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Apple TV+ Drops ‘Sago Mini Friends’ Season 2 Trailer

The streamer reveals upcoming winter ‘Kids & Family’ premieres, including the all-new ‘Peanuts’ Special ‘Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin,’ The Jim Henson Company’s ‘Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock’ Season 2, and a new season of ‘Sago Mini Friends,’ which kicks off January 26.

Apple TV+ has shared its ‘Kids & Family’ premieres for the upcoming winter months, including the all-new Peanuts special, Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin, and The Jim Henson Company’s Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock Season 2. The winter lineup kicks off this month with the Sago Mini Friends Season 2 premiere; check out its trailer below.

Here’s a rundown:

Premiering January 26

Sago Mini Friends - Season 2

Based on the popular and award-winning app and developed by Sago Mini, Sago Mini Friends is a nod to gratitude, spotlighting Harvey, the floppy-eared dog, and his best friends, Jinja the cat, Jack the rabbit, and Robin the bird. In each episode of the series, Harvey and all his friends express their true thankfulness for all things, big and small, through optimism, kindness, preschool-friendly humor, and unforgettable original songs!

Daytime Emmy Award nominees Jennifer Dodge (PAW Patrol), Ronnen Harary (PAW Patrol), Tone Thyne (Wonder Pets!), and Dustin Ferrer (Esme & Roy) are executive producers. Daytime Emmy Award nominees Laura Clunie (PAW Patrol) and Toni Stevens (PAW Patrol) serve as co-executive producers, with Chad Hicks (Kingdom Force) as series director. Spin Master Entertainment produces. Animation is by 9 Story Media Group’s Brown Bag Films.

Watch: Sago Mini Friends — Season 2 Official Trailer:

Premiering February 16

Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin

The new special tells the story of one of Peanuts’ most beloved characters, Franklin, and how he approaches making new friends. Franklin’s family is always on the move with his dad’s military job, and everywhere he goes, Franklin finds support in a notebook filled with his grandfather’s advice on friendship. But when Franklin tries his usual strategies with the Peanuts gang, he has trouble fitting in. 

Produced for Apple TV+ by Peanuts and WildBrain and directed by Emmy Award winner Raymond S. Persi (The Simpsons, Wreck-It-Ralph), with Robb Armstrong (Jump Start) co-writing along with Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz, and Cornelius Uliano. The special is from an original story by Armstrong and Scott Montgomery (“The Snoopy Show”). Executive producers are Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz, Cornelius Uliano, Paige Braddock, Josh Scherba, Stephanie Betts, and Logan McPherson.

Premiering March 29

Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock - Season 2

In the second season of the Emmy Award-winning series Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock, the reboot of Jim Henson’s beloved classic Fraggle Rock, the Fraggles are back for more epic, fun adventures! This time, with big changes affecting the Rock, the Fraggles, Doozers, and Gorgs must confront their past and celebrate their interdependence as they move through challenges together with hope, silliness, and brand-new songs, all while dancing their cares away, down at Fraggle Rock.

Tony and Grammy Award winner and Emmy Award nominee Daveed Diggs (Hamilton) returns alongside Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!), with guest stars Emmy Award winner Brett Goldstein (Ted Lasso) and Emmy Award winner Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek).

Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock is executive produced by The Jim Henson Company’s Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford, longtime Henson collaborator John Tartaglia, Matt Fusfeld, and Alex Cuthbertson. Co-executive producers are Dave Goelz and Karen Prell, and the executive music producer is Harvey Mason Jr. The new season is produced by Chris Plourde and co-produced by Tim O’Brien. The series is produced in association with New Regency, with Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer executive producing.

Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock Season 1 Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock and Night of the Lights holiday special are now streaming on Apple TV+.

The award-winning slate of original series and films for kids and families on Apple TV+ includes this year’s live-action animated hybrid special, The Velveteen Rabbit; Academy Award and BAFTA Award-winning animated short film The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse; the animated adventure film Luck from Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation; and BAFTA Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated animated film Wolfwalkers.

Source: Apple TV+

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.