Amazon Announces Fall Slate for Kids Originals Including If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and Sid & Marty Krofft’s Sigmund and the Sea Monsters

Wishenpoof and The Stinky & Dirty Show return for second
seasons

New fall programming highlights impactful storytelling and inspiring
characters

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AmazonKids–(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its fall slate for kids originals,
exclusively on Prime Video. Amazon Studios creates series for kids with
heart for both enjoyment and impact to inspire a generation of lifelong
creative learners. The fall slate includes Wishenpoof
(September 26), Sigmund
and the Sea Monsters
(October 13), If
You Give a Mouse a Cookie
(November 7), and The
Stinky & Dirty Show
(Fall 2017); all series will premiere on
these dates in the US and UK, and made available worldwide at a later
date.


“We’re honored to reintroduce If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and
Sigmund’s iconic character to a new generation of kids and families,”
said Tara Sorensen, Head of Kids Programming at Amazon Studios. “Our
fall slate will bring customers more engaging and heartwarming stories
to enjoy with their families.”

Wishenpoof – New season premieres
on September 26

Wishenpoof centers on Bianca (Addison
Holley
), a fairy who can grant wishes using Wish Magic. The series
highlights her thought process as she thinks, decides and solves
problems in her own creative way. Each episode features a new song by
Bianca for viewers to sing along with and imaginative stories to follow.
Created by Angela
C. Santomero
(Blue’s Clues, Creative Galaxy, Daniel
Tiger’s Neighborhood
, Super Why!) and produced by Out
of the Blue Enterprises
, the show features guest voice talent Jason
Priestly
(Beverly Hills, 90210) as Bianca’s dad. The series’
learning approach is based on Ellen Galinsky’s “Seven Essential Life
Skills” framework that focuses on skills to help children reach their
full potential by having empathy for others, tackling challenges,
communicating effectively, thinking critically, and to never stop
learning. Season one is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by customers with 79%
5-star reviews.

Starting September 26, the Wishenpoof season two soundtrack will
be available to stream exclusively via Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime
Music. In addition, the Wishenpoof
Wish Magic Adventure Game
by Haywire Group is now available on
Amazon.

Sigmund and the Sea Monsters
New series premieres on October 13

Sid
& Marty
Krofft’s
Sigmund
and the Sea Monsters
follows two beachcombing brothers,
Johnny (Solomon
Stewart
) and Scotty (Kyle
Breitkopf
), who find Sigmund – a real live sea monster. The two
brothers befriend the harmless and funny Sigmund and hide him in their
clubhouse. However, keeping him a secret may be nearly impossible since
the town’s overzealous Captain Barnabas (David
Arquette
) is obsessed with proving that sea monsters are real. With
the help of their cousin Robyn (Rebecca
Bloom
), this team of friends makes it their mission to protect their
new friend and have a great and memorable summer. Based on the nostalgic
1970s live-action series, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters is
directed by Ron
Oliver
and is executive produced by Sid and Marty Krofft. The series
will also feature a cover of the original theme song, “Friends” by The
Roots.

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
New series premieres on November 7

When you give a mouse a cookie, he’ll probably ask for a glass of milk,
and then…who knows what he’ll ask for next? Based on the beloved books
by Laura
Numeroff
(Dennis the Menace) and Felicia
Bond
and executive produced by Numeroff, Bond and Emmy Award-winning
writer Ken
Scarborough
(Arthur, Sesame Street, Curious George) who also
serves as head writer, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie follows the
adventures of Mouse, Oliver, Moose, Pig, Cat, and Dog, as they discover
that when you’ve got a curious Mouse for a friend one thing always leads
to another, then another, and then another! The show’s learning approach
was developed in consultation with authors Mimi Ito and John Seely Brown
and revolves around a cause and effect narrative structure that sparks
imagination and the creativity engendered by knowing that possibilities
are endless. The pilot and beloved book are both rated 4.7 out of 5
stars by customers with 82% 5-star reviews for the pilot and 84% 5-star
reviews for the book. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie will feature
new recordings by Grammy nominated recording artist Lisa Loeb.

The Stinky & Dirty Show – New
season premieres in Fall 2017

Based on the “I Stink!” book series by Kate
and Jim
McMullan
, The
Stinky & Dirty Show
follows the adventures and
mishaps faced by best friends and unlikely heroes, Stinky the garbage
truck and Dirty, the backhoe loader. They are a dynamic and hilarious
duo of resourcefulness that learn when things don’t go as expected,
asking “what if” can lead to success. The series is written and
developed by Guy
Toubes
(The Adventures of Chuck & Friends, Littlest Pet Shop, Hi
Hi Puffy AmiYumi
), executive produced by Toubes and Holly
Huckins
, and animated by Brown
Bag Films, Ltd
(Peter Rabbit, Octonauts, Doc McStuffins). This
season will once again feature original music from acclaimed folk
singer and songwriter Dan
Bern
and celebrity voice talent, including Whoopi
Goldberg
(The View), Mark
Hamill
(Spacey), Jane
Lynch
(Glee), Andy
Richter
(Arrested Development), Joan
Cusack
(Shameless) and Wallace
Shawn
(Toy Story). The series’ learning approach is based on
Jessica Lahey’s New York Times best-seller “The Gift of
Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can
Succeed,”
specifically modeling resourcefulness, resilience,
teamwork, and the benefits of failure. Season one is rated 4.8 out of 5
stars by customers with 87% 5-star reviews.

Prime members will be able to stream the series exclusively via the
Amazon Prime Video app for compatible TVs, connected devices including
Fire TV, mobile devices, and online at www.amazon.com/primevideokids.
Members can also download the series to mobile devices for offline
viewing at no additional cost to their membership. Amazon kids originals
are also available on FreeTime Unlimited, the all-you-can-eat
subscription service designed from the ground up for kids. FreeTime
Unlimited is available exclusively on Amazon devices, including Amazon
Fire TV and Fire tablets, and a year-long subscription is included with
every Fire Kids Edition.

Customers who are not already Prime members can sign up for a free trial
at www.amazon.com/prime.
For a list of all Amazon Video compatible devices, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.

About Amazon Original Kids Programming

In 2014, Amazon Studios began introducing kids originals for Prime
Video, kicking off with the Emmy award-winning series, Tumble
Leaf
, about a delightfully curious blue fox, and his best friend
Stick, a quirky caterpillar, as they embark on a fun and nature-filled
adventure. Today, customers can enjoy a growing selection of original
kids series and specials including Just
Add Magic
, Lost
in Oz
, Annedroids,
Dino
Dana
, Thunderbirds
Are Go!
, Danger
& Eggs
, and An
American Girl Story
which consists of four separate specials.
Two additional series will debut this fall including Sigmund
and the Sea Monsters
and If
You Give a Mouse a Cookie
.

The mission of Amazon’s original preschool series is to inspire lifelong
creative learning in children beginning at the preschool age. The aim is
to validate, maintain and foster young children’s creative, joyful, and
curious learning spirit through offering core content that is integrated
with skills children need now and for the future. This is accomplished
by integrating an innovative curriculum thread through all preschool
shows including The
Stinky & Dirty Show
, Creative
Galaxy
, Wishenpoof,
and If
You Give a Mouse a Cookie
, working with established creators and
educational advisors that comprise the Thought Leader Board and
developing learning experiences that extend beyond the screen. All of
this is to give parents confidence that these programs will provide
valuable skills and life lessons that children can use in their real
life—while being entertaining at the same time.

To date, Amazon Original Kids Series and Specials have won 16 Daytime
Creative Arts Emmys, including “Outstanding Children’s Animated Program”
in 2016 for Niko
and the Sword of Light
and again in 2017 for Lost
in Oz: Extended Adventure
; as well as “Outstanding
Pre-School Children’s Animated Program” in 2015 and 2016 for Tumble
Leaf
and again in 2017 for The
Snowy Day
. Prime Video’s growing line-up of award-winning and
critically-acclaimed Originals for kids and families are available to
stream and enjoy using the Amazon Prime Video app for compatible TVs,
connected devices, including Amazon Fire TV and mobile devices, or
online at www.amazon.com/primevideokids.

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