Sam Register
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Born
Samuel Barnard Register

(1969-06-16) June 16, 1969 (age 53)
OccupationTV producer, businessman, animator
Years active1998–present

Samuel Barnard Register (born June 16, 1969) is an American television producer, animator, and businessman. He is the president of Warner Bros. Animation, Cartoon Network Studios, and Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe.[1]

Career

Formerly Vice President of Cartoon Network, Register was the brain behind CartoonNetwork.com, which was launched in 1998.[2] After creating CartoonNetwork.com, Register came up with the idea of Cartoon Orbit in 2000. He was the creative director of Cartoon Orbit during 2000 and 2001. Register had his head start at directing toy commercials, before he moved over to Cartoon Network.[3]

He was the creator of Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi and The Looney Tunes Show, and served as executive producer of Teen Titans and Ben 10. He also served as executive producer for Transformers: Animated, based on the popular Transformers franchise, and Ben 10: Alien Force.[4] He then became the executive producer of Teen Titans Go!, Mike Tyson Mysteries, and Unikitty![5]

The fictional character, Dr. Samuel Register (from the Teen Titans comics), was named after Sam Register.[6] On August 28, 2020, Register officially became the president of both Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios.[7] Recently, he has been the executive producer of the HBO Max original series, Looney Tunes Cartoons and Jellystone!.[8] He also served as an executive producer for films like Teen Titans Go! To the Movies and the 2021 live-action/animated Tom and Jerry hybrid movie.[9]

Filmography

Film

Year Film Role Notes
2001 Web Premiere Toons: Journey to the Center of My Dog's Head Executive producer Web Premiere Toons
Web Premiere Toons: Evil Awards
Web Premiere Toons: Captain Distraction
2002 Wendell and Wuggums in the Creep Next Door Wendell and Wuggums
Wendell and Wuggums in Game Over
2005 The Karate Guard Tom and Jerry
2007 Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix Ben 10
Ben 10: Race Against Time
2009 Wonder Woman
Green Lantern: First Flight
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
2010 Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes Tom and Jerry
Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare
2011 Tom and Jerry and the Wizard of Oz Tom and Jerry
Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur
I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat
2012 Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire
Daffy's Rhapsody
Tom and Jerry: Robin Hood and His Merry Mouse Tom and Jerry
Big Top Scooby-Doo!
2013 Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon
Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure Tom and Jerry
Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright
2014 Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery
Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon Tom and Jerry
Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy
2015 Scooby-Doo! Moon Monster Madness
The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown!
Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run
Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery
2016 Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon
Tom and Jerry: Back to Oz Tom and Jerry
2017 Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown
The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-WrestleMania!
Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Tom and Jerry
2018 Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold
Teen Titans Go! To the Movies
Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost
2019 Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost
DC Super Hero Girls: Sweet Justice
Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans
Scooby-Doo! Return to Zombie Island
2020 Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge
Happy Halloween, Scooby-Doo!
2021 Batman: Soul of the Dragon
Tom & Jerry Tom and Jerry
Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Scoob
Justice Society: World War II
Batman: The Long Halloween
Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms
Straight Outta Nowhere: Scooby-Doo! Meets Courage the Cowardly Dog
2022 Tom and Jerry: Cowboy Up! Tom and Jerry
Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse
King Tweety
2024 The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim

Television

Years Show Role Notes
2003–2006 Teen Titans Executive producer
2004–2006 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi Series creator
Justice League Unlimited Executive producer
2006–2008 Ben 10
2007–2009 Transformers: Animated
2008–2010 Ben 10: Alien Force
2008–2011 Batman: The Brave and the Bold
2009 G.I. Joe: Resolute
2010–2013 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
MAD
2010–present Young Justice
2011–2014 The Looney Tunes Show
2011–2012 ThunderCats
2012–2013 Green Lantern: The Animated Series
2013–present Teen Titans Go!
2013–2014 Beware the Batman
2014–2021 The Tom and Jerry Show
2014–2020 Mike Tyson Mysteries
2015–2020 New Looney Tunes
2015–2018 Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!
2016–2017 Right Now Kapow
2016–2018 Bunnicula
Justice League Action
2016–2021 Ben 10
2017–2020 Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz
2017–2019 Wacky Races
2017–2020 Unikitty!
2019–present DC Super Hero Girls
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?
Green Eggs and Ham
Harley Quinn
2020 ThunderCats Roar
2020–present Looney Tunes Cartoons
Animaniacs
2021 Tom and Jerry Special Shorts
The Fungies!
Adventure Time: Distant Lands
Aquaman: King of Atlantis
2021–present Apple & Onion
Craig of the Creek
Victor and Valentino
Summer Camp Island
Tom and Jerry in New York
Jellystone!
Little Ellen
Tig n' Seek
Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs
2022–present We Baby Bears
Primal
2022 Batwheels
Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai
Tiny Toons Looniversity
Unicorn: Warriors Eternal
TBA Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake
Pibby

References

  1. ^ Beck, Jerry (August 28, 2020). "Sam Register Promoted to President of Both Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network". Animation Scoop. Archived from the original on November 1, 2020. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (August 28, 2020). "Cartoon Network's Rob Scorcher Segues To Production Deal, Sam Register Adds Cartoon Network Studios Oversight, Amy Friedman Joins Net As Senior Advisor". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 28, 2020. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  3. ^ Holland, Steve. "Cartoon Orbit — What". Steveholland.com. Archived from the original on October 8, 2010. Retrieved May 30, 2020.
  4. ^ "Highly Respected Animation Executive And Producer Sam Register Named Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs, At Warner Bros. Animation". WarnerBros.com. June 4, 2008. Archived from the original on August 4, 2020. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  5. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (August 28, 2020). "Cartoon Network Content Chief Rob Sorcher Out as Sam Register Adds to Studio Oversight". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on November 11, 2021. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  6. ^ Dominguez, Noah (May 14, 2020). "The Pop Duo Behind the Teen Titans Theme Had Their Own Cartoon". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on May 14, 2020. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  7. ^ Low, Elaine (August 28, 2020). "Sam Register Upped to Head of Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, Rob Sorcher to Shift to Production Deal". Variety. Archived from the original on August 29, 2020. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  8. ^ Patrick, Hipes (October 29, 2019). "HBO Max Sets New Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Robert Zemeckis Hybrid Series 'Tooned Out', More For Kids & Family Slate". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on October 30, 2019. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  9. ^ "The Chase is On! Infamous Cat-and-Mouse Rivals Tom & Jerry Partner with Macy's on a Zany Animatronic Float to Celebrate Their New Movie and the 94th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®". Business Wire. October 28, 2020. Archived from the original on November 1, 2020. Retrieved October 29, 2020.