Apple TV+ today released the trailer for Duck & Goose, premiering Friday, July 8. Inspired by the New York Times bestselling books by Tad Hills, the new preschool series celebrates the unique camaraderie of Duck and Goose, two best feathered friends that don’t always see beak to beak. That is until they discover that embracing and appreciating each other’s differences can help them think up entirely new ideas to help solve everyday challenges, both big and small.
Duck & Goose is directed by Brian Muelhaupt (Sesame Street) with Jane Startz (Ella Enchanted), Douglas Wood (Bob the Builder, Little Einsteins), Chris Prynoski (Harriet the Spy), Shannon Prynoski (Harriet the Spy), Ben Kalina (Harriet the Spy), Antonio Canobbio (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) and author Tad Hills executive producing. Peabody Award winner Wood also serves as showrunner.
Cathy Davidson, Ph.D., founding director of the Futures Initiative and a distinguished professor in the Ph.D. program in English at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and Christina Katopodis, Ph.D., executive director and postdoctoral associate at Transformative Learning in the Humanities, serve as the transformative learning experts on the series through Apple TV+’s changemakers initiative.
The expanding and award-winning lineup of original animation for kids and families on Apple TV+ also includes the critically-acclaimed and Humanitas Prize nominated El Deafo, Lovely Little Farm, Pinecone and the Pony, Harriet the Spy (The Jim Henson Company), Wolfboy and the Everything Factory (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD, Bento Box Ent.), Get Rolling with Otis, Academy Award-nominated film Wolfwalkers, Peabody Award-winning series Stillwater. new series and specials from Peanuts and WildBrain ( Snoopy in Space S2, It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown, For Auld Lang Syne) and Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth, the Daytime Emmy-winning television event based on the New York Times bestselling book and TIME Best Book of the Year by Oliver Jeffers.