Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Do Gooders Unite! Nickelodeon USA to Premiere New Animated Preschool Series 'Corn & Peg' on Monday, March 4, 2019

Update (2/27) - Below is Nickelodeon USA's official Press Release announcing the exciting news!:


The brand-new animated preschool series Corn & Peg (produced by Nelvana Studios) will gallop onto Nickelodeon Monday, March 4, at 12:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The series (20 episodes) follows the extraordinary friendship between Corn, a loveable Unicorn, and Peg, a plucky Pegasus, who share the same unbridled enthusiasm for doing good deeds. Corn & Peg features a social-emotional curriculum that highlights empathy and kindness, and a school readiness curriculum emphasizing colors, math, directions, and health and wellness.

In Corn & Peg, the pair of inseparable best friends are inspired by their favorite superhero, Captain Thunderhoof—champion of all do-gooders—to make a difference and help the residents in their colorful equine community of Galloping Grove. Together, Corn and Peg are the dynamic duo of doing good, always putting others before themselves and believing that doing good feels good.

In the series premiere of Corn & Peg, “Deputy Do Gooders/Horseplay,” when Sheriff Swiftstone makes Corn and Peg deputies, they get distracted from their traffic duties and cause a huge jam. Then, while Captain Thunderhoof is busy stopping a boulder from rolling toward Farmer Shire’s farm, Corn and Peg must help with a rescue.

Following its U.S. launch, the series will roll out on Nickelodeon’s international channels and branded blocks in 2019.

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Do Gooders Unite! Nickelodeon USA to Premiere New Animated Preschool Series 'Corn & Peg' on Monday, March 4, 2019

Nickelodeon USA will premiere Corn & Peg, a brand-new Canadian animated preschool series that follows inseparable best friends, a young Unicorn and Pegasus who share unbridled excitement and enthusiasm to help make their community of Galloping Grove a better place, on Monday, March 4, 2019!


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!

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).

Leading up to the series premiere, Nickelodeon will air a super sneak peek preview of the all-new show on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT. In the sneak-peek, "A Very Sticker Situation"; "When Life Gives You Apples" (#102), Corn and Peg help pick apples; Later, Corn and Peg help their neighbors.

Corn & Peg: Theme Song & New Series Teaser, Premieres March 4th | Nick Jr.



Get a first look at a new feel-good, do-good series featuring two funny friends who just so happen to be a unicorn and Pegasus! You can find more Corn & Peg, weekday mornings on Nickelodeon, and everywhere you find Nick Jr.

You're going to get a kick out of the two newest Nick Jr. friends—Corn and Peg! Check out the theme song that'll give you a first look into the series. Join the PAW Patrol, Sunny Day, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Butterbean, and welcome these two do gooders to the Nick Jr. family. Don’t miss the premiere, March 4th on Nick!

Saddle up for outrageous adventures with Corn & Peg—the dynamic duo of do-goodery! In their community of Galloping Grove these two friends, one a unicorn and the other a Pegasus, are known for being steeds that carry out good deeds. When kids gallop along with Corn and Peg, they’ll learn kindness and school readiness skills including colors, math, directions, and emotional intelligence.

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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.

Corn & Peg is produced by Nelvana in association with Nickelodeon. Season one will 40 x 11-minute episodes. The series will also bow on Treehouse in Canada.

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Originally published: Friday, February 1, 2019.

Source: TheFutonCritic.com; H/T: Anime Superhero Forum /@kanc (II), Twitter /@@TVShowsFan; Additional source: Animation Magazine.
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