Based on the best-selling and beloved book series, the show stars Jacob Tremblay, Elvis Costello, and Diana Krall, and includes original music from Costello and Krall. Pete the Cat is a fun, musically driven series about exploring your world and trying new things, while being smart, accepting, and optimistic. Whether you’re making new friends or facing all of life’s ups and downs, Pete always finds a way to put a groovy spin on things.
The series stars Jacob Tremblay (Room) as Pete the Cat, and musicians Diana Krall and Elvis Costello as his Mom and Dad. Pete the Cat features original music from Grammy Award-winners Costello and Krall, which will also be available to stream via Amazon Music. Jessica Biel (The Illusionist), Atticus Shaffer (The Middle) and internationally acclaimed musician KT Tunstall also star in the series.
In season one of Pete the Cat, the show highlights themes of self-discovery. Pete stays cool as he tries new things, sets out for picture day, writes his first song, learns to surf and even has his first performance for his band. Scored with an upbeat, groovy soundtrack, Pete the Cat encourages children to be curious, creative, and positive while rockin’ to their own beat.
The character Pete the Cat was created by author/illustrator James Dean and is the beloved star of over 40 popular children’s books. The books have been translated into 13 languages and have received 18 literacy awards to date, including the Theodore Geisel Seuss Award. Families will be able to see Pete and his friends come to life in the series.
The holiday special Pete the Cat: A Groovy New Year premiered in 2017.
USA | Amazon – Alcon Television Group – Amazon Studios – Appian Way | 14×22 minutes | 2017
Andrew Kosove as Executive Producer
Broderick Johnson as Executive Producer
James Dean as Original Author
Jeff “Swampy” Marsh as Executive Producer
Jennifer Davisson as Executive Producer
Laura Lancaster as Executive Producer
Jacob Tremblay as Pete the Cat
Elvis Costello as Dad
Diana Krall as Mom
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