Amazon Preps Premiere of New Bookaboo Special


SEATTLE: The Amazon Original special Bookaboo’s Barkin’ New Year’s Eve is due to debut on Prime Video in the U.S. later this month.

Bookaboo’s Barkin’ New Year’s Eve sees Paula Abdul (American Idol) celebrate and count down to midnight, with cameos from such celebrities as Rachelle Lefevre (Twilight), Hannah Simone (New Girl), Selma Blair (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) and Michael Sheen (The Queen), among others. The extra-length special will feature original songs and select clips from Bookaboo’s favorite stories while chronicling the puppy rock star’s rise to fame. It is set to launch on Friday, December 30.

The first season of Bookaboo is currently available to stream with the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices, mobile devices and online. The preschool series was created by Lucy Goodman, founder of Happy Films, and produced by Happy Films and Sinking Ship Entertainment.