Fun-loving jet plane Jett delivers packages to children around the world in this animated series. Jett teams up with the Super Wings, a group of airplanes that can transform into robots, to tackle new challenges and work through issues that teach problem-solving skills and the importance of cultural diversity. The Super Wings crew includes mission director Jimbo, rescue copter Dizy, gadget guru Donnie and expert navigator Jerome -- an important part of the group because the planes travel to 52 cities in 45 countries on their adventures, requiring someone who is able to help navigate.
"Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave" is a show, set up in a game-show format, that follows the three title characters -- a dog, a bird and a bear, respectively -- as they go on adventures, during which they must make choices. The questions the animated characters face help them decide what to do and how to better understand the world around them. Viewers are able to join in the fun by answering the multiple-choice questions, with Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave serving as the three possible answers to each query and game.
Young cats Ollie and Moon have an appetite for adventure. While they're best friends, they have different personality types. Moon is the more adventurous of the two, and Ollie tends to err on the side of caution more often than not. When the cheery Moon gets an idea, she often drags Ollie with her on an expedition around the world. Along the way, they teach viewers about the benefits of unlikely friendships and global citizenship. The live-action/animated series is based on a series of books by Emmy-winning artist Diane Kredensor ("Pinky & the Brain").
Wanting to discover the beauty of the world around her, a young bee named Maya leaves her hive to go exploring. On her adventures, she looks around the meadow where she lives and meets other insects that live there. As many young creatures do, Maya spends a lot of time playing and having fun with her friends. The enthusiastic bee is constantly amazed by what she discovers while flying around the meadow.
Curious aliens get to experience everyday life for a typical suburban family in this CGI-animated series that takes place in a real house. The aliens, who are each 4 inches tall, are observing Earth as part of their first mission away from their home planet, Floog, which means everything they experience is new to the pint-sized Floogals. Even a simple task like using a toothbrush takes a lot of ingenuity for the aliens to figure out. They must keep their true identities a secret when they are discovered by an 8-year-old fan of science fiction, who thinks their spaceship -- which landed in a yard-sale box -- is a toy that he hangs in his room alongside other toy spacecraft and stars. Each day the Floogals surreptitiously explore the household to find out about the peculiar behavior of the "hoomans" and their belongings as part of their mission. By the end of each episode, they compile a report about their latest findings, which they send back to Floog.
There's always a chance to experience new things when you're a child, especially one with a vivid imagination. Such is the case with 6-year-old Nina and her best friend, Star. The pals have fun adventures around Nina's vibrant, colorful neighborhood. Every day features a new excursion for the youngsters, usually celebrating family, community, diversity or wonder. The show features the voice talent of actress Rita Moreno, one of a small group of performers to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.
Two teams -- one orange, one green -- each with two kids compete in challenges that test their skill, speed and sounds. Each team is given a mindless task in which the ultimate goal is to refrain from making too much noise. The progress of their noisemaking is recorded on the Noise-O-Meter, and they are awarded points based on this. If the Noise-O-Meter reaches the top, the challenge is deemed a forfeit and no points are awarded. There are three rounds, each having a different challenge in which both teams take a turn at performing the exact same task. Rounds one and two see individuals facing each other, while the third round is team based. The team with the most points at the end gets a chance at winning five prizes plus a $5,000 cash prize.
"Beat the Clock" -- a classic 1950s game show -- is back with a whole new version. Kids team up with relatives, like their parents, grandparents and others, to race against competitors. Contestants race against time in new and entertaining stunts to win prizes, and they use skill strategy and teamwork -- and maybe just a bit of luck -- to win. The winners get the chance to play for a grand prize by facing The Big Clock. "Beat the Clock" is hosted by Paul Costabile.
On a visit to his family's village in China, 9-year-old Kody learns that he is next in line to become the defender of the village. Kody works alongside his grandfather Master Li, detective cousin Mei, and the timid tiger Goji to ensure the protection of his home. Kody's arch nemesis, Mogo Monkey No Go, and his monkey minions cause plenty of chaos and terrorize the village at every chance they get. Luckily, Kody has a super secret weapon named the Sapphire Dragon, which allows them to Kapower up.
Clangers are inquisitive creatures who live on a blue planet in outer space. The critters, who communicate with high-pitched whistles, are supportive of one another as they embark on surreal adventures, meet peculiar new friends, and explore curiosities they experience in the world. The stop-motion animated series aims to teach kids such qualities as inventiveness and kindness. Veteran actor William Shatner serves as narrator of the show, which is a remake of a British series that originally premiered in 1969.
What adults often take for granted in life's minutiae frequently delights children. One of those kids is Luna, 6, for whom the world is a giant laboratory, filled with opportunities to learn more about what things are, and why and how scientific actions take place. Luna's passion for science prompts her exploration of the world with energy and enthusiasm. Little brother Jupiter and pet ferret Clive are by her side as the inquisitive girl pursues answers to her specific questions.
Busytown is a magic place whose residents -- mainly talking animals -- are ready to tackle problems and conflicts that arise. Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Bananas Gorilla, Sprout Goat and others participate in activities -- including fishing and camping -- and try to solve mysteries that take them from Busytown to far-away spots like Rome and London. And even when things are difficult, the Busytown residents are always ready for a song and a smile. The long-running animated series is based on a popular children's book series by Richard Scarry.
When you look at the night sky, you might notice three stars to the right of Alpha Centauri. That's the location of the Astroblast Space Station, a cosmic clubhouse where visitors flock from planets near and far to play with old friends and make new ones. An animal team -- Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet -- runs the station under the watch of Sal the Octopus. While the animals have disparate personalities that sometimes lead to strife, the crew members learn to accept their differences, help one another and become friends.
Getting kids to go to sleep when you want them to can be difficult. "The Pajanimals" hope to help accomplish that task. The four cuddly friends on the show snuggle together each night to sing sweet nighttime songs to their preschool friends at home. The puppet characters include bossy dog Apollo, energetic duck Squacky, quiet horse Sweetpea Sue, Italian cow CowBella and the unseen Mom and Dad, the parents of the Pajanimals. "The Pajanimals" is produced by The Jim Henson Company, veteran producers of children's programming.
Hosted by Sean, one of the hosts of "The Sunny Side Up Show," "Noodle and Doodle" showcases arts-and-crafts ideas and healthy recipes for children and their parents. The crafts and recipes are inspired by real preschoolers' experiences. Sean is assisted by his new friends -- Noodle, a lovable puppet who likes to help in the kitchen, and Doodle, a virtual friend who lives in a tablet-style device. The cooking and crafting takes place in a double-decker bus in which Sean and his helpers provide step-by-step instructions on how to make the creations. Also along for the ride is Sean's dog, Doggity.
Popular Chica ("The Sunny Side Up Show") gets her own show in this live-action/animation hybrid that promotes social-emotional development in preschoolers. Chica helps her mom and dad in the Costume Coop, a playful shop filled with whimsical costumes, and when the shop closes, she and her friends transform into animated characters and go on adventures that teach kids lessons, including one on an underwater adventure that teaches about cleanup time and another on a voyage with Vikings that explains why manners are important. Chica's buddies include best friend Kelly, huggable rag doll Stiches and pet rabbit Bunji.
This animated series features the adventures of 4-year-old Chloe with her friends and toys. The group goes on magical adventures in Chloe's closet (hence the show's title). Being a children's show, the episodes aim to teach kids lessons about such topics as friends, cooperation and sharing. Chloe's friends include best friend Jet, Tara, Daniela (nicknamed "Danny"), Riley, Lil and Lil's younger brother, Mac.
Carly is joined by Snug in the "Sprout House," where they learn valuable lessons, including a lesson about cleaning up after themselves after snack time. Carly and Snug explore the world around them, have dance parties, play games, sing songs with kid music bands such as Secret Agent 23 Skiddoo, and craft new and exciting things with their friends. They are also joined by special guests Tim, Chica, and video-journalist TJ to celebrate birthdays and special events.
Trucks are all around us. From dump trucks to construction vehicles, you likely see one virtually every day. This series, a mixture of live action and animation, brings the commonly seen vehicles to life as they traverse through real-world settings. Dump truck Tork, digger Dug, front-end loader Sparky, semi Stotz and scooper Blinker take on big jobs in each episode, including crushing cars, tearing down buildings and digging foundations. The trucks learn lessons as they work together and overcome obstacles to get the jobs done. Celebrity parents Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard lend their voices to various characters in several episodes. Bell says that the preschool show "is all about that larger-than-life sensibility" that goes along with kids' fascination with trucks because they are larger than life.
Young children have been playing with Little People toys for decades, and now they come to life in this computer-animated series geared toward preschoolers. The musical-comedy series celebrates collaborative play by following several of the little people characters on imaginative adventures that include learning to juggle in the jungle and skywriting in space. Along the way, the little people learn that the best way to have fun is by building on one another's ideas and working together. The show uses music, comedy and make-believe to teach kids pro-social collaboration skills.