Boomerang UK Wacky Races New Show Premieres 1st November

Boomerang UK Wacky Races New Show Premieres 1st November

Boomerang UK Wacky Races New Show Premieres 1st November

…and now here they are! The most daredevil group of daffy drivers to ever whirl their wheels in the Wacky Races!. Boomerang UK will be premiering a reboot of the late 1960’s Hanna-Barbera classic – Wacky Races this Wednesday (1st November) at 5.30pm. The new series features some of the characters from the original series, including the scheming cheaters Dick Dastardly and Muttley, despite their best efforts to sabotage the race for their own gain, their plans always spectacularly backfire with hilarious consequences. Also returning is the glamour girl – Penelope Pitstop, the charming Mr Perfect and the most horrifying pair that ever hit the road – the Gruesome Twosome.

New characters include the boy genius and racer – I.Q. Ickly, the race announcer – Brick Crashman and the owner and promoter of the Wacky Races – P.T. Barnstorm. In the Wacky Races, it’s not necessarily about being the fastest driver, but it’s also about strategy, knowing how to handle the most ridiculous situations on the road and using the vehicle’s unique wacky features to win the race.

A major difference in the reboot compared to the original series is the variety of locations, which now includes different places around the world (Italy, Easter Island etc.) and even outer space. New episodes air daily at 5.30pm from Wednesday 1st November only on Boomerang UK and Ireland.

Boomerang UK has already uploaded some video clips from the new series onto their YouTube channel, the Wacky Races playlist can be accessed via the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1Z6ttYZJTaM7XLvpbpeSGJbQOf0IWUCz

Promo introducing Dick Dastardly and Muttley:

Promo introducing Penelope Pitstop:

Promo introducing The Gruesome Twosome:

Also check out the Wacky Races section on the Boomerang UK website, which also features video clips from the new series and a brand new racing game – Highway Heroes.

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

Boomerang France Wacky Races Premieres 4th September

Boomerang France Wacky Races Premieres 4th September

Boomerang France Wacky Races Premieres 4th September

And away they go… on the way-out wacky races! The crazy classic racing animated comedy series from Hanna-Barbera – Wacky Races (French title: Les Fous du Volant) has been revived for 2017 by Warner Bros. Animation and is coming to Boomerang France on Monday 4th September. Also characters from the original series are returning, it just wouldn’t be Wacky Races without the scheming Dick Dastardly and Muttley, pretty Penelope Pitstop, the charming Mr Perfect or the fearsome Gruesome Twosome. The character designs and the show’s aesthetics have been revamped for the modern era, while still retaining the show’s premise. The new reboot also build upon the original series by introducing brand new racing locations in different parts of the world.

Boomerang France will be airing a new episode everyday at 5pm and the show is planned to air in other parts of Europe, Middle East and Africa very soon. The show is already available on the Boomerang app in the United States as a show exclusive and has already premiered on Boomerang Australia on 14th August.

https://comic.systems/actualite/1832/les-fous-du-volant-reviennent-dans-une-nouvelle-serie-sur-boomerang/

Steven Spielberg Returns For New Animaniacs Series

Steven Spielberg Returns For New Animaniacs Series

Steven Spielberg Returns For New Animaniacs Series

Yesterday (30/05/2017), it was announced that the legendary and multiple Oscar-winning Hollywood director – Steven Spielberg will be working on a new rebooted series of Warner Bros. Animation’s Animaniacs. The popular 1990’s animated show, mostly follows three zany 1930’s cartoon stars named collectively as the Warners: Yakko, Wakko, and Dot, they were locked away in the Warner Bros. Studios water tower but when they escaped they cause all sorts of mayhem and trouble around the studio lot. The show also spawned a popular spin-off animated show called Pinky and The Brain, a show about two laboratory mice who plot to takeover the world, one of them is a genius and other is dimwitted.

Prior to Animaniacs, Steven Spielberg was also the talent behind Warner Bros. Animation’s Tiny Toons Adventures, a show about young cartoon characters attending a “Looniversity” studying on how to become the next generation of Looney Tunes stars, the show featured the usual slapstick humour with loads of references to Looney Tunes cartoons.

Animaniacs, Tiny Toons Adventures and Pinky and the Brain were aired later on Cartoon Network USA and UK in the late 90’s-early 00’s.

The reboot is currently in the preliminary stages and it’s not presently known if Cartoon Network or Boomerang will air the new series (or even add Animaniacs to Boomerang’s new streaming service in the U.S. along with the classic episodes) if production fully goes ahead. However, knowing the close relationship between Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. under the same parent company, it seems likely.

http://www.indiewire.com/2017/05/animaniacs-reboot-steven-spielberg-amblin-1201817336/

http://www.avclub.com/article/steven-spielberg-teams-warner-bros-animaniacs-rebo-256037

http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/news/a829591/animaniacs-steven-spielberg-warner-bros-amblin-return/