3-2-1 Penguins! is a series of Christian computer-animated cartoons launched on November 14, 2000. The direct-to-video series by Big Idea, Inc. and Lyrick Studios, the same producers of the long-running VeggieTales movies, held the top spot on the Soundscan kid video sales charts for its first 18 weeks of release. and has sold 1.5 million videos to date. It was the #1 seller on Christian Booksellers Association’s video list in 2001 and the #2 ranked show on NBC’s qubo Saturday morning kids block in 2008. Along with VeggieTales, 3-2-1 Penguins has generated millions of dollars in revenue for Big Idea After the release of six direct-to-video episodes by Big Idea from 2000–2003, 3-2-1 Penguins appeared on NBC, Ion Television, Telemundo and Qubo from 2006–2012.
Today the show airs on Trinity Broadcasting Network and it’s children’s channel Smile of a Child on Saturdays.