[10/19/07 - 01:27 PM]
Cartoon Network Cooking Up Something Funny in Chowder
Cartoon Network's latest original series premieres with a special one-hour episode on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT) during Fried Dynamite, the network's new primetime programming franchise.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Cartoon Network Cooking Up Something Funny in Chowder

New Original Comedy Series to Premiere Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT)

The new animated comedy series Chowder chronicles the magical misadventures of a young chef's apprenticeship in the fantastical city of Marzipan, where each day is filled with amazing and surreal situations and avoiding one disaster after another. Cartoon Network's latest original series premieres with a special one-hour episode on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT) during Fried Dynamite, the network's new primetime programming franchise.

In Marzipan City, where Snail Cars crowd the streets and colorful citizens hustle and bustle, the Mung Daal Catering Company cooks up the most oddly delicious food. And that is exactly where Chowder, an aspiring young chef in training, likes to be. Under the watchful eye of the eccentric and much older Mung Daal, it is Chowder's job to assist with the usual kitchen duties, like cooking Sing Beans until they warble on key, nursing a bruised Bluenana back to health, or delivering a thousand-pound cake to a man who lives on the head of a giant.

Chowder is perfect for the job, because no one loves cooking or trying new foods as much as he does. He's a sweet, impetuous and a thoroughly gullible little kid, and wherever he goes, chaos usually ensues. He may not be ready to be a chef on his own, but he'll get there one day (if he doesn't destroy the whole town trying). If Chowder could just spend every single second cooking in the kitchen with Mung Daal and Shnitzel, he would be pleased as punch.

Chowder is created by C. H. Greenblatt, a veteran story board artist at Cartoon Network Studios and the creator and voice of Fred Fredburger on The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy. Chowder is an original production of Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, Calif.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in nearly 91 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 11 p.m.-6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.

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