Netflix Orders New Episodes of “The Magic School Bus”
(NEW YORK) -- Netflix on Wednesday announced that it would debut all-new episodes of The Magic School Bus.
According to a report in The New York Times, the online streaming platform plans to begin airing half-hour episodes of the beloved series in 2016.
Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos told the Times that the animated adventure "teaches science in a way that transcends generations."
The new incarnation has been rechristened The Magic School Bus 360°.
The show was first broadcast on PBS in 1994.
Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio
See other Entertainment news:Norman Bridwell, Creator of "Clifford the Big Red Dog," Dead at 86
Cast of “American Sniper” Discuss Importance of Film at NYC Premiere
Sony Pulls the Plug on Dec. 25 Release of "The Interview" After Threats
Stephen Collins Admits He 'Did Something Terribly Wrong'
Morgan Freeman Voted ‘Most Liked Celebrity’ in US