Cookie Jar Ent.’s newest animated series, Busytown Mysteries (Hurray For Huckle!) has been picked up for broadcast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Based on the classic works of renowned children’s author and illustrator Richard Scarry, the show will officially debut at next week’s MIPTV in Cannes, France.
Busytown Mysteries (Hurray For Huckle!) blends humor and learning as it chronicles the exploits of six characters who try to solve everyday life mysteries in Busytown. Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo and other colorful Busytown residents are always up for a new adventure and, with everyone driving their own funny vehicle, getting there is half the fun. The show encourages young viewers to help solve life’s little puzzles as they ask questions, find clues and discover answers.
More than 150 million Richard Scary books have been sold worldwide and have been translated into 30 languages. CBC will broadcast the first 26 half-hour episodes of Busytown Mysteries (Hurray For Huckle!) as part of the Kids’ CBC preschool programming block.