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Brown Bag Aims New Icehouse Imprint at Older Audience

Irish children’s animation studio Brown Bag Films is launching a new label called Icehouse that will make content for an older audience. “I grew up on a diet of comic books, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. to Add Nightly Programming Block

Disney Junior plans to launch a nightly block of parent-targeted, kid-friendly short-form programming to air interstitially on the 24-hour channel Disney Junior, beginning Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →
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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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Acker Dives into New Animated Feature ‘Deep’

Brown Bag Films’ co-founder Darragh O’Connell announced the launch of a new animated feature called Deep, about a post-apocalyptic undersea adventure, at the Annecy Festival on ... Continue Reading →
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24-Hour Disney Jr. Channel Launches This Friday

Disney Junior, the multiplatform brand aimed at kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will become a 24-hour channel this Friday (March 23). The new channel (which will be available ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels Unveil Toon-Heavy Program Lineup

New animated programs from Craig McCracken, a new Marvel Universe programming block and preschooler series Doc McStuffins are front and center at Disney, which is unveiling this week ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the Toy Whisperer

Disney Junior’s multinational project Doc McStuffins offers young viewers a charming heroine who helps cure stuffed animals. It looks like Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Jake and the Never ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of February 27 2012

Which one of the new animated TV shows are you most excited about? The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon) Ultimate Spider-Man (Disney XD) Green Lantern: TAS (Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Announces Launch Date, Line-Up

Disney Junior, a 24-hour basic cable/satellite channel created for kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will launch Friday, March 23 at midnight in the U.S., it was announced ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Greenlights ‘Hugglemonsters’

Disney EMEA has announced it has greenlit a new animated preschool series, The Happy Hugglemonsters. Set to premiere on Disney Junior in fall of 2012 and air in over 150 countries, ... Continue Reading →