WarnerMedia Kids & Family recently announced a new preschool block of programming called "Cartoonito" and it is the company's biggest commitment to preschool in 100 years! The programming block will mix old favorites with brand new shows; including one about a seven year old Ellen DeGeneres! Learn more about the programming block and watch a preview of the new show, Little Ellen.
Cartoonito, a New Preschool Block of Programming Coming to HBO Max and Cartoon Network
WarnerMedia Kids & Family revealed a first look at Cartoonito’s upcoming preschool block launching this fall on HBO Max and Cartoon Network.
The newly released trailer features an original mnemonic, “Oh! Oh! Oh! Cartoonito!” created for the block and gives a sneak peek at the burgeoning Cartoonito slate that includes preschool staples Sesame Street and Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go, Mush-Mush & the Mushables and additional shows announced earlier this week that include Bing, Dylan, Odo and Pocoyo.
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Cartoonito | Official Trailer
Cartoonito | Meet the Hosts
The Cartoonito programming block will feature four fun hosts that will keep preschoolers and families laughing and entertained in between watching their favorite shows.
As the colorful faces of Cartoonito, Nito, Glob, Wedge and Itty each have their own unique personalities and will star in playful interstitials that will encourage young viewers to embrace their uniqueness and interact with others with empathy, respect and fairness.
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Cartoonito | New Show: Little Ellen
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Ellen Digital Ventures, Little Ellen is a 2D animated children’s show that explores the world through the eyes of a hilarious and unpredictable seven-year-old Ellen DeGeneres.
On her adventures in her musical hometown of New Orleans, Little Ellen takes big risks and makes big mistakes, but she’s always able to laugh at herself and bounce back when things don’t go as planned.
Cartoonito | New Show: Lucas the Spider
Lucas the Spider is a CGI-animated show from Fresh TV in association with WexWorks Media with CAKE handling international distribution and is based on a viral YouTube hit that follows the adventures of an endearing young spider as he and his friends try to navigate the big world around them.
Some shows are only on Cartoon Network or HBO Max. Check for availability.
Cartoonito is the WarnerMedia Kids & Family preschool programming block set to debut on Cartoon Network and HBO Max this fall. Inspired by Positive Psychology and 21st Century Learning, Cartoonito is based on the proprietary preschool educational framework of Humancentric Learning, which aims to support every child’s humanness by celebrating their unique selves. With a roster of originals actively in development, Cartoonito will offer modern programming that leans into WarnerMedia’s Kids & Family iconic IP that stems from Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios. Mush-Mush & the Mushables and Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go are among a slate of 20 new series that will be available at launch. In addition, a portfolio of originals including Batwheels, Sesame Workshop’s Bea’s Block, Bugs Bunny Builders, Little Ellen, and a collection of projects from bestselling children’s book author Mo Willems will add to thousands of hours of content from WarnerMedia’s legacy library and global acquisitions.