'Animaniacs' Rebooted by Hulu With 2-Season Straight-to-Series Order
By Jennifer Drysdale
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Animaniacs is back!
The '90s cartoon is getting the reboot treatment, thanks to Hulu. The streaming service is partnering with Amblin Television, and Warner Bros. Animation to bring Animaniacs back to life with a two-season, straight-to-series order.
Steven Spielberg will return as executive producer of the series, with Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series President Sam Register and Amblin Television Co-Presidents Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank also serving as executive producers. Animaniacs, will which premiere new episodes on Hulu in 2020, marks the first Hulu Original made for families.
Animaniacs made its TV debut in 1993, becoming one of the most successful and beloved animated series for kids and launching several spinoffs. All 99 episodes of the original series, as well as Pinky and the Brain, Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain and the Tiny Toon Adventures collection will be available for streaming on Hulu starting Thursday.
“I am so pleased and proud that Animaniacs will have a home at Hulu,” Steven Spielberg said in a statement. “Together with Warner Bros., we look to bring new audiences and longtime fans into this wild world of Yakko, Wakko, and Dot. I am also excited that the full library of Animaniacs and Tiny Toon Adventures episodes are included in the deal.”