Tutenstein (2003-2007)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 2003-01-09

Runtime: 22 minutes

Genre(s): Animation

Language(s): English


Tutenstein is an animated television series, produced by Porchlight Entertainment for Discovery Kids based on the comic by Jay Stephens which was published in Oni Press' JetCat Clubhouse. This cartoon also airs on Jetix in Europe and Maxi TV in Turkey. It began broadcasting on November 1, 2003. The half-hour series features young mummy Tutankhamen who is awakened about 3,000 years after his accidental death and now must face that his kingdom is gone. The series is based on an idea by Jay Stephens. The name is a portmanteau of Tutankhamun and Frankenstein. On October 11, 2008 a TV movie entitled Tutenstein: Clash of the Pharaohs aired on Discovery Kids. The production company, PorchLight Entertainment, which is based in Los Angeles, California, has won Emmys for the first and second seasons of the series. Irish TV production company Telegael, which is based in An Spidéal, Co Galway, also won an Emmy Award for the second season. The Hub aired the show after the closure of Discovery Kids.

Cast 5
Crystal Scales
Lex Lang
Jeannie Elias
Maryke Hendrikse
David Lodge
Production 13
Fred Schaefer - Executive Producer
Bruce D. Johnson - Executive Producer
Jessica Hanlon - Executive Producer
William T. Baumann - Executive Producer
Paul Cummins - Executive Producer
Tapaas Chakravarti - Executive Producer
Siobhan Ní Ghadhra - Producer
Steven Wilzbach - Producer
Mark Young - Producer
Milt Vallas - Producer
Tom Gleason - Producer
Mark Seidenberg - Producer
John Petrovitz - Producer
Writing 2
Brooks Wachtel - Writer
Mark Seidenberg - Writer
Network 1
Discovery Kids

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