The adventures of an enthusiastic blue cattle dog, Bluey, her little sister Bingo, and her parents, Bandit and Chilli.
'Australian TV productions will be getting a boost in next week's federal budget, and while $50 million in new funding sounds like good news for the struggling arts sector, it's not quite as clear cut as that.'
'Today ABC, BBC Studios and Screen Australia announced series three of the award-winning animation series Bluey will commence production in Brisbane later this year.'
'How a small team from Brisbane created a global children’s television sensation that celebrates play, parenting and blue heelers, writes Andrew McMillen'
'Bluey is a ground-breaking Australian children’s television series and the most downloaded show in ABC iView history. Since premiering in October 2018, Bluey has been played on iView over 100 million times, and it is set to stream internationally on Disney’s streaming platform starting later this year.' (Introduction)
'My daughter and I visited the "creative, beautiful sausage factory" Ludo Studio, where the internationally acclaimed animation series Bluey is built from nose to tail.' (Introduction)
'Last week, free-to-air broadcaster Seven, embracing the spirit of a petulant teen, stomped its foot and announced it would no longer follow the rules regarding its Australian children’s content obligations. Nine has suggested it will soon follow suit. With the Australian government poised to release a local content policy options paper any day now, Seven’s belligerence looks like a preemptive strike.' (Introduction)
'Inspired by the interactions between his young daughters, Joe Brumm created a one-minute pilot that would become the kids’ television juggernaut Bluey. Here, he discusses the challenges of writing the show and reminisces about the blue heelers of his childhood. “Each episode has a number of components to make it good … It’s not just about coming up with a funny game.”' (Introduction)