The popular angry birds mobile game app. Just got a got angrier and decided it’s high time they hit the TV. And so we got the angry birds cartoon series now on TV. The game developer behind the popular mobile game decided not to rest on the mobile game and so launched the angry birds cartoon.
Rovio, the Finnish company behind the highly addictive game, has now created the Angry Birds Toons animated series. The cartoon will launch on selected TV channels, video-on-demand services and across the range of Angry Birds apps for smartphones and tablets on March 16th, which is today.
Originally, Nick Dora, Rovio’s head of animation, revealed plans for the animation series back in April of last year at MIPTV in Cannes, France. The plan was to launch the series in the later part of 2012, but it was rescheduled for this spring. Dora said: “We want to combine the feel of cartoon classics with modern twists on an unprecedented scale. Our team has been working tremendously hard to once again delight our fans with a new way to experience these loveable characters”.
There will be a total of 52 Angry Birds Toons episodes showing throughout twelve months, with a new episode airing each weekend, beginning on Saturday March 16th on participating TV channels and Sunday March 17th on Angry Birds apps, supported video-on-demand services, smart TVs and connected devices.
Samsung Smart TVs will support the new Angry Birds Toons channel on launch day. Samsung!…sigh must always be everywhere. Well you seen and read it all you angry birds fans, the cartoon coming to you on tv. Guess you’re all excited about it.