Apple TV+ today revealed the trailer for the new kids and family series Surfside Girls, premiering Friday, August 19. You can watch the trailer using the player below.
The series was co-developed by WGA Award winner and showrunner May Chan (American Girl: Corinne Tan, The Astronauts), as well as Alex Diaz and Julie Sagalowsky Diaz (The Shannara Chronicles, What’s Up Warthogs!).
Based on the bestselling IDW graphic novel series of the same name by author Kim Dwinell, the live-action series follows best friends Sam and Jade as they solve supernatural mysteries in their sleepy California beach town.
These best friends must combine their polar opposite strengths of imagination and logic in order to solve the supernatural mysteries that hide just beneath the surface of their town.
Surfside Girls stars Miya Cech (Marvelous and the Black Hole, Rim of the World), YaYa Gosselin (Troppo). The series is produced by Endeavor Content and IDW Entertainment and co-developed, written, and executive produced by Chan, who also serves as showrunner.
Paul Stupin (Switched at Birth, Dawson’s Creek) serves as executive producer. Alex Diaz and Julie Sagalowsky Diaz (The Shannara Chronicles, What’s Up Warthogs!) co-developed and served as writers and executive producers.
America Young (Roswell, New Mexico, Legacies) directs and executive produces the first two episodes.
Lydia Antonini (Locke & Key, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, October Faction) also serves as executive producer on the series. Paul Davidson and Jeff Brustrom serve as executive producers on behalf of IDW.
The expanding and award-winning lineup of original films and series for kids and families on Apple TV+ also includes the recently premiered critically-acclaimed El Deafo, Lovely Little Farm, Duck & Goose, Pinecone and the Pony, Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock and Harriet the Spy from The Jim Henson Company; and Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show from Jack McBrayer and Angela C. Santomero.
Also available are Wolfboy and the Everything Factory from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD and Bento Box Entertainment; Get Rolling with Otis and Puppy Place; Daytime Emmy Award-winning Ghostwriter and Helpsters from Sesame Workshop; Academy Award-nominated animated film Wolfwalkers; and Peabody Award-winning series Stillwater.
There are also new series and specials from Peanuts and WildBrain, including Snoopy in Space season two, It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown, 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.
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Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games, and comics all over the Internet for over 15 years, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of “Tabletop,” written comic books, and is a contributing author for the 13 books in the “PsychGeeks” series including “Star Wars Psychology.” She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosted the “Legion” podcast.