Virgin Media Launches Kids TV App Features Boomerang And Cartoonito Shows

Virgin Media Launches Kids TV App Features Boomerang And Cartoonito Shows

Virgin Media Launches Kids TV App Features Boomerang And Cartoonito Shows

This week, British cable television provider – Virgin Media (a part of the Liberty Global group) has launched its children’s television mobile app – Virgin TV Kids. The app also features some content that air on Boomerang and Cartoonito for the new app including Fireman Sam, Bob the Builder, Scooby-Doo!, Tom and Jerry and Thomas and Friends. The app is available at no extra cost to all Virgin Media TV customers who have either the Fun or Full House TV package. The app also includes content from Nick Jr, Tiny Pop and Channel 5’s Milkshake programming block. The app was announced at this year’s Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield in July, the launch of the app follows the launch of a similar kids app by Virgin’s biggest rival – Sky.

The app features a child friendly design and offers hundreds of hours of video-on-demand TV content suitable for children aged between 3 and 7 years old. The app also features games and picture books and it’s also a safe environment for young children with no advertising or inappropriate content. The app also features individual profile functionality, a repeat show five-times looper button, download show functionality and security settings. The app can be used on up to four compatible devices in the UK and can be used with a WiFi, 3G or 4G connection, mobile data rates may apply.

While talking about the new app, Virgin Media’s chief digital entertainment officer, David Bouchier said:

“Our Virgin TV Kids app is a safe and fun space designed exclusively for pre-schoolers, Virgin TV’s youngest customers. Parents and carers can let their children explore the best children’s TV shows from all their favourite channels such as Disney, Nick Jr, Boomerang and more, as well as a wide range of books and games safe in the knowledge that kids can never be exposed to age inappropriate or harmful content. Our Kids app has not only the UK’s best selection of pre-school entertainment, but it comes with added peace of mind for parents – an environment free from ads and other commercial influences.”

Virgin TV Kids Mobile App Download Links:

Google Play (Android):

iTunes App Store (iOS):

From the Virgin TV Kids App Description From Google Play

Designed for kids aged 3-7 the Virgin TV Kids app lets you conjure up entertainment with the tap of a finger (or the stamp of a foot) at home – and on the go.

There’s top telly available on demand, brilliant books and great games for developing curious minds. Loads of TV favourites are there, ready to watch – from Nick Jr, Cartoonito, Milkshake and TinyPop. There are hundreds of hours of shows on demand including Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam, Pingu, Mike the Knight, Peppa Pig, Thomas & Friends, In The Night Garden, Paw Patrol, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom and more.

And it’s not just TV. There are lots of games and books to enjoy together, too. The best thing is,
there are no ads to skip, or breaks to huff and puff through. And there’s no way they can rack up costs with in app purchases. Phew

You can set up separate profiles for each child and the app will remember the most recent activities done on the app so it’s quick and easy to continue where they left off. You can even select the loop button to repeat the same show 5 times.

Key Features:

As a Virgin TV customer, this app lets your child:
– Watch loads of kids content on demand
– Play kid friendly games
– Read children’s books
– Watch on up to 4 compatible devices

Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK May 2017 Highlights

Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK May 2017 Highlights

Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK May 2017 Highlights: From The Official Turner UK Press Release

Boomerang UK May 2017 Highlights

Brand New Show

The ZhuZhus

Starts from Tuesday 2nd May, airs daily at 6.30pm

It’s tough being a normal family living in the suburbs when your house is filled with four walking, talking, ever-making, ever‐breaking, always-moving, always-roaming…HAMSTERS!
Frankie Pamplemousse, an energetic 8-year-old girl, lives in Anytown with her four talking, extraordinary hamsters, the ZhuZhus.

New Episodes

Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!

New episodes air from Monday 29th May, airs daily at 9am and 5pm.

The Scooby gang is back with a modern comedic twist on the beloved classic. With high school over and one last summer to live it up, the gang hits the road in the Mystery Machine, chasing fun and adventure. But monsters and mayhem keep getting in the way. Grab your Scooby snacks, and get ready to have a blast!

Movie Premiere

Scooby-Doo! Moon Monster Madness

Premieres Saturday 13th May at 10am.

It’s a giant leap for dog-kind as Scooby-Doo and the gang blast off for an epic, otherworldly adventure in this all-new original movie! After winning the last five seats in a lottery, Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma are off to space in billionaire Sly Baron’s brand-new ship, the Sly Star One.

Boomerang UK And Cartoonito UK May 2017 Highlights

Cartoonito UK May 2017 Highlights

New Episodes

Bob The Builder

New episodes air from Tuesday 2nd May, airs daily at 5pm.

Bob is the hard working and dedicated resident builder for Fixham and Spring City. There is no build too big or too small for Bob and his enthusiastic team who will always jump to assist their community.

New Episodes And Movie Premiere

Thomas and Friends and Thomas and Friends: The Great Race Movie

New movie Thomas and Friends: The Great Race premieres Saturday 13th May at 9am.

New episodes of Thomas and Friends air from Monday 29th May at 7.30am and 4pm.

Don’t miss brand new movie “The Great Race” starring Thomas and Friends, plus new episodes with the cheeky little Tank Engine set on the imaginary island of Sodor.

Fireman Sam: Mayday Bank Holiday Marathon

Airs all day on Monday 1st May.

Tune in all day on this bank holiday Monday to catch the very best adventures of Fireman Sam. Whenever or whatever the problem, Fireman Sam and his trusted team are always on hand to save the day.

Cartoonito UK Thomas And Friends New Show Premieres Tomorrow 6th March

Cartoonito UK Thomas And Friends New Show Premieres Tomorrow 6th March

Cartoonito UK Thomas And Friends New Show Premieres Tomorrow 6th March

All aboard! Choo Choo! Thomas’s next stop is his new home – Cartoonito. Thomas and his train friends help transport passengers and move freight all across the Island of Sodor and when one of the engines gets into trouble, they’re always willing to help each other out. The much-loved children’s show first premiered on British television in 1984 and since then the show has been entertaining children worldwide as far as Japan and Latin America. The show was initially made with model railway train sets and was later made in 3D CGI, the show was successful enough to have its very own motion picture release – Thomas & the Magic Railroad as well as several other animated specials.

Thomas and Friends will premiere tomorrow (Monday 6th March) on Cartoonito UK and Ireland, with new episodes airing on weekdays at 7am & 4pm.

The Promo For Thomas And Friends Now Airing On Cartoonito: