New Season Of Mr Bean The Animated Series Coming To Boomerang’s International Feeds In 2019
Today (06/02/2017), Tiger Aspect, the production company behind Mr. Bean: The Animated Series, has confirmed that the show has been renewed for another season. Boomerang’s owners – Turner has purchased the broadcasting rights to air the new episodes, which are due to premiere next year on international versions of Boomerang. Rowan Atkinson, will also return to voice Mr. Bean for the new 26 episode season, also as the co-creator of Mr. Bean (as well as being Mr. Bean himself), Rowan will continue to be involved in the show’s creative process. The new episodes will mean more cartoon misadventures with the hilarious hapless bumbler and his friend – Teddy. Each episode will have a runtime of 11 minutes and UK free-to-air kids channel – CITV have also purchased the rights to the new season.
The distribution deal was agreed with Endemol Shine International, the sales arm of Tiger Aspect Productions’ parent company Endemol Shine Group. Tiger Aspect head of kids and animation Tom Beattie will be producing the new season with Katherine Senior – executive producer at Tiger Aspect. The series director of the Lego Nexo Knights animated series – Dave Osborne will be directing the new episodes.
Mr. Bean first appeared on UK television screens in 1990 as a live-action series, the series became an international hit and is one of Britain’s most successful comedy exports, Mr. Bean also had two theatrical releases and of course, an animated series which first aired in 2002.
Regarding the new season of Mr. Bean: The Animated Series, Ben Cavey, MD of Tiger Aspect Productions said:
“We are extremely excited to be starting the third animated series of Mr Bean, the global and enduring appeal of the character continues to grow and grow, and we are very happy to continue to help more and more children and families discover the unique source of comedy and joy that is Mr Bean.”
Cathy Payne, CEO of Endemol Shine International also added:
“Mr Bean has continued to enthrall audiences around the world, we can’t wait to see what great adventures Mr Bean and Teddy undertake in this new season.”