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Esme & Roy facts for kids
|Esme & Roy|
|Created by||Dustin Ferrer
|Written by||Dustin Ferrer
|Directed by||Mike Fallows|
|Voices of||Patrick McKenna
|Theme music composer||Jonathan Evans|
|Opening theme||"Esme & Roy Theme Song" performed by Kellylee Evans|
|Ending theme||"Esme & Roy Theme Song" (instrumental)|
|Country of origin||United States
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Executive producer(s)||Scott Dyer
Kay Wilson Stallings
Dustin Ferrer (co-executive producer)
Amy Steinberg (co-executive producer)
|Running time||23 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Sesame Workshop
|Distributor||Sesame Workshop (U.S.; season 1)
WarnerMedia Entertainment (U.S.; season 2-present)
|Original network||HBO (U.S.; season 1)
HBO Max (U.S.; season 2-present)
Treehouse TV (Canada)
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Original release||August 18, 2018– present|
Esme & Roy is an American/Canadian animated children's television show created by Dustin Ferrer and Amy Steinberg. The series is produced by Canada-based animation studio Nelvana and Sesame Street creator Sesame Workshop, in association with Corus Entertainment.
The show follows a little girl named Esme and her best friend, a monster named Roy, who take care of all kinds of creatures when their regular guardians need aid. Esme & Roy was broadcast simultaneously on HBO in the United States and Treehouse TV in Canada on August 18, 2018.
On May 6, 2019, it was announced that it was renewed for a second season. It was also announced Summer 2019 that season one would premiere on PBS Kids Family Night on August 30 or August 31, 2019 depending on the local station, with regular airtime on Saturday and Sunday mornings on the 24/7 PBS Kids Channel only thereafter. In September 2019, it was announced new episodes of the show would be moving from HBO to HBO Max starting with the second season. The second season will also begin airing at an unknown date on PBS Kids.