Qubo Channel has announced a new slate of children’s programming for fall 2010 that includes six United States premieres.
The slate for Qubo, which is a digital cable and internet platform, also will feature a selection of classic animated and live-action series.
The U.S. premiere series are:
‘ The Mysteries Of Alfred Hedgehog: Animated kids’ series with a focus on problem-solving and introducing kids to the world of detective work. Starring a boy hedgehog and his friends who employ a variety of detective skills to solve local mysteries, Alfred is considered to be a super sleuth and enlists his group of animal pals to assist him on his hunts to solve the neighborhood mysteries.
‘ Willa’s Wild Life: This enchanting series is sure to keep viewers in stitches and warm their hearts. Willa talks to the animals and they, in turn, offer her advice on everyday quandries. Comical predicaments ensue but with the help of her loving and patient father, along with her personality-rich zoo animal friends, Willa always manages to stumble into a solution.
‘ Shelldon: This vibrant and amusing animated series follows the adventures of Shelldon, a Yoka Star Shell, and his lively sea-creature friends on their underwater exploits. Although Shell Land is a peaceful community, Shelldon continually finds himself in outlandish situations that require honesty, teamwork, ingenuity and caring for the environment.
‘ Pearlie: Pearlie the park fairy has been assigned to take care of Jubilee Park, and along with her friends, she must make sure everything runs smoothly. The series focuses on the key issues of problem solving and cooperation as kids will see the inventive way Pearlie approaches every park adventure. Pearlie is magic’s unsung hero.
‘ Vitaminix: Animated series of shorts, which help kids learn to recognize healthy foods and healthy habits. In each short, a vitamin, mineral or type of food is explored and its good and healthy properties identified.
‘ Mighty Machines: In this fascinating series about machines, voice-over actors make the machines talk to the viewers, tell them what’s happening, how the machines work, etc. The show combines live footage, friendly and informative characters, dynamic music and delightful humor to capture the imagination of young and old alike.
‘We continue our commitment to provide good, fun and entertaining programming on Qubo, where kids and families will always be able to find something to laugh and learn about at the same time,’ said Marc Zand, EVP, Digital Networks, ION Media Networks. ‘We have a great lineup coming up which combines beloved family favorites, classic animation and the U.S. premieres of some of the highest quality kids programming in the world.’
Qubo premieres include Scholastic’s Magic School Bus; Animal Exploration With Jarod Miller; He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe; She-Ra, Princess Of Power; Brave Starr; and Ghostbusters (Animated).