[09/22/21 - 08:07 AM] YouTube Originals Kids & Family Premieres New Fitness Series "The Workout Badges" with Hey Duggee & Joe Wicks 13 new episodes will roll-out weekdays beginning September 22.
[via press release from YouTube]
YOUTUBE ORIGINALS KIDS & FAMILY PREMIERES NEW FITNESS SERIES "THE WORKOUT BADGES" WITH HEY DUGGEE & JOE WICKS
TUNE-IN TODAY, SEPTEMBER 22 @ 8AM PT/11AM ET
ON THE BODY COACH TV'S OFFICIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL
AND THE YOUTUBE KIDS APP
NEW EPISODES ROLL OUT WEEKDAYS, STARTING SEPTEMBER 22
Today YouTube Originals premieres "The Workout Badges," the new fitness series for preschoolers that combines the live action of "The Body Coach" Joe Wicks, with the educational animated series Hey Duggee. The newest adventures of this free-to-stream series are available today, Wednesday, September 22 at 8AM,PT/11AM,ET exclusively on The Body Coach TV's official YouTube channel and the YouTube Kids app. 13 new episodes will roll-out weekdays beginning September 22.
YouTube's favorite exercise coach, Joe Wicks, of the popular The Body Coach TV and Hey Duggee join forces In the most exciting blend of animation and live action. Together, they lead a series of short, energetic workouts teaching kids the importance of physical exercise. There's lots to explore and learn along the way as the squirrels and children get their hearts pumping and their energy flowing in the hope of earning a coveted Workout Badge.
During the show, Joe and Hey Duggee encourage their young audience to join them in different exercise routines. Each instructional video is guided by Joe and a group of school kids that "interact" with Hey Duggee animation. The show features animation of Hey Duggee characters responding to, and copying the exercise moves.
Joe Wicks' at-home workout series "PE With Joe" entertained and kept millions of families active during the COVID-19 lockdowns and topped YouTube's list of most popular UK content in 2020.
"The Workout Badges" is produced by BBC Studios. Susanne Daniels is Global Head of Original Content for YouTube. Nadine Zylstra serves as Head of Family, Learning and Impact for YouTube Originals. Craig Hunter, Global Head of Preschool, oversees "The Workout Badges" for YouTube Originals.
About You Tube Kids & Family Originals:
"The Workout Badges" is the latest series from an expanding roster of YouTube Originals focused on kids and family, including the award-winning "Lockdown," and recent hits such as "Kid Correspondent," "Break the Record," "Super Sema," Pinkfong Wonderstar," "Sherwood," "We Are Savvy," "Hyperlinked," "Fruit Ninja Frenzy Force, "Kings of Atlantis" and "DanTDM Creates A Big Scene." Shows on the YouTube Originals for Kids & Family channel can be found here.
About YouTube Originals:
YouTube Originals are award-winning series, specials and livestream events for YouTube's two billion active monthly users that entertain, inspire, connect, and educate audiences through authentic storytelling from YouTube creators, music artists and celebrities. By tapping into the platform's growing global community, fan engagement product capabilities, and innovative content, YouTube Originals amplify the most popular and unique aspects of YouTube. Fans can experience YouTube Originals content for free through the standard YouTube platform (ad-supported), or through a paid subscription to YouTube Premium, which adds ad-free, bonus/exclusive content, and early binge access to select programming. YouTube Originals are available in over 100 countries worldwide. Keep up with the latest YouTube news by visiting the global platform's official blog at https://blog.youtube/.