Turner And Warner Bros Launch Streaming Service Dedicated To Classic Cartoons
One of the best things about being a kid watching cartoons is that you just don't care when they're from, because the best ones are timeless. Whether it's Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry or Scooby Doo, Where Are You? the best animation has been enjoyed by generation after generation, passed down by those who lived it when they were kids. Soon, a whole new generation will get the chance to enjoy those classic cartoons thanks to the launch of Boomerang as an over-the-top steaming service providing access to some of the most beloved characters and shows from the past.
The Boomerang streaming service will launch this Spring and feature a library of over 5,000 titles including favorites from the Looney Tunes, Hannah-Barbera and MGM libraries. Boomerang will also be producing new and original content for the service including the upcoming Dorothy & The Wizard of Oz and a re-vamped and rebooted Wacky Races. The service will also be the only place to catch new episodes of Scooby-Doo, Looney Tunes and Tom & Jerry.
In a statement, Christina Miller, President, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim said
“Boomerang is a beloved brand that has always had multi-generational appeal and some of the greatest animated shows ever created,” said Christina Miller, President, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim. “Our on-going partnership with Warner Bros. around this new premium service continues our strategy of making sure our fans are engaged with fresh and fun content whenever and wherever they want it.”
Initially, Boomerang will be available on web, iOS and Android devices for $4.99 per month (with a 7-day Free Trial) or $39.99 annually (with a 30-day Free Trial), with an eye on coming to more platforms after launch, including Amazon, Roku and Apple TV. On launch, the service will limited to the domestic United States, but Turner and Warner Bros have said they are interested in pursuing new distribution opportunities in the future.
The find out more information, head to Boomerang's website to sign up for the mailing list, and keep an eye out for the launch sometime this spring.