DreamWorks Gabby’s Dollhouse premieres today on Netflix!
Netflix has done it once again, they've created a show that not only will your kiddo love but that you'll like also! I found myself screening DreamWorks Gabby’s Dollhouse and wanting to binge the entire season, my son was glued to it.
From celebrated preschool creators and executive producers, Traci Paige Johnson (Blue’s Clues, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood) and Jennifer Twomey (Blue’s Clues, Team Umizoomi), DreamWorks Gabby’s Dollhouse is a a preschool series with a surprise in each episode! Follow Gabby as she jumps into a whimsical animated world full of adorable cat characters that live inside her magical dollhouse.
I had the chance to interview Executive Producers Traci Paige Johnson and Jennifer Twomey in support of DreamWorks Gabby’s Dollhouse. Kiddo let them know that the “Hug Attack” episode was his favorite and come to find out its because it's from personal experience! Watch the entire interview above.
Bringing together kids love of unboxing videos, cats, miniatures, and dollhouse play... GABBY’S DOLLHOUSE is a narrative based activity series that “unboxes a story.” It leads preschoolers room to room through a fantastical dollhouse with mini- worlds, irresistible kitty characters, and delightfully quirky adventures. It’s the ultimate in dollhouse wish fulfillment... shrinking down and playing inside your own dollhouse world.
“Gabby’s Dollhouse” models a unique Growth Mindset curriculum to help kids become more resilient. Inspired by the by the bestselling book, MINDSET by Carol Dwek, “Gabby’s Dollhouse” aims to nurture creative thinking and growth mindset as a comprehensive curriculum for approaching life’s challenges.
Traci Paige Johnson
Traci continues to be a pioneer in the world of children’s television for over 25 years. Breaking through with her signature style of animation and creativity, Traci burst on the seen as the Co-Creator of Nickelodeon’s “Blue’s Clues.” Not only creating the stories, characters and signature look of the show, but also directing and voicing the show’s star, Blue! She went on to Co-Create and act as Creative Director for PBS's hit show “Super Why!” and Amazon’s “Creative Galaxy” where she invents all the handmade crafts that families can create together at home.
She currently acts as Creative Director for “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” having been integral in creating the look and feel of The Land of Make- Believe. In addition to receiving a Peabody, multiple Parents Choice awards, and Emmy nominees, Traci continues to win awards and downloads for her food adventure series “Yummiloo,” “Screentime with Ash & Ollie,” and “Addison the Invention Detective” which is currently in its second season of production with the CBC. She’s so excited to play in the world of “Gabby’s Dollhouse” as she loves cats, all things miniature, and knows it’s the shows that radiate heart that become the hits.
As a Creator, Showrunner, and Development Executive, Twomey has been a leader in preschool television for over 20 years. She is a Peabody Award winner, a multiple Emmy Award nominee, and recipient of Gold and Silver Parents Choice Awards. As Co-Creator and Show Runner, of Nickelodeon’s top rated preschool series, “Team Umizoomi,” Jen guided the creative content of over eighty episodes through scripting, storyboard, design, animation, editing, and music production while also worked with Nickelodeon’s consumer products department, marketing, digital, and network executives to ensure creative consistency across all platforms.
As an Executive Producer, Writer, and Music Supervisor of Nickelodeon’s landmark show, “Blue’s Clues,” Jen was instrumental in the development and success of the breakthrough series. Jen worked as a Senior Production and Development Executive for Nickelodeon Preschool Television, overseeing current series and developing new content. While there, she launched Jack’s Big Music Show and was Showrunner for over fifty live action music videos helping to establish Nickelodeon’s preschool music brand. She worked with co-production partner Sesame Workshop on the development and production of the Emmy Award-winning series The Upside Down Show.
Twomey is Co-Creator of the Emmy-nominated series “Super Why,” which airs on PBS. She is also Co- Creator of Amazon’s preschool hit “Creative Galaxy”. Jen’s childhood love of dollhouses combined with her passion to create unique content for preschoolers make playing in Gabby’s Dollhouse a dream come true.