As was previously discussed, the second season of Robots In Disguise was revealed to be shorter than the first, prompting fans to consider the possibility that this would be its last season. Now the webpage for the Asia TV Forum & Market strengthens that rumor by showing that the last three episodes of season 2 are also available as a single 65-minute movie, much in the vein of Transformers Prime closer Predacons Rising. Keep reading for more details!
The official Takara Transformers web site has been updated with news of the Transformers Adventure Second Season that will be coming to Japan on September 30, 2015. The show is listed to begin show on Animax Sunday morning September 20 at 9:00 am. It will also be shown on Tokyo MX starting Monday October 5, 2015 at 6:30 pm.
TFW2005 board member mirarage
reports that Cartoon Network has started running repeats of Robots In Disguise weekday mornings starting today! The timeslot is the same - 6:30 AM - so you'll still have to get up pretty early in the morning to catch it. Unless you're Canadian, because Teletoon begins running repeats at a more sensible hour of 1:30PM this Saturday, September 19th. Keep reading for a link to the original story!
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Hasbro and Machinima have partnered to make a Combiner Wars animated series! The series is said to be aimed at teens and adults, and will be based on the Combiner Wars story as seen in the toys and IDW comic books. More details as they become available, but for now keep reading to see what we know!
Vimeo has announced that they will be offering the original Transformers Cartoon for streaming! Invidual episodes will cost 0.99 USD to rent and $2.99 to own and view by streaming and/or download - but the much better option is to buy the whole series for $40. Keep reading for the trailer - a pretty high quality copy of the original G1 title sequence - and a link.
In what appears to be last minute deal, Tranformers and other Hasbro shows will be staying on with Netfilx. As we reported previously, Hasbro and Netflix were to go their own way last month when a new deal fell through. However, without disclosing the terms of the detail. USA Today reports Netflix let be known that Hasbro Studios shows aren't going anywhere. Good news for Netflix customers who need their Transformers fix.
has posted an article about Hasbro's TV strategies that goes into of detail about The Hub - and what went wrong. The short version is that Discovery was admirably hands-off with the network, leaving Hasbro almost solely in charge of programming... and a combination of slow profits, the proliferation of on-demand viewing, and the departure of President & CEO Margaret Loesch led Hasbro get out of the network-running business. Keep reading for more details on all that and a link to the full article where you can see My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
described as "creepily beloved"!
In case you had any doubts as to why Hasbro chose to try and make their own kids' network in the first place, TV Insider reports that we finally have a premiere date and regular timeslot for Robots In Disguise: the show will premiere Saturday, March 14th at 6PM,
a month or so after the rest of the world gets it, and the regular timeslot will begin the following Saturday, March 21st at 6:30AM
, before you get up. This is the extent of our opinion of Cartoon Network we can share on a SFW website, but suffice to say it's in line with their normal behavior ("bad") towards properties they don't own outright. Keep reading for more details!
Thanks to Firestorm of the Ozformers forums we know that Cartoon Network Australia has set a premiere date for the 2-part Robots In Disguise pilot, and also a date for the third episode. If you're in the neighborhood, February 21st and 22nd will be when you can catch the episodes. Keep reading for more details!
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis have announced on their site they will be featuring a Transformers: Robots in Disguise 2015 Exhibit March 7 through July 26, 2015. The event that is part of their Inside Hollywood series will offer a lokg at the new cartoon series with what appears to details on the making of the Transformers toys and characters. Read on for the full details now.
While normally the Rescue Bots Reminder is for same-day airings, it felt like an additional heads-up would be handy for this one! Tomorrow morning, with no fanfare, Discovery Family will air the previously unseen "Chief Woodrow" in the middle of a block of Rescue Bots reruns. Keep reading for the synopsis and a link to the Discovery Family Channel schedule!
TVTropes have posted a list of what may be a list of the many Transformers Robots in Disguise 2015 Decepticon Characters that we will be seeing in the coming shows. For this who have been wondering there bad guys are. This list suggests there will be a lot of them to come, interestingly all in what appear to be beast forms of different natures and few throwbacks. The names are a bit zany and maybe questionable. So take all this with a grain of salt till we hear the official word.
We got some news just in from "Addicted To The Series," a French news site that is reporting the Canal J TV Network are going to debut the new Transformers: Robots In Disguise in February of next year, 2015. The translated report says " currently no release date has been announced but the series will air in February." Which seems a bit contradictory, but we are taking it to mean the show will Debut as a possible special event. Read on for the full translated report.
Looking forward to the introduction of the rest of the Rescue DinoBots? Today's your day! Season 3 Episode 10, "Quarry Vs. Quarry" airs at 1:30 today EST. Keep reading for the official synopsis plus links to the preview video clip and the Discovery Family Channel TV schedule!
It's Saturday again! And Saturday means Transformers Rescue Bots. This week's episode, "Bot-tastic Voyage," centers on the Bots' efforts to clean Kade's system of cleaning nanobots. Click here
to see the preview clip, and keep reading for the episode synopsis and link to Discovery Family's schedule page!
Gothamist reports that Transformers Generation One will be taken out of circulation on Netflix on January 1st 2015. If you've yet to (re)watch the series and have a Netflix subscription, you've got two weeks to get some friends together and catch it while you can! GI Joe is also on the chopping block, so consider setting aside some time to recreate your weekday afternoons before the turn of the year. Keep reading for the full list of shows and films leaving Netflix next year!
It's once again Saturday, which means a new episode of Transformers Rescue Bots! This week we get "Switcheroo," a good old-fashioned personality-swap episode. Every saturday morning cartoon should have one! Keep reading for the episode synopsis plus a link to a clip and to Discovery Family's schedule page!
It's that time again: Rescue Bots airs later today! This week's episode - the seventh of season 3 -is titled "Bugs In The System" and focuses on... well, bugs.
You can click here to see the two preview clips for the episode,
and keep reading to see the official synopsis and Discovery Family Schedule!