LazyTown is an Icelandic children's television program (where it is known as Latibær) that features a cast and crew from Iceland, the United Kingdom and the United States. It airs on Nick Jr, Noggin, YTV, CBeebies, RTP2, ABC1, Super RTL, Sjónvarpið, Discovery Kids and Ketnet. It was created by Magnús Scheving, a gymnastics champion and CEO of LazyTown Entertainment, who also stars in the show. Repeats of Nick Jr. shows aired on CBS from September 18, 2004 to September 9, 2006. The show has been highly successful, airing in over 100 countries, and more than a dozen languages. In the French dubbed version, it was produced by Marathon Media Group.
The show has been given the German EMIL award by the TV magazine TV Spielfilm.
The series' second season debuted in the U.S. on Nick Jr. on May 15, 2006. According to a March 2007 article in Avid.com, LazyTown is in the planning stages of a third season.