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Bluey: The Sign coming to Disney+

November 9, 2023

By Nik Roseveare

BBC Studios Kids & Family has announced that a special extended episode of the celebrated animated series, Bluey, will premiere globally in 2024 on Disney+ and ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

The Sign is an extra-long episode of the global hit show, with a run time of 28 minutes. It is penned by Bluey creator and writer Joe Brumm, directed by Richard Jeffery and produced by Ludo Studio.

Dave McCormack and Melanie Zanetti will reprise their roles as the voices of Bandit and Chilli Heeler.

Ludo Studio, producers of the series, commented: “We’re so excited to share that a 28-minute special episode is coming in 2024. There’ll be lots of laughs, exciting guest voices, and definitely a few tears. We’re so incredibly proud of the awesome team behind the series and we can’t wait for Australia and the world to watch this very special Bluey episode with their family and friends.”

Henrietta Hurford-Jones, Commissioner & Executive Producers of Bluey for BBC Studios Kids & Family, added: “This extended episode allows room to explore the world, characters, and breadth of Bluey even further.  Existing fans will love it and it will be a great introduction to this incredible show for new audiences.”

Jointly commissioned by ABC Children’s and BBC Studios Kids & Family, Bluey is produced by multi-Emmy award-winning Ludo Studio in association with Screen Queensland and Screen Australia. The series streams to US and global audiences (outside of Australia, New Zealand and China) across Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney+ through a global broadcasting deal between BBC Studios Kids & Family and Disney Branded Television. In its native Australia, the show goes out on ABC. In the UK, CBeebies and BBC iPlayer is the free-to-air broadcast platform for Bluey.

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