Using clips from certain 2012 episodes, the PBS Kids advert provides a glimpse of the American voices taking on the most recent series.
Percy and the Calliope, Thomas and the Sounds of Sodor, Express Coming Through, Sodor Surprise Day and Thomas and the Rubbish Train are the stories previewed.
Race to the Rescue and Bust My Buffers! made their debuts in the States recently on The Kentucky Channel.
Season Sixteen of Thomas & Friends continues in the United States of America on April 14th 2012 at 9:00am on KET with the story block, All Together Now.
Local PBS stations across the country begin transmissions through April where broadcast dates may vary.
Japan will screen the series every Sunday on NHK starting from Sunday April 8th 2012 with the episodes トーマスときゅうこうれっしゃ and トーマスとソドーとうのおと at 7:00am and 7:20am respectively.
The latest series will return for one more day in Australia on ABC2 during Christmas 2012 with the episode, The Christmas Express. Channel 5 will also air The Christmas Express in Britain circa Christmas 2012.
For a full list of the scheduling, visit the Dieselworks Turntable Roundhouse on the right hand sidebar for more details.