Over the past twenty years I’ve been involved
with a lot of cartoon series, with some just at
the seed stages, on others over the course of
entire runs and beyond. In every case, though,
I’ve considered myself gratified and thankful to
be traveling in the cartoon cosmos.
Fred Seibert

Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
Created by Bob Boyle
Nick Jr. premiere August 28, 2006 

Series 21.13 [mailed out April 7, 2014]

adventuretime: ….. I’ve waited six seasons for the narrow world of the “chattering class" to catch up to the Frederator/CN production of Pendleton Ward's Adventure Time. And though our friends at Cartoon Network appreciated the show enough to put it on their network, they never really understood that AT is, frame for frame, one of the truly great shows on television. Of course I’m biased, and a complete soft touch, but which of the “big” modern dramas accomplishes their depth without having a completely unredeemable hero. Adventure Time is easily the equal of Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Justified, and the others, but Finn, its star, is a kind, generous, happy man/boy. Just like his creator. Emily Nussbaum in today’s New Yorker totally understands what you already know: “It’s beautiful and funny and stupid and smart, in about equal parts, as well as willing to explore uneasy existential questions, like what it means to go on when the story you’re in has ended.”  Read it, nod your head, and please pass it on to all those people who look at you blankly.  –Fred CASTLES IN THE AIR The gorgeous existential funk of “Adventure Time.” BY EMILY NUSSBAUM APRIL 21, 2014 The New Yorker

April 14, 2014

adventuretime:

…..
I’ve waited six seasons for the narrow world of the “chattering class" to catch up to the Frederator/CN production of Pendleton Ward's Adventure Time. And though our friends at Cartoon Network appreciated the show enough to put it on their network, they never really understood that AT is, frame for frame, one of the truly great shows on television.
Of course I’m biased, and a complete soft touch, but which of the “big” modern dramas accomplishes their depth without having a completely unredeemable hero. Adventure Time is easily the equal of Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Justified, and the others, but Finn, its star, is a kind, generous, happy man/boy. Just like his creator. Emily Nussbaum in today’s New Yorker totally understands what you already know: “It’s beautiful and funny and stupid and smart, in about equal parts, as well as willing to explore uneasy existential questions, like what it means to go on when the story you’re in has ended.” 
Read it, nod your head, and please pass it on to all those people who look at you blankly. 
–Fred
CASTLES IN THE AIR
The gorgeous existential funk of “Adventure Time.”
BY EMILY NUSSBAUM
APRIL 21, 2014
The New Yorker

adventuretime:

…..

I’ve waited six seasons for the narrow world of the “chattering class" to catch up to the Frederator/CN production of Pendleton Ward's Adventure Time. And though our friends at Cartoon Network appreciated the show enough to put it on their network, they never really understood that AT is, frame for frame, one of the truly great shows on television.

Of course I’m biased, and a complete soft touch, but which of the “big” modern dramas accomplishes their depth without having a completely unredeemable hero. Adventure Time is easily the equal of Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Justified, and the others, but Finn, its star, is a kind, generous, happy man/boy. Just like his creator. 

Emily Nussbaum in today’s New Yorker totally understands what you already know: “It’s beautiful and funny and stupid and smart, in about equal parts, as well as willing to explore uneasy existential questions, like what it means to go on when the story you’re in has ended.” 

Read it, nod your head, and please pass it on to all those people who look at you blankly. 

Fred

CASTLES IN THE AIR

The gorgeous existential funk of “Adventure Time.”

BY EMILY NUSSBAUM

APRIL 21, 2014

The New Yorker

Avicii - “Hey Brother”  The Bravest Warriors music video on Cartoon Hangover

April 10, 2014

Avicii - “Hey Brother” 

The Bravest Warriors music video on Cartoon Hangover

frederatortimes: Today marks Cartoon Hangover’s worldwide launch of the very first Bravest Warriors video game, Fly Catbug Fly!  An infinite, side-scrolling, flier single player game for mobile devices (iOS and Android), Fly Catbug Fly! stars the popular cuddly Bravest Warriors character, Catbug. Developed by Ludoko Studios for Frederator Networks, Fly Catbug Fly! features nine locations based on four episodes of the animated series Bravest Warriors, created by Pendleton Ward (Adventure Time). While dodging obstacles players can help Catbug collect items throughout the game for Impossibear, including Catbug’s potato pal Rebecca and Sugar Peas. Players can exchange these objects for in-game money to purchase items to deck out their Catbug in fab combinations of 39 different accessories (e.g. spacesuits, leis, and eyebrows). The in-game money can be used for various game upgrades and score boosting power-ups. Ok, there are currently a ton of upgrades (each of which can be upgraded a few times), including Bravest Warriors’ Beth, Chris, Wallow or Danny – these upgrades can be used to help Catbug in the game. Secret codes can also be used to unlock upgrades earlier to assist with game play – as well as just for fun. For those of you who wanna show your Bravest Warriors friends how well (or how poorly) you are doing, you can screenshot your score page and share.  At launch Fly Catbug Fly is available at the iTunes and Google Play Store for an initial promotion offering of $.99, the game will then be available for $1.99. And guess what? No in-app purchases or upgrades. Buy once and play forever! Foreeeeeeeever! - Gwen

April 10, 2014

frederatortimes:

Today marks Cartoon Hangover’s worldwide launch of the very first Bravest Warriors video game, Fly Catbug Fly!  
An infinite, side-scrolling, flier single player game for mobile devices (iOS and Android), Fly Catbug Fly! stars the popular cuddly Bravest Warriors character, Catbug.
Developed by Ludoko Studios for Frederator Networks, Fly Catbug Fly! features nine locations based on four episodes of the animated series Bravest Warriors, created by Pendleton Ward (Adventure Time).
While dodging obstacles players can help Catbug collect items throughout the game for Impossibear, including Catbug’s potato pal Rebecca and Sugar Peas. Players can exchange these objects for in-game money to purchase items to deck out their Catbug in fab combinations of 39 different accessories (e.g. spacesuits, leis, and eyebrows). The in-game money can be used for various game upgrades and score boosting power-ups. Ok, there are currently a ton of upgrades (each of which can be upgraded a few times), including Bravest Warriors’ Beth, Chris, Wallow or Danny – these upgrades can be used to help Catbug in the game. Secret codes can also be used to unlock upgrades earlier to assist with game play – as well as just for fun. For those of you who wanna show your Bravest Warriors friends how well (or how poorly) you are doing, you can screenshot your score page and share. 
At launch Fly Catbug Fly is available at the iTunes and Google Play Store for an initial promotion offering of $.99, the game will then be available for $1.99. And guess what? No in-app purchases or upgrades. Buy once and play forever! Foreeeeeeeever!
- Gwen

frederatortimes:

Today marks Cartoon Hangover’s worldwide launch of the very first Bravest Warriors video game, Fly Catbug Fly! 

An infinite, side-scrolling, flier single player game for mobile devices (iOS and Android), Fly Catbug Fly! stars the popular cuddly Bravest Warriors character, Catbug.

Developed by Ludoko Studios for Frederator Networks, Fly Catbug Fly! features nine locations based on four episodes of the animated series Bravest Warriors, created by Pendleton Ward (Adventure Time).

While dodging obstacles players can help Catbug collect items throughout the game for Impossibear, including Catbug’s potato pal Rebecca and Sugar Peas. Players can exchange these objects for in-game money to purchase items to deck out their Catbug in fab combinations of 39 different accessories (e.g. spacesuits, leis, and eyebrows). The in-game money can be used for various game upgrades and score boosting power-ups. Ok, there are currently a ton of upgrades (each of which can be upgraded a few times), including Bravest Warriors’ Beth, Chris, Wallow or Danny – these upgrades can be used to help Catbug in the game. Secret codes can also be used to unlock upgrades earlier to assist with game play – as well as just for fun. For those of you who wanna show your Bravest Warriors friends how well (or how poorly) you are doing, you can screenshot your score page and share. 

At launch Fly Catbug Fly is available at the iTunes and Google Play Store for an initial promotion offering of $.99, the game will then be available for $1.99. And guess what? No in-app purchases or upgrades. Buy once and play forever! Foreeeeeeeever!

- Gwen

The Disruption of Cable Television Has Arrived

April 4, 2014

We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.

- Bill Gates

What is the future of television? This is a question I have asked myself multiple times over the past few years – lately with increased frequency. The answer, I believe, is starting to reveal itself.

(More here… via Buyside)

Changes at both Frederator offices.  Top: March 31, 2014   Bottom: January 24, 2014

April 1, 2014

Changes at both Frederator offices. 

Top: March 31, 2014   Bottom: January 24, 2014

frederator-studios: Chris W. is gathering posters to decorate the walls of expanded space here in the Burbank office (and we’re still short; if you’re throwing away old posters, send ‘em here instead).

April 1, 2014

frederator-studios:

Chris W. is gathering posters to decorate the walls of expanded space here in the Burbank office (and we’re still short; if you’re throwing away old posters, send ‘em here instead).

frederator-studios:

Chris W. is gathering posters to decorate the walls of expanded space here in the Burbank office (and we’re still short; if you’re throwing away old posters, send ‘em here instead).

cartoonhangover: Sixty years ahead of his time, Alex Schomburg's Cosmatomic Flyer predicted Cartoon Hangover's continuing trajectory.  …..From the postcard back: Congratulations! You are one of 200 people to receive this limited edition Cartoon Hangover & Channel Frederator postcard! www.cartoonhangover.com www.youtube.com/cartoonhangover March 2014 Channel Frederator presents Cartoon Hangover 20,900,000 million unique viewers 1.44 million subscribers 312 million minutes viewed 100 million video views Source: YouTube/Cartoon Hangover analytics *including the channels Cartoon Hangover Cartoon Hangover 2 Cartoon Hangover ESP Bravest Warriors SuperFckers Hangover Uncensored Illustration by Alex Schomburg The Cosmatomic Flyer ‘Science-Fiction Plus’ March 1953 Series 27.4 [mailed out March 31, 2014] 

March 31, 2014

cartoonhangover:

Sixty years ahead of his time, Alex Schomburg's Cosmatomic Flyer predicted Cartoon Hangover's continuing trajectory. 
…..From the postcard back: Congratulations! You are one of 200 people to receive this limited edition Cartoon Hangover & Channel Frederator postcard! www.cartoonhangover.com www.youtube.com/cartoonhangover March 2014 Channel Frederator presents Cartoon Hangover 20,900,000 million unique viewers 1.44 million subscribers 312 million minutes viewed 100 million video views Source: YouTube/Cartoon Hangover analytics *including the channels Cartoon Hangover Cartoon Hangover 2 Cartoon Hangover ESP Bravest Warriors SuperFckers Hangover Uncensored Illustration by Alex Schomburg The Cosmatomic Flyer ‘Science-Fiction Plus’ March 1953 Series 27.4 [mailed out March 31, 2014] 

cartoonhangover:

Sixty years ahead of his time, Alex Schomburg's Cosmatomic Flyer predicted Cartoon Hangover's continuing trajectory. 

…..
From the postcard back:

Congratulations!
You are one of 200 people
to receive this limited edition
Cartoon Hangover &
Channel Frederator postcard!

www.cartoonhangover.com
www.youtube.com/cartoonhangover
March 2014 
Channel Frederator presents
Cartoon Hangover

20,900,000 million unique viewers
1.44 million subscribers
312 million minutes viewed
100 million video views
Source: YouTube/Cartoon Hangover analytics

*including the channels
Cartoon Hangover
Cartoon Hangover 2
Cartoon Hangover ESP
Bravest Warriors
SuperFckers
Hangover Uncensored

Illustration by Alex Schomburg
The Cosmatomic Flyer ‘Science-Fiction PlusMarch 1953

Series 27.4 [mailed out March 31, 2014] 

channelfrederator: Filmmaker and illustrator Ben Ross has been a special FOF since Channel Frederator’s Episode #2 in November 2005. So it seemed fitting to use one of his very cool Fredbot designs for our new postcard format. –Fred …..From the postcard back: Congratulations! You are one of 200 people to receive this limited edition Channel Frederator postcard! www.channelfrederator.com www.frederator.com The Channel Frederator Network Cartoon Central on the Internet March 2014 201 channels distributed 6.5 million monthly unique viewers 6.55 million subscribers 27 million monthly viewers Illustration by Ben Ross Series 24.7 [Mailed out March 27, 2014] Watch Channel Frederator Episode 2 

March 28, 2014

channelfrederator:

Filmmaker and illustrator Ben Ross has been a special FOF since Channel Frederator’s Episode #2 in November 2005. So it seemed fitting to use one of his very cool Fredbot designs for our new postcard format. –Fred
…..From the postcard back: Congratulations! You are one of 200 people to receive this limited edition Channel Frederator postcard! www.channelfrederator.com www.frederator.com The Channel Frederator Network Cartoon Central on the Internet March 2014 201 channels distributed 6.5 million monthly unique viewers 6.55 million subscribers 27 million monthly viewers Illustration by Ben Ross Series 24.7 [Mailed out March 27, 2014]
Watch Channel Frederator Episode 2 

channelfrederator:

Filmmaker and illustrator Ben Ross has been a special FOF since Channel Frederator’s Episode #2 in November 2005. So it seemed fitting to use one of his very cool Fredbot designs for our new postcard format. –Fred

…..
From the postcard back:

Congratulations!
You are one of 200 people
to receive this limited edition
Channel Frederator postcard!

www.channelfrederator.com
www.frederator.com


The Channel Frederator Network
Cartoon Central on the Internet

March 2014 
201 channels distributed
6.5 million monthly unique viewers
6.55 million subscribers
27 million monthly viewers

Illustration by Ben Ross

Series 24.7 [Mailed out March 27, 2014]


Watch Channel Frederator Episode 2