Apple TV+ announces many new children’s shows

“Jane” is inspired by the life and works of Dr. Jane Goodall.

Apple TV+ welcomes the return of Stillwater, Harriet the Spy and the latest Charlie Brown special, and launches new live and animated children’s shows.

Following its teaser trailer for the 2023 show, and in particular the launch of the preschool series Shape Island, Apple has announced nearly a dozen kids’ shows coming to the streaming service.

Brand new to Apple TV+ is Jane, a 10-part live action series “inspired by the work of Dr. Jane Goodall” and produced by Emmy Award winner JJ Johnson. The premiere will take place on April 14, 2023.

Eve Owl Ahead is a new children’s and family animation airing March 31, 2023, based on Rebecca Elliott’s The Owl Diaries.

There’s also The Frog and the Toad, a new animated series about two best friends based on the books by Arnold Lobel. The premiere will take place on April 28, 2023.

The second seasons of “Pinecone and Pony” return on February 3, 2023 and “Pretzel and Puppies” on February 24. And Harriet the Spy returns for new adventures on May 5th.

Still Water will also return in a new series, but before that, Apple announced a set of three brand new short films on March 15, 2023, just in time for International Panda Day. The new third season of Stillwater will air from May 19, 2023.

April 14, 2023 “Saga Mini Friends” is an Earth Day special.

Apple TV+ also announced new Charlie Brown stories. New to the streamer, The Peanut Anthology III will bring specials including Play It Again Charlie Brown.

But there’s also a current Peanuts special, Charlie Brown’s Valentine, which will be available to watch from February 9, 2023.