The new animated comedy adventure "DuckTales" will premiere SUNDAY, 21 JANUARY in a one-hour television movie, commonsensically titled "Woo-oo!" at 10AM on Disney Channeland Disney XD (Astro Ch 615 and 617 respectively). The series will debut with FRIDAY, 26 JANUARY at4PM on Disney Channel and available On Demand.
This series premiere follows the 30th anniversary of the original Emmy Award-winning series and highlights the comedy adventures of Duckburg’s most epic family of ducks, including Scrooge McDuck, triplets Huey, Dewey, Louie and Donald Duck.
In Malaysia to celebrate the series launch, Disney fans can expect a host of fun-filled activities, on- and off-air, themed under a WOO-OO campaign. From a localized music video to wacky social contests to onground mall fun, there will be lots to WOO-OO about in Malaysia this January!
To kick off the month of WOO-OO, Disney Channel released a revamped, fun, localized version of the classic DuckTales theme song featuring the hugely popular Club Mickey Mouse Mouseketeers as well as Disney Channel hosts Brandon & Badricka, and local celebrities Jenn Chia and Ismail Izzani. Inspired by the comic strip style approach to the show’s opening credits, the music video features the stars recreating key moments from the animated series Duck Tales, in a fun and humorous way.
From imitating Donald Duck to doing the duckface, Malaysian fans can get into the WOO-OO spirit with the DuckTales #WooMoments social media contest. Through month-long WOO-OO challenges starting 9 January, kids and families will be able to participate with a photo or video submission and hashtag #WooMoments on Disney Channel Asia’s Facebook page (Facebook.com/DisneyChannelAsia) for a chance to be featured on Disney Channel!
Making its way from Duckberg to Sunway Pyramid (Kuala Lumpur) from 19 January to 6 February, fans will have the chance to jump into Scrooge’s Money Bin for their chance to win a family trip to Hong Kong Disneyland and make DuckTales themed angbaos and lanterns to celebrate Chinese New Year. Kids and families will also get the chance to meet Donald Duck on 20 and 21 January!
More information and the music video are available on Disney Channel Asia’s social media platforms (YouTube: YouTube.com/Disney Channel Asia; Facebook: Facebook.com/Disney Channel Asia).