Disney has announced that David Arquette and Ariel Winter will join the cast of their new show Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Arquette will play Skully, a parrot who is the lookout for the title character and his friends. Winter (Modern Family) will play Marina the Mermaid. The series is set to debut in […]
Playhouse Disney has ordered a second season of the series Jungle Junction from the UK’s Spider Eye Animation. The 26-episodes will begin airing on the Playhouse Disney block internationally starting in 2011. The series follows a group of animal-vehicle hybrid characters as they explore their jungle home, while also teaching pre-literacy skills of print awareness […]
Disney Channels Worldwide announced their 2010-11 programming highlights for the Disney Channel and Disney XD at their upfront to U.S. advertisers. Animation-related highlights include: A Phineas & Ferb movie, titled Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension, where the pair of inventive kids discover the secret identity of their pet platypus Perry and team up […]
Disney Channel has announced the debut of the third season of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on Saturday, February 27, 2010, at 9:00 AM (Eastern/Pacific), bringing the total episode count of the pre-school series to 100. This season will introduce the “Mickey Mousekersize” fitness-themed spin-off series and include 3 new prime-time specials. The full press release follows: […]
Playhouse Disney has opened its virtual polling booth doors for pre-schoolers and their parents and caregivers to vote for their favorite Mickey Mouse Clubhouse character on the show’s Facebook page. The results will be revealed on Saturday, February 20, 2010, with the winning character getting a themed marathon and a new episode from 6:00 – […]
Disney Channel has ordered Jungle Junction, a CG-animated preschool series, for its Playhouse Disney bloc, c21 Media reports. The series, from the UK’s Spider Eye, is an ecologically themed series about a jungle delivery service made up of animal-machine hybrids. The series was created by Shaun the Sheep‘s Trevor Ricketts. Separately, World Screen reports that […]
The second season of The Replacements will premiere on March 10 at 2:30pm on the Disney Channel with a new episode starring Tom Arnold, AWN reports. Josh Duhamel, Carson Palmer, Jason Dolley and Tim Gunn will guest star in other episodes this season. AWN also reports that Tempestt Bledsoe will join the series.
Disney is finding worldwide success with Phineas & Ferb, Variety reports. The series, about two boys who relieve the tedium of summer vacation with imaginative adventures, has already rolled out in 150 territories since February 1, and broken records in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand as the Disney Channel’s best performing […]