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Disney Junior to Launch on DIRECTV

Disney and DIRECTV have reached an agreement to add Disney Junior—the Mouse House’s 24-hour channel for kids 2-7 and their parents—to its programming lineup starting tomorrow ... Continue Reading →
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Little Airplane Flies with New ‘Small Potatoes’ App

Little Airplane Productions has partnered with social gaming platform Huzutech to create a new HTML5 app for its popular Small Potatoes Facebook page (www.facebook.com/thesmallpotatoes), ... Continue Reading →
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The Dwarfs are Back in Disney Jr.’s ’7D’

Heigh ho, heigh ho, Disney Jr. has started production on a new animated series featuring radically new designed versions of Snow White’s Seven Dwarfs. Slated to premiere in 2014, ... Continue Reading →
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Milkshake Brings ‘Tickety Toc’ to the Yard

Zodiak Kids’ CG-animated preschool show Tickety Toc has found a home on Channel 5’s Milkshake block in the U.K. Produced by The Foundation, part of Zodiak Kids, and Korea-based ... Continue Reading →
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‘Small Potatoes’ Sprouts New Homes Globally

Little Airplane Productions’ has secured a trio of deals with prominent broadcasters for its short-form, animated series Small Potatoes. The spuds are due to appear on leading German ... Continue Reading →
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Guru’s ‘Justin Time’ to Debut on Sprout

Guru Studio’s charming, 2D-animated show Justin Time will premiere on  24-hour preschool channel Sprout this Sunday (April 22). Sprout has already acquired two seasons of the show ... Continue Reading →
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Loomis Upped to Chief Marketing Officer at Disney Channel

Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Richard Loomis to the newly created position of senior VP and chief marketing officer. In his new position, Loomis, who joined Disney in 2007 ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels Lifts Programming, Acquisitions Exec Miller

Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Karen K. Miller to executive director of worldwide programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. Miller joined the company last year ... Continue Reading →
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‘A Poem Is…’ Debuts New Episodes on Disney Jr.

Jessica Alba, Owen Wilson, Liev Schreiber and John Leguizamo are among the stars lending their voices to classic Disney animation in new installments of the short-form series A Poem ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi’s ‘Poppy Cat’ Purr-fect for U.S.

Hit preschool animation series Poppy Cat from London-based Coolabi has secured a further U.S. broadcast home on the new Sprout-programmed NBC KIDS block which will air Saturday mornings ... Continue Reading →