Summer Camp Island Premieres On The Virgin Media TV Kids Preview Channel In The UK On 1st February
Before its official debut on Cartoon Network UK, Summer Camp Island will be airing on Virgin Media’s Kids TV Preview channel from 4pm this Friday (1st February) as a sneak peek preview. The show is about two best friends named Oscar and Hedgehog staying at a magical summer camp full of mystery and wonder. On Summer Camp Island, anything can happen and exist, it’s a place of witches, yetis and talking sharks and monsters hiding underneath beds and where everyday items are alive and can talk. The new show is created by British animation director – Julia Pott, known for her episode story-writing on Adventure Time. The show has similarities with another Cartoon Network show – Camp Lazlo for its summer camp premise and has Adventure Time’s essence of fantasy. Many members of Adventure Time’s production team now working on the new show including Adventure Time’s head writer Kent Osborne and writer and artist Cole Sanchez.
Virgin Media is the UK’s only widespread national cable television company, the Virgin Media Kids TV Preview channel usually shows promos of children’s shows on all channels that are available on their pay-TV platform, but Friday this week from 4pm will be an exception as ten episodes from the new series will be airing. The episodes will also be repeated on the same channel on Saturday and Sunday at the same time of 4pm.
Also all ten episodes of Summer Camp Island will be available from Monday 4th February as an On Demand Box Set on Virgin Media’s video on-demand service.
UPDATE: According to a promo now airing on the Virgin TV Kids preview channel, Summer Camp Island will premiere on Cartoon Network UK in March, no exact date or time has been announced yet though.
UPDATE 2: Summer Camp Island Premieres on Cartoon Network UK on Monday 4th March at 5.45pm.
Ahead of the show’s premiere, Cartoon Network UK’s website already has a Summer Camp Island game called “Bubble Trouble”, Help Oscar and Hedgehog solve the Bubble Mystery and pop your way to victory.