Abby Hatcher
Abby Hatcher logo.png
GenreAnimation
Educational
Created byRob Hoegee
Directed byKyran Kelly
Voices of
Theme music composerRyan Carlson
Summer Weiler
Hanna Ashbrook
Chris Sernel
Opening theme"Abby Hatcher" by Macy Drouin
ComposerRyan Carlson
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes52 (list of episodes)
Production
Producers
  • Jonah Stroh and Cynthia Taylor
  • Executive: Rob Hoegee, Jennifer Dodge, and Ronnen Harary
Running time22 minutes
Production companiesGuru Studio
Spin Master Entertainment
Release
Original networkTVOKids (Canada)
Nick Jr. (International)
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Original releaseJanuary 1, 2019 (2019-01-01) –
April 2, 2022 (2022-04-02)

Abby Hatcher (originally titled Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher) is a Canadian CGI-animated television series created by Rob Hoegee. Produced by Guru Studio in conjunction with Spin Master Entertainment, the series premiered on Nickelodeon in the United States on January 1, 2019,[1] TVOKids in Canada on February 11, 2019, and on Channel 5's Milkshake! block on March 2, 2020 in the United Kingdom. It premiered online on December 18, 2018.[2]

On June 4, 2019, the series was renewed for a second season.[3] New episodes moved to the Nick Jr. Channel, where they have been shown since November 10, 2019. The final episode of the series aired on April 2, 2022.

Premise

The series follows an intelligent and energetic seven-year-old girl named Abby Hatcher, and her new friends, the Fuzzlies. The Fuzzlies are quirky creatures that live in her family's hotel. Together with her best Fuzzly friend Bozzly, Abby goes on wild adventures to fix Fuzzly mishaps and help them in any way she can.[4]

Episodes

Main article: List of Abby Hatcher episodes

SeasonEpisodesSegmentsOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
12651January 1, 2019 (2019-01-01)February 16, 2020 (2020-02-16)
22649March 8, 2020 (2020-03-08)April 2, 2022 (2022-04-02)

Characters

Main

Fuzzlies

Humans

Animals

Broadcast

Abby Hatcher made its Canadian debut on educational provincial broadcasters TVOKids and Knowledge Network on February 11, 2019.[5] The show premiered on Nick Jr. in the United Kingdom on May 6, 2019, and on Channel 5's Milkshake! block on March 2, 2020. The series is currently available on Paramount+ and Netflix.

Ratings

Viewership and ratings per season of Abby Hatcher
Season Episodes First aired Last aired Avg. viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
1 35 January 1, 2019 (2019-01-01) 1.08[6] February 16, 2020 (2020-02-16) 0.36[7] 0.62
2 25 March 8, 2020 (2020-03-08) 0.31[8] April 2, 2022 (2022-04-02) 0.10[9] 0.30

References

  1. ^ "Spin Master's Global Animated Preschool Series Abby Hatcher Premieres on Nickelodeon".
  2. ^ "Nickelodeon USA to Premiere 'Abby Hatcher' on Monday, December 31, 2018 [Updated W/PR]". NickALive!.
  3. ^ "Nickelodeon Renews Four Hit Series from Its Powerhouse Preschool Portfolio". The Futon Critic. June 4, 2019.
  4. ^ Kimberly Nordyke. "Nickelodeon Doubles Preschool Programming With 4 New Series, 3 Specials (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  5. ^ Szklarski, Cassandra (February 7, 2019). "Spin Master melds story, character, play in TV show 'Abby Hatcher'". The Canadian Press. CityNews. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  6. ^ Mitch Metcalf (January 3, 2019). "Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.1.2019". Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on January 4, 2019. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  7. ^ Mitch Metcalf (February 19, 2020). "Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.16.2020". Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on February 19, 2020. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  8. ^ Mitch Metcalf (March 10, 2020). "Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.8.2020". Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on March 11, 2020. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  9. ^ Mitch Salem (April 4, 2022). "Friday 4.1.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 4, 2022.