While MCO 2.0 remains in effect, kids can take a break from online lessons with a great selection of colourful characters, fun-tastic action and heart-warming friendships on Cartoon Network (Astro Ch 615HD / 635) and Boomerang (Astro Ch 619).
It is also the perfect time to preview the Astro channels if you are not already a subscriber, with a free preview available until January 26. Many of these cartoons can also be found on the streaming service HBO GO, an app full of series and movies for all the family.
The loveable orange goo known as Lamput is a master of disguise, and his escape from a secret laboratory kicks off a series of (mis)adventures as scientists Specs Doc and Skinny Doc try their best to capture him. However, Lamput is also a tricky little guy who is incredibly skilled at keeping himself out of their grasp! Catch new episodes weekends at 2.00pm.
Mushroom folks The Fungies bring fresh new adventures and comical antics with new episodes weekends at 9.30am. Watch how science-minded Seth continues his fascination with how the world works, dragging his artistic elder brother Pascal along on every hilarious discovery!
Beginning Saturday, 23 January at 9am, a brand-new season of Total Dramarama takes fans on a trip back in time, presenting the Total Drama Island cast members as four-year-olds at Happy Tots Daycare Centre! Each episode will prove that their pint-sized bodies hide personalities that are larger-than-life, as Chef will discover!
Best Buddies on Boomerang
Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic join forces for two awesome hours from 11am every day of January, creating magic-filled moments for fans who love all things bright and beautiful. Join Barbie and all her friends as they embark on road trips and enjoy the bonds of sisterhood with lots of laughter in their everyday life.
Next, see what wonderful things happen when Twilight Sparkle meets five new ponies on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic!
This January also sees the beginning of another beautiful friendship between Alice and her best friend Lewis, a rabbit. Together they travel through the exciting and sometimes dangerous Wonderland, ruled by a bad-tempered Queen who often finds fault with Alice. Thankfully, Lewis does his best to keep her safe through each exciting adventure! Catch Alice & Lewis, weekends at 4pm.
More All-Time Weekday Favourites on Cartoon Network & HBO GO
For a triple comedy-best buddy-superhero jam, tune in to Cartoon Network between 3-6pm and get your fill of the superhero adventures of Beast Boy, Cyborg, Raven, Starfire and Robin in Teen Titans Go!; check out The Amazing World of Gumball with his goldfish best friend and the misadventures of beloved Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear in We Bare Bears.
For older super-fans, follow the colourful escapades of Steven Universe as he protects the earth with the help of Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl and join Finn and Jake in their endless quests in Adventure Time from 10pm to midnight.
And get some otherworldly action with Ben 10 as he battles aliens with the help of the Omnitrix at 10am daily. There is also no shortage of girl superheroes either with Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup protecting Townsville in The Powerpuff Girls at 1pm every day.