BOOMERANG PREMIUM SERVICE INTRODUCES TV-BASED STREAMING AND PREMIERES "DOROTHY AND THE WIZARD OF OZ"
Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast Support Added
Boomerang announced today a free update to the recently launched premium streaming service that will now allow users to enhance their viewing experience with TV-based streaming devices Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV. The service is also adding support for Chromecast, a highly requested feature, which allows fans to stream content directly to their television from their phone or tablet. Roku� devices will be added in the coming weeks. Boomerang is currently available on desktop, iPhone and iPad (with AirPlay support), as well as Android devices through Google Play.
Additionally, today Boomerang launched the world premiere of the new, original series Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz from Warner Bros. Animation. The uplifting comedic fantasy series transports audiences to the magical land of Oz and follows the ruby slipper adventures of its brave and feisty princess protagonist. The first thirteen episodes are now live on the service.
To further celebrate Boomerang's first original series the service is offering all Kansas residents a special 30-day free trial to those who sign up beginning Thursday, June 29 thru Tuesday, July 4, 2017. For more details visit: Boomerang.com/Dorothy.
The Boomerang premium video subscription service launched April 11, 2017 featuring the world's greatest animation library. Its massive Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes and MGM animation catalog of more than 5,000 titles includes timeless franchises Scooby-Doo, Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, The Jetsons, and The Flintstones.
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Boomerang was originally launched in the U.S. on April 1, 2000 as a television network and now is seen in over 144 million homes worldwide. Boomerang is Turner's global 24-hour, all-animation network for kids and families dedicated to showcasing both timeless cartoons from the Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., Hanna-Barbera and MGM libraries, as well as exclusive acquisitions and original productions from around the world.
In 2017, Turner and Warner Bros. partnered to launch Boomerang also as a standalone domestic premium video subscription service that would offer the massive Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes and MGM animation library of over 5,000 titles on a streaming platform. Boomerang will provide audiences instant and exclusive access to both brand-new original series and timeless franchises like Scooby Doo, Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, The Jetsons and The Flintstones among many others.
Turner, a Time Warner company is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology. Turner owns and operates some of the most valuable brands in the world, including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, ELEAGUE, FilmStruck, Great Big Story, HLN, iStreamPlanet, Super Deluxe, TBS, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), TNT, truTV and Turner Sports.
About Warner Bros.:
Warner Bros. Entertainment is a global leader in all forms of entertainment and their related businesses across all current and emerging media and platforms. A Time Warner Company, the Studio stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD and Blu-ray, digital production and distribution, animation, comic books, videogames, product and brand licensing, and broadcasting.
About Warner Bros. Digital Networks Group:
Warner Bros. Digital Networks Group is responsible for creating and building the Studio's digital and OTT video services, producing digital native content and growing Warner Bros.' direct-to-consumer capabilities by expanding Warner Bros.' footprint by launching new offerings, growing current company-owned services and making strategic alliances. As part of Time Warner's overall growth in direct-to-consumer offerings, WBDNG works closely with sister divisions Turner and HBO. WBDNG's portfolio includes Boomerang (a partnership with Turner), DramaFever, Machinima, Warner Archive, Stage 13, Uninterrupted (a partnership with LeBron James and Maverick Carter), Ellen Digital Ventures (a partnership with Ellen DeGeneres) and a number of other services to be announced in the coming months.