The service is a joint effort from Turner and Warner Bros., and will feature a huge library of animated shows from Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes and MGM. Fans of Bugs Bunny, Tom & Jerry, The Flintstones, and Scooby-Doo, among others, will be able to stream classic episodes on demand.
The pricing is in line with what we’ve seen from existing niche streaming services like Seeso and Shudder: $4.99/month or $39.99/year. Monthly subscribers can try out the service for a week before paying, while annual customers can get a free month (Time Warner’s press release does not make it clear how they would stop a subscriber from taking the annual deal’s month-long free trial, canceling, and then signing up for the monthly rate).
Platform support will be pretty limited at rollout, with just a web app and mobile (iOS and Android) support, but other apps for major streaming devices will follow: apps for Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV are promised.
You can sign up for the service’s prelaunch mailing list at Boomerang.com.
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