It goes without saying, we all grew up watching Blue’s Clues. It’s one of Nickelodeon’s many iconic shows and Blue’s Clues is a big part of who we are today. We all can never forget the amount of fun we had as children watching our TV screens and interacting with Blue and all of her fun adventures.
Now, a new generation of pre-schoolers are in for a treat with the revival of Blue’s Clues – this time, with a brand new title and host! Nickelodeon recently announced that the show is now titled Blue’s Clues & You and it will be hosted by the immensely talented, Broadway veteran Joshua Dela Cruz. Nickelodeon had a long audition process to find the perfect fit to host Blue’s Clues & You and Joshua Dela Cruz will definitely be able to take on this exciting hosting job so effortlessly. Production on Blue’s Clues & You will begin this month in Toronto.
Joshua Dela Cruz is a fantastic choice for this role. In fact, the original Blue’s Clues host, Steve Burns helped with the audition process and he thought that Dela Cruz will be able to serve as host with such ease. He said, “I had the great honor of being a part of the search for the new host, and I give Josh two thumbs up! He can definitely fill my shoes, and the rugby shirt.” (source: press release)
“The search for the new host of Blue’s Clues & You was no small task, but we knew as soon as we met Josh that he was the perfect choice,” said Shelly Sumpter Gillyard, Executive Vice President, Talent, Music and Events, Nickelodeon Group. “From his genuineness to his comedic timing and range, there was no doubt that he could carry the show on for the next generation of preschoolers.” (source: press release)
According to the press release, “In Blue’s Clues & You (20 episodes), beloved puppy Blue invites viewers to join her and the live action host on a clue led adventure and solve a daily puzzle. With each signature paw print, Blue identifies clues in her animated world that propel the story and inspires viewers to interact with the action.”
We are so excited to see Blue’s Clues & You come to life on our TV screens! Big congrats to Joshua Dela Cruz on booking this extraordinary job.
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