Silvergate Media (Octonauts) announced plans for the broadcast launch of its new animated series, The Creature Cases, which follows the adventures of a unique detective duo who specialize in solving animal mysteries. The first season will debut on Netflix’s global streaming platform on April 12.
Aimed at children aged 4-7 years, The Creature Cases is an original series created by head writer/producer Gabe Pulliam, with executive producers Adam Idelson and Kurt Mueller (EVP Creative Content, Silvergate Media). The action-comedy detective series is animated by award-winning French studio TeamTO (PJ Masks).
The series follows Sam Snow and Kit Casey, the lead agents of CLADE: the Covert League of Animal Detective Experts, who solve animal mysteries by exploring the habitats and behaviors of fascinating, sometimes bizarre creatures. Armed with top-secret intel from their miniature contacts, the Mice Squad, these brilliant animal sleuths travel a world populated exclusively by animals, solving mind-boggling animal mysteries that mix real zoological facts with wild detective action.
“The Creature Cases invites young viewers to train a watchful eye on the many mysteries of the natural world,” said Mueller. “This show is X-Files for preschoolers, but instead of solving paranormal mysteries, Sam and Kit are solving strange but true animal mysteries. Each episode offers a super serving of odd zoological facts, imaginative gadgetry, and, well, the Mice Squad. We look forward to introducing the show to audiences around the world this spring.”
Guillaume Hellouin, President of TeamTO, commented, “For our first collaboration with Silvergate Media, The Creature Cases was a very ambitious project. We had to push boundaries, once again, far beyond what we have done before. The diversity generated by the concept of discovering a new animal species in its native environment in each of the 40 episodes was a real challenge. But thanks to our fantastic team combined with Silvergate’s talent, we managed to deliver an amazing show with a very cool design!”