Family relationships come in all shapes and sizes, from sibling rivalry to fiercely protective bonds of love this May on HBO GO, HBO, Cartoon Network and Boomerang, brought to life by movie premieres and special programming stunts.
On HBO GO and HBO, The Boss Baby: Family Business presents a fresh challenge for brothers who have grown apart while A Quiet Place Part II demonstrates humanity’s greatest strength – the determination to survive. Marriages are complicated by time travel in HBO’s new Original series The Time Traveler’s Wife as well as the film Needle In A Timestack.
On Cartoon Network, Redraw Your Summer offers a curated weekly selection featuring fan favourites, from the ever-popular Looney Tunes Cartoons and The Tom and Jerry Show to new series Mechamato in which young Amato and his new friend Mechabot must battle evil robots.
Especially for the little ones, the recently-launched Cartoonito programming block for pre-schoolers is now also available on Boomerang, with new series Brave Bunnies premiering this month.
Fight for Your Family on HBO GO and HBO
When family is at stake, it’s up to plucky individuals to save the day.
|Needle in a Timestack
Premieres Saturday, May 14 on HBO GO and Thursday, May 19 at 9pm on HBO
In this gripping love story, Nick and Janine live in marital bliss, until Janine’s ex-husband warps time in an attempt to tear them apart. As Nick’s memories and reality disappear, he must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice in order to hold onto – or let go of – everything he loves. Stars Oscar® nominee Leslie Odom, Jr., with Cynthia Erivo, Orlando Bloom and Frieda Pinto.
|The Time Traveler’s Wife
Premieres Monday, May 16 at 9am on HBO and HBO GO
Adapted by Steven Moffat from the bestselling novel of the same name, this HBO Original Series tells the story of Clare and Henry, whose beautiful and magical relationship is plagued by a unique problem – time travel. Can their love overcome this challenging obstacle? Tune in to find out in this six-episode series, directed by Emmy® Award winner David Nutter. Stars Rose Leslie and Theo James.
|The Boss Baby: Family Business
Premieres Saturday, May 21 at 9pm on HBO and HBO GO
Years after The Boss Baby, this sequel film reunites brothers Tim and Ted. Now adults, they have taken different paths in life and drifted apart, with Tim as a married, stay-at-home dad and Ted as a hedge fund CEO. However, a new boss baby with a cutting-edge approach and a can-do attitude will bring them together again… and inspire a new family business. Stars the voice talents of Alec Baldwin, Jeff Goldblum, Ariana Greenblatt, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Eva Longoria, James Marsden and Amy Sedaris.
|A Quiet Place Part II
Premieres Saturday, May 28 at 9pm on HBO and HBO GO
Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Now forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path. Stars Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe and Cillian Murphy.
Learn and Be Entertained with Boomerang and Cartoon Network
Enjoy two awesome programming blocks for young viewers this May.
Available for streaming on HBO GO, Cartoon Network from 6am-9am daily, and on Boomerang from May 2 from 12-2pm.
Tune in to Cartoonito for a daily dose of preschool learning programmes, with Brave Bunnies premiering this May on Cartoon Network and Boomerang, and in June on HBO GO. Brave Bunnies and their friends introduce young kids to topics like diversity and helps teach communication skills. Also, catch new episodes of Esme & Roy as they ‘monstersit’, the outdoor adventures of Ranger Rob, and the ever-inquisitive Lucas The Spider. Stream Cartoonito on HBO GO and Cartoon Network daily from 6am-9am, now also available on Boomerang from Monday, May 2 from 12pm-2pm and 5pm-8pm.
|Redraw Your Summer
From Monday, May 2, daily from 9am-1pm on Cartoon Network
Redraw Your Summer with the best of Cartoon Network, featuring 4 hours of entertainment every day. Enjoy beloved characters and favourite franchises in weekly collections, beginning with brand-new episodes of Teen Titans Go! and their many escapades, and the adventures of Amato and Mechabot in Mechamato as they battle evil robots. This is followed by the best of Looney Tunes Cartoons to celebrate Tweety Bird’s 80th anniversary, and Krypto The Superdog which chronicles the comedic canine adventures of a superdog from Planet Krypton. The month draws to a close with We Bare Bears and the adorable antics of siblings Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear, and The Tom and Jerry Show, the most iconic cat and mouse duo of all time.
|Ekans – Snakes Awake!
New episodes weekdays at 4.30pm on Cartoon Network
Catch fresh new adventures as young Ekans continues to wield the Naagmani, entrusted to him to keep humanity safe. With it, he is able to harness extraordinary powers such as heightened sensory perception, camouflage, flexibility and strength, making him an ideal protector of humanity.
Channel numbers for your reference:
- Cartoon Network: Cignal: Ch. 74 (SD), Ch. 220 (HD), Sky Cable: Ch. 43 (SD), Ch. 178 (HD)
- Boomerang: Cignal: Ch. 76, Sky Cable: Ch. 42
- Warner TV: Cignal Ch. 235 and Sky Cable Ch. 34 (SD) and Ch. 197 (HD)
- HBO: Cignal: Ch. 53 (SD), Ch. 210 (HD), Sky Cable: Ch. 54 (SD) and Ch. 168 (HD)
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