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“Magic School Bus” To Ride Again

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"The Magic School Bus" returns in 2016 as a Netflix series. (Source: Scholastic Media.)

“The Magic School Bus” returns in 2016 as a Netflix series. (Source: Scholastic Media.)

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By Edward Cardenas

SOUTHFIELD (CBSDetroit.com) – A new generation of the viewers will be able to join Ms. Frizzle on her adventures with the Magic School Bus starting in 2016 as the award-winning “The Magic School Bus” series receives a reboot on Netflix starting in 2016.

A new, animated, 26-episode series of the “The Magic School Bus 360″ from Scholastic Media will launch on Netflix in 2016, and feature Ms. Frizzle as she takes a new generation of viewers on travels that will introduce them to science, technology and critical thinking.

“’The Magic School Bus’ revolutionized kids’ television through a unique and powerful blend of entertainment and science information. We’re proud that it’s become an evergreen show that children and parents continue to watch together,” said Deborah Forte, President of Scholastic Media. “Our new rendition ‘The Magic School Bus 360°’ is a similarly compelling addition to the current landscape of children’s programming and on Netflix is bound to reach more families around the world than ever before who will now be able to watch the show anytime, anywhere they want.”

During the original run in the 1990s, “The Magic School Bus” received over 100 awards.

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