What are the best children’s shows on TV this New Year?
Christmas may be over, but the fun is far from over before the kids head back to school. Here’s our guide to what children’s television to watch to celebrate the New Year:
Penguins of Madagascar
The spin-off from the fantastic Madagascar
, Penguins of Madagascar
follows penguins and espionage experts Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private in a brand new adventure.
BBC One at 2.50pm
New Year’s Eve
The Lego Movie
Yes, an actual movie about lego – and it’s pretty good! Emmet, a seemingly normal lego figure, discovers he is an “extraordinary person” destined to save the lego world from an epic bad guy.
Channel 5 at 5pm
New Year’s Day
The heartwarming story of a young Peruvian bear who travels to London and finds a home with the kind Brown family. All is well, until he catches the eye of a museum taxidermist.
Film4 at 2.35pm
Grandpa’s Great Escape
It’s another festive dose of David Walliams with this New Year’s Day adaptation of his 2016 book Grandpa’s Great Escape. The story follows an Alzheimers-suffering grandfather who is moved to an old people’s home run by the nefarious Miss Swine. With the help of his grandson Jack, Grandpa must make a daring escape.
BBC One at 6.55pm