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On Monday, March 28th, Actress Sandra Oh is headed to PBS KIDS for the premiere of the first PEG + CAT movie, “Peg and Cat Save the World!” This one-hour special will follow Peg + Cat to Washington, DC where they will help the President of the United States (voiced by Sandra Oh), avert a crisis of national importance. The two-part movie highlights math and problem-solving skills, as Peg and Cat help save the Earth.
“Peg and Cat Save the World” will be followed by a week of new episodes of PEG + CAT, beginning Monday, April 4th. In their all-new adventures, Peg, Cat and friends use problem-solving skills to overcome an array of challenges – from collecting 100 chickens running loose in the White House to working with friends around the globe to stop a planet-sized pig from destroying the Earth.
Program Description and Air Dates:
“Peg and Cat Save the World” – two-part movie premieres Monday, March 28, 2016 and repeats throughout the week
The President of the United States summons Peg and Cat to Washington, DC, to solve a problem of national importance. When strange signals are coming from space, Peg and Cat must use shapes to study patterns of the signals to save the Earth. After learning about a major problem in the nation’s capital, Peg and Cat call everyone they know to save the Earth from a planet-sized pig.
“The Polka Dot Planet Problem/ The Mardi Gras Problem” – premieres Monday, April 4
“The Polka Dot Planet Problem” – When Peg’s spaceship breaks down, she needs the help of a new friend who communicates without speaking.
“The Mardi Gras Problem” – To jam with Billie Holiday in the Mardi Gras parade, Peg and Cat must learn to use a diagram of notes – sheet music.
“The Mermaid in the Mall Problem/ The Painting Problem” – premieres Tuesday, April 5
“The Mermaid in the Mall Problem” – When a furniture store becomes a magical forest, Peg and Cat must become Knights of the Round Table – if only they can find a round table!
“The Painting Problem” – To get purple paint for their masterpiece, famous painters Peg Casso and Vincent Van Goo (Cat) need a whole new kind of addition.
“The Claymation Problem/The Grumpy Judge Problem” – premieres Wednesday, April 6
“The Claymation Problem” – Temperamental director Richard finally finds performers he can totally control, shape and mold; they’re made of clay.
“The Grumpy Judge Problem” – On the singing competition “Perfect Ten,” Peg and Cat must impress the toughest judge ever: the Grumpy Grouchy Bear.
“The Imaginary Friend Problem/ The Promise Problem” – premieres Thursday, April 7
“The Imaginary Friend Problem” – Peg and the dinosaurs search the jungle for Cat and Minkus, his imaginary monkey.
“The Promise Problem” – Nothing can keep Romeo and Juliet from meeting between their balconies – except maybe a dinosaur.