[06/15/23 - 06:08 AM] New "Bluey" Episodes Debut July 12th on Disney+ The new episodes include cameos from well-known Bluey fans, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, who appears as a talking horse in the episode "Stories," and Rose Byrne, who plays Chilli's sister Brandy in "Onesies."
[via press release from BBC Studios]
NEW "BLUEY" EPISODES DEBUT JULY 12TH ON DISNEY+
June 15, 2023 - Announced today, ten new episodes from beloved animated series Bluey will be available on Disney+ in the U.S. and around the world on Wednesday, July 12.
The new episodes include cameos from well-known Bluey fans, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, who appears as a talking horse in the episode "Stories," and Rose Byrne, who plays Chilli's sister Brandy in "Onesies."
Created and written by Joe Brumm and produced by the multiple Emmy(R) Award-winning Ludo Studio for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and BBC Studios Kids & Family, the new episodes will also arrive on Disney Channel and Disney Junior later this year.
"Fans have been keenly anticipating more Bluey and we're excited to share these new stories with them," said Henrietta Hurford-Jones, Commissioner & Executive Producer of Bluey for BBC Studios Kids & Family. "We're so happy at how our audiences have taken Bluey to their hearts! These episodes will not disappoint families, with episodes such as the excellent 'Tradies' and others. And viewers will love the return of the Grannies in Granny Mobile."
New episodes to be released July 12th on Disney+
Bluey follows the adventures of a lovable and inexhaustible Blue Heeler puppy who lives with her Dad, Mum and little sister, Bingo. It showcases the joyful simplicity that can be found in families, by bringing to life how children learn and grow through play.
The series has enjoyed acclaim internationally, recently winning a 2023 Kidscreen Award for Best Animated Series, Preschool, 2022 BAFTA Children & Young People Award in the International category and picking up its fourth consecutive AACTA Best Children's Programme award. These newest honors add to an International Emmy(R) and numerous other awards for craft and production around the world.
Jointly commissioned by BBC Studios Kids & Family and ABC Children's, Bluey is produced by multi-Emmy(R) Award-winning Ludo Studio in association with Screen Queensland and Screen Australia.
The series is distributed internationally by BBC Studios Kids & Family outside Australia.
BBC Studios Kids & Family has a global broadcast deal with Disney for Bluey in all territories outside Australia, New Zealand, and China. Episodes from the third season of Bluey are streaming on Disney+, and available on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, with more episodes from season three still to come.
Bluey official social media channels: Facebook | Instagram | TikTok | Twitter | YouTube
For more about Bluey, please visit bluey.tv
NOTES TO EDITORS
Bluey is produced by Emmy(R) Award-winning Ludo Studio for ABC KIDS (Australia) and co-commissioned by ABC Children's and BBC Studios Kids & Family. Financed in association with Screen Australia, Bluey is proudly 100% created, written, animated, and post produced in Brisbane Queensland, Australia, with funding from the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland and the Australian Government.
About Ludo Studio
Ludo Studio is a BAFTA, multi-Emmy(R) and Logie award-winning Australian studio that creates and produces original scripted drama, animation and digital stories that are authored by incredible local talent, distributed globally and loved by audiences everywhere.
About BBC Studios Kids & Family
BBC Studios Kids & Family is an integral part of the BBC Studios content powerhouse - a global company with bold British creativity at its heart. Formed in 2022 with the move of BBC Children's In-house Production into BBC Studios Productions, combines into one team, the exceptional talent and expertise of BBC Children's In-House Production alongside the global insight, content sourcing, investment, customer and brand experience within BBC Studios, to seamlessly take content from conception, development and production to investment, franchise management and distribution.
BBC Studios Kids & Family identifies, secures and nurtures great projects and turns them into global and local hits suitable for the CBeebies branded services and other major broadcast platforms and markets. With specialist knowledge of what makes young audiences tick, BBC Studios Kids & Family understands the market opportunity and provides the conditions that allow ideas to develop and flourish.
The division's multi-genre portfolio includes some of the most exciting and successful franchises in the world, with BAFTA and International Emmy winning craft and storytelling, including Blue Peter, Bluey, Get Even, Hey Duggee, JoJo & Gran Gran, My Mum Tracy Beaker, Sarah & Duck and Something Special. Its productions air on BBC Children's in the UK, on the multi-territory CBeebies and BBC Kids branded services and on leading content platforms around the world.
About BBC Studios
BBC Studios is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group with sales of £1.6bn (21/22). Able to take an idea seamlessly from thought to screen and beyond, the business is built on four pillars: a global Content Studio (producing, investing and distributing content globally); Channels & Streaming platforms in the UK and across the world; a Brands & Licencing operation which seeks to amplify the impact of IP; and the successful UK-based multi-channel network UKTV. Around 2,400 hours of award-winning British programmes made by the business every year, with three-quarters of its revenues from non-BBC customers including Discovery, Apple and Netflix. Its content is internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms, with brands like Strictly Come Dancing/Dancing with the Stars, Top Gear, Bluey and Doctor Who. BBC.com, BBC Studios' global digital news platform, has 139 million unique browser visits each month.
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