Go, Diego, Go!

American animated children's television series

Go, Diego, Go! is an American animated educational interactive children's television series that premiered on Nickelodeon on September 6, 2005 in the United States. It is a spin-off of Dora the Explorer, as both were created and executive produced by Chris Gifford and Valerie Walsh Valdes, and follows Dora's cousin Diego, an 8-year-old boy whose adventures frequently involve rescuing animals and protecting their environment.[1][2]

Go, Diego, Go!
Created byChris Gifford
Valerie Walsh Valdes
Based on
Developed byTeri Weiss
Voices of
Theme music composerGeorge Noriega
Joel Someillan
Composer(s)Steve Sandberg
Jed Becker
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes80
Executive producer(s)Chris Gifford
Valerie Walsh Valdes
Producer(s)Catherine Galeota
Running time23 minutes
Production company(s)Nickelodeon Animation Studio
DistributorViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks
Original networkNickelodeon
Original releaseSeptember 6, 2005 (2005-09-06) –
September 16, 2011 (2011-09-16)
Related showsDora the Explorer

The series aired for five seasons consisting of 80 episodes in total premiered in primetime on Nickelodeon on Tuesday, September 6, 2005 at 8:00 p.m.[2][3] The show aired in reruns on "Nick on CBS" for 11 months and 3 weeks from September 17, 2005 to September 9, 2006.[4][5]


The show features an eight-year-old boy named Diego (voiced by Jake T. Austin, Seasons 1-3;[6] Matt Hunter, Season 4;[7] Brandon Zambrano, Season 5), who helps animals in danger, mainly in the rainforest. His cousin is Dora (voiced by Kathleen Herles) from Dora the Explorer, as revealed in multiple episodes. Diego was first introduced in an episode of Dora the Explorer entitled "Meet Diego!" (originally voiced by brothers Andres and Felipe Dieppa). Dora makes several appearances throughout the series, usually without Boots by her side.


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  2. 2.0 2.1 Jeanne Spreier (September 5, 2005). "Dora's cousin, Diego, takes stage on Tuesday". Knight Ridder. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
  3. "Go, Diego, Go! Episodes". TV Guide. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
  4. "CBS, DIC team on Sat. morning block". The Hollywood Reporter. January 19, 2006. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
  5. "Nick Jr on CBS". Nick Jr. Archived from the original on April 19, 2014. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
  6. "Meet the Voice of Diego". Nick Jr. Archived from the original on April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
  7. "Go, Diego, Go! Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved April 14, 2014.