Sneak Peek of Transformers Rescue Bots airs on December 17

Updated: November 19, 2011

Transformers: Rescue Bots, the latest tv series of toy manufacturer Hasbro will have its sneak peek on December 17, 2011. Rescue Bots which replace the Transformers: Robot Heroes, focuses on educating children concerning hazards and safety.

Optimus Prime will head the group of Autobots along with Bumblebee, Blades, Boulder, Chase and Heatwave.

The Hub TV Network has some news to share about “Transformers Rescue Bots,” the upcoming new animated Transformers series, created specifically for younger viewers. A sneak peek of the first two episodes of the new original half-hour series “Transformers Rescue Bots” will be presented Saturday, December 17, from 12 – 1 p.m. ET. The Hub wanted your site to be among the first to know. The series will officially premiere in early 2012. We’ve included the series logline below, and the series logo is attached. More information and images will follow in the coming weeks.

Created for the younger generation of Transformers fans, the new series from the creators of “Transformers Prime” will feature a simpler, more traditional animation style in a show that centers on a group of Autobots charged by Optimus Prime himself with protecting and learning about humans while stationed on an island off the Eastern seaboard that serves as a high-tech testing ground. Voice talent include Steve Blum (voice of Starscream on “Transformers Prime”), Maurice LaMarche (voice of Morbo and Calculon on “Futurama”), Lacey Chabert (“Party of Five”) and LeVar Burton (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”).

We’re excited about having the new series AND season two of “Transformers Prime” on The Hub’s schedule early next year!

“Transformers Rescue Bots” Series Logline: From the creators of “Transformers Prime” comes an all-new animated series following a group of Autobots charged with a mission to protect and learn about humans. Stationed on an island off the Eastern seaboard by Optimus Prime, the “Transformers Rescue Bots” – Heatwave, Boulder, Blades and Chase – team with a human family of first responders including a police chief, firefighter, rescue pilot and engineer to maintain peace and safety in their new found home. Alongside their new human friends, the Transformers Rescue Bots learn teamwork and heroism in a series that brings action, adventure, heart, and humor to the Transformers brand.

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