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Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses Teaser Released!

TBS and Cartoon Network today revealed a first-look teaser and premiere date for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses, hosted by Academy Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren.

The four-part competition series will debut a new episode every Sunday, beginning November 28 through December 19, on TBS and as part of Cartoon Network’s ACME Night. Following its linear simulcast, the special event series will be available on HBO Max early next year.

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses Teaser Released!

Nearly two decades since the global critical and box office hit of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses celebrates the 20th anniversary of the film and continues the Wizarding World spirit showcasing ultimate fan glory on a never-before-seen scale.

Featuring hundreds of trivia questions and special guest surprises, this unforgettable event of a lifetime will unveil which fans know the vast, intricately -detailed universe like the back of their hand as they compete to take home the title of House Cup Champion.

Helen Mirren to Host Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses
Photo Courtesy of HBO Max; Credit: Giles Keyte

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses is produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, in association with Warner Horizon and Robin Ashbrook and Yasmin Shackleton of theoldschool.

A play-along component will allow viewers to don their own Hogwarts robes and swish and flick their wands from home.

“I knew someday I’d get a Harry Potter role, and I’m so pleased to take part in the 20-year film celebration,” said Mirren.

“The films inspired such enchantment and wonder for so many of us, and it will be such a treat to reignite that magic for the countless fans who continue to revel in this spellbinding world.”

Tom Ascheim, President, Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics, added: “We’re creating an arena for the leagues of Harry Potter film fans to flex their knowledge of the Wizarding World, and there’s no one better than Dame Helen Mirren to add some British grandeur to this event that will debut across our WarnerMedia brands and platforms.”

Mirren is also set to star as DC Super-Villain Hespera in New Line and DC’s upcoming Shazam! sequel, Shazam! Fury of the Gods for WarnerMedia.

Mirren is the first and only person to achieve the “triple crown of acting” in both the US and the UK and has also won a BAFTA Film Award, and an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen.

Mirren also has a Tony Award and an Olivier Award for the same role in The Audience, three BAFTA Television Awards for her performance as DCI Jane Tennison in Prime Suspect, and four Primetime Emmy Awards, including two for the same role in Prime Suspect.


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