Warner Bros. has released the first full trailer for Harry Potter: Tournament of Houses. Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren hosts the four-part Harry Potter competition series, which tests participants’ knowledge of the beloved book and film series. The new trailer reveals guest stars from the Harry Potter movies and other star realms, including Tom Felton and Pete Davison. The series debuts with new episodes on Sundays from November 28 to December 19 on TBS and as part of Cartoon Network’s ACME Night. Following its linear TV simulcast, the series will be available for streaming on HBO Max early next year. You can watch the trailer below.
According to the show’s official description, it’s almost two decades since the global critic and box office hit Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses celebrates the film’s 20th anniversary and continues the Wizarding World spirit, showcasing the ultimate fan glory on an unprecedented scale. With hundreds of trivia questions and special guest surprises, this unforgettable event of a lifetime will reveal as fans know the vast, intricately detailed universe like the back of their hand as they compete to win the title of House Cup Champion.
Warner Bros. Unscripted Television produces Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses, in collaboration with Warner Horizon and Robin Ashbrook and Yasmin Shackleton from theoldschool. The quiz show is one of two special broadcasts scheduled to celebrate Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone20th anniversary. The other is a retrospective special.
“To celebrate the dedicated fans, old and new, who have passionately kept the magic of the wizarding world alive in so many forms for decades, these exciting specials will celebrate their Harry Potter fandom in a TV event to be seen on multiple platforms, “said Tom Ascheim, President, Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics in a press release announcing the special offers. “All Potter fans can gear up for this ultimate celebration of a unique kind by embracing their inner Hermione Granger and studying their Wizarding World knowledge. For fans who have always wanted to discover what it might be like to take the OWL exams, it’s as close as they get! “
What do you think? Tell us in the comments section. Harry Potter: Tournament of Houses debuts on November 29 on TBS and Cartoon Network. For those who want to re-watch the Harry Potter movies, they are now streaming on multiple platforms. The next movie set in the wizarding world, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, opens on April 15th.