‘Caillou’ returns with CGI makeover

Kids will be thrilled that one of their favorite characters will be back on television. Parents, maybe not so much.

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The streaming service Peacock is the new home for the “Caillou” reboot.

The original series premiered in 1997, first in French in Canada and then it was translated into English, Entertainment Tonight Canada reported.

The show, which ended its run on PBS in 2021, will now be rebooted as 11-minute CGI episodes that feature the titular character and his “supportive family and friends that help him navigate his big feelings,” Peacock said in the show’s announcement.

There will be 52 main episodes, The Globe and Mail reported.

There will also be five 44-minute episodes that will highlight stories focusing on Halloween, Christmas, summer vacation, anti-bullying and celebration of family, E! News reported.

“Caillou” will premiere on Peacock next year, E! News reported.