Boomerang USA Newsletter Happy Thanksgiving Celebrate With A Cartoon Feast

Boomerang USA Newsletter Happy Thanksgiving Celebrate With A Cartoon Feast

Boomerang USA Newsletter Happy Thanksgiving Celebrate With A Cartoon Feast

We Are Thankful For Cartoons And You!

To express our gratitude, we’ve created a special Cartoon Feast playlist for you! Enjoy top episodes featuring your favorite characters and their favorite foods. From Sylvester scheming to open cans of tuna, to Tom and Jerry feasting on a royal banquet, this playlist will keep you entertained this Thanksgiving. Watch the Playlist

Looking for more holiday fun? Celebrate with the exclusive special, Garfield’s Thanksgiving. Watch Now

Also On The Boomerang Streaming Service

The Flintstones:

https://www.boomerang.com/shows/flintstones-franchise/series/flintstones-series

Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz:

https://www.boomerang.com/shows/dorothy-franchise/series/dorothy-series

Yogi Bear:

https://www.boomerang.com/shows/yogi-bear-franchise/series/yogi-bear-series

The Jetsons:

https://www.boomerang.com/shows/jetsons-franchise/series/jetsons-series

Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes:

https://www.boomerang.com/shows/bugs-bunny-franchise/series/bugs-bunny-series

Tom and Jerry:

https://www.boomerang.com/shows/tom-and-jerry-franchise/series/tom-and-jerry-series

http://www.boomerang.com

Boomerang USA Streaming Service Acquires Rights To New Wind In The Willows Animated Series

Boomerang USA Streaming Service Acquires Rights To New Wind In The Willows Animated Series

Boomerang USA Streaming Service Acquires Rights To New Wind In The Willows Animated Series

According to an exclusive story from The Hollywood Reporter, Turner USA’s and Warner Bros’ classic animation streaming service – Boomerang has acquired the U.S. rights to a brand new animated series adapted from the British children’s novel – The Wind in the Willows distributed by UK based Hoho Entertainment.

The new animated series is produced by animation industry veteran Martin Gates and Hoho’s producer and managing director – Oliver Ellis. The series will include a total of 52 episodes with a runtime of 11 minutes. Written in 1908 by Kenneth Grahame, the book follows the adventures of Mole, Rat, Badger and the wealthy and eccentric Mr. Toad. The book has been adapted into several TV series’ and movies (both animated and live action). More that 85 million copies of the book has been sold and it has been translated into 29 different languages.

Martin Gates is known for his work in the animation industry, which includes feature-length versions of children’s stories including The Ugly Duckling, Jack and the Beanstalk and The Snow Queen, it’s not his first time using Wind of the Willows as source material, he also produced a half-hour Christmas special based on the book called Mole’s Christmas, which was nominated for an International Emmy.

Martin Gates, the producer of the new animated series said:

“We have lived with this beautiful book for so long, it has become part of the fabric of our lives. Twenty years on, we feel the time is right to breathe new life into the stories for a whole new generation of children, rediscovering beloved old characters and introducing some new female ones including adventurous Squirrel, resourceful Rabbit and the scheming Chief Weasel. There are just so many more stories to tell.”

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/turner-owned-boomerang-nabs-rights-wind-willows-series-1044937

Cartoon Network Nordic And HBO Launch Toonix Kids VOD Service

Cartoon Network Nordic And HBO Launch Toonix Kids VOD Service

Cartoon Network Nordic And HBO Launch Toonix Kids VOD Service

Cartoon Network Nordic (broadcasts to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) has partnered with the local division of its sister company – HBO (Home Box Office) Nordic to launch a brand new OTT (Over The Top) video-on-demand service for children called Toonix. The brand new streaming service launched yesterday (03/10/2017). The new VOD service feature a mix of animated television shows and movies, especially content from Cartoon Network Studios and Warner Bros. Animation aimed for kids aged between 3 and 12 years old.

The new service has more than 2000 episodes of Cartoon Network’s and Boomerang’s most popular shows and is available for no additional cost to existing HBO Nordic subscribers. All shows are fully localised, with shows available in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish. Toonix also offers a 100% ad-free no interruption service.

Popular animated shows available on Toonix include: The Amazing World of Gumball, Lego Ninjago: Masters Of Spinjitzu, Looney Tunes, The Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time, Ben 10, Teen Titans Go!, Scooby-Doo! and Tom and Jerry. Pre-school classics on the service include Shaun the Sheep, Alfie Atkins and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and Scandinavian originated series like Pippi Longstocking, Bamse, Rasmus Klump and The Moomins.

In addition to its usual offering of animation, Toonix will include live-action shows such as Dance Academy, also there’s a movie section which includes movies such as Arthur and the Minimoys and Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium.

Toonix is also name of Cartoon Network’s avatar character maker as seen on several Cartoon Network websites all over the world, where kids can create a cute version of themselves or recreate a popular cartoon character. Many of these Toonix characters can been seen on the brand new streaming service. Cartoon Network Latin America also had a branding era called “Toonix” which features many of Cartoon Network’s characters in Toonix form, this was also Cartoon Network Latin America’s version of Cartoon Network USA’s Noods era.

HBO, also part of Time Warner (soon to be AT&T) family is known for its critically acclaimed programming including current hits such as Game of Thrones and Westworld and even pre-school programming such as the long-running Sesame Street. In the UK, Sky owns the pay-TV rights to many of HBO’s shows and airs them on its exclusive Sky Atlantic channel.

Toonix Scandinavia Links:

Sweden: http://www.toonix.se
Denmark: http://www.toonix.dk
Norway: http://www.toonix.no
Finland: http://www.toonix.fi

From The Turner Nordic Press Release: HBO Nordic And Turner Join Forces To Launch OTT Offering, Toonix: New kids & family content included for all HBO Nordic subscribers launching on October 3rd

HBO Nordic, the premium streaming service in the Nordic market and the home of many internationally acclaimed series such as Game of Thrones, Westworld and Big Little Lies, is today launching kids’ and family service Toonix. HBO Nordic’s new addition will be available for consumers on http://www.hbonordic.com, and through selected distribution partners in the Nordic region.

Toonix is an all new kids’ brand created by Turner EMEA and targeted at 3-12 year olds and their families. The service will offer a mix of high quality kids’ series and movies including popular content from Turner’s Cartoon Network Studios, Warner Bros. Animation and many more. HBO Nordic is proud to be the first partner in launching the brand.

At launch, Toonix contains more than 2000 episodes of the most acclaimed shows and movies and comes with no additional fees for HBO Nordic subscribers. All shows are fully localised, with offerings in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish, and are 100% ad free.

With brand new content set to be added each week, key shows include all-time favourites, The Amazing World of Gumball, Lego Ninjago, Looney Tunes, The Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time, Ben 10, Teen Titans Go!, Scooby-Doo and Tom and Jerry. The service also includes pre-school programming such as Shaun the Sheep, Alfie Atkins, and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and local favourites like Pippi Longstocking, Bamse, Rasmus Klump and The Moomins.

A selection of live-action series such as Dance Academy will entertain “tweens” and there is a curated movie section for the whole family, including titles such as Arthur and the Minimoys and Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium.

Hervé Payan, CEO, HBO Europe, made this statement regarding the launch of the new service:

“Thanks to our cooperation with Turner, we are very pleased to be able to provide our Nordic subscribers with a complete offer of the best premium content. Now our adult TV-series fans as well as families with kids can enjoy all their favourite shows on HBO Nordic”

The president of Turner EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) – Giorgio Stock also added:

“At Turner we are constantly seeking new ways to engage with our fans, building on our leadership in premium content creation across kids, news, movies, general entertainment and sports, and expanding our options to curate and distribute our branded content. We’re delighted to be partnering with HBO Nordic to start this flagship kids and family focused OTT venture, which represents a significant and exciting new milestone in our ability to provide our fans with a trusted, bespoke, rich and immersive user offering.”