‘Arthur’: PBS Youngsters series to finish after Season 25
Beloved PBS Youngsters series Arthur will finish after Season 25.
Kathy Waugh, who initially developed the present, mentioned on the Discovering DW podcast with Jason Szwimer that Arthur will conclude with a last season premiering in winter of 2022.
“Arthur is not in manufacturing,” Waugh mentioned. “We had our wrap get together two years in the past. I believe they’ve made a mistake, PBS, and I believe Arthur ought to come again. And I do know I am not alone in pondering they made a mistake.
“I do not know if it was a scores problem or if it simply felt prefer it wanted to be retired,” she added. “To me, it felt evergreen, prefer it was by no means going to finish however it did finish.”
Arthur govt producer Carol Greenwald confirmed the news to Deadline.
“Arthur is the longest-running children animated series in historical past and is thought for educating kindness, empathy and inclusion via many groundbreaking moments to generations of viewers. Within the winter of 2022, the twenty fifth and last season of Arthur will debut. Arthur will proceed to be obtainable on PBS Youngsters for years to come back,” Greenwald mentioned.
“Producer GBH and PBS Youngsters are persevering with to work collectively on further Arthur content material, sharing the teachings of Arthur and his pals in new methods,” she added.
Arthur relies on Marc Brown’s Arthur Journey guide series. The series follows Arthur Learn, an aardvark, and his household and pals as they dwell within the fictional metropolis of Elwood Metropolis.
The present has received 4 Daytime Emmy Awards for Excellent Kids’s Animated Program.