Clifford, everybody’s favorite big red dog, gets a reboot

This image released by Scholastic Entertainment shows a scene from the reboot of “Clifford the Big Red Dog.” The new show offers more diversity among the human characters and puts Clifford’s beloved 7-year-old owner, Emily Elizabeth, front and center in his Birdwell Island adventures. (Scholastic Entertainment via AP)
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NEW YORK, New York (AP) Who’s your favorite big red dog?

If you have one, chances are his name is Clifford.

Scholastic Entertainment is rebooting the giant dog with an equally large heart this week on Amazon Prime Video and PBS Kids, the latter his TV home in the early aughts.

The new show offers more diversity among the human characters. It also puts Clifford’s beloved 7-year-old owner, Emily Elizabeth, front and center in his Birdwell Island adventures.

The new series will be available on Amazon Prime Video on Friday and PBS Kids on Saturday.

The original show on PBS ended in 2003.