Disney has purchased the short-lived UK animated children’s television series, “The Hive” and will revive it for a subsequent triumphant return to the airwaves on its Disney Junior channel in the UK and France. “The Hive”, about a bee family led by BuzzBee and the Bee family’s adventures while living together in The Hive. The […]
The Hollywood Reporter states that Kelly Osbourne has joined the cast of Disney’s The 7D TV series, which promises a modern-day take on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs set to premiere this summer. Osbourne will play Hildy Gloom, “a novice witch who, together with her warlock husband Grim (Jess Harnell), haplessly plot to overthrow […]
SECOND SEASON OF DISNEY JUNIOR’S HIT SERIES “SOFIA THE FIRST” DEBUTS FRIDAY, MARCH 7 ON DISNEY CHANNEL Snow White Makes Special Appearance Friday, April 4; Mulan, Tiana and Rapunzel Also Appear in Season Two Alyson Hannigan, Ginnifer Goodwin, Melissa Rauch, Anna Camp, John Michael Higgins, Isla Fisher, Sean Astin, Nick Offerman, Robert Morse, Christian Borle, […]
PR: Disney Jr. Orders New Seasons of "Sofia the First," "Doc McStuffins," and "Jake & the Neverland Pirates"
DISNEY JUNIOR ORDERS NEW SEASON PICKUPS FOR HIT ANIMATED SERIES SOFIA THE FIRST, DOC MCSTUFFINS, AND JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES Disney Junior, the multiplatform brand for kids age 2-7 and their parents/caregivers has ordered new seasons of its animated series “Sofia the First,” “Doc McStuffins” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates.” Disney […]
The New York Times notes a deal between Silvergate Media, producers of the Disney Jr. show Octonauts, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to “raise awareness of ocean exploration and science and advance NOAA’s mission.” The deal is expected to include themed events at aquariums, joint development of educational materials, and collaboration on […]
PR: Disney Begins Production on Animated Space Adventure Series For Preschoolers "Miles From Tomorrowland"
FIVE, FOUR, THREE, TWO, ONE…WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! PRODUCTION HAS BEGUN ON ANIMATED SPACE ADVENTURE SERIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS, “MILES FROM TOMORROWLAND,” SLATED TO PREMIERE IN 2015 ON DISNEY JUNIOR Production has begun on the animated series “Miles From Tomorrowland,” a space adventure for preschoolers. Slated to debut in 2015 on Disney Junior channels and programming blocks […]
It’s a really good time for pre-schooler TV because more and more programming is breaking from older conventional wisdom that skewed these programs to the kiddie audience and nobody else. Kids may love the likes of Dora the Explorer or Go Diego Go! or Caillou, but I’d think any adult expressing genuine affection for programs […]
PR: "Sofia the First" to Air Daily to Launch Disney Jr "Pirate and Princess Summer" on June 10, 2013
“SOFIA THE FIRST,” CABLE TV’S #1 SERIES AMONG KIDS 2-5, EXPANDS TO DAILY TELECAST AND KICKS OFF DISNEY JUNIOR’S “PIRATE AND PRINCESS SUMMER” MULTI-PLATFORM PROGRAMMING EVENT BEGINNING MONDAY, JUNE 10 New Episodes of “Sofia the First” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” to Debut Throughout the Summer; WATCH Disney Junior to Premiere Episodes a […]
The New York Times has examined the rapid successes of Disney’s entries into the pre-school market, presenting a major challenge to Nickelodeon’s traditional dominance in that demographic. Within a year of the launch of Disney Junior as a programming block and a separate cable TV network, Disney has taken the top 3 pre-school programs while […]