Summer officially starts on Boomerang UK next Monday (31/07/2017) and the schedule will feature episodes of some of your favourite animated shows, brand new movies (as well as some older ones too). The summer schedule during the daytime will feature episodes of Grizzy and The Lemmings, The ZhuZhus, My Knight and Me, Pat The Dog, Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! and more.
On Tuesday 1st August at 9am, Boomerang UK will premiere The Flintstones and WWE (World Wresting Entertainment) crossover movie called The Flintstones and WWE: Stone Age SmackDown! (also known as The Flintstones and WWE Bedrock Rumble). In the movie, cash-strapped Fred Flintstone decides to raise some money by hosting a wrestling event with Mr. McMagma (voiced by WWE owner and promoter – Vince McMahon). To help bring in spectators, Fred recruits some of the wrestling world’s biggest stars including John Cenastone (voiced by the infamous wrestler – John Cena) and The Undertaker (a long-running and famous wrestler, real name: Mark Calaway), Fred’s friend – Barney Rubble also gets himself involved in the wrestling action.
On Monday 7th August at 9am, Boomerang UK will premiere a new Tom and Jerry Movie – Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest. In the movie, Tom and Jerry and the classic Hanna-Barbera young adventurer character – Jonny Quest, his friend Hadji and Jonny’s dog – Bandit, team up to go on an heart-pounding and thrilling spy mission to free Jonny’s father after he was kidnapped by Dr. Zin’s evil cat army and to also retrieve Dr. Quest’s latest invention, a special device that can put an end to the world’s energy problems.
Both movies will air as part of Boomerang UK’s Boom Movies programming block.
Nickelodeon Latin America has announced their pre-nominations for the 2017 Kids Choice Awards Colombia awards, a separate event to the United States/International annual Kids Choice Awards which was held in March this year. In the “Favourite Cartoon” category, three cartoons from Cartoon Network Studios have been pre-nominated – We Bare Bears, The Powerpuff Girls and Uncle Grandpa (the exact same three show pre-nominations for the 2017 Kids Choice Awards Mexico awards). Also competing in the category are Disney’s Elena of Avalor and Star Vs. The Forces of Evil and Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants, The Fairly OddParents and The Loud House (also the same as the pre-nominations for the 2017 Kids Choice Awards Mexico awards).
To vote for your favourite cartoon, actors, film and many more please visit the 2017 Kids Choice Awards Colombia website – http://www.kcacolombia.com, alternatively you can also use the Nick Play app to vote or you can vote on Twitter using the following hashtag format (remember hashtags don’t have spaces) – #NameOfNomination #KCAColombia
Remember, this is only the pre-nominations stage, the most popular pre-nominations in each category will go into the finalist nomination stage for a second stage of voting, where the one with most votes will win the category.
A list of all the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards Colombia 2017 nominations can be found on The Daily Nick blog, click either link below to view the full list of pre-nominations:
Cartoon Network UK Ben 10 Hero Truck Tour Starts 27th July
Throughout the school summer holidays, Cartoon Network UK will be running a Ben 10 tour around the UK called the “Ben 10 Hero Truck Tour”, a specially custom-made trailer branded like The Rustbucket RV motorhome from the animated TV show will be visiting several locations of Toys “R” Us, Tesco and Smyths Toy Superstores. The tour will kick off this Thursday (27/07/2017) at the Tesco Extra branch in Havant, Hampshire and will be visiting an additional 16 locations and will end at the Smyths Toys Superstores branch in Ashford, Kent on Sunday 20th August.
The purpose of the Rustbucket tour is to promote the brand new Ben 10 toy range now available at toy retailers across the UK. The toy range is produced by Playmates Toys and distributed in the UK by Flair (a part of the Giochi Preziosi toy group). Flair has already released a range of collectable “power-up” and “deluxe” figures, “Transform-N-Battle” roleplay items and basic and deluxe versions of the Omnitrix as well as the Rust Bucket playset. The Hero Truck tour will also include an augmented reality experience, where shoppers will be able to transform themselves into their favourite Ben 10 alien. After the UK tour, the Rustbucket will tour around Europe in countries such as Poland, Spain and Italy.
In addition to the tour, branches of The Entertainer, Smyths and Toys “R” Us have put out displays with a Rustbucket design to display the new toy range, kids are able to sit inside the Rustbucket shaped display and pretend that they’re on an adventure that’s out of this world.
Regarding the Ben 10 Hero Truck Tour and the new toy range, Graham Saltmarsh, director of licensing for Cartoon Network Enterprises UK and Northern Europe said:
“We know from our retail partners that immersive fan experiences are in high demand, especially during the summer holidays as parents look for ways to keep their kids entertained. We’re confident these ‘Ben 10’ activations will create a huge sense of excitement as soon as kids arrive at their local store and leave them eager to get their hands on the fantastic new toy range.”
Below are all the dates and locations for the Ben 10 Hero Truck Tour in the UK as listed on the official Cartoon Network UK website:
27th July – TESCO Havant Extra (Solent Road, Havant Hampshire, P09 1TR) 29th July – TESCO Swindon Extra (Ocotal Way, Swindon, SN1 2EH) 30th July – Smyths Toys Superstores (5, A, Cribbs Causeway Retail Park, Bristol, BS34 5TX) 1st August – TESCO Cardiff Extra (Excelsior Estate, Cardiff South Glamorgan, CF14 3AT) 3rd August – TOYS R US (Cross Point Business Park, Coventry, CV2 2SR) 4th August – TOYS R US (Meole Brace Retail Park, Hereford Rd, Shrewsbury SY3 9NB) 5th August – TOYS R US (Wyvern Way, Derby DE21 6NZ) 6th August – TESCO Stretford Extra (Chester Rd, Stretford, Trafford M32 0QW) 8th August – Smyths Toys Superstores (Vicarage Ln, Blackpool FY4 4NB) 10th August – Smyths Toys Superstores (Glasgow Fort Shopping Park, G34 9DL) 12th August – Smyths Toys Superstores (Middle Engine Lane, Wallsend NE28 9NT) 13th August – Smyths Toys Superstores (15, Crown Point Shopping Park, Leeds LS10 1ET) 14th August – TESCO Hull Street Stephens Extra (Hull St Stephens Centre, Hull, HU2 8LN) 17th August – TESCO Cambridge Bar Hill Extra (15-18 Viking Way, Cambridge, CB23 8EL) 18th August – TOYS R US (London Road, Ipswich, IP8 3TT) 19th August – Smyths Toys Superstores (1 Staples Corner Retail Park, Geron Way, NW2 6LW) 20th August – Smyths Toys Superstores (Unit 5 Ashford Retail Park, Barrey Road, TN24 0SG)