Rainbow Rangers

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Rainbow Rangers
GenreChildren's television series
Created byRob Minkoff
Shane Morris
Tim Mansfield
Elise Allen
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes52 (segments)
26 (whole)
Production
Executive producer(s)Andy Heyward
Rob Minkoff
Shane Morris
Tim Mansfield
Elise Allen
Running time11 minutes (segments)
22 minutes (whole)
Production company(s)Genius Brands
DistributorViacom Media Networks
Release
Original networkNick Jr.
Original releaseNovember 5, 2018 (2018-11-05) – present

Rainbow Rangers is an American computer-animated television series produced by Genius Brands and is set to air on Nick Jr. on November 5, 2018. The series will follow seven 9-year-old magical girls who reside in the land of Kaleidoscopia.[1][2]

Plot synopsis[edit]

Rainbow Rangers takes place in the magical land of Kaleidoscopia and focuses on the adventures of seven 9-year-old girls—Rosie Redd, Bonnie Blueberry, Lavender LaViolette, Anna Banana, Mandarin Orange, Pepper Mintz, and Indigo Allfruit—who are all represented by the colors of the rainbow. Each use their own powers to help protect the citizens of their land, clean the planet, and make the world a better place.

Characters[edit]

Main Characters[edit]

  • Rosie Redd (voiced by Aileen Mythen) is the leader. She represents the color Red, and possesses Strength Power.
  • Mandarin “Mandy” Orange (also voiced by Aileen Mythen) is the cheerleader of the group. She represents the color Orange, and possesses Music Power.
  • Anna Banana (voiced by Juliette Crosbie) is naive and sweet who can talk to animals. She represents the color Yellow, and possesses Animal Power.
  • Pepper Mintz (voiced by Phillipa Alexander) is a shy, introverted bookworm who loves to read. She represents the color Green, and possesses Inviso Power.
  • Bonnie “B.B.” Blueberry (voiced by Zehra Jane Naqvi) is analytical and smart. She represents the color Blue, and possesses Vison Power.
  • Indigo Allfruit (voiced by Penelope Rawlins) has super speed, and is a prankster. She represents the color Indigo, and possesses Speed Power.
  • Lavender LaViolette (also voiced by Penelope Rawlins) is a fashionista. She represents the color Violet, and possesses Micro Power.
  • Floof (also voiced by Phillipa Alexander) is the Rangers' pet Prismacorn. He accompanies on his mission and helps out by using his magical horn.
  • Kalia (also voiced by Phillipa Alexander) is the leader of Kaleidoscopia and she see trouble in the world she call the rangers to the rescue.

Villains[edit]

  • Preston Praxton (voiced by Dan Russell) is the Rangers' main antagonist. A money hungry entrepreneur, he schemes with no regard for any environmental impact, causing the Rangers to try and stop him. He has a seemingly endless supply of booby traps to keep the Rangers from interfering with his business.
  • Patty Praxton (voiced by Zehra Jane Naqvi) is Preston's daughter, and while she does take after her money loving father, she often serves as his voice of reason, and is on friendlier terms with the Rangers.

Production[edit]

In September 2016, Genius Brands announced that they were partnering with The Lion King and Flypaper director Rob Minkoff and Frozen writer Shane Morris on their new Rainbow Rangers series. [3]

Nickelodeon has gained broadcast rights in the United States and Caribbean Basin regions.[1]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [4]Prod.
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Go with the Rainbow Floe"
"Northern Lights"
TBAElise Allen
Dan Danko
November 5, 2018 (2018-11-05)1010.25[5]
2"Monarch Migration"
"That Sinking Feeling"
TBADan Danko
Gus Constantellis
November 6, 2018 (2018-11-06)104TBD
3"Tree Hugger"
"Turtle in a Net"
TBAHilary Cherniss & Sara Jane Sluke
Aaron Simpson
November 7, 2018 (2018-11-07)102TBD
4"Sludge Stream"
"The Tsunami"
TBAHilary Cherniss & Sara Jane Sluke
Peter Hunziker
November 8, 2018 (2018-11-08)106TBD
5"When Beetles Bark"
"Pollution Island"
TBAPeter Hunziker
Gus Constantellis
November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)103TBD
6"Rangers Raise A Condor"
"Pony Party"
TBASara Jane Sluke & Hilary Cherniss
Hilary Cherniss & Sara Jane Sluke
November 13, 2018 (2018-11-13)111TBD
7"Land Ho"
"The Strongest Spider"
TBAAaron Simpson
November 14, 2018 (2018-11-14)109TBD
8"Rabbit Roundup"
"Uninvited Guest"
TBAJay J. Demopoulos
Sara Jane Sluke & Hilary Cherniss
November 15, 2018 (2018-11-15)105TBD
9"Duck Duck Oops"
"Lost Island"
TBATBANovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)107TBD
10"Flash Flood"
"Steer Me In The Right Direction"
TBATBANovember 26, 2018 (2018-11-26)110TBD
11"The Case of the Missing Class Pet"
"Bee Safe"
TBATBANovember 27, 2018 (2018-11-27)112TBD
12"Chimp in Kaleidoscopia"
"Pigeon Problems"
TBATBANovember 28, 2018 (2018-11-28)113TBD
13"Henpecked"
"Rangers in Space"
TBATBANovember 29, 2018 (2018-11-29)114TBD
14"What A Gas"
"Turtle Trek"
TBATBANovember 30, 2018 (2018-11-30)115TBD

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Petski, Denise. "Rainbow Rangers: Nickelodeon Acquires CGI-Animated Preschool Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "Nick Jr. USA To Premiere New Series 'Rainbow Rangers' On Monday 5th November 2018". NickALive. June 13, 2018. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  3. ^ Terry, Joshua (September 20, 2016). "TV News Roundup: Leah Remini Developing Scientology Series; USA Pilot Casts 'Prometheus,' 'Rectify' Stars". Variety. Retrieved October 2, 2017.
  4. ^ "Rainbow Rangers (NICK JR) - Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  5. ^ Mitch Metcalf (November 6, 2018). "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals and Network Finals: 11.5.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved November 9, 2018.