What is Jane (TV) About?
Jane is an educational children's series airing on Apple TV+, blending live-action and animation elements to create an engaging narrative for young audiences about conservation and environmentalism. The show follows 9-year-old Jane Garcia, a character inspired by the work and passion of the renowned primatologist Jane Goodall. As a budding environmentalist, Jane ventures into wild habitats of endangered animals in every episode, accompanied by her best friends, a boy named David and Greybeard, a fictional chimpanzee. Their quests are driven by Jane's vivid imagination, taking them around the world to encounter and learn about species at risk of extinction. The narrative structure of the show integrates educational content, as each adventure leads to the discovery of environmental challenges faced by these animals. Towards the end of each episode, the show transitions from storytelling to an interactive segment where Jane converses with real-world zoologists and environmental experts to deepen her understanding of the species in focus and the conservation efforts necessary to protect them. The series was produced in collaboration with the Jane Goodall Institute and Sinking Ship Entertainment, known for creating content that educates and inspires children. Jane endeavors not only to entertain young viewers with its adventures but also to instill a sense of responsibility and empower them to think about their role in preserving the planet's biodiversity.
The first episode of Jane aired on April 13, 2023 and the most recent episode to air was on April 13, 2023.