December 7, 2023
Apple TV+ Drops The Fun New Trailer For Interrupting Chicken

Introduce your younglings to a world of creative writing in the fun new trailer for INTERRUPTING CHICKEN – streaming globally on Friday, November 18

Are you looking for a fun new educational kid’s show developed to inspire creative writing? Well, you’re in luck because Apple TV+ has shared the fun and imaginative new trailer for the upcoming new animated series Interrupting Chicken. The series, based on the 2011 Caldecott Honor-winning book series written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein looks like good clean, and harmless fun and will introduce youngsters to the beauty of creative writing. The series looks like the perfect educational viewing for kids of all ages and is a shoo-in to keep them entertained as the nights draw in. But don’t take my word for it. Check out the trailer below and get ready for the creative fun to commence!


Apple TV+ today revealed the trailer for the newest animated series, “Interrupting Chicken,” premiering Friday, November 18. Based on the 2011 Caldecott Honor-winning book series written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein, “Interrupting Chicken” is an animated preschool series that introduces children to the joy of creative writing – starting with a young little chicken named Piper who has a habit of interrupting storytime! Every time Piper hears a story, she can’t help but jump in, ask questions and let her imagination run wild.

The series stars the voice talents of three time Emmy Award winner Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us,” “Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul”) as “Papa,” Juliet Donenfeld (“Pete the Cat”) as “Piper,” Sarah Elizabeth Thompson as “CJ,” Maximus Riegel (“Klaus”) as “Benjamin,” Luke Lowe (“Big City Greens”) as “Duckston,” Jakari Fraser (“Spidey and his Amazing Friends”) as “Theodore,” and more

“Interrupting Chicken” was developed by Emmy Award winner Ron Holsey who serves as executive producer. In partnership with Mercury Filmworks, the series is also executive produced by Stein, Loris Kramer Lunsford, Clint Eland and Chantal Ling. Dr. Lucy Calkins, Founding Director of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project and the Richard Robinson Professor of Children’s Literature at Teachers College, Columbia University, serves as our reading and writing expert through the Apple TV+ changemaker initiative.

Interrupting Chicken On Apple TV+
Episode 9. Papa (voiced by Sterling K. Brown), Mom, Theodore (voiced by Jakari Fraser), CJ (voiced by Sarah Elizabeth Thompson), Piper (voiced by Juliet Donenfeld), Duckston (voiced by Luke Lowe) and Benjamin (voiced by Maximus Tran) in “Interrupting Chicken,” premiering November 18, 2022 on Apple TV+.


In addition to the series launch, Apple TV+ will debut its complementary holiday special, “A Chicken Carol,” globally on Friday, December 2 as part of the platform’s robust lineup of festive family fare.  When Ebenezer Wolf decides to cancel the holidays, Piper teams up with the Three Little Pigs and some ghostly friends to change his mind.

The award-winning slate of original series and film for kids and families on Apple TV+ includes impressive all-ages offerings such as the critically-acclaimed properties “El Deafo,” “Lovely Little Farm,” “Duck & Goose,” “Pinecone & Pony,” “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock” and “Harriet the Spy” from The Jim Henson Company, Peabody Award-winning series “Stillwater,” “Helpsters” from Sesame Workshop, “Wolfboy and the Everything Factory” from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD and Bento Box Entertainment, “Sago Mini Friends,” “Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show” from Jack McBrayer and Angela C. Santomero, “Snoopy in Space,” “The Snoopy Show” and “Get Rolling with Otis.” Live-action offerings for include Bonnie Hunt’s “Amber Brown,” “Best Foot Forward,” “Surfside Girls,” “Life By Ella,” Daytime Emmy Award-winning “Ghostwriter” from Sesame Workshop, and “Puppy Place.” 

Also included are specials from Peanuts and WildBrain including “It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown,” “Lucy’s School,” “To Mom (and Dad), With Love,” and “For Auld Lang Syne,” and “Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth,” the Daytime Emmy Award-winning television event based on the New York Times best-selling book and TIME Best Book of the Year by Oliver Jeffers.

The kids and family film offerings include star-studded animated adventure film “Luck” from Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation which premiered this year and Academy Award-nominated animated film “Wolfwalkers.”

Interrupting Chicken Apple TV+


This series looks exceptional and is a shoo-in to tantalize kids for hours during those cold Autumnal nights. With its harmless fun, colorful adventures, and charming animation, the series will shoot straight to the top of my watchlist. And with the voice talents of Emmy Award winner Sterling K. Brown on hand to guide the ship home, the series looks set to be something truly special. That alone is worth the price of a subscription.

“Interrupting Chicken,” will premiere globally on Friday, November 18th on Apple TV+

Will you be checking out Apple TV’s latest animated series? Sound off below and let us know what you think of the new trailer.

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