26 OCT 2021

PBS Kids to air 9 Story's “Rosie Rules” new 2D animated comedy

The 2D animated show, created by Jennifer Hamburg, is set to debut during Fall season of 2022. It will be targeted at children between the ages of 3 and 6.

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PBS Kids announced "Rosie’s Rules", a new 2D animated comedy series from 9 Story Media Group and its award-winning studio, Brown Bag films, for preschoolers (ages 3-6). “We are so excited for kids to meet Rosie,” said Angela Santomero, Chief Creative Officer for 9 Story Media Group. “Like many preschoolers, Rosie is just beginning to learn about the world around her. Our hope is that kids will see themselves in the Fuentes family and fall in love with Rosie’s curiosity, determination, creative thinking and humor!” 

Created by Emmy Award-winning writer and children’s book author, Jennifer Hamburg, a veteran of the children’s television industry, the title features a comprehensive social studies framework that encompasses civics and government, geography, economics, and history via engaging, character-based narratives to help children achieve the social studies proficiencies that are important for preschoolers. 

"Rosie's Rules" stars 5-year-old Rosie Fuentes, a Mexican-American girl just beginning to learn about the fascinating, baffling, thrilling world beyond her family walls. The show aims to teach children concrete social studies lessons about how a community works, helping them develop their awareness of themselves as individuals and as part of a broader society. ROSIE’S RULES is slated to debut nationwide on PBS KIDS in fall 2022.

Each story builds on a preschooler’s budding understanding of a concept and extends the learning from there. As Rosie figures things out, the answers – along with other astute discoveries – become Rosie’s Rules. “Preschool is that amazing stage when children start noticing the mechanisms of how a community operates, and naturally, they have a lot of questions,” said Sara DeWitt, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Children’s Media and Education, PBS. “Rosie is right there with them, figuring things out one ‘rule’ at a time through humor and play.”

We are so excited for kids to meet Rosie. Like many preschoolers, Rosie is just beginning to learn about the world around her. Our hope is that kids will see themselves in the Fuentes family and fall in love with Rosie’s curiosity, determination, creative thinking and humor!” Angela Santomero Chief Creative Officer, 9 Story Media Group