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Disney Channel's "Higglytown Heroes" Wins Humane Society's Genesis Award

Playhouse Disney’s original series Higglytown Heroes has won a Genesis Award for an episode entitled “Kip’s Shadow” in which one of the Higgly kids rescues a stray dog. The story’s hero, the Animal Shelter Worker, is voiced by Reno 911 star Carlos Alazraqui. Launched in 1986, the Genesis Awards is the Humane Society of the […]

Disney Channel Renews "Little Einsteins" for Second Season

Disney Channel has ordered a second season of the animated series Little Einsteins from New York-based Curious Pictures. Little Einsteins premiered last October, scoring the highest Playhouse Disney debut ever among Kids 2-5. Since then, it has consistently ranked as the #1 series with Kids 2-5 against all competition in its time period (daily, 8:00am, […]

Disney Channel Announces Executive Shifts

Following another record-breaking year of ratings growth and an increase in programming development for multiple global platforms, Disney Channel has announced several executive shifts. Adam Bonnett — Disney Channel’s key original series programming executive — has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Original Series; Jeff Brustrom — the channel’s top development executive — has been […]

Disney Channel February 2006 Movies & Specials

The following is a list of the animated movies and specials scheduled to air on Disney Channel during the month of February: Aladdin And The King Of Thieves (1996) Sunday, February 12 (1:00 p.m., ET/PT) Cinderella (1950) Sunday, February 12 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) Monday, February 13 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) Disney’s Dinosaur (2000) Saturday, February 4 […]

Playhouse Disney Launches Broadband Service

Disney Online, in partnership with Disney Channel, has launched Playhouse Disney Preschool Time Online, a new broadband subscription product. The service is now available for an annual subscription fee of $49.95. More information is available at www.preschooltime.com, where parents can subscribe to the product or access a free trial. [Source: Business Wire]

Disney Channel January 2006 Movies & Specials

The following is a list of the animated movies and specials scheduled to air on Disney Channel during the month of January: The Care Bears: Big Wish Movie (2005) Sunday, January 8 (6:00 p.m., ET/PT) The Country Bears (2002) Monday, January 2 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) Disney’s Kim Possible Movie: A Sitch In Time Sunday, January […]

"W.I.T.C.H." Comes to Disney Channel

W.I.T.C.H., the animated series based on the stories told in the global comic magazine and U.S. chapter books from Hyperion Books for Children, will make its Disney Channel premiere on Saturday, January 28, at 3:30pm. It will air regularly Saturdays 3:30pm (ET/PT) and Sundays at 11:00am (ET/PT). [Source: Disney Channel]

Disney Channel Hires Creative Director

Sharon Ngoi has joined Disney Channel’s marketing team as creative director. In her new position, Ngoi is responsible for leading the on-air strategy and creative execution of the Playhouse Disney brand, overseeing on-air promotion, branding, and design. She will work closely with Playhouse Disney’s programming team to support key initiatives and with the new media […]

"Little Einsteins" Presents "How We Became The Little Einsteins: The True Story"

“How We Became the Little Einsteins: The True Story,” a new episode from Disney Channel’s Little Einsteins, will premiere in a special prime-time presentation Sunday, January 8 (7:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. “How We Became the Little Einsteins: The True Story” highlights the series’ four music-loving young protagonists, Leo, Annie, Quincy and June, on […]

"Kim Possible" Returns, With "Replacements" (Updated 11/30)

Disney Channel has granted the wishes of devout Kim Possible fans and has resurrected the show. According to a Reuters report, Kim Possible has been greenlit for a fourth season by Disney Channel. Disney has stated that the revival was spurred in large part due to the clamors of a very active fanbase to keep […]

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