PBS has revealed its upcoming programming lineup, which include new episodes of kids’ series Super Why! and an all-new Curious George movie.
PBS Kids will begin premiering new episodes of the Emmy-nominated preschool show Super Why! on August 17. The series teaches kids ages 3-6 about reading, the alphabet, word families, spelling, comprehension and vocabulary.
“With a brand-new slate of episodes, Super Why! will delight families with entertaining, engaging stories just in time for the back-to-school season,” said Linda Simensky, VP of children’s programming. “In this mystery-themed week, viewers will join the Super Readers as they solve puzzles and explore their origin stories, and gain the power to read along the way.”
The pubcaster will also premiere the all-new TV movie Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle on August 17. The new movie will follow Curious George as he takes a trip to space, only to crash land in the African jungle, where he makes the most of things by having fun adventures with new animal friends. The monkeyshines will be bolstered by the voice talents of Angela Bassett and John Goodman, as well as music by The Plain White T’s.