The new animated preschool series Bubble Guppies is ready for kids to dive into, premiering Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon.
The CG-animated series follows a group of underwater preschoolers who go on adventures discovering their world with catchy pop songs and educational content.
The premier will be followed by two weeks of new episodes, airing Jan. 25-27 and Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. The series’ regular timeslot is weekdays at 11 a.m.
The series is created by executive producers Jonny Belt and Robert Scull, who also wrote the premiere episode, ” Call a Clambulance.”
The cast of characters includes:
- Gil - Gil is the co-host of Bubble Guppies, along with Molly. He’s playful, silly and full of rambunctious energy.
- Molly - Molly is the co-host of Bubble Guppies, along with Gil. Molly is the girl that everyone wants as a friend. She is smart, dependable, very friendly and a natural leader.
- Deema - Deema’s personality is as big as her hair. She’s energetic, goofy and loves to be the center of attention.
- Nonny - Nonny is cerebral and cautious, and it’s hard to get an enthusiastic response out of him. He’s more likely to comment on the action than to get swept up in it.
- Oona - Oona is a sweet, sincere and gentle little girl who is very sensitive to those around her. Oona would be most likely to show concern for a sick friend or give loving care to a pet or a plant.
- Goby – Goby has a vivid and offbeat imagination. A natural director and storyteller, he will invent roles, cast them and then spin his story in unexpected and hilarious directions.
Here’s a look at a couple of music videos from the show:
To complement the Bubble Guppies premiere, Nickelodeon’s award-winning preschool website, http://www.nickjr.com, will feature a new online game “Bubble Guppies Watery World,” allowing kids to customize their very own Bubble Guppies underwater classroom.
Nickelodeon will feature a two-minute sneak peek and music videos of Bubble Guppies on Nick Jr. Video, the broadband video service available on Nickjr.com. Bubble Guppies episodes will be promoted and simulcast on Nick mobile and available on iTunes.