Apple TV+ today released the official trailer for Doug Unplugs, a new animated preschool series from DreamWorks Animation, based on Dan Yaccarino’s popular Doug Unplugged book series. The series will premiere globally with the first seven episodes on Friday, November 13 on Apple TV+.
Doug Unplugs tells the story of a young robot named Doug who senses there’s more to life than just the facts. While other robots plug in for their daily download, Doug unplugs and journeys into the human world with his best friend Emma to experience its wonders firsthand.
The series is executive produced by Jim Nolan (Esme & Roy), Aliki Theofilopoulos (Phineas and Ferb, Hercules) and author Yaccarino, whose numerous credits include the popular series Willa’s Wild Life, Mr. Pig & Mr. Duck and Oswald.
The voice cast includes Brandon James Cienfuegos (Beautiful Boy, Grey’s Anatomy) as Doug, Kyrie McAlpin (Birdie, Star Trek: Short Treks) as Emma, Eric Bauza (The Adventures of Puss in Boots, Looney Tunes Cartoons, The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) as Bob Bot, and Mae Whitman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower) as Becky Bot.
Apple TV+ is home to new, award-winning originals from some of today’s most trusted franchises in kids and family programming, including Daytime Emmy Award-winning Ghostwriter from Sesame Workshop; exclusive new series from Peanuts like Snoopy in Space; upcoming series Fraggle Rock and Harriet the Spy, based on the beloved classics from The Jim Henson Company; and newly imagined original series that will be based on the stories and illustrations of Maurice Sendak.