Adventure Time, Stakes

In March, Adventure Time hits Africa by storm!

New episodes and two exclusive special events bring Marceline the vampire queen at the forefront with Olivia Olsen and Rebecca Sugar starring. 
Adventure Time’s eight-part mini-series, Stakes, premieres on Saturday 19 March at 10:20 CAT.

The Land of Ooo is back - and this time, Cartoon Network is delving into the complicated and mysterious past of one of Adventure Time’s most intriguing characters, Marceline the vampire queen.

Stakes, an eight-part journey into the diary of Marceline the vampire queen, is the latest in a long line of must-sees from the prolific BAFTA and Emmy® Award-winning Adventure Time team. Viewers can sink their teeth into Stakes with the first two episodes sneak peek on DStv Catch Up. A special weekend event will broadcast the entire mini-series, with the four episodes airing on Saturday19 March and Sunday 20 March.  

Marceline the vampire queen wishes to be an undead, red-sucker no more, but can Princess Bubblegum concoct a cure? With talent Olivia Olson (Love Actually) voicing Marceline and Rebecca Sugar (creator of Steven Universe) joining the cast as Marceline’s mother, the miniseries promises to celebrate women’s day on Tuesday 8 March on DStv Catch Up.

And there is more! New episodes from Season 6 will be launching on Monday 7 March, and a special stop-motion episode Bad Jubies directed by Kirsten Lepore will offer viewers a chance to discover for the first time ever the flourishing world of Ooo through the medium of Stop Motion animation, with characters and backgrounds harboring brand new weight and textures.

A modern day fable, the Emmy® and BAFTA Award-winning animated series Adventure Time has become a global success since its premiere in 2010, attracting adult and kid viewers in their millions. It follows the adventures of best bros Finn the Human and Jake the shape-shifting dog as they navigate the mysterious Land of Ooo, alongside many other popular characters including Princess Bubblegum, Lady Rainicorn, Lumpy Space Princess, the Ice King and Marceline the vampire queen. Created by Pendleton Ward and produced by Cartoon Network Studios, Season 6 is currently airing across Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Season 7 will premiere in the region this spring 2016.