In 1995 my boss at Nickelodeon shared with me that the network wanted a new game show for their 2 to 5 year old audience. As a researcher, I was a good writer but I knew that I had never written a TV series before. However, I did understand the minds of their target demographic as a result of my education on kids and media’s affect on them. So I grabbed the opportunity and feverishly wrote on the train ride home.
That was the impetus for Blue’s Clues. Little did I know, that after sharing it with 120 countries and translating it into 15 languages, 24+ years later we’d be lighting up the green screen once again.
Blue’s Clues & You is going to be as breakthrough as Blue’s Clues and it’s being made with as much love and care. I am thrilled to be back with many members of the old Blue crew!! The decision making process, to handover the house keys, was far from easy as there was a lot of incredible talent out there. But after Joshua Dela Cruz’s first audition, I went to see him as Aladdin on Broadway and was blown away by his performance. To say that this translated quite well onto our small set would be an understatement. And believe me, we wouldn’t let just anyone befriend our Blue.
“Is it ready yet?!” you ask.
Incredible products, especially those with a nice shelf-life, are rarely delivered fast. Production is a process with many steps. I am so very excited to share Blue’s Clues & You. When it’s ready to share, believe me, we’ll be shouting it from the rooftops. For now, just know that it will be soon and it will be good..real good!!
And with that, we have the name change made OFFICIAL by the creator herself. 🙂
To say that I cannot WAIT to see how this turns out is the understatement of the millennium.
This is going to be AMAZING.
One thing, though–we need a label on that picture; I recognize most of you (and it’s good to see that certain square-shirted gentleman in the center) 😉 but I don’t know everyone. Could you tell us who’s all back? 🙂 (In that pic, at least?) 🙂
Thanks for the update. Can’t wait for the revival.
You’re most welcome!! Thanks Al. & me too!!
Of course!!! I can’t wait to share it with you all!!
I can’t wait until the first episode and it’s great most of the old members will come back to work. Do you think you can do an episode where Josh is a clue?
And what about that Blue’s Clues episode maker?
The maker could be an learning app for children, teaching us to use our imaginations.
We can make our own episodes, make our own clue music, choose whatever host we want, etc.
We can do our own story plotline and transcripts too.
Im curious if anybody out there who was a kid in the 90’s is looking for a Blue’s Clues board game in great shape let us know
I love the fact that not only is Steve involved, but Donovan (Joe) is too! I think I’m one of the few that adores Joe just as much as Steve. Thank you Angela!! Can’t wait for the new show!
Me too!! There are plenty of Joe fans as well, but thanks for sharing your feelings!
“Blue’s Clues & You” is looking REALLY good!!!
I Can’t Wait For The Blue’s Clues Reboot Angela, And i have been a Blue’s Clues Fan
Since the Beginning when i was born on November 20, 1997 And I’m Still a Fan to this Day
And I Am Also A Steve Fan As well And, I never Really Cared for Joe Because i’m so used to
The Steve Episodes as well. Thank you Angela For Reviving my Childhood 🙂
I’m happy to hear that Brandon. I’m excited too!!
I can’t wait for the Blue’s Clues reboot to Air on Television, And Would be
possible to make a couple Remake episodes from the original series from
“what story does blue want to play?” and “what is blue afraid of?” ?
Before asking anything, I should note that I wasn’t much of a fan of Blue’s Clues back in the day compared to the likes of Teletubbies or Thomas the Tank Engine. Though I still remember enjoying your program whenever it was on so I do have a bit of memory concerning it. 🙂 I’ve only a couple questions:
1.) Will each episode of “Blue’s Clues and You” be the same running time length as it’s predecessor show, or will it have the seemingly now-standard timeframe of any current kids program, clocking in at 12-15 minutes?
2.) May sound a bit ridiculous, but would all songs from the original show be accounted for? (To Play Blue’s Clues, So Long, etc.)
Thanks in advance for your answer! 🙂
While I’d love to answer your questions Ben, you have to wait until November to get those answers. I hope you will like what you see!
everything about the return of the show is perfect the new musical number and the the new host, and the CGI, is breath taking
YAY!!! Thanks Ric! Wait till you see the full show!
Is there any thought or word of a blu ray complete series of the original Blue’s Clues?
That’s a question for Nickelodeon Al. Thanks for asking though!
Ok, how do I contact them then?
You can start over at email@example.com
I hope that helps!
Thanks so much.
Hey, is that the right email? I tried sending a message to them and my Email service said it failed to send.
Hiya! First of all,i love you all for making Blue’s Clues again. thank you so much for bringing it back.
secondly,I saw that Donovan was in his Joe attire and i instantly thought of something for episode 1.
Joe,opening the door:”Hi! It’s been a while hasnt it?”
Me,on my couch,bawling
But all of that aside i wanted to ask if notebook toys would be a thing again? like when this whole shabang happens will i be able to walk into walmart and walk down the toy aisle and buy Josh’s notebook? (Or ya know…..sell the old notebooks for some of the old fans? Remake em for maybe collectors or even kids who want notebooks of all 3? juuust an idea from a BC fanatic) Thanks if ya read this and once again i love ya all. Give my regards to Donovan,the best host in my eyes.
-Dalton. (PS i’m so sorry this comment is so long)
Hey Dalton. Thanks for asking but I’m not sure what consumer products is planning on releasing. Good idea though!
Love Donovan!! He’s great.
& no worries about your post length 🙂
Hey, i dont know if this’ll be my second comment because i honestly tried to submit a comment but it didnt show,so hopefully trying again helps.
first,thank you so much for making this again. you all made my childhood and my teenage years as well now.
second,Seeing Donovan and his new joe look made me think of a thing where he comes to the door in episode 1 and opens it saying “Hi! It’s been a while hasnt it?” I would burst into tears.
lastly was a question im sure has been asked to death: Are toy notebooks gonna be a thing again? like are we gonna be able to buy notebooks at the stores in the toy aisle like we used to? see josh’s notebook and whatever variations spring up later on a shelf in a target? and maybe….remake the old ones and sell them too? I wanted to ask about maybe an old fans thing,like all the notebooks from the old series,remade in a giant packaged set with Josh’s notebook…like a Blue’s Clues notebook collection completer or just one in general for those who couldnt get them? wouldnt have to be all of them just…all the steve ones,all of joe’s ones that were in the show,maybe the golden one and love day…updated pillow notebook….I’m really sorry this comment is really long and i just can think of so many things i’d want if notebooks became a buyable thing again. hopefully you can take my suggestion maybe? you dont have to. sorry i’ll stop.
Full of good ideas you are Dalton!
Thanks for reaching out 2x
I have a question: I heard you guys will remaking some episodes of Blue’s Clues and You. Does that mean the clue music would be in the same rhythm/melody?
Stay tuned Jalyn 🙂
Isn’t the episodes the same as the original?
I’ve been a HUGE fan of Blue’s Clues since I was a kid, practically watching it every day whenever it was on, as well as watching it on whatever VHS tapes my parents got for me.
I just wanted to say thank you for making my childhood so special! I learned a lot from the show and there are so many episodes, whether they involved Steve or Joe, that are very memorable to me.
Now, going into this reboot, I can definitely say that, with you, Traci Paige Johnson, and all the rest of the returning crew members, I am honestly excited to see how you’ve updated the show for newer audiences.
It’s really strange for me to say that since most reboots I’ve seen are kind of terrible. But, with you and everyone else that has decided to come back, as well as being impressed so far with the clips that have been shown, I know this’ll be a great new version of my childhood show.
I am looking forward to see it when it premieres in November!
Thanks for the kind words Ben. It means a lot to us that it affected you the way it did.
I hope you’ve been enjoying the new show!!
Are you going to add periwinkle In the new reboot of
will periwinkle return in the new Blue’s Clues and You show
I can’t imagine Periwinkle won’t return. We LOVE Periwinkle!! Thanks Brendon
I just want to say THANK YOU SO MUCH for bringing back Blue’s Clues, especially with me and my two preschooler cousin girls (one is 4 and the other is 1)- It means everything to me. NOT ONLY y’all made success, (please agree with me if I say this), but you have QUICKLY DETHRONED Paw Patrol for Nick Jr’s popular show (same with Gullah Gullah Island with the original back in 1996) for 2019!
Before I let you go back to your work, I have one question, what’s the next episodes (for the rest of Season 1) after Blue’s Birthday
You’re welcome Cade!! I’m glad we’ve got your approval with Blue’s Clues & You. I am thrilled that Nick Jr green lit the show & I’ll simply leave it at that!!
I know your first three episodes on Vudu have been realeased, I have two questions.
1 When Josh is reviewing all three clues during Thinking Time, the clue music won’t be terriflely soft when it airs on Tv, won’t it?
2. We have coformating for a Halloween episode eariler this year. Do you guys have any plans to bring back Boo?
I was a huge fan of the original blues clues and have watched the first 7 episodes of blues clues & you. Since there are so many remakes is there a chance Blues big treasure hunt will be a remake? The mail time song is my favorite and that’s the only episode from the original series where mail time happens at the beginning. Will you consider doing a remake of that episode or an episode where the mail comes at the beginning or better yet where the mail comes while josh and blue are in a skidoo location and they have to rush home for the mail. That’s never happened.
Anything is possible and you’ve got some amazing ideas there! Keep them coming!! 🙂
Are there going to be new things to look forward to like characters, settings, etc, or are they just reruns of old episodes in season 2 and on as well?
I assure you Jake that there will be an abundance of newness coming your way on Blue’s Clues & You!! Thanks for asking & enjoy please!!