via press release:
Cartoon Network "Hall of Game(TM)" Awards Returns for a Grand Slamming Fourth Year
Two brand new categories that feature beloved Cartoon Network shows will debut in 2014: "MVC: Most Valuable Cartoon" and "Best Boogie."
Voting is Open at HallofGame.com
Cartoon Network announced today the ten voting categories and nominees for the fourth annual Hall of Game sports awards show, which returns in February 2014. Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards will feature icons from television, film, music and sports, as kids experience an evening of hilarity and fun at the most raucous and outrageous sports awards show.
Two brand new categories that feature beloved Cartoon Network shows will debut in 2014. In the "MVC: Most Valuable Cartoon" category the nominees are Adventure Time, Ben 10, Steven Universe and Regular Show. In the "Best Boogie" category voters can pick their favorite cartoon dance moves. The nominees are Richard Watterson from The Amazing World of Gumball, Finn from Adventure Time, Robin from Teen Titans Go! and Uncle Grandpa from Uncle Grandpa. Voters can log on to www.hallofgame.com for the brand new categories as well as some familiar favorites.
And the categories and nominees are . . .
MVC: Most Valuable Cartoon
(The award for favorite Cartoon Network 'toon')
(The award for favorite Cartoon Network celebratory dance)
Richard Watterson (Cartoon Network, The Amazing World of Gumball)
Finn (Cartoon Network, Adventure Time)
Robin (Cartoon Network, Teen Titans Go!)
Uncle Grandpa (Cartoon Network, Uncle Grandpa)
Most Awesome Mascot
Chicago Bulls "Benny The Bull" (NBA)
LA Kings "Bailey" (NHL)
Philadelphia Eagles "Swoop" (NFL)
Tampa Bay Devil Rays "Raymond" (MLB)
(Top alternative sports high flyer)
Bob Burnquist (Skateboarding)
Nyjah Huston (Skateboarding)
Stephanie Gilmore (Surfing)
Shaun White (Snowboarding)
Dynamic Duo brought to you by Post(R) Fruity Pebbles(TM) and Cocoa Pebbles(TM)
(The award for the best teammates)
Peyton Manning & His Wide Receivers (NFL)
Tim Duncan & Tony Parker (NBA)
Clayton Kershaw & Zack Greinke (MLB)
Jonathan Toews & Patrick Kane (NHL)
(The award for the top rookie)
Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams (NFL)
Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury (WNBA)
Lance Coury (Motocross)
Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
I Got Swag
(The award for the most stylish athlete)
Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
Tom Brady, New England Patriots (NFL)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Soccer)
Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers (NFL)
Seattle Seahawks (NFL)
Texas A&M Aggies (Football, NCAA)
Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
Golden State Warriors (NBA)
We Got Game
(The award for the best team)
Miami Heat (NBA)
Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)
Boston Red Sox (MLB)
Alabama Crimson Tide (Football, NCAA)
Best Foes Forever
(Award for the greatest rivals)
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Auburn Tigers (College Football)
Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers (NFL)
Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets (NBA)
Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal (Tennis)
This first-of-its-kind, sports award and entertainment event for kids will once again be produced by IMG Media, the production arm of global sports, entertainment and media company, IMG. Time Inc. Sports Group's SI KIDS franchise will be serving again as an official media partner. Veteran, award-winning television and special events producer, Michael Dempsey and Steve Mayer return as director and executive producers respectively. Viewers can expect a star-packed red carpet, on stage celebrity surprises, superstars from television, film, music and sports, and hilarious hijinks all wrapped up into one awesome awards show.
Sponsors for this year's Hall of Game include Pepperidge Farm(R)'s Goldfish(R) Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar, Hasbro's NERF Zombie Strike and Post(R) Pebbles(TM) Cereal, and will feature a range of on-air, digital and on-site activations.
About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is regularly the #1 U.S. television network in prime among boys 6-11 & 9-14. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
About IMG Media
IMG Productions is a division of IMG Media, which operates from over 30 international offices, producing and distributing content around the world across all media platforms. We produce over 8,000 hours of programming annually, including the New York City Marathon, The Masters, PGA Championship, ATP/WTA Tennis, Wimbledon, the British Open Golf Championship, and Premier League Soccer. IMG Productions is a regular program supplier to ESPN, NBC Sports Channel, the NFL Network, and regional sports networks.
In the entertainment genre, IMG Productions U.S. has produced projects for ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, The CW, TBS, USA, A&E, Bravo, Lifetime, VH-1, TLC, HGTV, WeTV, E!, truTV, Food Network, and national syndication. IMG Productions U.S. is the creator of several long-running television franchises, including Battle of the Network Stars, The Superstars, World's Strongest Man, The Year's Funniest Commercials and Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials. We have also produced a number of primetime entertainment specials such as Christmas in Rockefeller Center, Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, Boston Pops 4th of July Spectacular, the NHL All Star Game and NHL Awards, the Ryder Cup Opening and Closing Ceremonies, 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief, and Thanksgiving Live for Food Network.
About Time Inc. Sports Group's SI KIDS Franchise
Sports Illustrated Kids, the first sports magazine written for kids ages 8 and up, connects with its readers through their passion for sports. The magazine offers kids the access to athletes and sports information that they want with in-depth reporting, action photography, first-person athlete accounts and other features. The magazine, books, and web site sikids.com, promote positive values, good sportsmanship and the fun of reading.