“The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That,” which received an order for 40 halfhour episodes from PBS a year ago, will premiere on the pubcaster Sept. 6., with Martin Short doing the voice of El Gato.
Also featuring series regulars Sally, Nick, Thing 1 and Thing 2, “The Cat” aims to entertain preschoolers while teaching them about nature and science. The program is based on the Learning Library series of “Cat in the Hat” books. It’s produced by Portfolio Entertainment and Collingwood O’Hare
Prods., in association with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Random House
Children’s Entertainment, Treehouse and PBS Kids.