Annoying Orange is a huge YouTube success with more than 850 million combined views for all of its videos combined and now that mass appeal has translated into a new show on Cartoon Network.
Joining the networks 2012 lineup Annoying Orange will feature a half-hour show in which Orange and his friends use a “magical fruit cart” to travel through time.
The show was conceived earlier in the year when management company The Collective began working with creator Dane Boedigheimer to shoot a pilot which was then shown to TV networks.
If you’re unfamiliar with the character it’s literally an orange (pictured above) that talks in a squeaky voice and plays tricks on other fruits and vegetables, all the while using corny puns to get their point across. read more
Foursquare is great if you want to share your location with friends or let burglars know when you’re not home, but a TV show? That’s something I would never have thought, but apparently Endemol USA has and they are trying to figure out how to integrate the location based service into a new TV show they are currently developing.
Endemol has even went so far as to receive an exclusive development deal which will allow them to create the show.
According to Variety, the show will have “an “Amazing Race”-style competitive element, in which participants travel to various sites.”
With 5 million users already checking in with Foursquare an audience is definitely available and it could lend itself to a “play at home” vibe which could add to the excitement for the show. read more