Amazon Greenlights Five More Kids PilotsProjects Includes First Entry for Children 6-11 7/31/2013 10:33 AM Eastern
Amazon Studios will produce five more original pilots for children, including its first pilots for kids ages 6-11, the company announced on Wednesday.
Like its first set of TV pilots in April, the pilots will stream on Amazon Instant Video and Lovefilm in the U.K. for customers to provide feedback to help determine which get picked up to series. The five pilots are:
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street, a live-action adventure show that looks at the lives of three quirky teens created by David Anaxagoras, who was discovered through Amazon Studios' open-door submission process.
Grid Smasher, about Johnico and his team of rag-tag aliens who compete to win the greatest game in the universe. The show from creator Dan Clark (Yo Gabba Gabba!) is a mix of puppetry and CGI.
Hard-Boiled Eggheads is an animated action-comedy for kids ages 6-11 about classified special agents, who correct mistakes of science. The show is created by Duane Capizzi (Transformers Prime).
The Jo B. & G. Raff Show is an animated series about two best friends who are hosts of their own TV show, where one is always late to filming. The show from creator Josh Selig (Sesame Street) will teach preschoolers the importance of compromise.
Wishenpoof! is an animated series about a little girl who has magical powers that let her make wishes come true that will teach the essentials of empathy and making good choices. The pilot is from Angela Santomero, creator of Blue's Clues and the upcoming Amazon series Creative Galaxy.