Murdoch Mysteries' Yannick Bisson joins new CBC kids series

MurdochMysteries12Murdoch Mysteries actor Yannick Bisson has scored a new gig in a new preschool series.

Bisson will play Mister Anthony in The Adventures of Napkin Man for CBC.

His character is a preschool teacher who draws a superhero named Napkin Man for his students. The creation comes to life in an animated world to aid the kids with their feelings.

Bisson said, “I was instantly smitten by the series, and look forward to The Adventures of Napkin Man captivating both children and parents alike. Caringly crafted, the series is completely fresh and different, and I believe elevates preschool television to a new level of entertainment and child development. I am proud to be a part of this extraordinary new children’s series.”

Kim Wilson, the creative head of CBC’s children’s programming, said, “We are delighted to unveil the casting of popular CBC prime time star Yannick Bisson as school teacher Mr. Anthony in the Canadian production of the preschool series The Adventures of Napkin Man. The talented actor is an ideal choice to portray the dedicated teacher who uses his unique sense of humor to help his preschool students better understand the world around them.”

 

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