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Tuesday, August 01, 2006, 08:00 am PT (11:00 am ET)

CNN, Cartoon Network content added to iTunes

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Apple Computer today announced that hit programming from CNN, Adult Swim and Cartoon Network is now available for purchase and download on the iTunes Music Store.

The new content features such favorites as Cartoon Network's "Johnny Bravo," Adult Swim's "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" and original episodes of the award-winning documentary series "CNN Presents," all available for viewing on a computer or iPod.

For the last three months, Adult Swim has been offering free video podcasts via iTunes, ranking among the most popular television podcasts on the service. In addition to this new effort, CNN has been offering original podcasts, as well as "Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer" and "Reliable Sources" to iTunes users for free for just over a month.

"With Turner's wide range of content available on iTunes, users now can download programming from CNN, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim," said Eddy Cue, Apple's vice president of iTunes. "With well over 150 TV shows available for $1.99 per episode, iTunes is the leading destination for downloading network and cable programming."

CNN, the world's news leader, will provide original episodes of "CNN Presents," including "Taming the Beast: Inside the War on Cancer," "The Fight Over Faith" and "Captured: Inside the Army's Secret School."

Drawing from the world's largest cartoon library, Cartoon Network will provide episodes from the network's series "Johnny Bravo" (season one).

Meanwhile, Adult Swim — Cartoon Network's late night sister service dedicated to edgy animated comedy and action series — will provide episodes from original productions, including "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," "The Venture Bros.," and "Sealab 2021" (season three).