The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss Coming to Kartoon Channel!


Genius Brands International has licensed streaming and select VOD rights to The Jim Henson Company’s The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss for Kartoon Channel!

The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss features the adventures of some of the best-known characters created by celebrated children’s author Theodore Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss). The tales and characters are brought to life using a mix of puppets built by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and CG animation. With music and fun, the series helps children understand valuable lessons about friendship, imagination and more.

In addition to The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, the new slate of content now available on Kartoon Channel! includes the preschool series Hi Opie! and Elias: Rescue Team Adventures, and children’s series including The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin and The Jim Henson Company’s Construction Site.

Margaret Loesch, executive chairman of Kartoon Channel! for Genius Brands, said: “As we continue to grow our footprint and our viewers, a key to our success is acquiring the very best in high-quality children’s entertainment from top-tier content producers such as The Jim Henson Company. We are excited to welcome The Grinch, Yertle, Horton and all the characters of Seusville to Kartoon Channel!”

Jon Ollwerther, general manager of Kartoon Channel! at Genius Brands, said: “Dr. Seuss and The Jim Henson Company are among the most beloved names in children’s entertainment. We are proud of the relationship and expect the series to be a driver of growing viewership for a long time to come.”

Anna Moorefield, VP of global distribution at The Jim Henson Company, said: “The Jim Henson Company specializes in creating evergreen fantastical worlds that audiences want to visit again and again, and realizing these iconic Dr. Seuss characters as puppets for this award-winning production is no exception. And it’s no wonder that The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss continues to be a favorite series, and now families of all ages can enjoy this classic on Kartoon Channel!”