Pop, the free-to-air kids’ television channel, will air the UK premiere of the musical and adventure-filled animated series, Barbie: It Takes Two from 2nd April.
Created by Mattel, Barbie: It Takes Two follows Barbie ‘Malibu’ Roberts and Barbie ‘Brooklyn’ Roberts as they enrol in a performing arts high school in NYC. Setting out to record a music demo and taking odd jobs to fund their dreams, the pair still find time to explore the Big Apple and travel back to Malibu to visit family and friends. Filled with stories and friendship, family, passion and perseverance, the series follows this iconic duo as they work and have fun chasing their dreams.
Francesca Newington, director of Pop Channels, said: “We’re really excited to be airing the UK premiere of Barbie: It Takes Two on Pop this April. It’s a series that truly reinforces the values of friendship, fun and adventure that Pop is all about. Mattel’s talented creative team has done a brilliant job in expanding the Barbie universe to reflect our audience, and its love for creating the captivating musical adventures Barbie is known for is plain to see.”
“Barbie: It Takes Two marks Barbie’s return to the series format with beloved faces and all new characters embarking on adventure, fun and friendship” says Alex Godfrey, senior director content distribution Mattel EMEA. “We are proud to expand the Barbie universe to represent our audiences worldwide.”
The UK premiere of Barbie: It Takes Two launches on Pop on Saturday 2nd April and will air every day. Pop is available on Freeview 206, Sky 614, Virgin 736 or Freesat 603.