The Berenstain Bears (2003 TV series)

2003 Canadian American TV series adaptation of the Berenstain Bears picture books

The Berenstain Bears is a Canadian children's animated comedy television series. It was made By Nelvana and AGOGO Entertainment with Treehouse and PBS Kids. The series is based on the children's book series of the same name by Stan and Jan Berenstain.[1] The series is about the lives of a family of anthropomorphic bears.

The Berenstain Bears
GenreChildren's series
Created byStan and Jan Berenstain
Voices ofCamilla Scott
Ben Campbell
Michael Cera
Michael D'Ascenzo
Tajja Isen
Corinne Conley
Leslie Carlson
Amanda Soha
Marc McMulkin
Theme music composerStan Meissner
Opening theme"The Berenstain Bears" by Lee Ann Womack
Ending theme"The Berenstain Bears" (Instrumental)
Composer(s)Ray Parker
Tom Szczesniak
Country of originCanada
Hong Kong
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons24
No. of episodes405
Executive producer(s)Stan and Jan Berenstain
Steven Ching
Scott Dyer
Michael Hirsh
Producer(s)Lan Lamon
Supervising producers:
Patricia R. Burns
Jocelyn Hamilton
Michelle Melanson
Cynthia Taylor
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Nelvana Limited
AGOGO Entertainment
DistributorPBS (US)
Nelvana International (worldwide)
Original networkPBS Kids (US)
Treehouse (Canada)
Picture formatNTSC
Original releaseJanuary 6, 2003 (2003-01-06) –
December 6, 2017 (2017-12-06)
Preceded byThe Berenstain Bears (1985 TV series)
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The series first broadcast on PBS Kids in the United States on January 6, 2003. It ended on December 6, 2017. It saw shown on Sprout starting in 2005.[2]

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Broadcast Edit

PBS Kids and Sprout (United States) CBeebies (United Kingdom) France 2 (France) Treehouse TV and YTV (Canada) EBS (Korea) Kids 1 (South Korea)

References Edit

  1. Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 77–78. ISBN 978-1538103739.
  2. Erickson, Hal (2005). Television Cartoon Shows: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, 1949 Through 2003 (2nd ed.). McFarland & Co. pp. 133–134. ISBN 978-1476665993.

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