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Trolls: The Beat Goes On! is a 2018 American animated television series produced by DreamWorks Animation that is based on the 3D computer-animated romantic comedy musical film Trolls. The series premiered on Netflix on January 19, 2018 exclusively in the United States, Canada, Latin America, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, the Nordics, Benelux, and France. Amanda Leighton, Skylar Astin, Kari Wahlgren, Sam Lerner, David Kaye, David Fynn, Sean T. Krishnan, Kevin Michael Richardson, and Fryda Wolff provide the new voices for Princess Poppy, Branch, Bridget, King Gristle, King Peppy, Biggie and Mr. Dinkles, Guy Diamond, Smidge, DJ Suki and Satin & Chenille for this series respectively; only [1] Ron Funches and Walt Dohrn reprise their roles as Cooper and Cloud Guy, also respectively.[2] Matt Lowe also voices Creek in the series, who returns in "Creek Week".

Trolls: The Beat Goes On!
Trolls The Beat Goes On poster.png
Genre
Based onTrolls
by DreamWorks Animation
Developed byMatthew Beans
Voices of
Theme music composerJeannie Lurie, Mia Minichiello, and Matias Mora
Opening theme"Hair in the Air"
by Amanda Leighton, Michael Gough, Skylar Astin, Wally Wingert and Mick Wingert
Composer(s)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons7
No. of episodes45 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Matthew Beans
Producer(s)Frank Molieri (supervising)
Running time
  • 22 minutes (half-hours)
  • 11 minutes (segments)
Production company(s)DreamWorks Animation Television
DistributorNBCUniversal Television Distribution
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseJanuary 19, 2018 (2018-01-19) –
present (present)
External links
Website

Matthew Beans developed the series, with music from Alex Geringas and original songs by Alana Da Fonseca.[3] James Zahn of The Rock Father confirmed that there would be a second season,[4] which was released on March 9 and consists of seven episodes.[5]

The third season was released on August 24, 2018,[6] the fourth season on November 2, 2018,[7] the fifth season on January 18, 2019,[8] the sixth season on April 9, 2019, and the seventh on August 27, 2019.

PlotEdit

The show picks up where the film Trolls left off; the series will follow Queen Poppy, Branch, the Snack Pack and the other Trolls, and their Bergen pals, as they experience everyday life in Troll Village.

Cast and charactersEdit

Main CharactersEdit

Secondary CharactersEdit

  • Creek (Matt Lowe), a troll with zen-like wisdom and Branch's rival.
  • Harper (Kari Wahlgren), a very artistic troll.
  • Toby (Kevin Michael Richardson), a raver troll.
  • King Peppy (David Kaye), the former king of the trolls and Poppy's father.
  • Sky Toronto (Gary Cole), the boss and owner of Sky Toronto's Party Shop.
  • Keith (Declan Churchil Carter), a young troll.
  • Priscilla (Abby Ryder Fortson) was ), a young troll.
  • CJ Suki (Kyla Carter), DJ Suki's young niece.
  • Fuzzbert (Walt Dohrn), a hair troll with two legs.
  • Master Control (Utkarsh Ambudkar)
  • Bella Brightly (Kari Wahlgren)
  • Mags Gumdrop (Kari Wahlgren)
  • Nova Swift (Sainty Nelsen)
  • Milton Moss (Jonah Platt)
  • Dr. Moonbloom (Fryda Wolff)
  • Gemma Fur (Fryda Wolff)
  • Gia Grooves (Fryda Wolff)
  • Foreman (Kevin Michael Richardson)
  • Klaus Von Frousting (Kevin Michael Richardson)
  • King Gristle (Sam Lerner), the leader of the Bergens.
  • Bridget (Kari Wahlgren), Poppy's best friend.
  • Bernice (Kari Wahlgren)
  • Old Lady Bergen (Kari Wahlgren)
  • Groth (Kevin Michael Richardson)
  • Chad and Todd (Kevin Michael Richardson), the guards of the Royal Bergen family.
  • Maitre D' (Kevin Michael Richardson)
  • Buzby (David Koechner)
  • Nangus (Pat Pinney), a Bergen who is in charge of the dungeon.
  • Cloud Guy (Walt Dohrn), an anthropomorphic cloud who often makes fun of Branch.
  • Archer Pastry (Arnie Pantoja), a creature who was once part of a group called "The Party Crashers" and a new friend to Poppy and the Trolls.
  • Tae-Kwon-Kevin (Sean T. Krishnan)
  • Tae-Kwon-Joe (Kevin Michael Richardson)
  • Fang Flowers (Sean T. Krishnan & Kevin Michael Richardson)
  • Eyestalk (Kevin Michael Richardson)
  • Spider (Kevin Michael Richardson)

EpisodesEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
16January 19, 2018
27March 9, 2018
36August 24, 2018
47November 2, 2018
56January 18, 2019
66April 9, 2019
77August 26, 2019

SoundtrackEdit

DreamWorks Trolls - The Beat Goes On! (Music From the TV Series)
Soundtrack album by
Cast of Trolls: The Beat Goes On!
ReleasedMarch 16, 2018
GenreSoundtrack
Length34:00
LabelRCA Records

SongsEdit

All tracks written by Da Fonseca and Yaeger except written.

No.TitleWriter(s)Performer(s)Length
1."Hair In The Air"Jeannie Lurie, Mia Minichiello, & Matias MoraAmanda Leighton, Skylar Astin, & Ensemble2:16
2."Happily Ever After" Leighton, Astin, & Ensemble2:34
3."One and Only Love" Kari Wahlgren, Sam Lerner2:22
4."Sunshine All the Time" Fryda Wolff2:35
5."Best Day Ever" Leighton2:32
6."Party On" Kevin Michael Richardson2:20
7."Forgive Me (Show Version)" Astin2:24
8."Move Ya Body" Walt Dohrn2:42
9."The Other Side of the Storm" Leighton, Astin2:58
10."Happy Prank Day" Leighton, Ensemble Cast2:18
11."Rap Battle Suite" Leighton, Richardson, Utkarsh Ambudkar, David Fynn2:15
12."Dance It Out" Leighton2:49
13."The Winners" Leighton2:22
14."Forgive Me (Remix)" Astin2:22

BroadcastEdit

The series was released internationally on Netflix. It was also released in the United Kingdom on Pop, in Australia on ABC Me, in Canada on Family, and in South Africa on e.tv.

The series was also released for broadcast in South Korea on Tooniverse. The main theme of the program, "Hair in the Air", is sung in its Korean version featuring vocals from Red Velvet's Yeri and NCT's Jeno, Jaemin, and Renjun.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Animation Magazine. "'DreamWorks Trolls Holiday' Musical Special Set for NBC". Animation Magazine. Retrieved November 6, 2017.
  2. ^ "TV - Trolls". DreamWorks Animation. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  3. ^ Animation Magazine. "DreamWorks & Netflix Plan 6 New Series, Date 'Trolls' Toon". Animation Magazine. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  4. ^ James Zahn (January 19, 2018). "Trolls: The Beat Goes On! The Toys of Troll Village and a New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette!". The Rock Father. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
  5. ^ McLean, Tom (February 23, 2018). "'DreamWorks Trolls' Returns March 9 with 7 New Episodes". Animation World Network. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  6. ^ https://www.polygon.com/2018/7/25/17612334/new-netflix-movies-tv-shows-august-2018
  7. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BokRYrpBBfG/
  8. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BsyTmNGhCWM/

External linksEdit