Apple TV+ orders new animated children’s series SAGO MINI FRIENDS


Apple TV+ is expanding its award-winning lineup of premium Apple Originals for kids and families with “Sago Mini Friends,” a new preschool animated series, produced by Spin Master Entertainment and animated by Brown Bag Films, based on charming characters and clever designs featured in the award-winning Sago Mini World app, developed by Sago Mini.

The “Sago Mini Friends” series is an adorable nod to gratitude featuring Harvey the lop-eared dog and his best friends Jinja the cat, Jack the rabbit and Robin the bird. With a unique cast of residents as colorful as their own whimsical world, the four friends play, explore, imagine and celebrate daily in their happy town of Sagoville.

In each episode, Harvey and all his friends express their true gratitude for all things big and small through optimism, kindness, preschool humor and unforgettable original songs!

The popular Sago Mini World app features over 40 games for kids ages 2-5 and has won Parents’ Choice Gold Awards, Webby Awards, Academics’ Choice Media Awards and Kidscreen Awards. Sago Mini World encourages children to play, build, create and pretend with carefully designed digital games that stimulate imagination and curiosity.

“Sago Mini Friends” is produced by Daytime Emmy nominees Jennifer Dodge (“PAW Patrol”), Ronnen Harary (“PAW Patrol”), Tone Thyne (“Wonder Pets!”) and Dustin Ferrer (“Esme & Roy” ). Daytime Emmy Award-nominated Laura Clunie (“PAW Patrol”) and Toni Stevens (“PAW Patrol”) serve as co-executive producers, with Chad Hicks (“Kingdom Force”) serving as series director.

The series is produced by Daytime Emmy Award-nominated Spin Master Entertainment (“PAW Patrol”) and animated by 9 Story Media Group’s Emmy-winning studio Brown Bag Films – Toronto (“Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood”, “Blue’s Clues & You!,” and “Wild Kratts”).

The growing, award-winning lineup of original movies and series for kids and families on Apple TV+ also includes critically acclaimed “El Deafo”; “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock” and “Harriet the Spy” by The Jim Henson Company; “Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show” by Jack McBrayer and Angela C. Santomero; “Wolfboy and the Everything Factory” by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD and Bento Box Entertainment; “Get Rolling With Otis” from 9 Story Media Group and Brown Bag Films – Dublin, “Puppy Place,” Daytime Emmy Award-winning “Ghostwriter” and Sesame Workshop’s “Helpsters”; Oscar-nominated animated film ‘Wolfwalkers’; the Peabody Award-winning “Stillwater” series; new series and specials from Peanuts and WildBrain, including “Snoopy in Space” season two and “Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne”; and “Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth,” the Daytime Emmy Award-winning television event based on the New York Times bestseller and TIME Best Book of the Year by Oliver Jeffers.

Apple TV+ delivers premium drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and entertainment for kids and families, and can be watched on all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch globally, and created more original hits and received more awards faster than any other streaming service in its time. beginnings.

To date, Apple Original films, documentaries and series have been honored with over 240 wins and over 950 nominations and counts, including this year’s Best Picture Oscar winner “CODA”.


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