Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

‘Tree Fu Tom’ Will Be Make U.S. Debut On Earth Day

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Tree Fu Tom ImageTree Fu Tom is heading to the U.S. on the Sprout channel! The animated preschool series that’s taken Britain by storm will premiere on April 22 at 11:00 a.m. EST.

The premiere of Tree Fu Tom kicks-off a week-long celebration called “Dig Into Earth Day,” which promotes conservation and the importance of caring for the environment. Sprout marks Earth Week by being a part of NBCUniversal’s Green is Universal environmental initiative, and will be turning its on-air and online logos green for the entire week.

Tree Fu Tom follows the adventures of Tom a boy who straps on a power belt and through the power of movement magic called ‘Tree Fu’, can transform into a tiny, mighty magical superhero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists inside a tree in his back garden.  Tree Fu Tom encourages viewers to be active by jumping, making physical moves and saying specific words to “send the magic” to Tom.

The series is being adapted for American audiences. British actor David Tennant, most widely known as Dr. Who in the recent incarnation of the popular BBC television series, does reprise his role as the voice of Twigs in the U.S. version.

Looks like a cool show!

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