Josh Wakely

creator of 'Beat Bugs' and 'Motown Magic'

creator of 'Beat Bugs' and 'Motown Magic'

Josh Wakely on KCRW

For his   Netflix kids show ‘ Beat Bugs ,’   Josh Wakely--a writer from Australia with no name recognition in Hollywood--worked a miracle: he got the rights to use Beatles music in the…

Josh Wakely on ‘Beat Bugs’ and ‘Motown Magic’

For his Netflix kids show ‘ Beat Bugs ,’ Josh Wakely--a writer from Australia with no name recognition in Hollywood--worked a miracle: he got the rights to use Beatles music in the…

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