PR: Siblings Charlie And Lola Face The Loss Of Their Pet In A New Episode
February 5, 2007
Disney Channel: SIBLINGS CHARLIE AND LOLA FACE THE LOSS OF THEIR PET IN A TENDER NEW EPISODE OF “CHARLIE AND LOLA”
BURBANK, February 5, 2007 . . . A heartfelt new episode of “Charlie and Lola,” the popular series for preschoolers, finds siblings Charlie and Lola learning to cope with the loss of their pet mouse. The episode, which tenderly approaches the subject of loss while maintaining the humor and charm of the series, premieres MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26 (10:00 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel during the Playhouse Disney programming block for preschoolers. The telecast will be preceded by a parental guideline: “In today’s special episode, Charlie and Lola need to deal with the loss of their pet mouse Nibbles. Lola has trouble coping, but with Charlie’s help they find a comforting way to say goodbye.”
Based on the award-winning children’s book series by Lauren Child, “Charlie and Lola” depicts a considerate brother, 7-year-old Charlie, who patiently helps his feisty yet endearing 4-year-old sister, Lola, through preschool-age challenges such as keeping a clean room, new friendships, caring for an injured sibling and being scared of the dark. Helpful Charlie guides Lola through by using logic, humor and the power of imagination.
Currently in its second season, “Charlie and Lola” airs weekdays at 10:00 a.m., ET/PT and weekends at 11:30 a.m. ET/PT during the Playhouse Disney programming block. Disney Channel has already announced its order for a third season of the series.
“Charlie and Lola” is a production of London-based Tiger Aspect Productions. The series was created by author and illustrator Lauren Child (“Clarice Bean,” “Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton Trent”). Claudia Lloyd is the producer. Kitty Taylor is the director and design is by Leigh Hodgkinson. Playhouse Disney is a daily programming block on Disney Channel which encourages preschoolers to imagine and learn through original series, interstitials and acquired programming that encompasses song, movement and entertainment. Guided by an established curriculum, Playhouse Disney supports multiple areas of child development: physical, emotional, social and cognitive; thinking and creative skills as well as moral and ethical development through carefully constructed themes, storylines and characters.
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