Boomerang UK Christmas Schedule Starts Monday 19th December
Boomerang UK and Ireland’s Christmas school holidays schedule will start from Monday 19th December at 8am. During the Christmas period there will be holiday specials of The Tom & Jerry Show, Looney Tunes and Mr Bean: The Animated Series. Kicking off the official start to the Christmas schedule, Boomerang UK will be airing a brand new Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! Christmas special called ‘Scary Christmas’. In ‘Scary Christmas’, the gang arrive in a town on Christmas Eve; unusually the place is under attack by a Pterodactyl, which seems rather random and has nothing to do with Christmas at all. 😀
The Be Cool, Scooby Doo Christmas episode will be repeated again on the same day at 11am and at 1.45pm there will be a new episode of Wabbit.
For the Christmas season, Boomerang UK has opened up their Christmas microsite. The microsite features games, videos and a Christmas Card Maker, where you can upload a photo, add Christmas stickers and send your customised card to your friends and family.
Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK December 2016 Highlights: Christmas Highlights From The Official Turner UK Press Release
Boomerang UK December 2016 Highlights
New Saturdays Programming Block: New Episodes
Airs from Saturday 3rd December, airs Saturdays from 8am.
Boomerang’s New Saturdays block continues this December with a host of brand new back-to-back shows and new episodes to help ease you into the weekend, including NEW Grizzy and the Lemmings at 8am, followed by The Happos Family at 8:15am and NEW My Knight and Me at 8:30am.
Mr Bean: The Animated Series
New episodes air from Monday 5th December, airs weekdays at 6.15pm.
Bean is Back! Mr Bean stars in more brand new episodes of his animated adventures. This December he creates his own electricity, wins a cruise, inadvertently becomes a teacher, makes his own horror movie, is hypnotised, wins a wrestling match and finds himself the centre of many other hilarious escapades. Don’t miss brand new Mr Bean this December!
Christmas Holidays Schedule
Starts Saturday 17th December, airs daily from 8am.
Watch your favourite stars in back-to-back festive episodes and movies on Boomerang every day throughout the holidays. Packed with Christmas episodes including The Tom & Jerry Show, Looney Tunes and Mr Bean, plus the new seasonal special Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! ‘Scary Christmas’. Wrap up warm and make yourself comfortable on the sofa this Christmas Holidays.
Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster are back in a brand new series of Sesame Street. The iconic preschool show joins the Cartoonito family with brand new segments, new cast members, a brand new set, plus A-list celebrity guests including Gwen Stefani, Sara Bareilles, Nick Jonas and many more! Sesame Street, helping children grow smarter, stronger and kinder. Watch Cartoonito this December!
Christmas Holidays Schedule
Starts Monday 19th December, airs everyday from 8am.
Tune in every weekday throughout the Christmas holidays for hour specials of Cartoonito’s favourite shows. Catch the best adventures from Fireman Sam, Baby Looney Tunes, Tiny Toon Adventures, Tom & Jerry Kids and Masha and The Bear. Plus, there’s a brand new Molang Christmas Special episode premiering on Monday 19th December at 8am.
Bob the Builder Marathon
Saturday 3rd December and Sunday 4th December 8am to 12pm
There’s no build too big or small for Bob and his dedicated team in Fixham. His optimistic attitude always shines through in his empowering catch phrase: “Can we build it? Yes we can!”
Masha and the Bear Marathon
Saturday 10th December and Sunday 11th December 8am to 12pm
The mischievous little Masha finds herself in all kinds of adventures that cause havoc in the Bear’s otherwise peaceful and uneventful existence!
Fireman Sam Marathon
Saturday 17th December and Sunday 18th December 8am to 12pm
The fire-fighting hero from accident-prone Pontypandy is ready at the rescue! Whether he’s manning the lifeboat, helping the mountain rescue, or joining up with the emergency medical services, Fireman Sam is always on hand to help.
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.