Monday, June 04, 2018

Nickelodeon and Nelvana Partner for New Animated Preschool Series 'Corn & Peg'

Nickelodeon has partnered with the Canadian animation company Nelvana for a brand-new animated preschool series, titled Corn & Peg!

Do Gooders Unite! Saddle up for the hilarious adventures of Corn & Peg – the dynamic duo of doing good! These inseparable best friends, a young uniCORN and PEGasus, share an unbridled excitement and enthusiasm to help make their community of Galloping Grove a better place! And holy hay bales, it’s pretty amazing what practicing kindness can lead to! Along the way these steeds of good deeds also explore a school readiness curriculum with things like colors, math, directions, heath & wellness and emotional intelligence. So gallop into the world of Corn & Peg for some irresistible DO-GOODERY!

Produced by Nelvana in association with Nickelodeon, the Canadian Original is slated to debut on Treehouse later this year. Season one of Corn & Peg will feature 40 × 11-minute episodes.

Corn & Peg is based on a animated Nickelodeon Preschool short of the same name made in 2015. In the short, the role of CORN was voiced by Colin Critchley (Nickelodeon's Legends of the Hidden Temple TV movie):

Corn & Peg will feature episodes written by Anthony Artibello (Max & Ruby) and Ethan Banville.

According to Ava Close's resume on IMDbPro listing, the actor voices two characters on Corn & Peg, Principal and Clarissa, under the direction of Sean Jeffrey, however, it is currently unknown whether the credit refers to the original pilot episode or the series.

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Additional source: Kidscreen.
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