Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s ‘Wolfboy and the Everything Factory’ Gets September Premiere Date at Apple TV Plus (TV News Roundup)

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Apple TV Plus announced its fall lineup of series for kids and families, kicking off with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s animated series “Wolfboy and the Everything Factory,” premiering on Sept. 24, and also including “Get Rolling With Otis,” which launches Oct. 8 and “Puppy Place” on Oct. 15.

The adventure series, created by Toff Mazery and Edward Jesse and executive produced by Gordon-Levitt, HitRecord, Bento Box Entertainment and Michael Ryan, is a 10-episode animated epic that follows oddball dreamer Wolfboy (voiced by Kassian Akhtar) as he discovers a strange realm at the center of the Earth, where fantastical beings called Sprytes create things for the natural world above.

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“Get Rolling With Otis” follows the adventures of a friendly tractor. Based on the popular Penguin Random House books, the animated series is produced by 9 Story Media Group and Brown Bag Media Films and executive produced by Vince Commisso, Wendy Harris, author Loren Long, Darragh O’Connell, Angela C. Santomero and Jane Startz.

The live-action “Puppy Place” chronicles the adventures of dog-loving siblings Charles and Lizzie Peterson and the pups they foster. “Puppy Place” is based on the book series by Scholastic, which produces the series. (Iole Lucchese, Caitlin Friedman and Jef Kaminsky are producers on behalf of Scholastic Entertainment.) Andrew Green, Linda Mathious, Heather MacGillvray, Vincent Brown and Ari Posner also produce.

Watch a trailer for “Wolfboy and the Everything Factory” below.

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Netflix released a trailer for Season 2 of “The Baby-Sitters Club,” premiering on Oct. 11. Featuring Kate Nash’s cover of “Say Hello to Your Friends,” the theme song from the original ‘90s TV series, the trailer features the gang reuniting and welcoming new faces into the club. Based on the best-selling book series by Ann M. Martin, “The Baby-Sitters Club” follows the coming-of-age story of seven friends as they start their own babysitting business. The series stars Sophie Grace, Malia Baker, Momona Tamada, Shay Rudolph, Kyndra Sanchez, Vivian Watson, Anais Lee, Alicia Silverstone, Mark Feuerstein and Marc Evan Jackson. Rachel Shukert serves as showrunner, executive producing alongside Lucia Aniello, Michael De Luca, Lucy Kitada, Sascha Rothchild, Naia Cucokov, Ben Forrer and Frank Smith. Martin produces, and Walden Media is the production company. Watch the trailer below.


The Television Academy and executive producer Bob Bain announced additional presenters for the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12: Tichina Arnold, W. Kamau Bell, Tituss Burgess, Nicole Byer, Jamie Chung, Deon Cole, Lisa Edelstein, Dulé Hill, Maz Jobrani, Ross Matthews, Thuso Mbedu, Bernadette Peters, June Diane Raphael, Jana Schmieding, Drew and Jonathan Scott, Paul Scheer, Randy and Jason Sklar, Chrishell Stause, Michelle Visage and Ming-Na Wen. The 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be presented during three ceremonies at L.A Live: Saturday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 12 at 1 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. An edited presentation will be broadcast on Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. on FXX. All three shows will be produced by Bob Bain Productions.


Pete Davidson, Meredith Hagner and Baby Keem will appear on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” while Drew Barrymore, Sebastian Maniscalco and Rufus Wainwright will be on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” will have on Chris Wallace and Holland Taylor, while Selena Gomez, Glenn Howerton and Walker Hayes will be on “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” Ron Funches and Justin Quiles will appear on “The Late Late Show With James Corden.”

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