Cyber Group Studios has partnered with Peacock, a leading OTT video streaming service, to bring Press Start!, its new CG animated comedy adventure series for children ages 5-7, to U.S. audiences. Now in production, Press Start! is based on the bestselling and award-winning book series of the same name from Scholastic. Emmy-winning writer and showrunner Scott Kraft (PAW Patrol) is executive producer. The series is expected to begin streaming on Peacock 4Q2023.
“We are very excited to be working with Peacock, a leading streaming service, to introduce Press Start! to U.S. audiences. With our state-of-the-art production facilities and partnerships with such best-in-class companies as Peacock and Scholastic, we’re proud to bring exceptional and innovative content to children and families around the world.” – Pierre Sissmann, Chairman and CEO of Cyber Group Studios.
“Press Start! is an internationally-acclaimed book series that has thoroughly captivated readers by immersing them in the dynamic, fast-paced videogaming world led by a brother and sister team who together apply real-life skills to help save the day. This series takes inspiration from the books and will keep new and existing fans on the edge of their seats.” – Karen K. Miller, President & CEO, Cyber Group Studios USA.
Press Start! (52 x 11) follows the adventures of Sunny and Rue Zaki, a dynamic brother and sister duo whose mysterious game controller gives them the ability to enter the world of their favorite fast-paced videogame, “24 KARAT QUEST.” Inside the fantastical game world, they team up with their videogame idol, Super Rabbit Boy, and help him save the world one eight-bit villain at a time.