Boomerang UK Ramsey The Bull Terrier Wins Wacky Races Fast And The Furriest Competition

Boomerang UK Ramsey The Bull Terrier Wins Wacky Races Fast And The Furriest Competition

Boomerang UK Ramsey The Bull Terrier Wins Wacky Races Fast And The Furriest Competition

Boomerang UK ran a campaign on Instagram to help promote the new series of Wacky Races on the television channel, the campaign was a competition called “The Fast and The Furriest”, a pun on “Fast and the Furious”, in the competition, the UK’s most famous canine influencers with over 300,000 followers were pitted against each other on Boomerang UK’s Instagram account last week to compete for the title of “The Fast and the Furriest”, each dog was dressed as a character from Wacky Races. Fans and followers voted for their favourite pooch using the new Instagram Stories voting feature until one dog was decided as the winner. The brand new Wacky Races series premiered on Boomerang UK on 1st November and new episodes are airing daily at 5.30pm.

Penelope Pitstop and Dick Dastardly were represented by fashion-obsessed pug, Suki and Ramsey the bull terrier in the first semi-final. Bruno the mini-dachshund, representing Peter Perfect was up against Collin the poodle collie wearing green for the Gruesome Twosome in the second round. In the final, Collin and Ramsey were head-to head; Ramsey playing of the role of the menacing and scheming Dick Dastardly won the competition.

This was the first time Boomerang UK has done an campaign on the Instagram social media platform. The Instagram stories races had a total of 3,400 votes over three days and were viewed by 12,000 people. The final race between Collin and Ramsey was the most viewed with over 2,250 votes for Ramsey. According to a survey carried out by Boomerang UK for National Pet Month in April this year, the survey stated that 64.4% of families in large households take hilarious and adorable photos and videos of their pets at least once a day. The channel is home to some of the UK’s most loved animated characters, Scooby-Doo (No. 1 in the UK) and Tom and Jerry (No. 3 in the UK) and also for its Pet of the Week promotion, where viewers can upload videos and photos of their pets on the Boomerang UK website for the opportunity to see their pet on TV. Also not forgetting, the main antagonist in Wacky Races – Dick Dastardly has a dog named Muttley for a sidekick, who often sniggers when Dick Dastardly’s plans to win the race go horribly wrong.

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From The Turner UK Press Release: Instagram Sensation Ramsey Wins Hearts In Wacky Races’ “The Fast And The Furriest” Competition: Bull Terrier from Surrey, Ramsey finished first place in Instagram race with over 3,400 votes to celebrate the return of Wacky Races on Boomerang!

The UK’s most famous dog influencers battled against each other on the Boomerang UK Instagram account last week to compete for the title of “The Fast and the Furriest.” The competition took place from November 1st – 4th to promote the recharged return of the cartoon classic. The all-new series of Wacky Races airs every day at 5:30pm on Boomerang.

Four celebrity canine drivers with over 300,000 followers from around the UK, channelled their favourite Wacky Races drivers to take part in Boomerang UK’s Instagram Stories competition. Fans and followers voted for their favourite pooch using the new polling feature until one dog was crowned, “The Fast and Furriest.” Penelope Pitstop and Dick Dastardly were played by fashion-obsessed pug, Suki and Ramsey the bull terrier in the first semi-final. While Bruno the mini-dachshund, representing Peter Perfect, took on Collin the poodle collie wearing green for the Gruesome Twosome in the second round. The final saw, Collin and Ramsey go head-to head with Ramsey taking home the winning title.

This is the first time Boomerang UK has done an Instagram based campaign. The Instagram stories races had a total of 3,400 votes over the three days and were viewed by over 12,000 people. The final race between Collin and Ramsey was the most viewed with over 2,250 voting for Ramsey as the “Fast and the Furriest” pooch.

The Boomerang UK Instagram event follows a recent study that the channel conducted that found 64.4% of families in large households take hilarious and adorable photos and videos of their pets at least once a day. Whether it be on-screen or as part of their daily lives, it’s clear, kids and parents value and enjoy their pet’s ability to always make them laugh.


http://www.boomerangtv.co.uk/shows/wacky-races

Boomerang UK National Pet Month 2017 Study

Boomerang UK National Pet Month 2017 Study

Boomerang UK National Pet Month 2017 Study

According to a study conducted by the Boomerang UK TV channel for this year’s National Pet Month, Dads are more likely than mums to post videos and photos of their pets on social media. Also according to the study, 64% of families in larger households take hilarious and adorable photos and videos of their pet at least once a day. Half of parents (50.5%) allow their children to watch animal-related programming because animal shows bring happiness and laughter.

Boomerang is a TV channel is known not only for its mix of classic and contemporary animation but also for its animal cartoon characters, the channel is home to some of the UK’s most loved animated characters, Scooby-Doo (No. 1 in the UK) and Tom and Jerry (No. 3 in the UK) and also for its Pet of the Week promotion, where viewers can upload videos and photos of their pets on the Boomerang UK website for the opportunity to see their pet on TV. Also the study found that a quarter of parents and kids name their pet after a character from a cartoon or film.

In a pet “wishlist” survey with kids aged twelve and under, dogs came in first with 44.4% of the vote, followed by cats (28.6%), horses (19.2%), elephants (15.6%) and finally, bears (13.9%).

From The Turner UK Press Release: Dads More Likely Than Mums To Snap A Photo Of Their Beloved Pet At Least Once A Day: 63% of kids and parents claim that one of the qualities they value most in their pet is their ability to always make them laugh. Dads more likely than mums to be the “famous” animal Instagrammer in the household

The most famous mum on the planet, Kim Kardashian, may be the Queen of the selfie, but a recent study from Boomerang TV channel in the UK found that dads were the expert at snapping photos and videos of their pets for some quick likes on social media. The study found that 64.4% of families in larger households take hilarious and adorable photos and videos of their pet at least once a day, with dads more likely than mums to document their pets’ interactions.

Boomerang, the proud channel home of world-renowned animal characters like Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo and Bugs Bunny, released the results to coincide with National Pet Month in the UK and highlight the starring role animals play within families both on and off-screen.

With just over half of parents citing laughter and happiness among the primary reasons for letting their children watch animal-related programming (50.5%), it also came as no surprise that Scooby-Doo ranked number one amongst kids’ all-time favourite cartoon characters, followed by Peppa Pig in second place and Tom and Jerry in third. Furthermore, the study found that a quarter of parents and kids make the decision to name their beloved pet animal after a character from a cartoon or film.

Elephants made the top five in a pet “wish list” amongst kids twelve and under, dogs came in first with 44.4% of the vote, followed by cats (28.6%), horses (19.2%), elephants (15.6%) and finally, bears (13.9%).

Whether on-screen in their favourite cartoon or TV show, or as part of their daily interaction with a family pet, it’s clear that kids and parents alike enjoy a regular dose of humour thanks to the planet’s furry (and scaly!) friends.

Catch the best of Scooby-Doo every Saturday from 1pm-4pm, followed by the best of Tom and Jerry every Sunday from 1pm-4pm on Boomerang.

http://www.boomerangtv.co.uk