More Information About Care Bears: Unlock The Magic Coming Soon To Boomerang USA’s Streaming Service
Today (6th September), Turner (owners of the Boomerang USA television channel and co-owners of the Boomerang streaming service) has published a press release detailing more information about the new series – Care Bears: Unlock The Magic, a modern remake of the famous 1980’s franchise developed by greeting card company – American Greetings.
According to the press release, Care Bears: Unlock the Magic sends the Care Bears on the road for the first time, exploring wonderful, never-before-seen areas surrounding Care-a-lot called “The Silver Lining.” On their travels, the bears meet new creatures and use their powers (including the well-known “The Care Bear Stare”) and wits like never before.
Starting this month, Boomerang social media accounts will reveal the new look of the main characters from the new series and more content associated with the series. The press release also confirms that select episodes of the new show will air on the Boomerang USA television channel for a few months after the show’s world premiere on the Boomerang streaming service. Not only the press release confirms the amount of episodes in the initial episode order but it also mentions additional info about the twenty short episodes – each 20 second short will focus on a different Care Bear character. Overall, the initial episode order will include – 48 episodes with a runtime of 11 minutes each, 2 special episodes with a runtime of 22 minutes each and 20 character shorts with a runtime of twenty seconds.
The new series will introduce a brand new character to the Care Bears franchise – Dibble. Dibble is described as a “cute, new character who is as eager as a puppy, curious as a kitten”. After the Care Bears discoverer Dibble, she become the team’s pet and newest companion. She communicates through limited words, coos and sounds. It’s sometimes difficult for the team to understand what she is saying but it’s always clear what she’s feeling. She gets around by bouncing, hopping and her own tiny cloud.
From The Turner USA Press Release: All-New Care Bears™ Coming To Boomerang: Premium Streaming Service To Be The Official Domestic Home Of Care Bears: Unlock the Magic™
Boomerang, a premium subscription streaming service, announced today they will unlock the imagination of the next generation of Care Bears fans as the official domestic home and world premiere destination for Care Bears: Unlock the Magic™, a brand new 2D animated series from Cloudco Entertainment. Currently in production, Care Bears: Unlock the Magic™ initial order consists of 48 x 11’ regular episodes, 2 x 22’ specials and 20 x :20 shorts designed to provide a special comedic focus on individual bears.
A current take on The Care Bears™ that also plays homage to iconic brand elements like “The Care Bear Stare,” Care Bears: Unlock the Magic™ sends the Care Bears™ on the road for the first time, exploring wonderful, never-before-seen areas surrounding Care-a-lot called “The Silver Lining.” And as a result, the bears will get to meet new creatures and employ their powers and wits like never before.
A return to 2D animation alongside a new tv series concept and look for the Care Bears has been a top priority for Cloudco Entertainment. “We swung for the fences to give the bears the best and most compelling storytelling, animation and broadcaster home,” said Cloudco Entertainment President Sean Gorman. “I am super-proud of the result and thank our own internal team as well as our production partners for their immeasurable hard work and support.”
Boomerang and Cloudco will offer fans several exciting opportunities to engage and share the Care Bears magic. Beginning this month, Boomerang social channels will reveal the new look of the “lead” Unlock the Magic characters, offer social moments to show their fandom and shine a light on the lovable, huggable Care Bear life. Additionally, as part of the national promotional campaign, Boomerang television network will showcase select Care Bears: Unlock the Magic episodes for a limited time in the months following their Boomerang streaming service world premiere.