Nickelodeon’s hit preschool series Bubble Guppies welcomes a brand-new guppy to the school with the season premiere on Friday, Sept. 27, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT). Season five (26 half-hour episodes) will introduce Zooli, a spunky and smart student, animal expert and fin-tastic friend! Together, the guppies will dance, sing, play and learn valuable lessons as they embark on all-new underwater adventures.
In the S5 premiere, “The New Guppy!,” the guppies must figure out how to stop the Sea Witch (voiced by Carol Kane, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) after she takes their magical jewels and attempts to rule the Seven Seas. The new season of Bubble Guppies will also feature additional celebrity guest stars: Alice Cooper (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame artist), Jane Lynch (Glee), Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G.), Kristen Schaal (Bob’s Burgers), Amy Sedaris (At Home with Amy Sedaris), George Takei (Star Trek) and Henry Winkler (Barry).
Nickelodeon’s Emmy Award-winning Bubble Guppies is created and executive produced by Jonny Belt and Robert Scull and co-developed by Janice Burgess. The interactive CG-animated series is set in a vibrant underwater environment and follows a group of diverse preschoolers with colorful fish tails who go on adventures discovering their world. Bubble Guppies is set to a soundtrack of catchy, educational pop songs and features a curriculum that infuses the core elements of kindergarten readiness, including math, literacy, the arts, science and socio-emotional development.