BBC Studios Kids & Family have revealed that a special extended episode of the critically-acclaimed and multi-award-winning TV show “Bluey” will premiere globally next year on ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) and Disney+. “The Sign” is an extra-long episode of the global TV 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.
“We are so excited to share that a 28-minute special episode is coming in 2024. There will be lots of laughs, exciting guest voices, and definitely a few tears. We are so incredibly proud of the awesome team behind the series and we cannot wait for Australia and the world to watch this very special ‘Bluey’ episode with their family and friends,” Ludo Studio, producers of the popular animated TV series, said.
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.”
Since launching in Australia in 2018, “Bluey” has gained millions of fans around the world; widely lauded for its heartfelt and funny portrayal of family life and celebration of play. The series follows Bluey, a loveable and inexhaustible Blue Heeler dog who lives with her mum, dad and her little sister, Bingo. Bluey uses her limitless energy to play games that unfold in unpredictable and hilarious ways, bringing her family and the whole neighbourhood into her world of fun.