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Spookley the Square Pumpkin returns with new TV special after 15 years

The 2004 CG-animated movie Spookley the Square Pumpkin is getting a followup fifteen years later. The original creative team and cast from the Halloween-themed cable TV favourite have reunited to produce the new animated holiday musical special, Spookley and the Christmas Kittens headed to Disney Channel and Disney Junior next month. The 45-minute special is inspired by the book The Legend of ...


Guru’s Pikwik Heads to Disney Junior

Toronto-based studio Guru is getting ready to show the world their new animated preschool series, Pikwik. The series was picked up by Disney Junior, with plans to air the series in the US, Australia/New Zealand, Korea, and India. The show is said to revolve around the charming adventures of a group of colorful and super cute young animals. Pikwik is aimed at children aged 2 to 5, and is set in ...

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Endemol Signs Deal with Disney Jr. for Aliens Love Underpants

According to a recent announcement, Endemol Shine Group has inked a new deal with Disney Junior in the US, for the short-form animated series titled “Aliens Love Underpants AND…” The deal will see the series make its way to both Disney’s linear TV channel and the DisneyNOW App. Aliens Love Underpants AND… is based on the award-winning book series from Simon and Schuster, which focuses ...


Disney Junior orders more Vampirina

Disney Junior has ordered a second season of Brown Bag Films’ Vampirina CG-animated series. The preschooler show is a co-production with the Irish studio and Disney. The series is based on a series of books written by Anne Marie Pace, illustrated by LeUyen Pham and published by Disney-Hyperion. The first season debuted on Disney Junior in the United States on October 1, 2017. The premiere ...


PJ Masks leaps to third season order

eOne Entertainment and Frog Box have begun production on the third season of their preschool hit PJ Masks. The upcoming 52 episode x 11 minute season will have Catboy, Gekko and Owlette continue their pyjama heroics. News of the third season comes just as the second launches. Disney Junior in the United States debuted the first new episodes on January 15th. An international rollout on Disney ...


Disney Junior Reimagines Muppet Babies for 2018

Disney Junior has recently announced that production is underway on their reimagined Muppet Babies series, which is slated for an early 2018 release. This reboot of the beloved Jim Henson property will feature CG animated renditions of Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal, and all of the other babyfied versions of the Muppets. The legs of Miss Nanny will also be making a comeback to the ...


Season 2 of Disney’s Puppy Dog Pals Greenlighted

Just in time for National Dog Day this Saturday, Disney Junior has ordered the second season of the hit CG animated series Puppy Dog Pals, which was created by comedian Harland Williams. The show’s first season managed to rank among the Top 5 TV Series for preschoolers aged 2 to 5 to date, and has amassed more than 75 million total views (consisting of 39 million viewers on liner TV and an ...


Wanda Sykes and Portia De Rossi Guest Star on Doc McStuffins

Disney Junior’s award-winning preschool show Doc McStuffins has always made a point to be progressive and to carry a message of acceptance, making it a great show for teaching kids how to build a more inclusive, friendly community as they grow older. Now, it ups the ante as it will be the first show on Disney Junior to feature an LGBT couple in a storyline. As a bonus, the characters are also ...


Disney Junior Worldwide Picks Up Gigantosaurus

Paris-based producer/distributor Cyber Group Studios has recently announced that their prehistoric themed CG preschool series Gigantosaurus has been picked up by Disney Junior Worldwide and will be airing in various regions all over the globe (excluding India and Taiwan) from 2019. Disney Junior’s licensing of the show is not entirely without precedent, as the series has already been acquired ...


Season 4 of Disney’s Sofia the First Debuts on April 28

Disney’s hit animated series Sofia the First will be returning on April 28, 2017 at 11:30 am ET on the Disney Channel, marking its fourth season full of fresh new adventures for everybody’s favorite little princess. The return is not surprising, given that Sofia the First is a great success for Disney Junior. The series managed to hold the record for the top two cable TV telecasts ever among ...


Disney Channel Commisions 3rd Season of Elena of Avalor

Elena of Avalor is proving to be yet another of Disney’s good decisions, as the series enjoys a healthy following among its target audience (namely girls age 2-11), and so it comes as no surprise that the Disney Channel has ordered a third season of the series. The third season order comes ahead of the 2nd season airing, which has been scheduled to premiere this fall on both Disney Channel and ...


Disney TV Speeds Up with Mickey and the Roadster Racers

This coming January 15 at 9AM EST, the fun accelerates on Disney Junior as Mickey Mouse and his put pedal to the metal via the debut of Mickey and the Roadster Racers. The new series will be simulcast on Disney and Disney Junior, with two more episodes crossing the finish line on January 16 at 9AM on Disney Channel. Mickey and the Roadster Racers will feature Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, Daisy ...

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