Apple TV+ Getting Family-Friendly Series Inspired by Dr. Jane Goodall

Apple TV+ today announced a straight-to-series order for "Jane," a new family-friendly live action/CGI blended series from Emmy Award winner J.J. Johnson, Sinking Ship Entertainment, and the Jane Goodall Institute.

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Apple says "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."

"Jane" is created and executive produced by company partner J.J. Johnson, with the Jane Goodall Institute also serving as executive producers. It will be the second Apple TV+ series produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment, joining "Ghostwriter," which received a Daytime Emmy Award last year and is now in its second season.

A release date has yet to be announced for the series.

Top Rated Comments

jimbobb24 Avatar
18 months ago
I cannot imagine my children watching this. But who knows. A friend recommended Ted Lasso and it’s beyond good so Apple has a way of surprising.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mike_Trivisonno Avatar
18 months ago
Sounds kinda like Dora the Explorer.
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applicious84 Avatar
18 months ago
I feel like they're more family friendly than Disney
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MrTechAdvice Avatar
18 months ago
A family-friendly Umbrella academy? No thanks.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
allan.nyholm Avatar
18 months ago
More Hallmark than Hallmark. I guess this is the reality we face; tv-shows that are so sleep-inducing that it can replace the good old knock on the head with a hammer.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ar40 Avatar
18 months ago
Ghostwriter is an excellent series, and has pretty good CGI. So, this should be worth a family-friendly watch.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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