Boomerang Southeast Asia Launches In Malaysia On HyppTV

Boomerang Southeast Asia Now Available On HyppTV In Malaysia

Boomerang Southeast Asia Launches In Malaysia On HyppTV: More Animation For Malaysia

Boomerang, the classic cartoon sister channel of Cartoon Network has launched in Malaysia on the HyppTV IPTV platform, with a free two month preview for all HyppTV customers that started from its launch date on Saturday 1st August. Boomerang is a channel full of animation with household names and contemporary cartoons for kids and families. The channel offers both exclusive and first-run content including remakes and new episodes of timeless favourites from Cartoon Network’s and Warner Bros’. properties such as Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo. Boomerang also airs both modern and classic acquisitions including Garfield, Pink Panther, Strawberry Shortcake, My Little Pony, Mr. Bean, Inspector Gadget, DreamWorks’ Turbo FAST and DreamWorks’ two Dragons series: Dreamworks Dragons: Riders of Berk and Dreamworks Dragons: Defenders of Berk. The version of Boomerang received in Malaysia is Boomerang Southeast Asia, which relaunched on 1st January 2015.

The channel is available in two languages: English and Bahasa Malaysia, with a demographic of kids aged 4-9 as well as their families and anyone who loves animation most particularly classic cartoons. Boomerang will be very soon airing new productions from Warner Bros. Animation such as the new Bugs Bunny series, Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production and Bunnicula, a story of a vegetarian vampire rabbit based on the children’s book series written by James Howe.

Boomerang Southeast Asia is part of HyppTV’s Jumbo Pack and will also be available á-la-carte. A Boomerang app for mobile devices with both video and game content is currently in the planning stages.

Phil Nelson, Turner International’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Southeast Asia Pacific and North Asia made this statement about the launch of Boomerang in the Malaysian market:

“Boomerang provides light-hearted and fun moments for a whole new generation of viewers with iconic characters. It is hugely popular content presented in a safe environment for both boys and girls to feel happy, relaxed and to laugh. It’s entertainment that parents can trust and enjoy together with their children. With the best comedy and imaginative fun of young ones, Boomerang celebrates today’s family and how they have fun together. Boomerang is already extremely popular in many countries around the world, and I’m confident Boomerang will soon be one of the best-loved channels for kids and families in Malaysia too.”

Boomerang Southeast Asia To Relaunch On 1st January 2015

Boomerang Rebrand

Today it was announced that Boomerang Southeast Asia will relaunch on 1st January 2015, the news came as a surprise especially as the original feed was closed down on 1st December 2012 and was replaced by Toonami. Boomerang Southeast Asia will replace Cartoonito Asia on 1st January 2015 in the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Myanmar (Burma). In Singapore, the channel will return on the same date as a completely new channel on StarHub, as Cartoonito Asia doesn’t currently broadcast there.

Boomerang is currently remodeling itself internationally as a family orientated channel, and the launch of a Netherlands and Flanders feed and relaunch of the Southeast Asia feed is a part of the plan to focus more attention on Boomerang as a channel alongside Cartoon Network.

Boomerang Southeast Asia will broadcast exclusive original content for the first time, including shows from Warner Bros such as Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes and the new show Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!. It will also air acquired series, such as the new CGI Inspector Gadget series and Netflix’s and Dreamworks’ Turbo: Fast as well as the second season of the animated Mr Bean series.

Mark Eyers, Chief Content Officer – Kids, Turner International Asia Pacific made this statement regarding the return of the Boomerang Southeast Asia feed:

“Boomerang has returned to Asia and it has never looked so good. The channel is powered with premium content from Warner Bros. meaning that it will now be the home in Southeast Asia for the likes of Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo. The re-launch is a global initiative with a commitment to acquire the world’s very best animation, and we’ll be one of the first regions to unveil the new-look brand. Right from the start, we’ll be airing the all-new Inspector Gadget and Turbo FAST series. In April, we’re very excited to debut the long awaited and truly family favourite – the incomparable Mr Bean – in a spectacular new animated season.”

So far, the Boomerang Latin American feeds and Boomerang Australia have rebranded. It has also been announced that Boomerang France and Boomerang Central Eastern Europe will rebrand on 3rd January and 2nd February 2015 respectively.

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