Alvin and the Chipmunks (2015 TV series)

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Alvin and the Chipmunks
Alvin and The Chipmunks 2015 Titlecard.png
Created by Janice Karman[1]
Based on Alvin and the Chipmunks
by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.
Written by Janice Karman
Michael Bagdasarian
Vanessa Bagdasarian
Peter Saisselin
Thomas Forwood
David Sauerwein
Fabrice Ziolkowski
Reid Harrison
Jean-Phillipe Robin
Marie Beardmore
Pauline Gentile
Bart Coughlin
Anne Baraou
Directed by Janice Karman
Voices of See below
Theme music composer "We're the Chipmunks"
Ross Bagdasarian[2]
Janice Karman[2]
Opening theme "We're The Chipmunks"
Ending theme "We're The Chipmunks"
Country of origin
  • United States
  • France
[3]
Original language(s) English
French
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 52 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Ross Bagdasarian, Jr.
Janice Karman
Sandrine Nguyen
Boris Hertzog
Producer(s) Vanessa Bagdasarian (associate)
Brian Chambers
Running time 11 minutes[3]
Production company(s) Bagdasarian Productions
OuiDo! Productions
Distributor PGS Entertainment
Release
Original network M6 (France)
Nickelodeon (U.S.)
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release August 3, 2015 (2015-08-03) – present
Chronology
Related shows The Alvin Show (1961–1962)
Alvin and the Chipmunks (1983–1990)
External links
Website

Alvin and the Chipmunks (stylized as ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks)[4] is a French-American[3] CGI-animated television series featuring Alvin and the Chipmunks and The Chipettes that was first announced in 2010.[5] After a 25-year hiatus, the premiere of this series marks their first television appearance together since 1990. A promotional trailer for the series was posted on YouTube on February 9, 2014.[6] The series made its debut on March 30, 2015 on M6 and on October 12 on Nickelodeon Junior in France.[7][8] and on August 3 on Nickelodeon in the United States.[9] and Pop and Nick Jr. in the United Kingdom.

Plot[edit]

As with most previous adaptations of Alvin and the Chipmunks, the series follows Dave Seville, a bachelor who is raising three Chipmunks as his children, as well as their female counterpart friends The Chipettes. He can lose his patience sometimes, causing him to his catchphrase is, address to Alvin, "ALVINNN!!!". There is a song in every episode. The series takes place in modern times and discusses modern topics such as Dave's technology issues and school bullying.[10] Others are parents embarrassing kids and parents needing dates.[4]

Cast[edit]

  • Ross Bagdasarian, Jr. as Dave Seville, Alvin and Simon
  • Janice Karman as Theodore, Brittany, Jeanette, Kevin (Nerdy Kid), Miss Smith, Miss Croner, Miss Miller and additional voices
  • Vanessa Bagdasarian as Eleanor, Lucy, Kate and additional voices
  • Michael Bagdasarian as Principal's husband and additional voices
  • Jean Ellie as Biggie Large
  • Brian Chambers as Derek Smalls, Clyde Crashcup, Leonardo and additional voices
  • Edwina Jones as the Principal
  • Elizabeth Gomez as Julie

Production[edit]

The series, originally titled The Chipmunks and Chipettes,[3] has 104 11-minute episodes and is produced in high-definition CGI animation,[3][11] with The Chipmunks and The Chipettes' new looks resembling the iMunk looks.[4][12] The show serves as an update of the 1980s series utilizing the same theme song, voice actors Ross Bagdasarian, Jr. and Janice Karman,[4] and format with each episode having a song.[13][14]

The series producers are Ross Bagdasarian, Jr., Janice Karman, Sandrine Nguyen, and Boris Hertzog from the American production company Bagdasarian Productions and French Companies OuiDo! Productions and Moonscoop.[15][16][17] OuiDo! Productions and Moonscoop handles the animation and storyboards, with Bagdasarian Productions in charge of voices and music.[10] PGS Entertainment acquired the rights for media outside the United States and France in August 2013[14][15] and licensing and merchandising rights in May 2014.[18] On February 24, 2014, Nickelodeon acquired all 104 episodes for all territories except Brazil.[11] The series was put on sale at the October 2013 Mipcom and was one of the most-viewed shows there.[19]

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 26 August 3, 2015 (2015-08-03) March 8, 2016 (2016-03-08)
2 26 March 9, 2016 (2016-03-09) TBA


Season 1 (2015–16)[edit]

No. Title Written by French air date U.S. air date[20] Production
code[20]
U.S. viewers
(in millions)
1a "Talking Teddy" Janice Karman & Michael Bagdasarian March 30, 2015 (2015-03-30) August 3, 2015 101 2.27[21]
Theodore buys a teddy bear that can talk when Theodore talks to it. Later, Alvin and Simon program a keyboard into it because the teddy bear is driving them crazy. At the end, Alvin and Simon discover that Theodore buys another teddy bear.
1b "Principal Interest" Janice Karman March 31, 2015 (2015-03-31) August 3, 2015 101 2.27[21]
Alvin, Simon, and Theodore go back to school. While there, Alvin falls in love with the new principal. Later, Dave goes to sleep and Alvin, Simon, and Theodore set him up a date with Julie. When Dave leaves to go to the open house, he discovers that Alvin forgot and that Dave didn't know that Alvin made up a lie. While at the restaurant, Alvin goes there and later, he discovers that the principal is married. And later, she tells him didn't he see her wedding ring and he said, "I never even saw that".
2a "A Is for Alien" Janice Karman & Michael Bagdasarian April 1, 2015 (2015-04-01) August 4, 2015 102 2.20[22]
Alvin discovers that he sees some alien slime and later, he tells Simon about it and they go to the school to find out the truth. Later, Alvin and Simon discover it was only used for a movie.
2b "Jeanette Enchanted" Janice Karman & Vanessa Bagdasarian April 2, 2015 (2015-04-02) August 4, 2015 102 2.20[22]
It is Jeanette's birthday, and Alvin, Simon, Theodore, Brittany, and Eleanor try to cheer her up, but she becomes depressed because she discovered that Magic isn't real. So, Alvin, Simon, Theodore, Eleanor, and Brittany create a remote control that makes things move like magic, and Jeanette thinks it is real. Later, Jeanette discovers that her sisters and Alvin, Simon and Theodore only tried to help cheer her up for her birthday.
3a "Sister Act" Peter Saisselin April 3, 2015 (2015-04-03) August 5, 2015 103 2.09[23]
Eleanor and Jeanette decides to move in with Alvin, Simon, and Theodore, because they had a fight with Brittany. Later at school, Alvin tries to get the girls to make up. Later, Alvin discovers that Eleanor and Jeanette decided to move in until college. But at the end, she moves back in with Brittany.
3b "Lil' T" Janice Karman & Michael Bagdasarian May 4, 2015 (2015-05-04) August 5, 2015 103 2.09[23]
Theodore comes up with a song for him, Simon, and Alvin to sing but, instead Alvin and Simon don't want to listen to his song. So, Theodore posts a video online with him singing the song. At the end of the video, Theodore thinks people don't like his new song but turns out they do and Theodore gets offered a singing career to be a rapper and names himself, Lil'T. At the end, Alvin and Simon get Theodore back and apologize to Theodore about not listening to his song.
4a "What a Gem" Janice Karman & Michael Bagdasarian April 6, 2015 (2015-04-06) August 6, 2015 104 2.16[24]
Alvin sees Ms. Croner put some gems in her garden. Later, Alvin sends Theodore in her house to see her dig the gems in the garden and prove that she is a jewel thief. At the end, Alvin gives Ms. Croner some flowers to apologize for thinking she was a Jewel Thief and she accepts his apology.
4b "Family Spirit" Thomas Forwood October 14, 2015 (2015-10-14) August 6, 2015 104 2.16[24]
Alvin wants to get out of the annual family picnic, so that he can go to soccer game with Dave. At the end, Dave discovers that Alvin also wants to go to the soccer game and they all go to the soccer game to watch it.
5a "The App" Peter Saisselin May 6, 2015 (2015-05-06) August 7, 2015 105 1.89[25]
Dave orders a robot babysitter named Harmony to make sure that Alvin, Simon and Theodore do their homework. Alvin grows tired of having Harmony around because, while out at a party, Harmony finds Alvin and feeds him a bottle and takes him back home. Tracy, the girl who invited Alvin to her party, told her friend to get the camera and video tape Alvin, saying it is "so cute" to see Harmony give Alvin a bottle.
5b "Don Juan Theodoro" David Sauerwein September 3, 2015 (2015-09-03) August 7, 2015 105 1.89[25]
Theodore falls for a girl and his brothers decide to help him.
6a "Albrittina" Peter Saisselin May 5, 2015 (2015-05-05) August 10, 2015 106 2.17[26]
Alvin finds his soul mate — Brittany.
6b "Simon for President" Janice Karman & Michael Bagdasarian May 8, 2015 (2015-05-08) August 10, 2015 106 2.17[26]
Alvin and Simon compete to see who will be elected president.
7a "To Serve and Protect" Janice Karman October 13, 2015 (2015-10-13) August 11, 2015 107 2.16[27]
Simon is excited to be safety monitor and to visit the family vacation, but he finds Alvin goofing off. The only thing he has to do is to the right thing or make things worse.
7b "Kickin' It Old School" Janice Karman October 12, 2015 (2015-10-12) August 11, 2015 107 2.16[27]
Dave sends the Chipmunks camping, with no TV, Internet, video games or computers, for the whole night.
8a "Clowning Around" Janice Karman & Michael Bagdasarian April 2, 2015 (2015-04-02) August 12, 2015 108 2.33[28]
A clown costume worn by Alvin puts Theodore in a trance, so Alvin and Simon must unfreeze him before the school play.
8b "Bully for You" Janice Karman April 6, 2015 (2015-04-06) August 12, 2015 108 2.33[28]
After being bullied as a result of his old pair of glasses, Simon creates a bodyguard robot.
9a "My Sister the Weirdo" Janice Karman August 31, 2015 (2015-08-31) August 13, 2015 109 2.07[29]
Jeanette decides to give Alvin's help when Brittany announces her upcoming party.
9b "Turf War" Peter Saisselin September 2, 2015 (2015-09-02) August 13, 2015 109 2.07[29]
In order to buy the latest video game, Alvin must babysit a six-year-old, but the boy wrecks havoc.
10a "Good Luck Mr. Whiskers" Michael Bagdasarian May 1, 2015 (2015-05-01) August 14, 2015 110 1.90[30]
Miss Croner's missing cat convinces that Theodore thinks is bad luck.
10b "Who's Your Daddy" Janice Karman March 30, 2015 (2015-03-30) August 14, 2015 110 1.90[29]
Alvin takes care of Dave, who has a bad cold, but realizes that parenting is such hard work.
11a "Mystic Mountain" Michael Bagdasarian March 31, 2015 (2015-03-31) August 17, 2015 111 1.90[31]
The Chipmunk's new video game obsesses Dave.
11b "Candy Confessions" Janice Karman April 1, 2015 (2015-04-01) August 18, 2015 111 2.05[32]
Alvin (who's grounded by Dave) wants to buy a skateboard, but his money ends up being spent by Theodore, who is given candy.
12a "Mojo Missing" Peter Saisselin September 7, 2015 (2015-09-07) August 19, 2015 112 1.86[33]
Alvin wants to have his hat back, but doesn't want to hurt a girl's feelings.
12b "Who's the Animal" Janice Karman & Michael Bagdasarian August 31, 2015 (2015-08-31) August 20, 2015 112 2.27[34]
Atfer Alvin lose his voice, he accidentally gets replaced by a wild animal who ends up at Dave's house who he thinks (the wild animal) is Alvin.
13a "Slippin Thru My Fingers" Janice Karman March 30, 2015 (2015-03-30) August 21, 2015 113 1.80[35]
The Chipmunks find Dave a new girlfriend.
13b "Driving Dave Crazy" Janice Karman May 7, 2015 (2015-05-07) August 31, 2015 113 1.64[36]
While Dave makes his own music video, the Chipmunks make a mess in their own bedroom.
14a "Safety Third" Janice Karman September 1, 2015 (2015-09-01) September 1, 2015 114 1.81[37]
Dave refuses to give Alvin a sports toy car, so he asks Simon to build a replica.
14b "Mister Manners" Peter Saisselin September 3, 2015 (2015-09-03) September 2, 2015 114 1.63[38]
Alvin is excited to meet an English princess.
15a "The Tree House" Janice Karman September 4, 2015 (2015-09-04) September 3, 2015 115 1.91[39]
Jeanette must save a tree that she, the Chipmunks and the other Chipettes have used for years.
15b "Saving Simon" Peter Saisselin September 2, 2015 (2015-09-02) September 4, 2015 115 1.49[40]
Alvin and Theodore must save Simon from going away, not noticing that he was going to science camp.
16a "Back to School" Janice Karman September 4, 2015 (2015-09-04) September 8, 2015 116 1.56[41]
Learning thet Dave never graduated, the Chipmunks decide to take him back to school, but things get worse over there.
16b "Bromance" Janice Karman September 1, 2015 (2015-09-01) September 9, 2015 116 1.94[42]
Simon finds a new friend named Jamie, but realizes that Alvin is cooler, he spends the day with him and ditches Simon. However, Jamie is injured and taken home, and the two brothers learned their lessson.
17a "A Room of One's Own" Fabrice Ziolkowski September 7, 2015 (2015-09-07) September 10, 2015 117 1.94[43]
Proving that he's "mature" enough to get his own room, Alvin decides to move out of his old one.
17b "Carts and Crafts" Reid Harrison October 16, 2015 (2015-10-16) September 11, 2015 117 2.09[44]
Theodore must save his cart friend from being taken.
18a "Going Green" Janice Karman October 19, 2015 (2015-10-19) November 2, 2015 118 2.09[45]
The Chipmunks and Chippettes learn to keep the Earth clean.
18b "Tattle Tail" Peter Saisselin October 20, 2015 (2015-10-20) November 3, 2015 118 2.08[46]
Alvin must take care of a girl's pet bird.
19a "She's Got Style" Peter Saisselin October 16, 2015 (2015-10-16) November 4, 2015 119 1.76[47]
While searching the Internet, Brittany discovers that Jeanette wore a clothes pin in her hair instead of a rubber band. Later, when The Chipmunks and Chipettes go to school, Brittany thinks that people will make fun of Jeanette. But, soon she discovers that everyone thinks Jeanette is popular and Brittany's idol tries to start a fight between both Jeanette and Brittany.
19b "Super Heroes" Reid Harrison October 15, 2015 (2015-10-15) November 5, 2015 119 2.24[48]
Theodore believes that he is a superhero. Later, Alvin and Simon trick Theodore into going out at night and being a hero. Later, Theodore calls the police. Because, he thinks a guy in a building is breaking in and Later, The Police and Theodore and everyone discover that the man is the owner. Next, Theodore tells the police he found a robber trying to break in the building and ties him up in the closet.
20a "Kiss Conspiracy" Peter Saisselin October 15, 2015 (2015-10-15) November 6, 2015 120 2.06[49]
Simon is too embarrassed to kiss his co-star in the school play. So in a moment of desperation, he agrees to allow Alvin to switch identities with him. But to Alvin's dismay, Simon is now credited for "the kiss" and is overrun by all the girls in the school.
20b "House Guests" Jean-Phillipe Robin & Peter Saisselin October 28, 2015 (2015-10-28) November 9, 2015 120 1.82[50]
Anxious to give Dave a much-needed rest, Alvin secretly decides to rent out their house for a Hawaiian home-swap. Problem is, the houseguests show up early while Dave is still home.
21a "Theozilla" Reid Harrison October 29, 2015 (2015-10-29) November 10, 2015 121 1.79[51]
When being paired for a science project, Alvin and Simon make a potion that causes disaster.
21b "Doggone It" Reid Harrison October 30, 2015 (2015-10-30) November 12, 2015 121 1.86[52]
Framed for phone theft, Alvin sets out to find the true culprit and clear his name.
22a "Mutiny" Peter Saisselin November 2, 2015 (2015-11-02) November 13, 2015 122 1.59[53]
The Chipmunks and Chipettes argue over who is the best coach for the team when they try to beat their opponents in a soccer match.
22b "Reality or Not" Michael Badgasarian November 3, 2015 (2015-11-03) November 16, 2015 122 1.81[54]
Hungry for reality TV fame, Alvin makes his own reality show about Dave's outbursts behind his back, but it backfires when Dave takes advice and decides to stop yelling.
23a "Let Them Eat Crumbs" Janice Karman November 4, 2015 (2015-11-04) November 17, 2015 123 1.70[55]
Eleanor bakes a cake for the school bake-off, but the Chipmunks, Brittany and Jeanette taste it. Now they must make another cake for her.
23b "Who Ghosts There" Marie Beardmore & Peter Saisselin November 5, 2015 (2015-11-05) November 18, 2015 123 2.09[56]
When the Chipmunks find out that they and Dave will move out, they plan to make the house haunted.
24a "Alvin's Secret Powers" Janice Karman November 6, 2015 (2015-11-06) November 19, 2015 124 1.84[57]
Theodore believes that Alvin has secret powers, but things don't come as planned.
24b "Warbie" Janice Karman November 9, 2015 (2015-11-09) November 20, 2015 124 1.61[58]
The Chipmunks find a baby bird, and it becomes attached to Alvin and thinks of him as a loving mother.
25a "I Will Survive" Fabrice Ziolkowski & Peter Saisselin November 10, 2015 (2015-11-10) February 15, 2016 125 2.08[59]
Simon must compete a race with Derek.
25b "Alvin's Got a Brand New Bag" Pauline Gentile November 11, 2015 (2015-11-11) February 15, 2016 125 2.08[59]
Alvin plays with Brittany's new purse and ruins it, and must get money in order to buy a replacement.
26a "Art for Art's Sake" Reid Harrison November 12, 2015 (2015-11-12) March 7, 2016 126 1.85[60]
26b "Mancave" Peter Saisselin November 13, 2015 (2015-11-13) March 8, 2016 126 1.68[61]

Season 2 (2016–17)[edit]

No. overall No. in season Title Written by French air date U.S. air date[20] Production
code[20]
U.S. viewers
(in millions)
27a 1a "Dog Days" Janice Karman November 16, 2015 (2015-11-16) March 9, 2016 201 1.75[62]
When Theodore finds a dog, he keeps it. But then realizes he must keep it from being seen by Dave.
27b 1b "Dragon Dad" Peter Saisselin November 17, 2015 (2015-11-17) March 10, 2016 201 1.94[63]
The Chipmunks and Chipettes find a dragon egg.
28a 2a "Members Only" Janice Karman
Original Pitch by
Reid Harrison
November 18, 2015 (2015-11-18) March 11, 2016 202 1.67[64]
Alvin teaches some kids how to get rid of their fear of bullies.
28b 2b "The New Kid" Janice Karman
Original Pitch by
Reid Harrison
TBA May 9, 2016 202 1.64[65]
Alvin befriends a new student, but Theodore learns something surprising about him.
29a 3a "Simon the Superb" Janice Karman & Michael Bagdasarian TBA May 10, 2016 203 1.48[66]
Simon does magic tricks and Alvin wants to compete.
29b 3b "The Sub" Janice Karman
Original Pitch by
Peter Saisselin
TBA May 11, 2016 203 1.65[67]
Alvin becomes the substitute teacher for the day, but things get way out of hand when he isn't doing something a teacher would do.
30a 4a "Lights Camera Uh-Oh" Michael Bagdasarian TBA May 12, 2016 204 1.59[68]
Jeanette wants to make a student film and asks her sisters, The Chipmunks and Dave to join in.
30b 4b "Wax Dave" Janice Karman TBA May 13, 2016 204 1.60[69]
The boys find Dave covered in wax, not noticing that it was actually a dummy caricature of him.
31a 5a "Brittany the Body Snatcher" Janice Karman TBA June 6, 2016 205 1.35[70]
Brittney falls in love with Alvin after he defends her when two girls were talking trash about her, but when she starts acting weird Alvin thinks she is a body snatcher.
31b 5b "Agent Smith" Peter Saisselin TBA June 7, 2016 205 1.42[71]
After Alvin interrupts Simon daydreaming of being a world-famous reporter, Simon expresses his nervousness about an interview for the school newspaper.
32a 6a "Baby Whisperer" Janice Karman TBA June 8, 2016 206 1.40[72]
Alvin continues his romantic gestures as Ratso is once more frightened or used as a toy by the real babies. Theodore quits again believing Mary-Anne might not actually like Alvin more than a babysitting partner. Talking Theo's advice, Alvin calls to ask her to the movies only to be asked to babysit her brothers while she goes with someone else instead.
32b 6b "Let's Make a Deal" Reid Harrison TBA June 9, 2016 206 1.17[73]
When Dave startles Alvin, who's supposed to be cleaning the basement, he asks Theodore to clean the basement in return for taking teddy to get Talking Teddy on Ice tickets. On the way there, his car gets a flat tire and he needs a ride from Simon to the tire repair shop. Simon, however, has an errand of his own for Eleanor entailing pom-poms. Simon leaves Alvin to help Eleanor pick the perfect pom-pom for the cheer squad while he goes to fix the tire. Brittany catches Alvin cheering and, after Alvin explains, informs him Marina has tickets, but she needs a scene partner for an audition. Brittany is given the role only to learn the movie's been cancelled due to a broken plane. They visit Biggy Large for his plane, though in order to borrow the plane they need Jeanette's help as a couple's theorist. The couple gets back together allowing Alvin, Brittany, and Jeanette to quickly finish up the remaining favors.
33a 7a "Munk Man" Janice Karman TBA June 10, 2016 207 1.19[74]
Simon enters a super hero costume event and Alvin wants to join him as his sidekick, but Simon worries that he might steal his spotlight.
33b 7b "Ride Along" Michael Bagdasarian TBA August 1, 2016 207 1.74[75]
There's a big bicycle competition and everybody with a bicycle is entering and also getting robbed.
34a 8a "Alvin's Wild Weekend" Janice Karman TBA August 2, 2016 208 1.83[76]
Dave agreed that if Alvin can do his chores for a month, he will spend a weekend with him doing whatever Alvin wants.
34b 8b "For Whom the Bell Tolls" Bart Coughlin TBA August 3, 2016 208 1.54[77]
35a 9a "iHear" Peter Saisselin TBA August 4, 2016 209 1.53[78]
Alvin listens to everyone's conversations which become too overwhelming
35b 9b "Switch Witch" Reid Harrison TBA August 8, 2016 209 1.66[79]
The Chipmunks And Chipettes look for their Halloween Candy.
36a 10a "Double Trouble" Janice Karman & Michael Bagdasarian TBA August 9, 2016 210 1.48[80]
After using Simon's invention, Alvin accidently clones himself and his clone ends up causing trouble for him.
36b 10b "Liar Liar" Janice Karman TBA August 10, 2016 210 1.61[81]
Lies spread by Dave and Alvin become a big problem for the both of them.
37a 11a "Suck Toad" Janice Karman TBA August 11, 2016 211 1.62[82]
37b 11b "Secret Admirer" Janice Karman
Original Pitch by
Anne Baraou & Reid Harrison
TBA August 15, 2016 211 1.43[83]
38a 12a "Un-send!" Bart Coughlin TBA August 16, 2016 212 1.40[84]
Simon writes a message to his teacher but regrets it when it accidentally gets sent by Alvin.
38b 12b "The Orb" Janice Karman
Original Pitch by
Peter Saisselin
TBA August 17, 2016 212 1.36[85]
39a 13a "The Music Box" Peter Saisselin TBA August 18, 2016 213 1.48[86]
39b 13b "Special Delivery" Anne Baraou & Reid Harrison TBA August 22, 2016 213 1.32[87]
40a 14a "Missing Miss Smith" Michael Bagdasarian TBA August 23, 2016 214 1.44[88]
40b 14b "Monster Madness" Bart Coughlin TBA August 24, 2016 214 1.48[89]
41a 15a "Super Girls" Janice Karman TBA August 25, 2016 215 1.50[90]
41b 15b "Held Back" TBA TBA October 11, 2016 215 TBD
42a 16a "It's My Party" TBA TBA October 12, 2016 216 TBD
42b 16b "Keeping Up with the Humphries" TBA TBA October 13, 2016 216 TBD
43a 17a "We're The Chipmunks" TBA TBA October 14, 2016 217 TBD
43b 17b "Save the Dance" TBA TBA November 1, 2016 TBA TBD
44a 18a "The Temp" TBA TBA November 2, 2016 TBA TBD
44b 18b "Parent Trap" TBA TBA November 3, 2016 TBA TBD

Broadcast[edit]

Alvin and the Chipmunks made its English-language debut on Nick Jr. in the United Kingdom and Ireland on April 10, 2015 and on Nick in the US on August 3.[91] Nick Jr. in Australia and New Zealand[92][93] and Nicktoons in Africa premiered the show on May 4.[94] The Southeast Asian feed of Nickelodeon debuted the show on May 8 in Singapore and the Philippines and on May 15 in Malaysia.[95] In English-speaking Canada, it premiered on Teletoon on September 9.[96] In India, it debuted on Nick Jr. on May 30, 2016.[97]It is now airing on Pop in the UK on February 1, 2016.[98] In Indonesia, it is currently airing on MNCTV.

Home video release[edit]

Season 1 Vol. 1 was released on DVD on December 4, 2015.[99] Season 1 Vol. 2 was released on January 26, 2016.[100] "Alvin's Wild Adventures", was released on DVD and Blu-ray on November 10, 2015 by Bagdasarian Productions. It contains the episodes "Principal Interest", "Talking Teddy", "Mystic Mountain", "A is for Alien", "Clowning Around", "Driving Dave Crazy", and "What a Gem".[101] "Alvin vs. Brittany", was released on DVD and Blu-Ray on March 1, 2016 by Bagdasarian Productions. It contains the episodes "Sister Act", "Albrittina", "My Sister the Weirdo", "Mister Manners", "Reality or Not", "Turf War", and "Don Juan Theodoro".

Soundtrack[edit]

On September 25, 2015, an album based on the television series was released on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, and CD entitled We're the Chipmunks (Music From the TV Show).[102][103][104][105]

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