The new season of Genius Brands’ popular animated series comes to Nick Jr.’s ‘Sunday Girls Rule’ block with a special Halloween-themed episode.
BEVERLY HILLS -- Heading into its third year on Nickelodeon’s Nick Jr. channel in the U.S., Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” has announced the October 11, fall premiere of a slate of new episodes of its animated preschool series, Rainbow Rangers. Season 3 of the popular CGI-animated, action-adventure preschool series, will debut on Nick Jr.’s “Sunday Girls Rule” block at 11:00 a.m. with a special Halloween-themed episode; subsequent episodes will air in the same time-slot through November 22. The premiere coincides with the recent Walmart retail launch of the Rainbow Rangers’ multi-figure action pack from Mattel’s Fisher-Price.
“In November, we will be heading into our third year of our broadcast partnership with Nick Jr. for this unique series that promotes empowerment, diversity, friendship, and adventure,” commented VP of international distribution, Jess Brinder. “The support from Nick Jr. since the launch of Rainbow Rangers in 2018 has been amazing, and the upcoming October premiere dovetails nicely with the launch of our first toy line from Mattel in Walmart stores.”
Rainbow Rangers is a rescue-based series that follows the adventures of seven girls who are Earth’s first responders, protecting people, animals, resources, and the natural beauty of our world. The series boasts a unique team of creators from the animated motion picture and television worlds, including Rob Minkoff (director of Disney’s The Lion King), Shane Morris (co-writer, Disney’s Frozen), Tim Mansfield, and head writer and co-creator, Elise Allen (Dinosaur Train, Lion Guard, Barbie specials). Award-winning director, Michael Maliani, directs the series, and Genius Brands' chairman & CEO, Andy Heyward, serves as executive producer.
In addition to Nick Jr. in the U.S., Rainbow Rangers airs around the world, including Corus Entertainment’s Treehouse (Canada), Televisa and BLIM TV (Mexico), Nine Network (Australia), CCTV and iQiyi (China), Nickelodeon and NOGGIN (Latin America), Cartoonito (Italy), TV2 (Hungary), NOGA (Israel), Mini Mini (Poland), Canal Panda (Portugal), Discovery Kids (Middle East), and Pikaboo (Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Herzegovina).
Source: Genius Brands