Bluey on ABC – In news that will create excitement around the globe, the ABC is thrilled to announce that Bluey, the biggest little show on Earth, is getting even bigger with The Sign, a 28-minute special episode premiering on ABC Kids and ABC iview in 2024.​

The Sign’ is an extra-long episode of the global TV hit show, with a running time of 28 minutes. It is penned by Bluey creator and writer, Joe Brumm, directed by Richard Jeffery, and produced by Ludo Studio.

​“We’re so excited to share that a 28-minute special episode is coming in 2024. There’ll be lots of laughs, exciting guest voices, and definitely a few tears. We’re so incredibly proud of the awesome team behind the series and we can’t wait for Australia and the world to watch this very special Bluey episode with their family and friends,” said Ludo Studio.​

“The Biggest Little Show in the world is getting bigger. Joe Brumm and the Ludo team have knocked it out of the park with this special episode. The fans are at the heart of this idea – we knew they were wanting more, and we’re thrilled to be able to deliver. This might be the most anticipated premiere in 2024!” said Libbie Doherty, Head of ABC Children & Family and Executive Producer of Bluey.

“This extended episode allows room to explore the world, characters and breadth of Bluey even further. Existing fans will love it and it will be a great introduction to this incredible show for new audiences,” said Henrietta Hurford-Jones, Commissioner & Executive Producer of Bluey for BBC Studios Kids & Family.

Following its world premiere on ABC, the quadruple-length Bluey special will air globally on Disney+.

Co-commissioned by ABC Children’s and BBC Studios Kids & Family, Bluey is the #1 kids show on Australian broadcast television, and the most watched series ever on ABC iview. Aussie fans just can’t get enough of Bluey, viewing over 1 billion minutes of the 2023 episodes across both ABC broadcast channels and ABC iview*.

This true-blue Australian, 100% Brisbane made series was also recently the second most streamed show in the US, with 1.4 billion minutes watched**.

With a whopping 151 episodes of Bluey released in Australia since 2018, the show recently marked five years on the ABC. To celebrate, Bluey is taking over ABC Kids and ABC iview on Sunday 19 November for the Biggest Little Bluey Countdown. The top 100 episodes as voted by the fans will air from 6am-7.30pm AEDT, with the #1 episode set to be announced at 7.20pm AEDT. The countdown will be live streamed on ABC iview to ensure fans around Australia can enjoy the countdown together.

Stay tuned for more information regarding the 28-minute special episode in 2024. Until then, rewatch all available episodes of Bluey from Series 1-3 on ABC iview.

*Source: OzTAM 5 City Metro C28 data & Regional TAM (including WA) C28 data, OzTAM VPM data, Bluey episodes published in 2023

**Source: Nielson Streaming Content Ratings (Amazon Prime, AppleTV+, Disney+, Max, Hulu, Peacock, Paramount+ and Netflix), Neilson National TV Panel, U.S. Viewing through Television

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Bluey on ABC
Bluey on ABC