Nick Jr. UK and Ireland will premiere the brand-new 2D-animated preschool series Tot Cop on Monday 7th January 2019 at 7:15am on Nick Jr. Too! Following its debut, Nick Jr. Too will continue to air brand-new episodes of Tot Cop weekdays at 7:15am, with each episode encoring the following morning at 3:50am on Nick Jr. Nick Jr. Too will also replay the series weekend mornings at 7:15am.
Not much is currently known about Tot Cop, however, it is thought that it is based on the Trufax: Tot Cop, an animated short created by Jason and Méabh Tammemägi and produced by the Dublin-based children’s media company Mooshku as part of the 2015 edition of the world-renowned Nickelodeon Shorts Program. Viacom International Inc. registered the series title as a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) under the Education and Entertainment Services category in December 2017, with an extension for the trademark granted in November 2018.
Below is the official description for Trufax: Tot Cop:
“‘My name is Truman Faxfinder. Most people call me… TRUFAX! TOT COP!’
Join the world’s cutest tot detective on his noir-influenced adventures as he solves preschool mysteries. Well, when he’s not on nap time or dancing in his PJs.
Trufax Tot Cop is created by Jason and Méabh Tammemägi and produced for the Nickelodeon Shorts Program by Mooshku. Coming soon!”
Below is a list of the currently announced brand-new episodes of Tot Cop set to premiere on Nick Jr. UK & Eire in January 2019!:
Monday 7th January 2019 at 7:15am on Nick Jr. Too – The Case of the Missing Flowers: Tot Cop and Officer Ruth are on patrol when they spot flowers missing from the garden. With shady suspects, they’ll have to solve the case in a hurry!
Tuesday 8th January 2019 at 7:15am on Nick Jr. Too – The Case of the Disappearing Necklace: Mom’s favourite necklace is missing. Tot Cop races to the jewellery stand, but it’s missing! It’s up to our investigative duo to find the answer!
Wednesday 9th January 2019 at 7:15am on Nick Jr. Too – The Cake Caper: Tot Cop and Officer Ruth pull up to Cookie Dog’s diner just in time to protect a special cake from the Finger Monsters. But the cake disappears right under their noses!
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Thursday 10th January 2019 at 10:45am on Nick Jr. – Operation – Find Fuzz: When Tot Cop and Officer Ruth learn that Sprinkles’ best friend Fuzz has been taken by a robot vacuum cleaner, they race to get Fuzz out of the robot’s belly!
Friday 11th January 2019 at 10:45am on Nick Jr. – Mr. Elephant and His Flying Machine: Mr. Elephant crashes on his way to deliver a message to Tot Cop from next-door neighbour, Addie. Can Tot Cop and Officer Ruth find the important note?
Monday 14th January 2019 at 10:45am on Nick Jr. – Yeti, Set, Go!: Tot Cop’s patrol car is gone! His friend, Pudding, was looking for a place to nap when he accidentally set the car in motion. But Pudding can’t drive!
Tuesday 15th January 2019 at 10:45am on Nick Jr. – The Pudding Problem: Cookie Dog’s diner is a mess! Could Pudding be the culprit? He does love pudding. But while Tot Cop and Officer Ruth have him in custody, the diner is struck again!
Wednesday 16th January 2019 at 10:45am on Nick Jr. – Snow Problem: It’s snowing and Tot can’t find Sprinkles. Fuzz last saw him outside – what if he is lost in the snow? Tot Cop and Officer Ruth organize a search party to locate Sprinkles.
Thursday 17th January 2019 at 10:45am on Nick Jr. – Egg-Cellent Investigation: Tot Cop and Officer Ruth play by the patrol car when a new case lands at their feet. Mama Bird’s eggs are missing! Can they find them before they hatch?
Friday 18th January 2019 on Nick Jr. – Secret Mystery Birthday: Tot Cop and Officer Ruth receive a message. If they ever want to see Tot Cop’s birthday present, they’ve got to decode the message and unmask the Birthday Bandit!
Check out Mooshku’s awesome 2016 showreel for a super sneak-peek at Trufax: Tot Cop!:
In additional news, NickJr.co.uk has launched Nick Jr. UK’s official show website for Nickelodeon’s upcoming CG-animated series, Butterbean’s Café! Online at http://www.nickjr.co.uk/butterbeans-cafe, viewers can currently find out more about the show, sing-along to the show’s official theme song, and can colour in characters from the show.
Mooshku is a Dublin-based creative workshop, developing and producing top-quality enriching content and products for children. We are driven by the needs of the audience working with parents to offer fun, positive experiences.
Bottom line: if it’s not good for your kids, we don’t make it.
Mooshku develops and manages its own properties in-house and also offers services to third-party businesses developing children’s content across all media: television, apps and more. We don’t have competitors, we have collaborators.
About Nick Jr.
Where every day’s an adventure, Nick Jr. is a top-performing commercial pre-school entertainment brand in cable and satellite homes. Launched in 1999 as the world’s first channel dedicated to pre-school children, Nick Jr.’s programming includes beloved shows PAW Patrol, Shimmer and Shine, Nella the Princess Knight and Peppa Pig. Kids and parents can find lots of video clips, games, exclusive activities and downloads featuring their favourite Nick Jr. friends online at nickjr.co.uk and on the Nick Jr. Play app. Viewers also have the opportunity to catch up with the schedule through Nick Jr. +1. Nick Jr. is available on Sky 615, Virgin 715, through BT Vision and TalkTalk channel 318.
The Nickelodeon Network is a top-performing commercial kids’ TV network in the UK and Ireland with Nickelodeon channels available in over 13 million cable and satellite homes. Having launched in 1993 Nickelodeon UK comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families, and is a joint venture between Viacom International Media Networks and BSkyB.
Originally published: Friday, December 28, 2018.
Schedule source: Digiguide.
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