The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child, the animated films from Magic Light Pictures, will be broadcast on Sprout TV in December as part of their holiday programming.

24-hour preschool television channel Sprout announced the line-up for its holiday television season, including The Gruffalo, and the U.S. premiere of the follow-up companion film, The Gruffalo’s Child. The movies will air back-to-back on Saturday, December 22, Wednesday, December 26, and Thursday, December 27 at 1 p.m., 9 p.m. and 12 a.m. EST.

Early next year, the The Gruffalo Live Show will tour major towns in North America, from Tampa to Torrance.  For more information on dates, visit

A new website platform has also been launched, giving parents of Gruffalo fans access to the Gruffalo world, including updates, news, and information on where to buy merchandise.