Carmen Sandiego is an upcoming Netflix animated educational series that is based on the media franchise of the same name created by Broderbund. It was created through a partnership between Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and DHX Media, and will contain a "serialized look at Carmen’s backstory that is told from her perspective". Serving as an origin story for the eponymous fictional thieving villain, it will be the fourth Carmen Sandiego television show after the PBS game shows World and Time, and the Fox animated series Earth; it is also the first Carmen Sandiego show since the end of Earth in 1999. The series is set to be released on January 18, 2019.
Carmen is a modern day Robin Hood traveling the globe and stealing from V.I.L.E. and giving back to its victims. Carmen is publicly perceived as a criminal by most law enforcement agencies – correction, make that a master criminal due to the sheer scale and theatricality of her heists. We will follow her escapades and get to determine not only where but WHO in the world is Carmen Sandiego?