From a media release:
Premiering May 17, 2021 on TVOkids, Gabbyâ€™s Farm is an engaging new preschool series from award-winning production company BGM, part of Sphere Media. TVOkids has also greenlit BGMâ€™s Backyard Beats for a second season. This Canadian Screen Award-nominated music and arts series will be hosted again by Monica Brighton of That TVOkids Show.
TVOkids Original Gabbyâ€™s Farm (30×7) guides young viewers who are three-to-five years old through the world of farming and agriculture, encouraging their curiosity about nature, food, animal care and more. Hosted by Gabby, an adventurous six-year-old girl whoâ€™s passionate about farming, her family, and learning about all about the exciting things that happen on the farm, the series will give viewers a close look at all of the animals, equipment and activity that Gabby encounters on her family farm. Gabbyâ€™s Farm will introduce preschoolers to Gabbyâ€™s friends and neighbours, as well as farm activities like milking cows, riding tractors and exploring beehives.
Gabbyâ€™s Farm will be accompanied by the short-form series Count with Gabby! (20×2), which explores Gabbyâ€™s love of math and counting while exploring the farm.
BGM and TVOkids are also pleased to announced That TVOkids Show host Monica Brighton will return for season two of the Kidscreen Award-winning and Canadian Screen Award-nominated series Backyard Beats. Picking up on the fun and games from season one, Brighton will show school-age kids in Grades 1-3 how to create their own DIY â€œcraft-strumentsâ€ using common household items. Sheâ€™ll also be joined by professional musicians who demonstrate their skills on various instruments.
Watch Gabbyâ€™s Farm on TVOkids and the TVOkids YouTube channel starting May 17, 2021. Season two of Backyard Beats will premiere Late Fall 2021.