Michelle Obama Powers Netflix’s Fall Preschool Content Slate

Michelle Obama Powers Netflix’s Fall Preschool Content Slate

Netflix Sept. 7 announced enhancements to its fall preschool content slate, which includes a new series featuring former First Lady Michelle Obama, in addition to ongoing series “CoComelon,” “Gabby’s Dollhouse,” “Teletubbies,”Princess Power” and “Spirit Rangers.”

The streamer’s full preschool offerings, along with fun activities and crafts, are available in the latest issue of Netflix Jr. Magazine.

Mrs. Obama appears in “Waffles + Mochi’s Restaurant,” which premieres Oct. 17, along with world-renowned chefs, home cooks, kids and celebrities from all over the globe who all share the same passion for food and fun. The show features six 20-minute episodes. 

“Spirit Rangers” premieres Oct. 10 and is inspired by stories from Native American tribes and the majestic landscapes of national parks of America. Spirit Rangers explore the adventure and beauty of nature through the eyes of Kodi, Summer and Eddy Skycedar, Chumash/Cowlitz siblings who take on new perspectives as a grizzly bear cub, red-tailed hawk and spunky turtle. The show features 10, 22-minute episodes. 

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“Spirit Rangers”

“Gabby’s Dollhouse” returns for Season six on Nov. 1. Gabby and her kitty friends go on a rainbow puzzle hunt and attend DJ Catips “Super Think Camp,” solving riddles to earn super capes, a dress-up adventure leads Gabby excavate a glow-in-the-dark gem mine in the wild west, and even a pop-up supply of paper cups turns into a crafty-riffic day. The show includes six 22-minute episodes.

“Gabby’s Dollhouse”

“Teletubbies” premieres Nov. 14, featuring a 21st century refresh of the beloved preschool series, now narrated by Emmy-nominee Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”). Each 12-minute episode includes new, original “Tummy Tales” songs.

“StoryBots: Answer Time” returns Nov. 21 answering tough questions and delivering laughs. From “how lasers work” to “why people get dizzy,” the StoryBots break down the most complex ideas into bite-size explanations that expand kids’ understanding and appreciation of the world around them. Series features art, animation, music and celebrity guests including Danny DeVito, Chrissy Tiegen and Anne Hathaway, among others.

“StoryBots: Answer Time”

Netflix’s new animated preschool series “Princess Power” is based on the New York Times best-selling book series, “Princesses Wear Pants” by Savannah Guthrie (co-anchor of “Today”) and Allison Oppenheim. The show, which premieres in 2023 with 14, 11-minute episodes, is a celebration of girl power and self-expression that follows princesses of four major fruit kingdoms: Kira Kiwi, Beatrice “Bea” Blueberry, Rita Raspberry and Penelope “Penny” Pineapple. The princesses embrace their differences and become stronger together to help their fellow fruitizens and make their world a better place. 

“Princess Power”

Finally, new show “CoComelon Lane” explores the lives of JJ and his best friends (Cody, Cece, Nina, Bella and Nico) as they experience life’s big moments for little kids. From the excitement of going to a friend’s house for dinner for the first time or learning how to take care of a family pet, to the scares that come from that first trip to a doctor’s office, JJ invites viewers (speaking directly to audiences) to join their favorite CoComelon characters as they experience — and celebrate — life’s special milestones of growing up. Season includes eight 20-minute episodes. 

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