Sky Kids has ordered a new show from Beano Studios based on the Beano.com digital platform.
The new presenter-led entertainment show is inspired by the “hottest trends and most loved content on Beano.com – from mad dance crazes and LOL-tastic comedy sketches to guest challenges and fresh new cartoons.”
The 26x15min episodes, aimed at 8-11-year olds, will showcase “brilliant, young, diverse UK creatives both in front of and behind the camera. The show includes eight unique sketch acts and fresh talent in the form of presenters, animators, comedy writers and performers.”
The show is hosted by YouTuber Joe Tasker, comedy actress Nimisha Odedra, Beano.com’s Emma Shaw and Joseph Robinson who makes his debut TV appearance .
Showrunner is George Sawyer who has written for Horrible Histories and BAFTA nominated Disney animation Counterfeit Cat.
Emma Scott, CEO of Beano Studios’ said: “It’s so great to work with the highly innovative, creative team at Sky Kids and bring the very best of our riotous daily Beano digital mayhem to its audiences! We’re really excited to showcase new, young and unsung UK digital talent with such a well known broadcaster. This new TV show embodies our kid-led mentality by bringing their loves and obsessions to screens across the land in a festival of hyper-relevant mayhem! ”
Head of Sky Kids, Lucy Murphy said: “We can’t wait to bring a bit of mischief to Sky Kids this autumn! This show really celebrates all the humour, mayhem and irreverence that kids (and their parents) love from the Beano.. There isn’t a kids show out there like it and it promises to bring something fresh to our screens that taps into everything kids love.”
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