TLC, Discovery hear 'Peep'

Oei, Lily
February 2004
Daily Variety;2/17/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 36, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that TLC and Discovery Kids have added science series "Peep and the Big Wide World" to their Ready Set Learn preschool block. Focus of the series on the learning experiences of avian characters Peep, Chirp and Quack.


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