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More Barbie: A Touch of Magic on Netflix

April 5, 2024

Mattel has announced that their fan-favourite animated series Barbie: A Touch of Magic is returning for a second season. Premiering April 18th on Netflix, the 13 new episodes will follow Barbie ‘Brooklyn’ Roberts and Barbie ‘Malibu’ Roberts as they embark on a new adventure.

When a magical crystal gem goes missing, Barbie and Barbie are on the case. Balancing their teenage lives in Malibu and their trips to the magical realm of Mesmer, they encounter new fantastical friends throughout. With themes of family, friendship and fantasy, A Touch of Magic Season 2 is set to enchant audiences globally.

“We’re thrilled to bring back Barbie: A Touch of Magic for a second season with a new, adventure-filled story,” said Michelle Mendelovitz, Global Head of Mattel Television Studios. “The series is meant to instill wonder, confidence, and exploration in our young viewers as it empowers them through Barbie’s message that they can be anything.”

The latest installment of Barbie: A Touch of Magic follows the success of other Barbie series and specials such as Barbie and Stacie to the Rescue, Barbie: It Takes Two, Barbie: Epic Road Trip, Barbie: Mermaid Power, Barbie DreamHouse Adventures, and more. Season 1 of A Touch of Magic climbed to the Top 10 TV Shows on Netflix in six countries.

Christopher Keenan and Frederic Soulie serve as Executive Producers, with Scott Pleydell-Pearce serving as series director. Season 2 of Barbie: A Touch of Magic will consist of 13 x 22-minute episodes and will be available April 18th on Netflix in the US as well as APAC (excluding China), Spain, South Africa, Nordics, and Benelux. Later this year, Netflix will roll out the new season in other regions including Portugal, the UK, the Middle East, Turkey, Greece, Latin America, Poland, Central & Eastern Europe, France, Italy, and Germany. Beyond Netflix, other global distribution partners for A Touch of Magic’s second season are POP (UK), Super RTL (Germany), Gulli (France), Cartoonito (Italy), Canal Panda (Portugal), Cartoon Network (MENA), Zoom (Israel), Minimax (Eastern Europe), MiniMini (Poland), Ejunior (UAE) and Discovery Kids (Latin America).

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