Babar is an animated television series produced in Canada by Nelvana Limited and The Clifford Ross Company. It premiered in 1989 on CBC and HBO, subsequently was rerun on HBO Family and Qubo. The series is based on Jean de Brunhoff's original Babar books, and was Nelvana's first international co-production. The series' 78 episodes have been broadcast in 30 languages in over 150 countries. Episodes of Babar currently air on NBC during the weekends, via Qubo. While the French author Laurent de Brunhoff pronounces the name Babar as "BUH-bar", the TV series in its first five seasons pronounces...
|On the air:||January 3, 1989-June 5, 1991|
|Number of seasons:||6|
|Network:||HBO, NBC, Telemundo, Treehouse TV, ABC2, Qubo, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Pop, Channel 5, CBBC, Channel 4, Tiny Pop, Living TV Group, CITV|
|Producer:||Patrick Loubert, Michael Hirsh, Clive A. Smith|