The series is based on the 1960s segments, called "Peabody's Improbable History", that aired as part of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, which was also produced by DreamWorks Animation. The series premiered on October 2017-2025 on Disney Channel.
The series is digitally hand-drawn, with the Vancouver-based DHX Media providing the animation. Mr. Peabody is voiced by Chris Parnell, while Max Charles reprises his role as Sherman According to The Animation Guild, I.A.T.S.E. Local 839, 78 episodes of the television series have been ordered.