The Last Kids on Earth (TV series)

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The Last Kids on Earth
GenreChildren's animation
Created by
  • Nick Stanton
  • Devin Bunje
Based onThe Last Kids on Earth
by Max Brallier
Written by
  • Max Brallier
  • Scott Peterson
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)
  • Max Brallier
  • Scott Peterson
  • Jennifer McCarron
  • Matthew Berkowitz
Production company(s)Atomic Cartoons
Original networkNetflix

The Last Kids on Earth is an upcoming American children's animation web television series based on the book series of the same name by Max Brallier that is set to premiere in 2019 on Netflix.


The Last Kids on Earth follows "13-year-old Jack Sullivan and a band of suburban middle schoolers who live in a decked-out tree house, play video games, gorge themselves on candy, and battle zombies in the aftermath of the monster apocalypse. It’s a hilarious series filled with wisecracking kids, crazy gadgets, a lifetime supply of zombies and giant-sized monsters."[1]


On September 26, 2017, it was announced that Thunderbird Entertainment's animation studio Atomic Cartoons had optioned the screen rights Max Brallier’s book series The Last Kids on Earth with the intention of producing an animated television series.[2][3]

On February 26, 2018, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order. Executive producers include Brallier, Scott Peterson, and Jennifer McCarron, and Matthew Berkowitz. Brallier and Peterson are also expected to write the series as well. Production companies involved in the series include Thunderbird Entertainment’s animation studio Atomic Cartoons.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b Petski, Denise (February 28, 2018). "'The Last Kids On Earth' Animated Comedy Series Based On Books Ordered By Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  2. ^ McLean, Tom (September 26, 2017). "Atomic Brings 'The Last Kids on Earth' To TV". Animation World Network. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  3. ^ Whyte, Alexandra (September 26, 2017). "Atomic Cartoons options The Last Kids on Earth". Kidscreen. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  4. ^ Vlessing, Etan (February 28, 2018). "Netflix Orders Animated Series 'The Last Kids on Earth'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 28, 2018.

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