Esme & Roy is an American/Canadian animated children's television series created by Dustin Ferrer and Amy Steinberg. The series is produced by Canada-based animation studio Nelvana and Sesame Street creator Sesame Workshop, in association with Corus Entertainment.
The show follows a little girl named Esme and her best friend, a monster named Roy, who care for various kinds of creatures when their regular guardians need aid. Esme and Roy was broadcast simultaneously on HBO in the United States and Treehouse TV in Canada on August 18, 2018. As of April 2020, it is broadcast on Tiny Pop in the UK.
On May 6, 2019, it was announced that the series was renewed for a second season. and would also air as part of the Family Night block on PBS Kids' 24/7 channel in the Summer. In September 2019, it was announced new episodes of the show would be moving from HBO to HBO Max, starting with the second season. The first eight episodes of the second season premiered on June 25, 2020. A second half of the second season with five episodes including a 22-minute special was released on August 6, 2020. A holiday-themed episode was released on December 10, 2020. The third and final half of the second season with twelve episodes was released on February 4, 2021.
TV Show Intro
Sound Effects Used
- H-B, PLUCK, CARTOON - LOW VAROOP (Heard once in "Monster Trucks!".)
- Hollywoodedge, Children Sml Grp Yell PE954901/Hollywoodedge, Small Group Kids Chee PE142801
- Hollywoodedge, Quick Whistle Zip By CRT057501
- Hollywoodedge, Quick Whistle Zip By CRT057502
- Hollywoodedge, Quick Whistle Zip By CRT057503
- Hollywoodedge, Slide Whistle Up Dw CRT2028301 (4th slide up; heard twice in the intro.)
- Hollywoodedge, Small Med Hi Boink CRT016002 (Heard once in "Monster Trucks!".)
- Nelvana Stomach Growl (Heard 5 times in "Lunch Crunch" when Simon's stomach growled.)
- Sound Ideas, ALARM, FIRE - FIRE BELL RINGING (Heard once in "Lunch Crunch!".)
- Sound Ideas, BITE, CARTOON - BIG CHOMP (Heard twice in "Monster Trucks!".)
- Sound Ideas, BLINK, CARTOON - XYLO EYE BLINKS (Heard once in "Monster Trucks!".)
- Sound Ideas, CHEERING, CROWD - OUTDOOR: SMALL GROUP, AUDIENCE
- Sound Ideas, COMEDY, ACCENT - WHOOP WHISTLE: SHORT (Heard once in "Lunch Crunch!".)
- Sound Ideas, SKID, CARTOON - SHORT SKID