NETFLIX AND SABAN BRANDS ANNOUNCE POPPLES, A NEW ORIGINAL SERIES FOR KIDS
Based On The Lovable Characters From The 1980s,
Popples Is Set To POP Onto Netflix Worldwide In 2015
Popples are fun, lovable, brightly coloured and adorable creatures that transform from fluffy balls to furry friends and back again. Saban Brands will re-imagine the franchise for a new generation of kids with an all-new animated series in 2015. The show will be a high-energy comedy series, driven by the optimistic comic entertainment of its main characters, or Best Popple Pals (BPPs): Bubbles, Sunny, Lulu, Izzy and Yikes. Popples made its original debut in the U.S. in 1985 with a successful toy line, followed by a Saturday morning television show based on the toys. Visit www.sabanbrands.com for more information.
Beverly Hills, California (24th September 2014) – Saban Brands and Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) announced today a POP-tastic original kids series, Popples, exclusively for all Netflix members worldwide. This new playful animated series will re-imagine the nostalgic adorable species of brightly coloured creatures that transform from fluffy balls to furry friends and back again, while keeping the same silly spirit of the original Popples characters that fans know and love. Originally introduced in the U.S. in 1985, Popples made their debut with a successful toy line followed by what became a very popular Saturday morning television programme. Netflix will transport viewers into the colorful world of Popplopolis with 26 half-hour episodes, beginning in late 2015.
“We look forward to debuting this new Popples series to children around the world,” said Haim Saban, Chairman and CEO of Saban Capital Group and founder of Saban Brands. “Netflix continues to be a great strategic partner, delivering compelling content that kids can enjoy anywhere and everywhere. With the global reach of Netflix, we know Popples will reach a whole new generation of kids that will love it as much as their parents.”
Is anyone else excited about Netflix Popples… I AM!!!
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