Vote for Your Favorite "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" Character
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 – 10:00 AM (Eastern/Pacific).
The full press release follows:
PRESCHOOLERS, THEIR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS INVITED TO VOTE
ONLINE FOR THEIR FAVORITE “MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE” CHARACTER;
RESULTS REVEALED SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20 ON DISNEY CHANNEL
Voting Begins Today on Official “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” Facebook Fan Page
Playhouse Disney invites preschool viewers, parents and caregivers from across the country to vote for their favorite character from Playhouse Disney’s #1 series, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,” with the winning character being revealed in a themed marathon and concluding with a new episode on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (6:00-10:00 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. Voting begins today on the official “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” Facebook fan page. In addition, Facebook fans will have the opportunity to see an exclusive music video with a sneak peek of the new episode beginning this Friday. Voting will also be available at PlayhouseDisney.com beginning February 3.
Viewers can choose their favorite among Mickey’s pals – Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy or Pluto – who will be featured in a marathon of seven episodes. The marathon will conclude with the new episode, “Mickey’s Big Surprise” (9:30 a.m., ET/PT), in which Mickey surprises all of his Clubhouse pals with a big fireworks show.
The #1 series on Playhouse Disney, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” ranked #4 among all TV series in 2009 in core preschoolers Kids 2-5. Globally, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” reached nearly 120 million unduplicated viewers worldwide, airing in over 140 countries and in 25 different languages.* Source: Nielsen Media Research, 2009: 12/29/08-12/27/09, U.S. ratings, most current. *Based on 2Q09 data.
“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” airs weekdays at 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. ET/PT and weekends at 9:00 and 9:30 a.m., ET/PT during Disney Channel’s Playhouse Disney programming block for preschoolers. Select episodes of the series, which carries a TV-Y parental guideline, are available on PlayhouseDisney.com and via a variety of mobile video distributors.
Playhouse Disney, seen in a daily programming block on Disney Channel U.S. and on 21 Playhouse Disney channels around the world, encourages preschoolers to imagine and learn through original series, short-form and acquired programming that includes 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 endearing characters.