PBS Youngsters plans to finish the long-lasting youngsters’s sequence, screenwriter Kathy Waugh revealed throughout a latest interview on the “Discovering DW” podcast.
Govt producer Carol Greenwald mentioned reruns will proceed to be out there on PBS Youngsters.
“Arthur is the longest-running children animated sequence in historical past and is thought for educating kindness, empathy and inclusion via many groundbreaking moments to generations of viewers,” Greenwald mentioned in an announcement.
“Arthur” is aimed toward youngsters ages 4 to eight. It stars 8-year-old aardvark Arthur and his household and pals, in keeping with PBS Youngsters.
Waugh instructed the podcast: “Arthur is not in manufacturing. We had our wrap occasion two years in the past. I feel (PBS) made a mistake, and I feel Arthur ought to come again and I do know I am not alone in pondering they made a mistake.”
She continued: “I do not know if it was a rankings subject or if it felt prefer it wanted to be retired. To me, it felt evergreen, prefer it was by no means going to finish, nevertheless it did finish.”
Waugh developed the present primarily based on the books by Marc Brown. The present is the longest-running youngsters’s animated sequence within the US and has received 4 Daytime Emmys for excellent youngsters’s animated program.
The present ends with Season 25, which is about to air within the winter of 2022. It was beforehand renewed for 4 seasons in 2018. It premiered in October 1996.
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