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You've got a bit of a wait in store, but PBS announced yesterday that a new show is coming your way inspired by Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood will hit in Fall 2012, with a focus on preparing kids for school success. There obviously isn't a whole lot of info on the show, but it already sounds very cool. It's the next generation in the neighborhood of make-believe, and the titular Daniel Tiger is the son of the one you met with Mr. Rogers.
I certainly have high hopes, and if recent PBS Kids launches are any indication, this one should live up to the unavoidable expectations of anything bearing the Mister Rogers name. Check out the full release below.
This morning, at the Television Critics Association’s Summer Press Tour, PBS announced the launch of production for Daniel Tiger’S Neighborhood, a new animated multi-platform series inspired by one »
- Marc Eastman
The Fred Rogers Company, the corporation established by Fred “Mister” Rogers, is creating its first childrens’ program since Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood ended production in 2001. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will be an animated series based on the fantastical characters and settings from the original PBS show.
The show will feature the titular Daniel Tiger speaking directly to his audience in the same fashion that Fred Rogers used for decades. Other nods to the classic series include some of Rogers’ classic songs and Daniel putting on the signature red sweater and tennis shoes at the beginning of every episode.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is a joint effort from The Fred Rogers Company and Canadian firm 9 Story Entertainment, whose credits include Max and Ruby and Wild Kratts. Also helping is Out of the Blue Productions founder Angela Santomero, a Blues Clues ...
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- Michael Crider
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