"Cat in the Hat" to Headline Kid Series
Martin Short will voice The Cat in the Hat for a new PBS Kids series based on the Dr. Seuss property, Animation Magazine reports. The preschooler series will focus on two 6-year-olds who are guided by the Cat to explore natural science discoveries around the world. Treehouse will carry the show in Canada.
The series, to be titled The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, is being developed by Portfolio Entertainment and Collingwood O’Hare Productions, and will debut in the fall of 2010. Forty episodes have been ordered.