Disney Junior, TV's #1 network for preschoolers, has ordered fourth seasons of its hit animated series "Sofia the First" and "Doc McStuffins." The announcement was made today by Nancy Kanter, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide.Kanter said, "'Sofia the First' and 'Doc McStuffins' have resonated with viewers on many levels, but what's especially gratifying is to hear a parent talking about how their child did something nice for someone … [Read more...]
Production is gearing up for the new Disney Junior animated series "Mickey and the Roadster Racers." It is a madcap car-racing adventure for preschoolers featuring Disney's #1 star, Mickey Mouse, and his pals Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, Daisy and Donald.It is set to debut in 2017 on Disney Junior channels and programming blocks around the world, the series takes the Sensational Six and their uniquely personalized vehicles on humorous high-spirited races around the globe plus hometown capers in Hot … [Read more...]
Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and Other Beloved Muppets Star in Disney Junior’s “Muppet Moments” Premiering THIS FRIDAY!
This Friday, April 3, Disney Junior is debuting "Muppet Moments," a new short-form series of amusing conversations between Muppets and young kids about everyday topics including "apologies," "favorite foods" and "manners." Starring Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and other beloved Muppets, the series will premiere on Disney Channel with four shorts on Friday (8:25 a.m., 8:55 a.m., 9:25 a.m. and 9:55 a.m., ET/PT), followed by a new short rolling out daily through Friday, May 8.All … [Read more...]
"Fancy Nancy," the New York Times bestselling book series by Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser, has been optioned by Disney Junior for development of an original animated TV movie and series, as well as for related role-play items and other consumer products licensed by Disney Consumer Products. In addition, HarperCollins and Disney Publishing will collaborate on book editions based on the television series. The announcement was made today by Nancy Kanter, Executive Vice President, Original … [Read more...]
Huge news for Disney fans young and old. Hulu and Disney Junior have teamed up to bring us more Disney adventures as part of an exclusive agreement. Coming this spring, the Doc McStuffins series will be the first to start off our Disney viewing on Hulu. A favorite next to our Disney Channels, Hulu is at the top of our list for kid shows and now with Disney Junior coming on board, we will have access to favorites at home and on the road through our tablets and smartphones.Also coming … [Read more...]