Michelle Obama cooks up Waffles + Mochi

The former First Lady and head of Higher Ground Productions is launching a new kids show on Netflix next month that she'll star in with puppets.
February 9, 2021

Michelle Obama announced on social media earlier today that she is launching a new kids show on Netflix next month. Waffles + Mochi is a live-action puppet series featuring the titular characters and Obama herself.

It’s┬álaunching on March 16 and will follow along as its┬álead characters discover, cook and eat food from all over the world.

Obama’s production company Higher Ground is producing the series and collaborating with Partnership for a Healthier America. Netflix had not returned our request for comment or additional details at press time.

Netflix and Higher Ground are also working together on a kids show called Ada Twist, Scientist, based on the best-selling book series by Andrea Beaty. This 40 x 12-minuter will debut this year and is being developed and executive produced by Chris Nee.

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