Club Penguin: The TV Series
|Club Penguin: The TV Series|
The official logo of the series
|Genre||Comedy, musical, action and adventure|
|Format||Reality Comedy Show|
|Created by||David Tennyson|
|Developed by||Penguin Network|
|Starring||Peng Guin, Gloria Walker, see Cast|
|Opening theme||The Party Starts Now|
|Country of origin||United States of Antarctica|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||26 (List of episodes)|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Snowball TV|
|Original channel||Penguin Network|
|Original run||October 24, 2012 – Present|
|Related shows||Willy and Kody|
Club Penguin: The TV Series is a reality comedy TV series based off of life on Club Penguin Island. It first aired on the Penguin Network in the USA on October 24, 2012. It involves Peng Guin, a fun-loving aqua penguin, his girlfriend, Gloria Walker, and Fluffy the Puffle, as they go on adventures around the island. 26 episodes are ordered for the first season.
It is by the same penguins who created Willy and Kody, and received so many positive reviews that its slogan became PENGUIN NETWORK'S BEST SHOW. In April 2013, it also started airing on Penguin TV as repeats.
Club Penguin Island is the life of a party for Peng, his girlfriend Gloria, and his puffle Fluffy! Everyday, the group does something totally strange, ridiculous, and hilarious, but they always have fun in the end! Whether they are exploring or fighting bat penguins, life is never boring for this threesome.
The concept for a reality series based on life on Club Penguin Island was pitched in late 2011 by David Tennyson, after his success on Willy and Kody. Penguin Network enjoyed this fresh new concept, and the search began for the penguins whom the show would focused on. An area was put up on Penguin Network's website, where penguins could put audition videos up of them doing fun stuff on the island. Eventually, Peng Guin, Gloria Walker, and Fluffy the Puffle were picked for the lead roles. In a press release issued on July 31, 2012, Penguin Network president Flip Per commented with this.
"We are extremely excited to welcome Club Penguin: The TV Series to our wide range of programming. We are sure that everyone will appreciate the humor and morals presented in this show. I think it seriously is one of the best shows we have ever produced!"
In a Club Penguin Times interview in August 2012, it was revealed that the reason the show was made was to attract more tourists to the island. Attendees of the Penguin Network panel at Penguin Con 2012 in South Pole City got a first glimpse at the pilot episode of the series, Puffle Park, and a Q&A sessions with the creator and cast was also held. Winners of an exclusive raffle could also win a code to upload the first two episodes on IceTunes, and plushes of Peng, Gloria and Fluffy were handed out. With the new show being heavily promoted across the USA, including a bus tour, it might turn out to be very good.
On October 24, 2012, Club Penguin: The TV Series was aired for the first time at 8:30 PM, on Penguin Network, and was broadcasted to all areas of the USA. New episodes have continued to air on Fridays. On November 15, 2012, while Herbert P. Bear ruled the entire Club Penguin Island, as part of Operation: Blackout, he renamed the show Club Herbert: The TV Series. All episodes had the new logo in the theme song, and the lines in the show that said "Club Penguin" were changed to "Club Herbert". This kept going until Herbert was defeated and control of Club Penguin was regained, therefore the show was returned to normal.
On April 20, 2013, repeats of the show started airing on Penguin TV. In November 2013, the final episode of season one was aired, and it received the most views in the history of any Penguin Network programming. The show will resume with season two in December 2013 with a special 45 minute Christmas episode.
On December 20, 2013, Penguin Network announced that a third season is in the works. David Tennyson also said that the first season three episode will be a one-hour special.
|1||26||October 24, 2012||November 1, 2013|
|2||TBA||December 24, 2013||April 2015|
- Main article: List of Club Penguin: The TV Series Episodes
Events and Specials
- Main article: Where's Fluffy?
Where's Fluffy? is to be a Club Penguin: The TV Series promotional gimmick to start in the summer of 2013.
To start up in late August 2013 and to end in November, the Where's Fluffy? two-part CP:TTVS event will be accompanied by a video game for the Vii U and Snowtendo 3DS, a bus tour, and live touring stage show. During the four month time period, fans can visit www.PenguinNetwork.com/Where'sFluffy? for downloads, minigames, and more.
Live Touring Stage Show
- Main article: Club Penguin: The TV Series LIVE ON STAGE!
LIVE ON STAGE! is an interactive stage show based on the TV series, by Penguin Network, associated with Penguin Theater Group. It is a one and a half hour stage show that will be visiting cities all across the United States of Antarctica. It features penguins acting as characters from the show, with songs and more. The tour will begin in September 2013.
- Main article: Club Penguin: The TV Series - Greatest Hits Soundtrack
Club Penguin: The TV Series - Greatest Hits Soundtrack is the name of the first soundtrack of the series, featuring all the songs of the first season. Those who preordered will get the First Season Volume DVD Set for free. It will release on November 28, 2013.
First Season Volume DVD Set
The First Season Volume DVD Set came in two volumes. They could be purchased seperately, or all two could be purchased in a special collectors case. It is the first DVD release, and includes all season one episode. It released on November 28, 2013. Bonus features include, cast commentary, deleted scenes, and a season two trailer.
The show has gotten positive reviews. Many critics around the United States of Antarctica described it as "Full of morals, humorous, and FUN!" The series received 4 out of 5 stars in a review in the Club Penguin Times. In November 2013, the final episode of season one was aired, Where's Fluffy? Part 2, and it received the most views in the history of any Penguin Network programming.
A film has been announced. Flip Per said it will be a TV movie.
On April 14, 2014, it was announced that it will be released in theaters, and has a working title of Club Penguin: The TV Series Movie.
All of the cast members play as themselves, and this is as follows:
- Peng Guin as Peng Guin, main character of the series who is an aqua penguin and loves adventure.
- Fluffy the Puffle as Fluffy the Puffle, Peng's talking pet puffle who was involved in a lab experiment when he was young.
- Gloria Walker as Gloria Walker, Peng's crush and friend.
- Amber the Puffle as Amber the Puffle, Gloria's puffle.
- Ben Adams as Ben Adams, Peng's best friend.
- Franky the Puffle as Franky the Puffle, Ben's puffle.
- Maddie Hartman as Maddie Hartman, Gloria's best friend.
- The episodes' names vary depending on the country they're aired in, and by the countries' respective languages.
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