The live-action game show gives children from the Middle East an opportunity to become Ben 10! The Challenge launches on Cartoon Network Arabic at 17:40 (KSA) today.
Cartoon Network has announced a brand new Ben 10 Challenge a live-action game show giving children from across the Middle East an opportunity to become Ben 10! The Challenge launches on Cartoon Network Arabic at 17:40 (KSA) on October 10, 2017 the 7th anniversary of the launch of the channel.
Hosted by Emirati presenter, Ahmed Khamis, the live-action game show features a range of physical and mental challenges testing participants speed, strength and other Ben 10 villain-conquering skills. From collecting aliens and testing knowledge of the series, to transforming into XLR8 and racing across hot lava, this show is filled with fast-paced action and excitement from start to finish.
The Ben 10 Challenge follows teams of two child fans and one adult as they complete three action-packed contests. In the final round, the team with the highest score goes into a high-octane challenge against the clock. Utilising modern technologies like augmented reality, tons of thrilling special effects and of course the iconic Ben 10 aliens and villains, Ben 10 Challenge is the ultimate live-action Ben 10 adventure for fans of Cartoon Networks popular series.
Filmed in August in the Spanish capital, Madrid, eight versions of the show were produced, to create content tailored exclusively for children in several key markets including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey as well as the Middle East.
Speaking about the airing, Darine El Khatib, Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Brand Development for Turner Middle East, North Africa and Turkey said: We are extremely excited to launch the Ben 10 Challenge which epitomises our ongoing strategy to engage our young viewers in the region through world-class content that, most importantly, is locally relevant. We were delighted to be able to give a number of children from across the Middle East the opportunity to take part in this exciting global venture, which truly complements our wider Ben 10 content offering across the linear channel, websites, apps and games.
Tarek Mounir, Vice President and General Manager of Turner for Turkey, Middle East, North Africa, Greece & Cyprus added: Turner is heavily investing in the region and is dedicated to continuing to advance the childrens entertainment sector across the Middle East through localised and diverse content that entertains and engages. The Ben 10 Challenge represents the first of a number of planned activities which aim to elevate childrens programming to another level and we look forward to working with teams across our global network to bring the very best in childrens entertainment to youngsters across the region.