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The Diary of a Wimpy Kid TV Series is an animated tv series on the Paradox Network and the 21st overall tv series to arrive on the network. The show was created by Benjamin Marvin.

Overview

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid TV series was originally proposed to the Paradox Network by Jeff Kinney in summer 2018 as an attempt to follow in My Weird School's foot steps. The distribution rights to Diary of a Wimpy Kid was up in the air following The Long Haul movie. Paradox and Fox split the rights. Fox retained film rights, and they shared the rights to animated and live action tv series.

The show will be fully animated and will feature the entire original cast from the first three movies and its composer Edward Shermur. It was revealed that through digital manipulation, Zachary Gordon and Robert Capron would sound like they did in the Rodrick Rules film.

Not much was revealed about the show except that the first season would contain 18 episodes and would loosely follow the books. The networks did reveal the first four episodes however.

The show takes place in Westmore Middle School in plainview Massachusetts and follows the wacky adventures of Greg and the people around him.

Following the Disney-Fox Merger, Brooke Jordan confirmed that the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series would continue despite Disney's announcement of a new Diary of A Wimpy Kid series on Disney+. In late 2020, Paradox would make a $600 million dollar for the entirety of Disney's stake in Wimpy Kid.

Brooke Jordan had confirmed in July 2020 that season two would contain more original stories, following the structure of My Weird School

Characters

Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon): Greg is the main protagonist. He is lazy when it comes to things he doesn't want to do and loves playing video games. He doesn't enjoy school.

Rowley Jefferson (Robert Capron): Rowley is Greg's best friend. He is sometimes the victim of Greg's pranks and manipulation.

Rodrick Heffley (Devon Bostick): Rodrick is Greg's older brother and is a part of the band Loaded Diaper.

Susan Heffley (Rachael Harris): Susan is Greg's mother. She is always trying to get Greg and Rodrick to get along and get the kids to spend less time on screens.

Frank Heffley (Steven Zahn): Frank is Greg's father. He's jealous of other fathers who have normal kids and it shows.

Manny Heffley (Wade and Alexander Dunn): Manny is Greg's little brother. He always gets away with whatever he's doing.

Chirag Gupta: (Karan Barr): Chirag is one of Greg's friends. He's an Indian-Jewish boy and is sometimes the butt of Greg's jokes.

Fregley (Grayson Russell): Fregley is the weird kid at school, but is also sometimes an acquaintance of Greg.

Patty Ferrell (Laine McNeil): Patty is the good two shoes of Westmore Middle School. She is one of the main antagonists of the series.

Holly Hills (Peyton List): Holly is Greg's love interest, and is a nice girl. She's friends with Patty and is oblivious to her bad deeds. She's very popular, but sometimes talks to Greg.

Episodes

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 18 September 2nd, 2019 June 1st, 2020
2 18 TBA TBA
3 18 TBA TBA
4 18 TBA TBA
5 18 TBA TBA
6 18 TBA TBA

Episodes

Season 1

No. in
series
No. in
season
Epsiode Name Date of Airing Prod. Code
1 1 "Morons" September 2nd, 2019 21-1
2 2 "Beware the Cheese Touch" September 9th, 2019 21-2
3 3 "Shirts and Skins" September 16th, 2019 21-3
4 4 "I'm Sorry Women" September 23rd, 2019 21-4
5 5 "Wrestling Unit" September 30th, 2019 21-5
6 6 "Greg Heffley for Treasurer" October 7th, 2019 21-6
7 7 "President Ferrell" October 14th, 2019 21-7
8 8 "Crossland Haunted House" October 21st, 2019 21-8
9 9 "Snake Road" October 28th, 2019 21-9
10 10 "We Three Trees" November 18th, 2019 21-10
11 11 "From Yonder Glen" November 25th, 2019 21-11
12 12 "Winter Break" December 16th, 2019 21-12
13 13 "Big Wheel" December 23rd, 2019 21-13
14 14 "Safety Patrol" April 20th, 2020 21-14
15 15 "Rain Coats" April 27th, 2020 21-15
16 16 "Alone" May 11th, 2020 21-16
17 17 "Fregley" May 18th, 2020 21-17
18 18 "Revenge of the Cheese" June 1st, 2020 21-18

Season 2

No. in
series
No. in
season
Epsiode Name Date of Airing Prod. Code
19 1 " 21-19
20 2 21-20
21 3 21-21
22 4 21-22
23 5 21-23
24 6 21-24
25 7 21-25
26 8 21-26
27 9 21-27
28 10 21-28
29 11 21-29
30 12 21-30
31 13 21-31
32 14 21-32
33 15 21-33
34 16 21-34
35 17 21-35
36 18 21-36
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