The StoryBots Are Back With New Episodes On Netflix August 24

The StoryBots are back with new episodes and new answers to kids’ biggest questions! The Emmy Award-winning Netflix Original children’s series Ask the StoryBots returns with a star-studded second season, premiering worldwide on the streaming platform on Friday, August 24.

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Starring Judy Greer as the voice of Beep, the JibJab Bros. Studios-produced show follows the StoryBots, a colorful team of little creatures who live in the world beneath our screens and help answer kids’ biggest questions. Each episode follows Beep, Boop, Bing, Bang and Bo on their adventures to answer a question and features a live-action celebrity guest appearance. Episodes and guest stars for the new season are:

  • “How Do Computers Work?” with Snoop Dogg as the Operating System
  • “Why Can’t I Eat Dessert All the Time?” with Christina Applegate as the Baker
  • “How Many Types of Animals Are There?” with Kristen Schaal as the Biologist
  • “How Do Ears Hear?” with Ali Wong as the Brain
  • “How Do Volcanoes Work?” with David Koechner as the Pirate
  • “What Is Electricity?” with Edward Norton as Gary the Electronics Salesman
  • “How Do Flowers Grow?” with David Cross as the Hippie
  • “How Do People Catch A Cold?” with Wanda Sykes as the Doctor

Since premiering in 2016, Ask the StoryBots has quickly become one of the most lauded children’s shows on television, winning three Daytime Emmy Awards and receiving an additional nine Emmy nominations for its first season and holiday special. It was one of just two children’s programs to be a finalist at the prestigious 2017 Peabody Awards and was nominated in the International category at the BAFTA Children’s Awards.

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“We’re taking Ask the StoryBots to the next level for season two,” said Evan Spiridellis, the show’s co-creator and co-executive producer and JibJab’s chief creative officer. “The adventures are bigger and more epic, and our art team has done an incredible job mixing 2D and 3D animation, puppetry, stop-motion, and live action to be more visually stunning than ever.”

While season one of Ask the StoryBots was launched on Netflix in select markets, the newest batch of episodes will be released worldwide. The StoryBots brand is already popular globally, amassing nearly 500 million video views on its YouTube channel, with more than 700 million minutes watched. In the past year, JibJab has also released five StoryBots books with Random House Children’s Books and partnered with Razor & Tie to release and promote its music.

“It’s been doubly exciting that we’re launching season two worldwide on Netflix just as we pass 500 million views on YouTube,” said Gregg Spiridellis, the series’ co-creator and co-executive producer and CEO of JibJab. “Our fanbase, which includes both kids and adults, has continued to grow exponentially since we launched StoryBots on YouTube, and we can’t wait to introduce these characters to an even wider audience.”

Ask the StoryBots’ second season will be available August 24 for streaming on Netflix in all available markets. The season’s soundtrack will be released on all major digital music platforms on August 31. For more information on the StoryBots, visit www.StoryBots.com.

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Love’s Not Just a Word!

Celebrate love all February with the StoryBots and our collection of heart-warming books, videos and games:

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Be sure to share the love on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter! How do you show love in February? Let us know!

❤️ -Team StoryBots

Happy New Year from the StoryBots!

Happy New Year from the StoryBots! This past year was our biggest yet. Here are some of our favorite moments from 2017:

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  • The first-ever StoryBots channel for Roku was launched, giving kids more opportunities to view their favorite StoryBots videos on TV.
  • We partnered with Random House for a collection of early reader books. Our latest, ABC Jamboree, comes out on January 9th.

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  • StoryBots was available in more places than ever, with our Learning Videos now airing everywhere from Sprout to museums, hospitals and even up in the skies (on American Airlines, that is!).
  • We kept kids and families singing our songs wherever they go, releasing new StoryBots music on all major platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music.
  • Team StoryBots ended the year by introducing a newly redesigned website that lets kids discover content more easily and gives teachers the ability to share their StoryBots Backpack with families at home for free.

There are plenty of new cool things in the works for StoryBots in the new year, and we can’t wait to share them with you. In the meantime, we wish you and your loved ones the very best in 2018!

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