Apple TV+ today announced a straight-to-series order for “Jane,” a new mission-driven series for kids and families from Emmy Award winner J.J. Johnson, Sinking Ship Entertainment and the Jane Goodall Institute.
“Jane” follows Jane Garcia, a 10-year-old girl with an active imagination. Through pretend play, Jane and her trusty teammates work to protect an endangered animal in each mission-driven episode because, according to her idol: “Only if we understand, will we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help, can they be saved.”
From Sinking Ship Entertainment, “Jane,” a live action/CGI blended series, is created and executive produced by company partner J.J. Johnson, with the Jane Goodall Institute also serving as executive producers.
“Jane” marks the second Apple Original series that will be produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment, joining Daytime Emmy Award-winning and acclaimed series “Ghostwriter,” which recently premiered its second season on Apple TV+.
Home to original series from some of today’s most trusted franchises in kids and family programming, Apple TV+ is the destination to stream “Ghostwriter” and “Helpsters” from Sesame Workshop; new series from Peanuts and WildBrain including the soon-to-premiere “The Snoopy Show”; “Doug Unplugs” from DreamWorks Animation; “Stillwater” from Gaumont and Scholastic; as well as upcoming series “Fraggle Rock” and “Harriet the Spy” from The Jim Henson Company; and a newly imagined original series based on the stories and illustrations of Maurice Sendak.
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MacDailyNews Take: “Jane” sounds like another excellent Apple TV+ series for kids – as is “Ghostwriter.”