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PR: Disney Jr. Orders New Seasons of “Sofia the First,” “Doc McStuffins,” and “Jake & the Neverland Pirates”

by Ed Liuon January 8, 2014
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 […]
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“Octonauts” Links with NOAA; Disney Premieres New Pre-School Toon on Disney Jr. App

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2013
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 […]

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PR: Disney Begins Production on Animated Space Adventure Series For Preschoolers “Miles From Tomorrowland”

by on August 1, 2013
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 […]
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Review: Fun for Everyone with “Doc McStuffins” and “Sofia the First” DVDs

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2013
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 […]

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PR: “Sofia the First” to Air Daily to Launch Disney Jr “Pirate and Princess Summer” on June 10, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 13, 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 […]
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NY Times on Disney Junior’s Pre-School Challenge to Nickelodeon

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2013
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 […]

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PR: Disney Networks Programming Highlights – April 2013

by on April 2, 2013
Disney has released the following programming highlights for Disney Channel, DisneyXD, and Disney Junior for April 2013: DISNEY CHANNEL Friday, April 5 A.N.T. Farm “idANTity crisis” (8:00 PM – 8:30 PM ET/PT) After noticing that her friends have become oddly respectful of Principal Skidmore, Chyna discovers that she has been manipulating the ANTs with a […]
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PR: Disney Networks Ratings Highlights March 4 – 10, 2013

by on March 12, 2013
Disney Channel Records Clean Sweep in Total Day – Cable TV’s #1 Network in Total Viewers and TV’s #1 Network Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens; Will Be TV’s #1 Network for 7th Straight Quarter in Kids 6-11/16th in Tweens in 1Q13 Disney Junior Block’s “Sofia the First” is Cable TV’s #1 Series for […]

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PR: 2013 Disney Kids Upfront Announcement

by on March 12, 2013
DISNEY CHANNELS WORLDWIDE PRESENTS PLAN TO BUILD ON ITS STRENGTH AT ANNUAL MEETING WITH ADVERTISERS — Disney Junior Series are Tops, More Added to Popular Line-up; 24-hour Channel Will Begin Reporting Nielsen Ratings April 1, 2013 — — Disney XD Booms, Expands its Popular Marvel Universe Block — — Disney Channel Grows with Original Movies, […]
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PR: Disney Junior Orders Second Season of Sofia the First

by on March 5, 2013
DISNEY JUNIOR ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF “SOFIA THE FIRST,” CABLE TV’S #1 SERIES AMONG KIDS 2-5, GIRLS 2-5 AND BOYS 2-5 — Breakout Hit Spurs Growing Demand — The animated series starring Disney’s first little girl princess, “Sofia the First,” the reigning cable TV series among Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5 and Boys 2-5, has been […]