Emmy Award-winning preschool series to feature celebrity guests, including Carol Kane as Zooli, the new guppy in the class.
NEW YORK -- Nickelodeon’s preschool series Bubble Guppies will debut an all-new season and a brand-new guppy on Friday, Sept. 27, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT). Season five of Bubble Guppies (26 half-hour episodes) will introduce Zooli, a spunky and smart student, animal expert and friend to the guppies’ school class. Together, the guppies will dance, sing, play and learn valuable lessons as they embark on all-new underwater adventures.
In the season five premiere, “The New Guppy!,” the guppies must figure out how to stop the Sea Witch (voiced by Carol Kane, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) after she takes their magical jewels and attempts to rule the Seven Seas. The new season will also feature additional celebrity guest stars: Alice Cooper (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame artist), Jane Lynch (Glee), Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G.), Kristen Schaal (Bob’s Burgers), Amy Sedaris (At Home with Amy Sedaris), George Takei (Star Trek) and Henry Winkler (Barry).
The Emmy Award-winning Bubble Guppies is created and executive-produced by Jonny Belt and Robert Scull and co-developed by Janice Burgess. The interactive CG-animated series is set in a vibrant underwater environment and follows a group of diverse preschoolers with colorful fish tails who go on adventures discovering their world. Bubble Guppies is set to a soundtrack of catchy, educational pop songs and features a curriculum that include the core elements of kindergarten readiness, including math, literacy, the arts, science and socio-emotional development.
Now in its 40th year, Nickelodeon, has built a diverse, global business by putting kids. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films.