Hasbro’s Entertainment Studio, eOne, launches TRANSFORMERS: BOTBOTS, the first ever comedy series in the TRANSFORMERS franchise, premiering on March 25, 2022
LOS ANGELES, CA (February 22, 2022) - Hasbro’s entertainment studio, eOne, and Netflix launch TRANSFORMERS: BOTBOTS, the first ever comedy series in the beloved TRANSFORMERS franchise, set to premiere on March 25, 2022 on Netflix with 10, twenty-two minute episodes.
TRANSFORMERS: BOTBOTS is an animated series, full of high energy humor that will delight kids, transporting the next generation of viewers into a brand new world of mischievous little ‘bots. When a mall is hit with Energon, everyday objects from the food court, the hardware store and other locations, spring to life and convert into tiny Transformers robots called BotBots.
This series offers a little something for everyone as BotBots come in a wide and unique range of hysterical characters, who are the epitome of… more than meets the eye. They formed squads based on the store they came from, but not every ‘bot was in their correct store when they came to life. By day, these BotBots hide quietly on mall store shelves but at night, they jump headfirst into adventure until a misfit group of BotBots called ‘The Lost Bots’ run into the mall security guard and put all the ‘bots in danger. Will these zany ‘bots be able to overcome their differences, defeat the security guard and gain acceptance with the other ‘bots? The entire family will enjoy this hilarious new series that is silly, wacky, and fun!
Executive produced by Kevin Burke and Chris “Doc” Wyatt (Spider-Man, Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy, Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters) they also serve as showrunners on the series.
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Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne’s expertise spans across film and television production and sales; production, distribution and brand management of kids and family properties; digital content; and immersive and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.
eOne’s Family Brands division is a team within the global Hasbro family that specializes in the development, production, distribution and brand management of kids entertainment. Key properties in the brand portfolio include international preschool TV phenomenon Peppa Pig; superhero hit PJ Masks; newly-launched pre-school series Ricky Zoom; My Little Pony and Jem. Alongside these popular brand properties, eOne’s Family Brands’ portfolio also boasts acclaimed kids content including Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong and Cupcake & Dino: General Services. eOne’s Family Brands team currently has over 200 employees based in London, Paris, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Shanghai and São Paolo.
The TRANSFORMERS brand is a global powerhouse franchise with millions of fans around the world. Since 1984, the battle between the Autobots and Decepticons has come to life in movies, TV shows, comic books, innovative toys, and digital media, bringing incredible “MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE” experiences to fans of all ages. The brand’s enduring connection is made possible by its rich storytelling and characters: the heroic Autobots who seek to protect all life, and the evil Decepticons who seek to conquer the universe. The TRANSFORMERS brand is a Hasbro franchise.
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