Netflix continues to expand its slate of preschool shows for younger viewers, and among the upcoming titles is a reboot of teletubbies. Scheduled to begin broadcasting on November 14, 2022, the new teletubbies features Tituss Burgess, who serves as narrator and is joined by the four friendly friends fans will remember from the show’s original incarnation: Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa, and Po.
This new version comes from co-creator and writer Andrew Davenport. The Teletubbies performers are Rachelle Beinart, Rebecca Hyland, Nick Chee PIng Kellington, and Jeremiah Krage. While Burgess acts as the narrator, Julia Pulo is the host of “Tummy Tales.” teletubbies It is executive produced by Kate Bennetts, Maddy Darrall, Steven DeNure, Billy Macqueen and Michael Towner. “Tummy Tales” is executive produced by Stephanie Betts, Anne Loi and Josh Scherba. The project comes from WildBrain Teletubbies Productions Inc.
The synopsis of Netflix teletubbies It is as follows:
Join colorful friends Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po on wonder-filled adventures as they learn and grow in this 21st-century update of the beloved preschool series, now narrated by Emmy nominee Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt). . Each episode includes new and original songs from “Tummy Tales” that will have the whole family dancing!
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Do you remember the Teletubbies? They’re back… in streaming form
teletubbies it originally ran for nine seasons and nearly 500 episodes. It was co-created by Anne Wood and Andrew Davenport and aired its first episode in 1997. After ending its initial run in 2001, the series had a revival that lasted from 2015 to 2018. For many years, the series has held a firm place . in pop culture history as one of the most recognizable and memorable children’s shows of the past three decades.
The series also made headlines in 1999 due to controversy stemming from the inclusion of Tinky Winky, a character alleged by the late televangelist Jerry Falwell to be a “gay role model” who promoted homosexuality among children. Falwell claimed that Tinky Winky pushed an agenda with the series because the character was purple, carried a purse, and had a triangle on his forehead, which supposedly represented the symbol of gay pride. An official response from the BBC later denied that the character was created with an agenda, referring to Tinky Winky as “just a sweet tech baby with a magic bag”.
It consists of 26 episodes of 12 minutes, the new teletubbies arrives on Netflix on November 14, 2022.