Turner EMEA Launches Toonix OTT Streaming Service In Scandinavia

Turner EMEA Launches Toonix OTT Streaming Service In Scandinavia

Turner EMEA Launches Toonix OTT Streaming Service In Scandinavia

Today (20th June), Turner EMEA has announced its first direct-to-consumer service for kids – Toonix. The OTT (Over The Top, meaning a service provided over a standard internet connection) streaming service – Toonix will have its very own app in the Nordic (Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland) region later this summer and will include all national languages as well as English. The new service will be ad-free and will feature a comprehensive animation library including animated shows and movies from Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation and also third-party and local productions. The app has been designed for kids in mind, offers an easy to use interface and also games.

In the Nordics region, the Toonix brand launched in 2017 as a branded kids section as part of HBO Nordic’s service, Toonix is available to HBO Nordic’s subscribers at no extra cost. Alongside with the partnership of Turner’s and Warner Bros. sister company – HBO, Toonix will now be available as a direct to consumer service. The service will feature popular cartoons including Adventure Time, Teen Titans Go!, Peppa Pig, The Amazing World of Gumball, Scooby-Doo, Barbapapa, Masha and the Bear, Bamse and the City of Thieves and Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite.

The Toonix brand originated from Cartoon Network’s avatar character maker as seen on several Cartoon Network websites all over the world, where kids can create a cute version of themselves or recreate a popular cartoon character. Many of these Toonix characters can been seen on the streaming service. Cartoon Network Latin America also had a branding era called “Toonix” which features many of Cartoon Network’s characters in Toonix form, this was also Cartoon Network Latin America’s version of Cartoon Network USA’s Noods era.

The app for the new service will be available for iOS and Android devices and also on smart TVs:

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner-emea-announces-its-first-kids-ott-service-nordic-launch-toonix

Toonix Scandinavia Links:

Sweden: http://www.toonix.se
Denmark: http://www.toonix.dk
Norway: http://www.toonix.no
Finland: http://www.toonix.fi

From The Turner EMEA Press Release: Turner EMEA announces its first kids OTT service, with Nordic launch of Toonix: Turner EMEA’s first direct-to-consumer service for kids launches in the Nordic region. Available in local languages in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, as well as in English, later this summer.

Turner EMEA announced today its first-ever direct-to-consumer kids OTT service, with the launch of the Toonix app across the Nordic region later this summer. The new ad-free service caters to kids (ages 3-12) and their families, offering some of the most popular shows and movies. Through curated content and fun features, this direct-to-consumer app has been designed with kids in mind and offers them a bespoke user experience, enhanced with the addition of a variety of engaging games for them to play in a safe environment.

In the Nordics, the Toonix brand launched in 2017 as a branded kids section in the HBO Nordic service, free to their subscribers. Alongside this partnership, Turner will now be launching the Toonix app as a direct-to-consumer service in the Nordic markets.

“The launch of this OTT service marks the next step in Turner’s continuous mission to provide fan-centric user experiences and builds on the success of the launch of the Toonix brand with HBO in the Nordic region last year. This new app provides an entertainment playground for kids to engage with their favourite characters through both high-quality programming and exciting games, whenever or wherever they want”, said Pierre Branco, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Turner Northern Europe.

Besides games, Toonix will offer kids instant and on-demand access to more than one thousand hours of curated content from Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation, third party and local acquisitions. Programming highlights will for instance include: Adventure Time, Teen Titans Go!, Peppa Pig, The Amazing World of Gumball, Scooby-Doo, Barbapapa, Masha & the Bear, Bamse & the City of Thieves and Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite.

Toonix will launch in the Nordic region later this summer, and will be available on demand on iOS and Android phones and tablets, and on smart TVs.

The service will be available in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, both in local languages and in English.

http://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner-emea-announces-its-first-kids-ott-service-nordic-launch-toonix

Alesha Dixon Returns To Voice Bliss In The UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Never Been Blissed Special

Alesha Dixon Returns To Voice Bliss In The UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Never Been Blissed Special

Alesha Dixon Returns To Voice Bliss In The UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Never Been Blissed Special

Bliss, also known as the fourth and original Powerpuff Girl is back in a brand new special 22-minute episode coming to Cartoon Network UK this Friday (22nd June) at 8pm. Britain’s Got Talent judge – Alesha Dixon has returned to voice Bliss once again for the UK variant of the Never Been Blissed special. Just like Alesha in the UK, many guest celebrities voice actresses have returned to voice Bliss, including Wengie in Australia, Claudia Tagbo in France, Toya Delazy in South Africa and also Olivia Olson in the original U.S. dub.

Bliss is the older sister of Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup and unlike her younger sisters, she was created using Chemical W instead of Chemical X during Professor Utonium’s ongoing experiments to create the perfect little girl. Bliss has returned from outer space, which was where she went at the end of the Power of Four special, she has returned to track down a deadly parasitic alien on the loose in Townsville called “The Sporde”, it’s up to The Powerpuff Girls to stop it before the big school dance and before it turns Bliss’s new crush – Logan into a terrifying monster.

From The Turner UK Press Release: Bliss is Back! Alesha Dixon returns to Cartoon Network UK for The Powerpuff Girls: Never Been Blissed Special

The Powerpuff Girls: Never Been Blissed 22-minute special premieres Friday 22nd June at 8pm on Cartoon Network.

The long-lost fourth Powerpuff Girl is back and stronger than ever on Cartoon Network this summer! Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon returns as the voice of Bliss in the The Powerpuff Girls special: Never Been Blissed. Bliss is the teenage sister to Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, who has returned from outer space to help her superhero sisters hunt down a deadly alien on the loose in Townsville. The Powerpuff Girls special: Never Been Blissed featuring Alesha Dixon premieres on Friday 22nd June at 8pm on Cartoon Network.

Commenting on her role as Bliss, Alesha Dixon said:

Alesha Dixon’s character, Bliss first made an epic entrance onto the screens last October and now she’s back for a special 22-minute episode, The Powerpuff Girls: Never Been Blissed. The episode sees Bliss and her sisters track down a deadly alien called ‘The Sporde’. With this parasitic alien on the loose, it’s up to Bliss, Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup to stop it before the big school dance, and before it turns Bliss’ new crush Logan into a deadly monster.

The Powerpuff Girls is produced by Cartoon Network Studios, with Nick Jennings serving as executive producer and Bob Boyle as co-executive producer.
The Powerpuff Girls: Never been Blissed special featuring Alesha Dixon premieres on Friday 22nd June at 8pm on Cartoon Network.

http://powerpuffgirls.cartoonnetwork.co.uk

Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK July 2018 Highlights

Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK July 2018 Highlights

Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK July 2018 Highlights: From The Turner UK Press Release

Boomerang UK July 2018 Highlights

New Episodes

Wacky Races

New episodes start Monday 2nd July, airs weekdays at 6.30pm.

Join Penelope Pitstop, Peter Perfect, Dick Dastardly, Muttley and the Gruesome Twosome in wacky fun as they race to strange and exotic places around the world, and beyond! Filled with fast-paced slapstick and high-octane thrills, Wacky Races is pure zany fun from start to finish. In brand-new episode the future is not what it used to be. As the crew of Wacky One find out when the Evil Lord Dastarius challenges them to a race for the Heart of the Galaxy.

School Summer Holidays

Starts Saturday 21st July, airs daily from 6am.

To kick off the summer holidays on Boomerang, Tom and Jerry and the Scooby gang takeover with back-to-back adventures and movies every day from 6am-4.30pm. The iconic cat and mouse duo go on a pirate adventure in Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers! In Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare, it’s all thrills and chills as the Mystery Gang must fish for clues to solve spooky mysteries at Camp Little Mouse. Tune-in to these films and many more this summer on Boomerang!

Boomerang Movies

Starts Saturday 7th July, airs weekends at 10am and 6.30pm.

Grab your popcorn and join Boomerang for movies every weekend and during the summer holidays. It’s the most amazing race in history when the world’s favorite cat and mouse get booted out of their happy home and enter a Reality TV contest to win a huge dream mansion in Tom and Jerry: The Fast and The Furry. Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang are in for a creepy encounter with a monster from Mexico in the mucho spooky, Scooby-Doo! And The Monster of Mexico.

http://www.boomerangtv.co.uk

Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK July 2018 Highlights

Cartoonito UK July 2018 Highlights

New Episodes

Daisy and Ollie

Starts Monday 2nd July, airs weekdays at 4.30pm.

Catch brand-new episodes of Daisy and Ollie this July on Cartoonito! Join Daisy and Ollie alongside their out of the ordinary toys, Boo the Monkey and Whizzy the Robot as they discover all the answers to your questions! Daisy’s Daddy who is a musician filling every episode with music and songs as well as his dry humour, often gets caught up in all the adventures!

Fireman Sam Mornings

Starts Monday 23rd July, airs daily at 8am to 12pm.

Join our favourite everyday hero Fireman Sam for brand-new episodes this month on Cartoonito! Whenever or whatever the problem, be it a lost kite or cat, stranded sledgers or kitchen fires, Fireman Sam and his trusted team – Elvis, Station Officer Steele Jupiter, and their big red fire engine, are always on hand to save the day.

Weekend Stunts

Starts Saturday 7th July, airs all day.

Join all the Cartoonitos every weekend this July for movies and episodes from your favourite shows like Masha and the Bear, Daisy and Ollie and Fireman Sam. Spend the weekend with Fireman Sam and the rest of the rescue team as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy as well as the lively Masha and her best friend, a retired circus bear.

http://www.cartoonito.co.uk