“Sing It, Laurie!” Debuts on Sprout

Sing It, Laurie!, the new animated musical preschool series co-created by children’s recording artist Laurie Berkner and Little Airplane ProductionsJosh Selig is coming to 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout. The short-form series will debut exclusively on the network beginning Monday, March 25. Sing It, Laurie! is the first collaboration between Berkner and Little Airplane.

Starring Berkner’s voice and featuring her original music written for the series, Sing It, Laurie! is about a little girl who uses her music and songs to help her better understand the world. The series also stars recording artist Lisa Loeb, who performs the roles of twin sisters Mellie and Nellie.

Partners on the series include Razor & Tie, the largest privately owned independent music label in North America, and Tsumanga Studios, a games developer and publisher based in Scotland.

In addition to Sing It, Laurie, Sprout will be introducing a variety of music videos into its afternoon block between noon and 4 p.m., featuring other popular children’s artists such as The Wiggles. Also in conjunction with the debut of musical afternoons on Sprout, a music microsite will be launching on SproutOnline.com where preschoolers and their families can watch full-length videos on a special video player, and play games such as Sing It Laurie Musical Adventures and Chica’s Costume Concert. Additional videos featuring some of Berkner’s most popular songs will also be available online.

For additional information on Sprout programs or schedules, or to play games, download free coloring pages, or find great activities for kids, visit SproutOnline.com.