The Wiggles launch Wiggles TV and add new cast members

The Wiggles band family has officially grown to eight.

In the biggest cast shake-up to date, the beloved children’s band has grown by four, in a move to represent diversity and gender equality.

“The Wiggles were created during a time when early childhood educational concepts were the focus,” Blue Wiggle, Anthony Field AM stated.

“As society has evolved, we have embraced the need for diversity and inclusiveness and want children all over the world to see themselves reflected on the screen.

“It’s so important that The Wiggles continue to evolve along with our society. This is the first step towards shaping The Wiggles for the next 30 years, taking us in a direction that truly represents and serves our community more inclusively.

“We are excited for the next chapter in The Wiggles’ history which will start with Fruit Salad TV and continue on with our other content and our live shows.

The-new-wiggles-Fruit-Salad“We can’t wait to introduce our amazing new line-up of incredibly talented performers to children in Australia and around the world.”

Joining Blue Wiggle Anthony, Yellow Wiggle Emma, Purple Wiggle Lachy, and Red Wiggle Simon will be newcomers Blue Wiggle Evie, Yellow Wiggle Kelly, Purple Wiggle John and Red Wiggle Tsehay.

Fruit Salad TV will debut on September 4 on YouTube and be available worldwide.