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Peter Pan is set to make his first appearance on Disney Channel’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates in a primetime special Monday, February 13. In the episode Peter Pan Returns the character comes back to Pirate Island in search of his lost shadow. Adam Wylie (Picket Fences) voices Peter. [...]
Disney Junior announced today that it will premiere the hit animated preschool show Octonauts on Monday, Jan. 9. At 11:30 a.m. The BAFTA-nominated series is based on a series of books Vicki Wong and Michael Murphy of Meomi Design. It follows the underwater adventures of Captain Barnacles Bear, Lieutenant Kwazii [...]
Disney plans to introduce a new young princess named Sofia the First in an upcoming animated movie and series, slated for the fall of 2012 and spring of 2013 on Disney Channel and Disney Junior channels worldwide. While Disney princess fairytales have been a staple of the studio’s films and [...]
Disney Channel has greenlit a new series featuring A.A. Milne’s beloved bear, Winnie the Pooh. Commissioned by Disney Channel’s EMA division and produced by Welsh indie Boomerang and Italian shop Maga, the new show is called Tales of Friendship with Winnie the Pooh. The series, which mixes live-action with “book-style [...]
SMC Entertainment (SMC), the recently launched brand management division of Sun-Mate Corp. will attend and the American Toy Fair in February 2012, with its latest property, DQ Entertainment’s CG-animated The Jungle Book series. SMC acquired all North American TV, home ent., licensing and merchandising and promotional rights to the 52 [...]
Cartoon Network’s freshman show The Amazing World of Gumball (Best Animation) Disney Channel’s Fish Hooks (Best International Show) and U.K. Children’s channel CBeebies (Best Channel) were three of the big winners of Sunday’s Children’s BAFTA Awards in London. Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 won the [...]
Something strange has happened to Nickelodeon’s ratings since mid-September. Both Hollywood trades have stories today about how the ratings for the children’s cable network has dropped 15 to 20 percent since mid-September. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Viacom and Nielsen are investigating this unusual phenom at the home of SpongeBob [...]
Disney Channel’s hit animated series Phineas and Ferb has been greenlit for a fourth season. Billed as the no. one animated series for kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14, the series will have new episodes rolling out through 2014. Upcoming episodes include a musical featuring the one-hit wonder Phineas and the [...]
Disney Interactive and YouTube (part of the Google juggernaut) have announced a collaborative agreement to create co-branded, family-friendly video destinations, Variety reports. The entertainment behemoths will utilize Disney produced content, plus family fare already available on YouTube.com, along with a blend of current Disney Interactive original series, select Disney Channel [...]
Animated People: Noah Z. Jones, Creator, Disney Channel’s Fish Hooks We recently had the good fortune of catching up with the talented and super nice Noah Z. Jones, the creator of Disney Channel’s hit animated series Fish Hooks. The colorful show, which will begin its second season on Friday (Nov. [...]