Latest batch of Thomas & Friends episodes releases on Netflix March 7, with “Thomas & Friends: The Christmas Letter Express,” a 60-minute movie, debuting on the streamer later this year.

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February 27, 2024

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Thomas & Friends "All Engines Go"Mattel Television Studios, Nelvana Studios.

Mattel has announced the Thomas & Friends franchise’s first 60-minute holiday movie, “Thomas & Friends: The Christmas Letter Express,” will debut in late 2024.

In “Thomas & Friends: The Christmas Letter Express,” Percy discovers a child’s letter to Santa Claus forgotten at the bottom of his mail cart on Christmas Eve, but he is determined to make things right, even if that means tracking down Mr. Claus himself. With help from Thomas and his friends, Percy travels through dazzling parades, sweet-smelling gingerbread bakes and snowflake flurries on a quest to deliver the letter to Santa and make a child’s Christmas wish come true.

In addition, Season 27 of the animated series “Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go” will premiere on NetflixMarch 7 Featuring new original music, Season 27 consists of 26 11-minute episodes released in two 13-episode installments, with the second half of the season debuting Sept. 19.

In Season 27 of “Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go,” the engines are celebrating the grand opening of a new bakery-café connecting farm-to-table routes and keeping busy bringing ingredients and sweet-smelling, flatcar-filling treats to festive tables. Thomas, Percy, Kana, Nia, Bruno and Diesel take on every challenge coupling with new and returning friends to get each job done.

“Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go” is co-produced by Mattel Television Studios and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Studios.

“As we embark on the 27th season of ‘Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go,’ we celebrate a character that has captured the hearts of fans worldwide for decades,” says Michelle Mendelovitz, global head, Mattel Television Studios. “This season is not just a testament to the enduring charm and timeless appeal of Mattel’s beloved characters, but also a milestone as we proudly present the first-ever holiday movie in the franchise’s storied history. As we continue to foster the spirit of friendship, teamwork and adventure, this season reaffirms the enduring legacy of Thomas & Friends, bringing joy to both young and old across the globe.”

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