ARTHUR, based on the best-selling books by Marc Brown, is television’s longest-running children’s animated series.
The beloved and educational children’s show is coming to a close after 25 years, PBS confirmed on Wednesday.
The show’s final season will air in the winter of 2022.
ARTHUR has remained one of the most popular and beloved weekday children’s series on PBS. Easily recognized by its timeless and joyful theme song, the iconic, award winning PBS Kids series has touched audiences around the world with its heartfelt and humorous stories about family, friends, and the challenges of growing up. ARTHUR has won numerous awards, including the George Foster Peabody Award, a BAFTA, and seven Daytime Emmys® — four for Outstanding Children's Animated Program.
ARTHUR is produced by WGBH Boston and Oasis Animation, Inc.. Funding for ARTHUR is provided by public television viewers. Corporate funding is provided by ABCmouse.com.