The Backyardigans

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The Backyardigans
Also known asBackyardiagans
GenreCGI
Created byJanice Burguess
Directed byDave Palmer
Voices ofJake Goldberg
Chris Grant Jr.
LaShawn Tináh Jefferies
Jonah Bobo
Gianna Bruzzese
Composer(s)Evan Lurie (score/songs: music)
Douglas Wieselman (songs: music)
McPaul Smith (songs: lyrics)
Country of originUnited States
Canada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes80 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Janice Burgess
Robert Scull
Running time25 minutes
Production company(s)Nickelodeon Animation Studios
Nelvana
DistributorViacom Media Networks
Release
Original networkNickelodeon
Nick Jr.
Treehouse TV
Original releaseOctober 11, 2004 – May 31, 2010

The Backyardigans is a Canadian–American CGI-animated musical TV series created by Janice Burgess. The series aired on Treehouse TV in Canada and Nickelodeon in the United States.

Characters[change | change source]

  • Uniqua, a pink Uniqua (name of the species). Voiced by LaShawn Tináh Jefferies.
  • Pablo, a blue and yellow feathered penguin. Voiced by Zach Tyler Eisen in Seasons 1-2, Jake Goldberg in Season 3-4.
  • Tyrone, a red-haired orange moose. Voiced by Reginald Davis, Jr. in Seasons 1-2, Jordan Coleman in Season 3 and Chris Grant, Jr. in Season 4.
  • Tasha, a yellow hippopotamus. Voiced by Naelee Rae in Seasons 1-2 and Gianna Bruzesse in Seasons 3-4.
  • Austin, a purple kangaroo. Voiced by Jonah Bobo.

International Broadcast[change | change source]

The Backyardigans was aired over 300 countries.
Country/Region Channel/Network
 United States Nick Jr.
Sandbox Studios
 United Kingdom Nickelodeon
Nick Jr.
 Canada Treehouse TV
 Australia Nickelodeon
Nick Jr.
Nine Network
 Mexico Discovery Kids
Canal 5
ZAZ
Cadenatres
 Brazil Rede Vida
TV Cultura
Rede Bandeirantes
 Portugal Canal Panda
Canal Biggs
RTP1
RTP2
 India Cartoon Network
Pogo
 Italy Nickelodeon
Nick Jr.
K2

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