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Disney Jr. Schedules Mickey and the Roadster Racers for 2017

Disney Jr. is currently developing a new preschool-targeted adventure series using iconic Disney characters with a racing theme. Titled ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers,’ the series is slated for a 2017 release and will feature Mickey Mouse and the gang; Pluto, Goofy, Daisy, and Donald. The hybrid CG animated/live action series will take the characters and the madcap auto racing concept as the Disney crew and their unique personalized vehicles race around the globe.

Mickey and the Roadster Racers is geared towards kids aged two to seven, with the episodes containing lessons that emphasize the importance of friendship, teamwork, and good sportsmanship. You can check out the teaser below:

Kate & Mim-Mim Makes its Way to Disney Junior

Disney Junior fans from the U.S. will have a brand new animated series to look forward to this holiday season, as the channel will be launching the new preschool series Kate & Mim-Mim on December 19 at 8 pm ET/PT. Produced and developed by Nerd Corps Entertainment, the series was created by husband and wife team Scott and Julie Stewart, based on their own children’s creative fantasies.

Doc McStuffins App Makes its Way to Android and Kindle

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The his iOS app Doc McStuffins: Time for Your Check Up! Has just been released for Android devices via the Google Play Store and for Kindle tablets via the Amazon App Store. Priced at $3.99, the app is one of Disney’s most successful apps to date, being named by Apple as its 11th most popular paid app for 2013.

Doc McStuffins: Time for Your Check Up! Features the beloved characters from the popular CG preschool series, from the eponymous little doctor to her cute little toys Hallie, Lambie, and the rest of the gangs. The app will give kids a chance to be inside the Doc’s clinic, where they can choose from four different development activities.

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DHX Media to Acquire Disney XD, Disney Jr., and Canada’s Family Channel

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DHX Media has just announced that they have acquired one of the most watched kids’ channel in Canada, Family, along with Disney XD and both English and French language versions of Disney Junior from Bell Media for the amount of $170 million. The deal is expected to close in 2014 after approval by the Competition Bureau and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission and satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.

Sheriff Callie’s Wild West Debuts on Disney Jr.’s WATCH App

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Disney Jr’s new animated series Sheriff Callie’s Wild West will be making its way to the WATCH Disney Junior App this month. The series is produced by Wildbrain Entertainment, in association with Disney Junior. Each episode will feature 2 x 11 minute stories that teach children all about character building and being a good friend and neighbor.

Disney Jr. Will Air Sofia the First Weeknights Starting This June

Disney Jr. Will Air Sofia the First Weeknights Starting This June

series Sofia the First weeknights at 7 pm and weekends and at 5:30 pm, starting on June 10, 2013. The show will also be airing during weekdays at 9 am and weekends at 8:30 am on the Disney channel, as part of the network’s multiplatform “Pirate and Princess Summer” blitz.

New episodes of Sofia the First will continue to air during Fridays, on an alternating schedule with Jake and the Neverland Pirates, from June 14 to Aug 23 on Disney Channel at 9 am and Disney Junior at 5 p.m. A new Sofia the First will air at 9:30 a.m. on June 14 following a new episode of Jake and the Never Land Pirates.

Exclusive Doc McStuffins Interview: Kimberly Brooks

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“Doc McStuffins: Time for Your Check Up!,” the second DVD compilation for Disney Junior’s hit animated TV series “Doc McStuffins,” will debut Tuesday, May 7, 2013. A must-add to the family viewing collection, the DVD comes packaged with 5 fun-filled episodes and a FREE growth chart.

“Doc McStuffins” tells the story of a nurturing six-year-old girl who heals stuffed animals and broken toys out of her backyard playhouse clinic. Assisting Doc at the clinic are her trusty team of lovable stuffed animals including: Stuffy, an overly proud dragon; Lambie, her cuddly best friend lamb; Hallie, a jolly and caring hippo nurse; and Chilly, a snowman who spends a lot of time getting check-ups at the clinic. Whether it’s a case of loose stitching, low batteries or a blow-up toy who has sprung a leak, Doc and her pals are always there to lend a helping hand, while imparting to young viewers the importance of taking care of oneself and others.

Exclusive Doc McStuffins Interview: Kiara Muhammad

Kiara Muhammad a.k.a. Doc McStuffins

“Doc McStuffins: Time for Your Check Up!,” the second DVD compilation for Disney Junior’s hit animated TV series “Doc McStuffins,” will debut Tuesday, May 7, 2013. A must-add to the family viewing collection, the DVD comes packaged with 5 fun-filled episodes and a FREE growth chart.

“Doc McStuffins” tells the story of a nurturing six-year-old girl who heals stuffed animals and broken toys out of her backyard playhouse clinic. Assisting Doc at the clinic are her trusty team of lovable stuffed animals including: Stuffy, an overly proud dragon; Lambie, her cuddly best friend lamb; Hallie, a jolly and caring hippo nurse; and Chilly, a snowman who spends a lot of time getting check-ups at the clinic. Whether it’s a case of loose stitching, low batteries or a blow-up toy who has sprung a leak, Doc and her pals are always there to lend a helping hand, while imparting to young viewers the importance of taking care of oneself and others.

Disney Junior Adds Big Block SingSong to its Lineup

Disney Junior Adds Big Block SingSong to its Lineup

Disney Jr. has announced the addition of Bejuba! Entertainment’s 49×2 preschool show Big Block SingSong to their programming lineup in the US, Australia, Japan, and Spain. The cartoon will serve as an interstitial, and will feature block-like characters that sing topical, humorous songs targeted towards kids aged three and up. The series will make its debut on Disney Jr. on January 21 in the UK. The series will also debut on Canada via Nickelodeon UK and Nick Jr. The series has already started airing on CBC last August.

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