Wednesday, December 16, 2009



ITV1 announces a new one off Entertainment special called ‘Ultimate Movie Toons’ which will give viewers the chance to interact online and vote for their favourite song from an animated movie via

The X Factor’s Dannii Minogue, who was recently named ‘Ultimate TV Personality’ at the Cosmopolitan Awards, has been signed up to present this unique family Entertainment experience for all fans of animated movies.

The show, which will air on the channel early next year will showcase the nation’s best loved and most magical animated movie ‘toons’, as voted for by the public. These classics will then be performed live by original artists and special guest stars.

Everything from the early classics like Snow White and Pinocchio, right through to the modern day masterpieces such as Madagascar and Happy Feet will feature in the show. But it will be left to the public to decide the Ultimate Movie Toon by voting online at, choosing between hits like The Lion King’s ‘Circle of Life’, ‘The Bare Necessities’ from The Jungle Book, Toy Story’s ‘You’ve Got A Friend In Me’.

Ultimate Movie Toons features privileged access to digitally re-mastered footage from the biggest and most loved animations of all time – and viewers will hear from some of the nation’s best-loved celebrities on why certain songs top their personal lists.

Host Danni Minogue will count down through the closest contenders for the top spot, before finally revealing the nation’s Ultimate Movie Toon.

“I am so excited to be hosting this great show for ITV. I have been a huge fan of animated films since I was a child. These movies are timeless and have entertained the world for generations. Just like The X Factor only the public can decide the winner, so please make sure you go online on cast your vote now“ says Dannii Minogue

With live music, amazing dance performances and stunning movie footage - Ultimate Movie Toons promises to be an unforgettable night for all the family.

What’s your favourite Movie Toon? Vote now at

Ultimate Movie Toons has been commissioned by Elaine Bedell – ITV’s Director of Entertainment and Comedy and John Kaye Cooper - ITV’s Controller of Entertainment. The show will be executive produced by John Quinn & Stuart Shawcross and produced by Kevin Mundye for ITV1.

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