ESPOO, Finland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The mischievous green villains from the Angry Birds games and The Angry Birds Movie are returning to screens for Piggy Tales: Third Act, the third season of the popular animated online series from Rovio Animation.
The conniving green pigs are featured in “The Angry Birds Movie,” which reached No. 1 in 50 countries, including the United States and China, for the film’s global release last month.
An all-new episode, “Wrong Floor,” debuts on June 3 exclusively in the ToonsTV (https://www.toons.tv/) app for iOS and Android devices. The episode will then be available on the ToonsTV channel in Angry Birds games and the ToonsTV YouTube channel on June 5.
The theater-themed Third Act season features 30 one-minute episodes of the goofy green pigs as they rehearse and horse around on-stage. New episodes air weekly through the season finale later in the year.
Piggy Tales began in 2014 and has amassed more than 1 billion views to date.
In whole, ToonsTV has had more than 6 billion views since 2013, across 30 kid-friendly channels. Rovio continues to expand the video-on-demand service with both original and partner content.
For the third season, fans can get excited about these special multi-part episodes:
· Summer Sports, July 22 - Aug. 28
· Back To School, Aug. 22 - Sept. 25
· Halloween, Sept. 30 - Nov. 6
· Happy Holidays, Dec. 1 - Jan. 8
“Piggy Tales is a highly popular series among our unique animated shorts, airing on the ToonsTV, DVD and syndicated channels,” said Tommy Korpinen, President, Rovio Animation. “Following the massive success of The Angry Birds Movie, we’re continuing to focus on bringing creative storytelling and humorous animated content to fans on the small screen with ToonsTV.”
About Rovio Animation
Rovio Animation creates and distributes family-friendly animation properties for audiences worldwide. Rovio Animation distributes content through ToonsTV, the multi-channel video entertainment app available on iOS, Android and Apple TV. In addition, Rovio Animation manages the licensed consumer products business based on the globally known Angry Birds franchise, as well as the licensing and publishing of other properties. The Angry Birds Movie, Rovio Animation's first full-length feature film, was released in May 2016. www.rovio.com
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