Peacock is expanding its kids programming with the all-new original animated series Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky, streaming November 24. This new Peacock Original joins the platform’s robust kids programming slate, including Archibald’s Next Big Thing Is Here!, Curious George: Cape Ahoy, Trollstopia, Where’s Waldo?, Cleopatra in Space, The Mighty Ones and more. Fans can also look forward to a new episodes of Madagascar: A Little Wild plus a holiday special, and new episodes of Curious George as well as the previously announced movie.
In a faraway corner of the viking and dragon world, DreamWorks Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky is the next chapter following the adventures of viking twins Dak and Leyla, who were rescued and raised by dragons, growing up learning to speak their language. Along with young dragons Winger, Summer, Cutter and Burple, they defend and protect other dragons on exciting adventures around their home of Huttsgalor.
The voice cast features Nicolas Cantu (The Walking Dead: World Beyond), Brennley Brown (Dragons: Rescue Riders), Carlos Alazraqui (Reno 911!), Moira Quirk (Dragons: Rescue Riders), Roshon Fegan (Camp Rock franchise), Brad Grusnick (Dragons: Rescue Riders), Sam Lavagnino (Puppy Dog Pals), John C. McGinley (Scrubs), Tara Strong (Teen Titans Go!), Zach Callison (The Goldbergs), Skai Jackson (Bunk’d), Noah Bentley (Elliott from Earth), Andre Robinson (The Loud House) and Marsai Martin (Black-ish).
The new DreamWorks Animation special Madagascar: A Little Wild – Holiday Goose Chase premieres Friday, November 26: It’s holiday time in New York, and Melman is determined to add another sticker to his yearly “Nice” list! When he meets Hank, a goose who has been separated from his family, Melman, Alex, Marty and Gloria embark on a wild goose chase around the city to reunite Hank with his merry flock.
The voice cast includes Tucker Chandler (I Lost My Body), Amir O’Neil (Mann and Wife), Shaylin Becton (Strive), Luke Lowe (Big City Greens), Jasmine Gatewood (Animal Kingdom), Eric Petersen (Kirstie) and special guest star Mark Whitten (Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh).
Johanna Stein (Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny) serves as executive producer and Dana Starfield (Monster High: Welcome to Monster High) serves as co-executive producer.
In the new season of DreamWorks Madagascar: A Little Wild, Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria are back in the New York City swing with adventures in and out of “A Little Wild” rescue habitat. Alex deals with some major jealousy issues when Ant’ney goes viral, Marty gets himself locked inside the public library, the gang helps Melman make it through his first-ever night away from the habitat, and Gloria struggles to cope with saying goodbye when Lala decides she’s ready for a bigger pond. Season five of premieres Thursday, November 11 on Peacock.
Produced by Universal 1440 Entertainment, a production arm of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, and Imagine Entertainment, Curious George Season 14 includes 15 fun-filled and entertaining episodes and will stream Thursday, October 21 on Peacock. The voice cast includes Emmy Award winner Frank Welker (Scooby Doo and Guess Who?) returning as the voice of Curious George and Jeff Bennett (The Loud House) as The Man with the Yellow Hat.
The brand-new season is executive produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer alongside David Kirschner, Jon Shapiro, Ellen Cockrill and Glenn Ross. Episodes are produced by Melanie Pal, co-executive produced by Lisa Melbye, Brian Newlin and Bardo S. Ramirez, and directed by Kevin Johnson, Scott Heming and Andrei Svislotski. Curious George created by Margaret and H.A. Rey, is copyrighted and trademarked by Houghton Mifflin Company and used under License.
Season 4 of the Peacock Original Archibald’s Next Big Thing Is Here! will premiere Thursday, October 14 with all six episodes. From the creative mind of Tony Hale, the next chapter for Archibald Strutter, a chicken who “yes-and’s” his way through life, finds him in new curious situations, from getting trapped inside a video game, to enlarging a baby to the size of a building, to accidentally composing the catchiest disco melody ever created. While his adventures don’t always go as planned, Archibald takes it one step at a time with the help of his three siblings, Sage, Finly, and Loy, and his trusty sidekick, Bea.
Returning voice cast includes Tony Hale (Arrested Development, VEEP, Toy Story 4), Adam Pally (The Mindy Project), Jordan Fisher (Dancing with the Stars, Hamilton), Chelsea Kane (Baby Daddy, Fish Hooks), Kari Wahlgren (Ducktales, Rick and Morty), Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) and Academy Award-nominee Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl, Thunderbirds Are Go). Hale serves as creator and executive producer, alongside executive producer Eric Fogel (Celebrity Deathmatch, Descendants: Wicked World). Archibald’s Next Big Thing Is Here! is produced by DreamWorks Animation.