Boomerang Shows On POPS Kids In Vietnam Reaches 200 Million Views

Boomerang Shows On POPS Kids In Vietnam Reaches 200 Million Views

Boomerang Shows On POPS Kids In Vietnam Reaches 200 Million Views

In March this year, POPS Worldwide in Vietnam signed a distribution deal with Turner Asia-Pacific for Boomerang animated shows to be added on POPS Worldwide’s POP Kids video on-demand platform.

Today (10/11/2016) Turner announced that Boomerang’s shows on the streaming service have reached a record 200 million views; only six months after the distribution agreement was made. On POPS Kids children can enjoy a wide selection of Boomerang’s and Cartoon Network’s most popular shows dubbed in the Vietnamese language including Tom and Jerry Tales, The Tom and Jerry Show, Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, What’s New, Scooby Doo?, Duck Dodgers and Baby Looney Tunes.

Over the next few months, Turner Asia-Pacific will be adding older Cartoon Network shows to the service including Dexter’s Laboratory, Mike, Lu, and Og, Life and Times of Juniper Lee and Chowder.

Esther Nguyen, Founder and CEO of POPS Worldwide commented that the inclusion of Boomerang shows have been well received by POPS Kids viewers:

“We are very happy that the localized Boomerang entertainment is so well received. This gives us further motivation to work hard to bring more iconic premium entertainment to our POPS Kids and Boomerang Vietnam fans”

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release

In March 2016, POPS Worldwide created a historic partnership with Turner Asia Pacific to localize and distribute the kids’ entertainment content of the Boomerang channel on Boomerang Vietnam and POPS Kids.

For the first time, Vietnamese children could easily enjoy the huge international entertaining content repository with lots of attractive and funny animated series of Boomerang with Vietnamese dubbed versions as Tom and Jerry Tales, The Tom and Jerry Show, Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, What’s New, Scooby Doo?, Duck Dodgers and Baby Looney Tunes.

After three successful phases of airing, Boomerang series are now loved by millions of Vietnamese families. The average number of views for each episode of Scooby-Doo, The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10 and Tom and Jerry are all between hundred thousand and a million, with many shares and positive comments from kids and parents as well.

This has brought the initial success in the partnership between POPS Worldwide and Turner just after 6 months, Boomerang animated series have reached 200 million views with more than 23 million hours of viewing enjoyment – a spectacular number for kids’ digital entertainment content in Vietnam market at this time.

Over the next few months, the next phase of Boomerang’s catalog will come online with the featured and diversified content from many series such as Dexter’s Laboratory, Mike, Lu, and Og, Life and Times of Juniper Lee, and Chowder. And of course, the same high-quality dubbed versions that Vietnamese digital audiences have come to expect will be launched.

Sharing about the success between POPS Worldwide and Turner, Ms. Esther Nguyen, Founder and CEO of POPS Worldwide said: “We are very happy that the localized Boomerang entertainment is so well received. This gives us further motivation to work hard to bring more iconic premium entertainment to our POPS Kids and Boomerang Vietnam fans.”

About POPS Kids

Established at the beginning of 2014, POPS Kids is Vietnam’s safe, kids-friendly daily destination for premium kids entertainment from ages 3 – 6 almost 1 billion views and over 700,000 subscribers. Now, POPS Kids is proud to present many new and diversified content partners such as some outstanding kids programs from UUUM – Japan’s leading multi-channel network in Japan, the #1 hits kids sing-a-long series Mam Choi La, and the animated blockbusters of Boomerang.

POPS Kids on YouTube: www.youtube.com/popskids

POPS Kids on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pops.kids

POPS Kids on Daily Motion: http://www.dailymotion.com/popskids

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/boomerang-hits-200-million-views-just-6-months-pops-worldwide-platform-vietnam

http://popskids.tv/

Boomerang Launches In Taiwan 14th November

Boomerang Launches In Taiwan 14th November

Boomerang Launches In Taiwan 14th November

Cartoon Network’s classic and family friendly animation sister channel – Boomerang will be launching in Taiwan for the first time on Monday 14th November. The pan-Asia-Pacific Boomerang feed is already available in 32 million homes across the region, the Taiwanese launch will expand the channel’s distribution and add an extra 1.6 million Kbro and Taiwan Mobile subscribers to its potential viewership.

From Boomerang’s debut on 14th November, viewers will be able to enjoy classic animation from the likes of Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo and Looney Tunes and also contemporary shows from Warner Bros. Animation and other independent studios such as Bunnicula, Talking Tom and Friends and also Grizzy and the Lemmings; which has been an kids media industry hit at the MIP Junior convention at Cannes this year.

Viewers in Taiwan will also be able to enjoy episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and watch animated movies on Sundays. Shows will be available in Mandarin Chinese audio and traditional Chinese subtitles. Cartoon Network is already the most popular international kids channel in Taiwan, its logical that Boomerang should follow in Cartoon Network’s footsteps and launch in the country, as Boomerang is Turner’s second most distributed animation channel.

The Boomerang Asia pan-feed originally launched on 1st September 2005, closed in 2012 and was revived on 1st January 2015 replacing Cartoonito Asia. The channel also has an companion mobile app called “Boomerang Watch and Play”, while using the app, people can watch Boomerang shows while playing a series of mini-games.

Boomerang Southeast Asia currently airs a programming block called “Caturdays” as the name suggests, it’s a block of shows featuring Boomerang’s resident cat characters airing on Saturdays: the block features episodes of Tom and Jerry, Silvester and Tweety, Pink Panther and Pals and The Garfield Show. Turner Asia-Pacific promoted “Caturdays” as a programming feature for the channel’s launch in Taiwan.

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release

Boomerang, Turner’s global kids’ brand and companion channel to Cartoon Network, is now available in Taiwan for the first time.

With an additional 1.6 million subscribers across Kbro and Taiwan Mobile platforms, the agreement increases the channel’s distribution in Asia Pacific to 32 million households since the channel’s relaunch in late 2014.

From November 14, the all-animation network will have both Mandarin audio and traditional Chinese subtitles, boasting an impressive line-up of new series and movies programmed for both kids and their families.

In addition to the ever-popular Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo and Looney Tunes, new shows include Bunnicula, Talking Tom and the hilarious Grizzy and the Lemmings – the most-talked-about animated series at MIP Junior in Cannes last month. Other channel highlights in November feature new episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Sunday movies with Barbie and Tom and Jerry.

Phil Nelson, Turner’s Managing Director for North and Southeast Asia Pacific, said:

“To see Boomerang’s country count and regional distribution maintain this kind of momentum is fantastic. Cartoon Network is already the No. 1 international Kids channel in Taiwan and Boomerang will complement it perfectly – providing viewers with the ultimate family-friendly destination for iconic cartoon franchises.”

Boomerang is created for kids aged 4-9, as well as their families and caregivers. In addition to new and exclusive content from Warner Bros. Animation, international premium acquisitions include: The Garfield Show, Pink Panther and Pals, Strawberry Shortcake, Mr. Bean: The Animated Series and Inspector Gadget.

To complement the on-air offering regionally, Boomerang Watch and Play hosts both video and gaming content in a safe and fun app designed for tablets.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner%E2%80%99s-boomerang-channel-arrives-taiwan

http://www.boomerang.asia/

Cartoon Network Asia Pacific Acquires Oggy And The Cockroaches Season 6 And 7

Cartoon Network Asia Pacific Acquires Oggy And The Cockroaches Season 6 And 7

Cartoon Network Asia Pacific Acquires Oggy And The Cockroaches Season 6 And 7

Turner Asia-Pacific have acquired the broadcasting rights to Season 6 and 7 of Xilam Animation’s Oggy and The Cockroaches. More information about season six and seven has also been released. The new seasons of Oggy And The Cockroaches will be made in 4K screen resolution and will air on Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Pogo feeds across the Asia-Pacific region. The new deal secures Turner’s rights over the show, after also acquiring the fifth season last December.

In season five, Oggy and the Cockroaches will travel back in time and meet historical and mythological figures such as Caesar, Leonardo da Vinci and the Cyclops. Seasons 6 and 7 will be a mixture of brand-new episodes with full remakes of classic episodes from the first two seasons, all produced in 4K.

Mark Eyers, Chief content officer for Turner Asia Pacific kids channels commented:

“We all know that cockroaches have some serious survival skills, and there’s just something about Oggy and his mischievous friends that continues to connect with kids. By extending the relationship with Xilam, Turner has kept hold of a proven hit to further boost its leadership position in the region.”

Marc du Pontavice, the founder and CEO of Xilam Animation mentioned that he was thrilled that the Oggy And The Cockroaches partnership with Turner will continue:

“Oggy’s worldwide success continues to hit new highs, and we are thrilled to pursue the partnership with Turner and Cartoon Network that helped build and expand Oggy as a phenomenon throughout Asia.”

http://www.televisionpost.com/television/turner-apac-picks-up-seasons-6-and-7-of-oggy-and-the-cockroaches/

http://worldscreen.com/tvkids/more-oggy-for-turner-asia-pacific/

Special thanks to the Daily Nick for the update: http://www.nickalive.blogspot.com