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Apple TV+ reveals fall children’s and family animation slate

Apple TV+ has announced its slate of fall entertainment for kids and families, including the new Original Series Mini Sago Friends, Slumberkins, circuit breakersand Interrupt the chicken; the return of Wolfboy and the Everything Factory, and Ride with Otis. The range also includes a new set of classics featuring the Peanuts gang in Peanuts Anthology II.

Coming September 9:

Peanuts Anthology II

More classics coming to Apple TV+ from Mendelson/Melendez Productions and Peanuts Worldwide include He’s a bully, Charlie Brown; It’s your dog, Charlie Brown; It’s been a short summer, Charlie Brown; It’s your first kiss, Charlie Brown; There’s no time for love, Charlie Brown; Why, Charlie Brown, why?; You are in love, Charlie Brown; and You are the greatest, Charlie Brown.

Coming September 16:

Mini Sago Friends

The new preschool animated series produced by Daytime Emmy Award-nominated Spin Master Entertainment and animated by 9 Story Media Group’s Emmy Award-winning studio Brown Bag Films – Toronto is based on the characters and clever designs from the film. prime. Sago Mini World application, developed by Sago Mini. The series is an adorable nod to gratitude, featuring Harvey the floppy-eared dog and his best friends Jinja the cat, Jack the rabbit and Robin the bird, along with a cast of colorful residents. . In each episode, Harvey and his friends express their true gratitude for all things big and small through optimism, kindness, preschool humor and original songs!

The series is executive produced by Daytime Emmy Award nominee Jennifer Dodge (paw patrol), Ronnen Harary (paw patrol), Thyne Tone (Pets!), and Dustin Ferrer (Esme & Roy). Laura Clunie, nominated for the Daytime Emmy Awards (paw patrol ) and Toni Stevens (paw patrol) serve as executive producers, with Chad Hicks (Kingdom Strength) as series director. Additionally, Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky, professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside and expert in the science of happiness, is the series’ gratitude expert through Apple TV+’s changemakers initiative.

Coming September 30:

Wolfboy and the Factory of Everything – Season 2

Season 2 of the 2D animated series takes Wolfboy (voiced by Kassian Akhtar) to a new realm under the Everything Factory, responsible for all the destruction in the universe. Along with his friends Spryte and new allies, Wolfboy embarks on a quest to unite the forces of creation and destruction and realizes that being different is what makes him special – and ultimately, it’s the oddballs and the dreamers. who change the world.

The show is inspired by the work of visual artist Toff Mazery and co-created by Emmy Award-winning Edward Jesse (HITRECORD’s Create together). It is developed by Emmy winner Michael Ryan (Hail King Julien, kung fu panda) and executive produced by Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Mr Corman), FOX Entertainment’s HITRECORD and Bento Box Entertainment.

Ride with Otis – Season 2

Based on the Penguin Random House book series by Loren Long, the animated adventure series from 9 Story Media Group and Brown Bag Films welcomes young viewers to Long Hill Dairy Farm, home of Otis the tractor and all his friends. Otis may be small, but he has a big heart. Every time he sees a friend in need, he brakes, asks how he’s feeling, and springs into action to help! The new season offers new adventures, new friends and a small tractor that helps others.

The series is produced by Vince Commisso, Wendy Harris, author Long, Darragh O’Connell, Jane Startz and Angela C. Santomero. Dr. Michele Borba, educational psychologist, best-selling author, frequent media contributor on the TODAY show, and expert in parenting, bullying, and character development, is the series’ compassionate action expert through Apple TV+’s changemakers initiative.

Coming November 4

Slumberkins

The Jim Henson Company’s new 2D animation/multimedia puppet series follows adventures with Bigfoot, Unicorn, Sloth, Yak and Fox as they explore a world of feelings that build children’s emotional well-being through storytelling Support. Additionally, the series brings to life some of the characters from the “Slumberkins” books who explore new stories of friendship, trust, and connection to model healthy relationships.

Created for television and produced by Alex Rockwell (word party, Pajanimals) with Halle Stanford of The Jim Henson Company. Callie Christensen, MIT in Elementary and Special Education, and Kelly Oriard, MS in Marriage Counseling and Therapy and School Counseling, creators of the Slumberkins education brand, are co-executive producers. Dr. Dan Siegel, executive director of the Mindsight Institute and clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine and founding co-director of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, and multiple New York Times bestselling author, is an expert understand how attachment experiences affect behavior through the Apple TV+ changemaker initiative.

Coming November 18

Interrupt the chicken

The animated preschool series, based on the Caldecott award-winning 2011 book series written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein, introduces children to the joy of creative writing.

It all starts with a young little chicken named Piper who has a habit of interrupting story time! Whenever Piper hears a story, she can’t help but chime in, ask questions, and let her imagination run wild as she tries to fill in the details, guess what happens next, or guess. Insert in the middle of the action to help save the day.

The series is developed by Emmy Award-winning Ron Holsey, who serves as its executive producer. The show is produced in partnership with Mercury Filmworks and features the voice talents of three-time Emmy Award winner Sterling K. Brown (It’s us, Honk for Jesus. save your soul). It is produced by Holsey Stein; Loris Kramer Lunsford; Clint Eland; and Chantal Ling. Additionally, Dr. Lucy Calkins, founding director of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project and Richard Robinson Professor of Children’s Literature at Teachers College, Columbia University, is the reading and writing expert in the part of the Apple TV+ changemaker initiative.

The award-winning roster of original animated movies and series for kids and families on Apple TV+ includes the recently acclaimed film El Deaf, amber brown, Best foot forward, Nice little farm, Duck & Goose, Pine cone and pony, Fraggle Rock: back to the rockand Harriet the spy from The Jim Henson Company, and the animated adventure film Chance from Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation; Daytime Emmy Award Winner Aids the Sesame workshop; Oscar nominated animated film wolf walkers; Wolfboy and the Factory of Everything by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD and Bento Box Entertainment; Ride with Otis and puppy place; new series and specials from Peanuts and WildBrain, including snoopy in space Season 2, It’s the little things, Charlie Brownand For Auld Lang Syne.

Source: AppleTV+

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.