PBS Kids Announces Weather Hunters, New Animated STEM Series Featuring Weatherman Al Roker

March 1, 2023

Weather Hunters family inspired by Al Roker's real-life family: Al Hunter, voiced by Al Roker, his wife Dot, voiced by Holly Robinson Peete, and star of the show 8-year-old Lily Hunter. All stand alongside Lily's older sister, younger brother and little grey pup.

PBS Kids has announced a new series coming to the network. It’s titled Weather Hunters, and the STEM-focused show promises to educate and entertain kids ages 5 to 8 years old.

Weather Hunters will focus on 8-year-old Lily Hunter, a “weather detective” who investigates all things meteorological. Her dad, Al, will be voiced by Today weatherman and host Al Roker, who also leads Al Roker Entertainment, the production company behind the series. Through adventure and comedy, the series aims to inspire today’s youth to learn more about Earth science and meteorology, crucial building blocks in climate education. This series is sure to appeal to moms and kids who want to take a proactive approach to protecting Mother Earth.

Each 22-minute episode of Weather Hunters will incorporate STEM-based themes and activities, covering topics like tracking weather patterns, weather changes and variability around the country and the world, and the way humans and the environment affect one another. At the center of the story will be Lily, her weather investigations, and the heartfelt moments she shares with her family. Digital content will also be available to complement and reinforce what kids are learning through the series.

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