Diego Shrinks for Nick’s Bug Week

Kids will be extra careful not to step on a new mini-sized version of Diego during Nick Jr.’s special bug-themed week, beginning May 12. The bi-lingual preschool star will shrink to bug size in a new Go, Diego, Go! Half-hour special airing May 12 at 9:30 a.m. ‘It’s a Bug World’ take Diego on a high-stakes adventures packed with beetles, frogs, anteaters and giant raindrops.

Nick’s special critter week kicks off with a new episode of The Backyardigans titled ‘What’s Bugging You’ at 9 a.m. and continues with bug-themed episodes of Dora the Explorer and Ni Hao, Kai-lan, Yo.

Beginning Monday, April 28, Nick Jr. will also roll out content from ‘It’s a Bug’s World’ across Video On Demand, Comcast, Charter, Cablevision, Verizon FiOS and Cox. Nick Jr. Video, Nick Jr.’s broadband video service available on Nickjr.com, will stream a two-minute ‘sneak peek’ and clips from ‘It’s a Bug’s World,’ plus additional bug-themed episodes from Go, Diego, Go! A two-minute ‘sneak peek’ from ‘It’s a Bug’s World,’ plus additional themed clips from Go, Diego, Go! episodes will be available on wireless carriers.

Go, Diego, Go! was created and executive produced by Chris Gifford and Valerie Walsh Valdes, the same team behind the phenomenal hit show Dora the Explorer.