Boomerang Subscription Video On Demand Service Coming Soon

Boomerang Subscription Video On Demand Service Coming Soon

Boomerang Subscription Video On Demand Service Coming Soon

Turner and Warner Bros. has announced today (07/03/2017) that they are developing a brand new standalone SVOD (subscription video-on-demand) OTT (Over The Top) service based on its family-oriented and classic cartoon channel – Boomerang. The new subscription streaming service also called “Boomerang” will launch this Spring and will be the first time that both Warner Bros. and Turner has offered access to over 5,000 animation titles on a streaming service, this includes animated classics from Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros. Animation and MGM. Popular and cross-generational classics such as Scooby-Doo!, Tom and Jerry, Bugs Bunny, The Jetsons and The Flintstones will be available to watch on the new service.

The streaming service will also include brand new productions from Warner Bros. Animation such as Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz and the Wacky Racers reboot. In a short while after launch, more features will be added to the service including family profiles, personalised recommendations, video download options, a Spanish audiotrack and other interactive features.

The service will be ad-free and will be accessible via http://www.boomerang.com and on iOS and Android apps, sometime after launch the service will also launch on Amazon, Roku and Apple TV. the service will cost $4.99 per month (with a 7-day free trial) or $39.99 annually (with a 30-day free trial). From launch, the service will only be accessible within the United States, there are no known plans for international expansion.

The new subscription service follows the launch of Turner’s new Filmstruck classic movie streaming service which includes a library of movies from TCM (Turner Classic Movies) and the Criterion Company. This isn’t the first time Turner has experimented with a standalone cartoon streaming service, a decade ago, Turner EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) launched SuperCartoonNetwork.co.uk, a subscription streaming service with a regularly updated library of cartoons.

From The Turner USA Press Release: Turner And Warner Bros. Announce New Domestic Premium Streaming Service

Time Warner’s Turner and Warner Bros. announced today they have partnered on a new standalone domestic premium video subscription service – Boomerang – that will launch in the Spring. This will be the first time the two companies have offered the massive Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes and MGM animation library of over 5,000 titles on a streaming platform. Boomerang will provide audiences instant and exclusive access to both brand-new original series and timeless franchises like Scooby Doo, Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, The Jetsons and The Flintstones among many others. Launching with a vast number of episodes, new content will be added weekly for kids, families and animation lovers of all ages to enjoy.

Boomerang will be the exclusive home to a slate of new, original series, including Warner Bros. Animation’s Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, an uplifting comedic fantasy series that transports audiences to the magical land of Oz and follows the ruby slipper adventures of its brave and feisty princess protagonist; and Wacky Races, a full-engine overhaul of the Hanna-Barbera classic series that takes viewers on a ride filled with zany slapstick comedy, high-octane thrills and exotic locales around the world. Additionally, Boomerang will be the only place to catch new episodes of three fan-favorite series, Scooby-Doo, Looney Tunes and Tom & Jerry.

Boomerang will support its world-class content offering with a robust set of product features in the months following launch including: family profiles, personalized recommendations, download-to-go, Spanish audio and interactive features that will give users new and exciting ways to discover and share content. The Boomerang OTT service will be powered by applications and technology developed by DramaFever, a Warner Bros. Digital Networks company.

The service will be ad-free and launch domestically on Web, iOS and Android devices for $4.99 per month (with a 7-day Free Trial) or $39.99 annually (with a 30-day Free Trial).

The product will expand to several more platforms after launch, including Amazon, Roku and Apple TV. Turner and Warner Bros. will explore additional distribution opportunities with both new and existing partners in the future.

To learn more about the new Boomerang video subscription service and to sign up for its prelaunch mailing list go to http://www.boomerang.com.

“Boomerang is a beloved brand that has always had multi-generational appeal and some of the greatest animated shows ever created,” said Christina Miller, President, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim. “Our on-going partnership with Warner Bros. around this new premium service continues our strategy of making sure our fans are engaged with fresh and fun content whenever and wherever they want it.”

“We are bringing the best new and classic characters to kids, families and animation fans so they can now watch their favorites anywhere, anytime on any screen,” said Craig Hunegs, President, Business and Strategy, Warner Bros. Television Group and President, Warner Bros. Digital Networks. “It’s a whole new way to access Warner Bros.’ storied legacy of laughs!”

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner-and-warner-bros-announce-new-domestic-premium-streaming-service

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New Mobile Game Mighty Magiswords Surely You Quest Available From 16th February

New Mobile Game Mighty Magiswords Surely You Quest Available From 16th February

New Mobile Game Mighty Magiswords Surely You Quest Available From 16th February

Next Thursday (16/02/2017), Cartoon Network Games will releasing their latest mobile game based on Mighty Magiswords called “Surely You Quest”. Mighty Magiswords follows the adventures of Prohyas and Vambre, a sibling team of “Warriors for Hire” who go quests using their magically outrageous swords. The new game will be available for iOS, Android and Fire devices and will be available to download for free on iTunes, Google Play and the Amazon App Store.

Mighty Magiswords: Surely You Quest is an RPG (Roleplaying Game) game where the player takes the role of Prohyas and Vambre, were they partake in humorous quests and exciting battles using their Magiswords. The new game will integrate into the MagiMobile app, the app integration into the game allows the player to utilizes the swords they’ve collected either by watching video clips, by watching the TV show or by completing quests on the app. The Magimobile app was originally released in the United States on 10th November and had since rolled out to Cartoon Network audiences in Australia and the Philippines.

The new mobile game is another addition to the Mighty Magiswords digital content already produced by Cartoon Network Studios, such as interactive shorts, narrative vlogs hosted by the Warriors, a multitude of digital games and MagiMobile.

Mighty Magiswords will also fully premiere in the United Kingdom on 10th April (for the Easter school holidays) and will also fully premiere on Cartoon Network France on Monday 6th March at 7.05pm.

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Preview of Mighty Magiswords: Surely You Quest

From The Official Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network Expands The Mighty Magiswords World: Season Two Greenlight and New Mobile Game Surely You Quest

Turner’s Cartoon Network has charted multiplatform wins internationally with Mighty Magiswords, leading to a season two order of the hit comedy series and the launch of a new mobile game, Surely You Quest. Mighty Magiswords follows the adventures of Prohyas and Vambre, a sibling team of “Warriors for Hire” who embark on heroic quests using outrageously funny swords called Magiswords.

The immersive MagiMobile app, which has so far had APAC launches in the Philippines and Australia, empowers fans to collect swords like the Warriors. And this newest mobile game further heightens the interactivity of the Mighty Magiswords world by allowing users to use their collections in active gameplay, while also gathering and upgrading more Magiswords via the audio content recognition cues in Mighty Magiswords programming.

Mighty Magiswords is produced at Cartoon Network Studios and created by Kyle A. Carrozza (The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water). Season two of Mighty Magiswords will find Prohyas and Vambre embarking on epic adventures and even more hilarious quests in pursuit of the latest and greatest Magiswords to add to their coveted collections.

Fans have shown they are hungry for more from the Mighty Magiswords world and Cartoon Network is ready to meet them wherever they are with Surely You Quest, an idle RPG coming to iTunes, Google Play and Amazon for free on February 16 in the US, and in selected Asia Pacific markets over the coming few weeks.

Surely You Quest connects to MagiMobile by giving fans access to their Magiswords and allowing them to expand their collections. Gamers can use the swords they previously earned in MagiMobile for gameplay in Surely You Quest, and the more fans watch and engage with MagiMobile, the more options they will have for battles in the game. Surely You Quest adds to a rich connected world of more than 400 pieces of original content including interactive shorts, narrative vlogs hosted by the Warriors, a multitude of digital games and MagiMobile.

New episodes of Mighty Magiswords continue to air on Cartoon Network and are available anytime, anywhere on the Cartoon Network Watch and Play and Cartoon Network Anything apps, as well as its websites and YouTube channels.

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Cartoon Network USA Mighty Magiswords Renewed For A Second Season

Cartoon Network USA Mighty Magiswords Renewed For A Second Season

Cartoon Network USA Mighty Magiswords Renewed For A Second Season

Today (09/02/2017), Cartoon Network USA’s press office has announced that Mighty Magiswords has been renewed for a second season. Usually, when Cartoon Network shows get full international distribution they tend to get a second season (excluding Over The Garden Wall which was a mini-series). Cartoon Network has put a lot of effort into the digital element of the show, including apps and websites, so a season renewal was the next logical step.

Mighty Magiswords follows two brother and sister warriors named Prohyas and Vambre, they use different magical swords with unusual but useful abilities to help out the people of Lyvsheria.

Cartoon Network Games launched their Magimobile companion app in the United States last November, the app allows players to have their very own virtual collection of Magiswords as featured in the show, players can gain swords by completing various quests, by watching video clips or by watching the show on the TV by using the app’s audio recognition technology.

The MagiMobile app is ranked as a top five app overall on iTunes, with 2 million downloads and 20 million swords collected.

Next week (16/02/2017), Cartoon Network Games will be releasing a brand new Mighty Magiswords game called “Surely You Quest”, which is a RPG battling game. Players will be able to use their swords obtained using the Magimobile app within the game. The new game will be available for iOS, Android and Fire devices and will be available to download for free on iTunes, Google Play and the Amazon App Store.

Preview of Mighty Magiswords: Surely You Quest

Mighty Magiswords is one of Cartoon Network’s most watched shows on VOD (Video On-Demand). The show was also Cartoon Network’s most popular show in October last year and it was the number one new animated show among kids aged 6-11 during the fourth quarter of 2016 and also with Cartoon Network’s targeted boy demographic.

New episodes of Mighty Magiswords are currently airing every Friday at 6.15pm ET/PT on Cartoon Network USA.

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http://deadline.com/2017/02/mighty-magiswords-cartoon-network-surely-you-quest-1201906180/