PBS Kids will be releasing the first title in their Peg and Cat series. Peg and Cat Saves the World is an action packed, full of fun and laughs movie that will keep your kiddos entertained all summer long. Peg and Cat are called on my the president to save the world by using their problem-solving skills to identify an object in space which turns out to be an opera singing pig on a collision course with Earth! Through some quick thinking and problem solving fun Peg and Cat manage to save the world. It’s a super fun title for the first in the Peg and Cat series.
In February, “PEG AND CAT SAVE THE WORLD” was awarded a prestigious Kidscreen Award for “Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie” in the preschool programming category. In addition, when the nominations for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards were announced, PET + CAT was nominated for five awards, including: “Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program,” “Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program,” “Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program,” “Outstanding Music Direction and Composition,” and “Outstanding Original Song” for “Fairy Tale Wedding.” PEG + CAT won for “Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program” and “Outstanding Music Direction and Composition.”
PEG + CAT was created by Jennifer Oxley (“Little Bill,” “The Wonder Pets!”) and Billy Aronson (“Rent,” “Postcards from Buster”) and is a production of The Fred Rogers Company. PEG + CAT, which made its broadcast debut in October 2013, airs daily on PBS KIDS (check local listings).
PEG + CAT is funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the U.S. Department of Education through the Ready To Learn Initiative, a program that supports the development of innovative educational television and digital media targeted at preschool and early elementary schoolchildren and their families.
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