Emmy-nominated animated children’s series Dinosaur Train will be introducing two new characters in new episodes that will be airing starting on Monday,December 10, on PBS Kids (check local listings for date and time).
The new characters will be Grandma and Grandpa Pteranodon, whom the kids will meet for the first time during the first two episodes of the week. The grandparents and their dino grandchildren will be exploring their heritage while creating new adventures. Along the way, they’ll be visiting the grandparents’ cliff side nest and look at Dad’s childhood nature collection. The episodes will see them come face to face with a crabby crocodile, an egg stealing mystery, and a night time meteor shower that concludes with a treasure hunt for amber.
About DINOSAUR TRAIN
DINOSAUR TRAIN was created by Craig Bartlett (Hey Arnold!). Lisa Henson, Halle Stanford and Craig Bartlett serve as executive producers. Each 30-minute episode includes two 11-minute animated segments and a live action sequence featuring a paleontologist that brings the show’s natural science and natural history curriculum to life for preschoolers by giving specific facts about dinosaurs and comparing their features to animals of today. The series is produced by The Jim Henson Company, and co-produced with Singapore animation company Sparky Animation, with the participation and assistance of the Singapore Media Development Authority. UK production and financial support is provided by Ingenious Media. The Jim Henson Company oversees all ancillary exploitation of the property, including licensing and merchandising. PBS handles DVD distribution to consumer and education markets.