Jueves 21 de Junio 2018

Amazon Studios Orders Two New Original Kids Series Bug Diaries and Sid & Marty Krofft’s Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, Exclusively for Prime Video

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SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon Studios today announced it has ordered two new
Amazon Original Kids Series including animated series Bug Diaries,
based on a best-selling children’s book series, and live-action series Sid
& Marty
Krofft’s
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, based on the classic
Saturday morning television series from the 1970s.

“We are so excited to bring this beloved series, Bug Diaries, to
our customers that highlights important life lessons for our young
viewers,” said Tara Sorensen, Head of Kids Programming at Amazon
Studios. “We also look forward to reviving the classic Sigmund and
the Sea Monsters
that has a strong message of friendship.”

The Bug Diaries is an animated comedy series for
preschoolers based on the witty children’s books by best-selling author Doreen
Cronin 
and best-selling Illustrator Harry Bliss. The show
follows a comic trio of slimy, crawly, and buzzy bug friends whose tiny
world offers up huge adventures. Pairing kid-personalities with
incredible bug abilities, the series will give us a mile-high look at
the world through Fly’s compound eyes, let us squirm in Worm’s
“footsteps”, and literally hang around with Spider as they record their
adventures, each in their own way, in their bug diaries.

Sid
& Marty
Krofft
present Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, a live action
show for children ages 6 to 11, based on their classic Saturday morning
series from the 1970s. The show is centered on two brothers, Johnny and
Scotty, who along with their cousin Robyn befriend Sigmund, a friendly
young sea-monster who escapes from his old life and his comically
dysfunctional brothers Slurp and Blurp. Now, using a Clubhouse as their
hiding place, the gang must keep Sigmund safe from an ambitious
sea-monster hunter Captain Barnabas. The show is executive produced by Sid
& Marty
Krofft
(H.R. Pufnstuf, Land of the Lost) with the pilot
directed by Jonathan
Judge
(The Thundermans, School of Rock) and starring David
Arquette
(Scream, Jake and the Neverland Pirates) as
Captain Barnabas. Garrett
Frawley
and Brian
Turner
(Santa Baby) wrote the new teleplay based on the
classic series.

These series will be part of Prime Video’s growing line-up of
award-winning and critically-acclaimed Originals for kids and families.
Amazon Original Kids Series are available for Prime members to
stream and enjoy using the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices
including Amazon Fire TV, and mobile devices, or online at www.amazon.com/originals,
at no additional cost to their membership—Prime members can also
download titles to mobile devices for offline viewing. 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.

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