Jack McBrayer's 'Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show' will join Apple TV+ next month as part of an ever-expanding lineup of award-winning Apple Originals for kids and families. The new breakthrough live action series will invite preschoolers into a world where a little act of kindness can start a chain of many more, changing the world for the better.
Created by Jack McBrayer ('30 Rock,' 'Phineas and Ferb,' 'Wreck-It Ralph' franchise) and Angela C. Santomero ('Blue’s Clues,' 'Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood') and produced by Emmy Award-winning 9 Story Media Group ('Blue’s Clues & You!,' 'Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood,' 'Karma’s World'), the series will premiere with seven episodes.
Apple TV+ will expand its award-winning offering of premium Apple Originals for kids and families with “Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show,” a new, breakthrough live action series from creators Jack McBrayer (“30 Rock,” “Phineas and Ferb,” “Wreck-It Ralph” franchise) and Angela C. Santomero (“Blue’s Clues,” “Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood”), author of Radical Kindness that aims to ignite kindness through exploring empathy, humour, playfulness and imagination.
Anchored around Emmy Award winner Jack McBrayer’s infectious positivity and playful humour, “Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show” invites preschoolers into a world where a little act of kindness can change the world. Alongside special guest stars, Jack inspires kids to solve problems with kindness and heart. The series showcases stories where acts of kindness are shown through “The Three C’s” – caring, connecting and cascading – from one person to another. The series also features original songs from the Grammy Award-winning band, OK Go.
“Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show” is co-created and executive produced by McBrayer and Santomero. The series is produced by Emmy Award-winning 9 Story Media Group (“Blue’s Clues & You!,” “Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood,” “Karma’s World”) and animated by its Oscar-nominated studio Brown Bag Films (“Doc McStuffins,” “Vampirina,” “Ada Twist, Scientist”). Jax Media also produces. Wendy Harris and Vince Commisso serve as executive producers alongside Emmy Award winner Guy Toubes will serve as showrunner. Junlei Li, the Saul Zaentz senior lecturer in early childhood education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, serves as the kindness and human connection expert on the series.
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