Parents may have been feeling a bit too confident about the Baby Shark trend sizzling down because Netflix and the creators of the catchy sing-along have announced that there will be a new Baby Shark show on the streaming service. If you listen very closely, you can hear the exasperated sighs of parents and caregivers all over the world.
Pinkfong, the company behind the dance video, is planning to release short kid-oriented content on Netflix this year. They are also planning to expand on the success of the song with a musical and develop games that work with Alexa and Google Home, according to Bloomberg. Unfortunately, they are not stopping there. They’re also developing content for kids ages 5-8 and new characters, in particular, penguins.
We are officially beyond "Baby Shark" remixes and dance challenges. You're either going to have to live with the fact that you'll never get the song out of your head or start a petition to cancel 2019 before it takes over. Let's take a look at how this craze started and maybe if we band together, we can end it.