Streaming website C21Media has posted the first episode of the most recent season of Robots In Disguise
, "History Lessons"! Whether the episode is region-locked is unknown, but for those who don't subscribe to cable TV this is a good opportunity to get a look at RID. Keep reading for a link!
The Guardian has posted an article entitled "How We Made Transformers,"
featuring the recollections of writer Bob Budiansky and TV series editor Bryce Malek. Much of it we've heard before, though Malek provides some new insights. But it's an interesting inside look at how Transformers took shape, and worth reading. Keep reading for excerpts and a link!
Dr. Tess Hightower, wife of actor Richard Gautier, has reported to Facebook that Gautier passed away quietly last night at the age of 85. Gautier was likely best known to readers of this site as the voice of Rodimus Prime in the third season of the original The Transformers
cartoon as well as Serpentor on GI Joe: A Real American Hero
. He also had a long career of onscreen performances - most notably Hymie the robot on Get Smart
- and was among his other talents a gifted caricaturist as evidenced by his website. TFormers offers its sincerest sympathies to his family, friends, and fans for their loss today.
Transformers Rescue Bots Season 4 comes to Netflix Canada. Follow the adventure of four young transformers, Heatwave, Chase, Blades and Boulder, and their human counterparts: a family of emergency responders.
The people on this island need help fighting off disasters and an evil scientist. Time for some robot power! The Rescue Bots are Transformers that work with a family of heroes to rescue humans from disasters.
These non-violent Transformer stories are aimed at preschool viewers. See the Transformers Rescue Bots Season 4 page at newonnetflix.ca
Following the massive worldwide interest in Transformers: Combiner Wars, Machinima, the first Many2Many programming service focused on fandom and gamer culture, and Hasbro, Inc., a global play and entertainment company, announced today that they will join forces to develop Titans Return and Power of the Primes, the final two installments of the animated Prime Wars trilogy.
USA fans who have been anxiously awaiting the completion of Transformers: Robots in Disguise Season 2. Will be glad to know the other half has been listed to begin October 22nd according to TV Listings on Zap2IT.
The listing titled "History Lessons" find Bumble and the team discovering something interesting on the first Autobot Earth base. Read on for the complete details with Voice cast members.
The official Transformers Instagram page has posted a new Transformers Combiner Wars video clip feature the Construction Combiner team, Devastator. See this preview for the Machinima produced cartoon series that will begin August 8, 2016 exlusively on the go network. Read on to watch the video below.
We are just out of the Transformers Animation panel where we have learned that Transformers Robots in Disguise cartoon will be joined by none other than Starscream voiced by Steve Blum. We have the exclusive sizzle reel for your viewing pleasure posted below.
Hasbro has sent us a press release detailing the Combiner Wars animated series co-production with Machinima! In addition to general details we get some info on the voice cast - yes, that was
Jon "EpicVoiceGuy" Bailey in the Optimus Prime Prelude - and we discover that Japanese company Tatsunoko Productions was involved in the creation of the series. Keep reading to see the trailer and read the full press release!
On the heels of the first of the "prelude" chapters of the Combiner Wars animated series, Machinima has posted new promotional art for the show featuring - alongside the previously shown Optimus Prime and Menasor - none other than the upcoming Computron! Expected mid-September, Computron should likely hit pretty close to the release of the series, exclusive to the go90 platform. Nice move, Hasbro! Keep reading to see the image.
The official Transformers Facebook page has posted the prelude to the Machinima Combiner Wars animated series! Employing what appear to be soundalikes for Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, the animation is... somewhat limited, as we perhaps expected from a web series. Keep reading to watch the video! UPDATED
with an embed from official video from Machinima YouTube channel.
Some new updates about the Machinima: Transformers Combiner Wars cartoon have been reporting by way of MIP Digital Fronts event where CEO Chad Gutstein of Machinima gave a presentation of all the things they have planned for 2016. Those who have been waiting to hear more about the Transformers Combiner Wars production can finally get some sense of who, where and when things will take place with regard to the Transformers Universe. Read on for the full details from CEO.
FilckeringMyth has received a report from an event called "MIP Digital Fronts" sharing the first public details of the plot of the Combiner Wars animated series! While this is clearly a new continuity, the brief synopsis definitely takes cues from the IDW's ex-Robots In Disguise
series. How much of a lead it takes from IDW is yet to be determined, but this is definitely promising. Keep reading for the description!
Just up on the YouTube channel are two new clicks for Transformers Rescue Bots Season 4 Promo Trailers. There preview reveals a new Autobot will be joining the team, but who will it be? Get ready for brand new, back to back episodes beginning on Saturday April, 23rd. See the Transformers Rescue Bots Season 4 Promo Trailer after the jump.
Following the update about the Transformers: Combiner Wars cartoon that will debut this summer.
We have more news and details about the show thanks to Flickering Myth who have published the official summary as well news that the series will have 8 episodes and debut in July next summer via the Verizon go90 service. Read on for the full details.
The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards nominations were announced today, and it was a very good afternoon for Hasbro Studios programming. The studio received four nominations for its work on the Transformers Robots in Disguise and Rescue Bots franchises in Outstanding Special Class Animated Program, Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program and Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program. Marking one of its most successful years to date! Read on to see each of the Hasbro nominations and more details.
Transformers Robot in Disguise is the newest series to be coming to the digital kids engagement platform SuperAwesome. A sort of Cable TV network for kids, the service to more than 500 million children under 13 each month, will carry the Transformers Robot in Disguise cartoon along with other interactive options such as games, downloadable content, and more. There will be new episodes showing every two weeks and other surprises. Read on for the full details on this new partnership.
Transformers@TheMoon has posted the episode titles for the remainder of RID's second season! With the UK run of the series happening at a rate of two episodes a week, it's looking like Cartoon Network UK will burn off the rest of the second season by the middle of April. Click through to see the episode titles!