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Disney Junior to Air ‘Sofia the First’ Weeknights

Disney Junior plans to air its popular animated series Sofia the First weeknights at 7 p.m. and weekends at 5:30 p.m., beginning June 10. The Hollywood Reporter says the show will also ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Nabs Disney’s ‘Jake’ and ‘Tron: Uprising’

Five animated Disney series will now be available on Netflix’s subscription-based streaming service in the U.S. The multi-year, non-exclusive licensing deal features Disney XD’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Leads the Daytime Emmy Animation Race

The list of Daytime Emmy nominations were announced earlier this morning (Wednesday, May 1). Nickelodeon was the clear leader in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four ... Continue Reading →
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A Monstrously Good Show

Disney Junior and Brown Bag Films introduce preschool audiences to a close-nit creature family in a new toon called Henry Hugglemonster. Watch out, Dora the Explorer, Curious George ... Continue Reading →
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Mercury, Technicolor Pull Strings for ‘Atomic Puppet’

Canada’s Mercury Filmworks and Paris-based Technicolor have announced a development deal with TELETOON Canada for the new animated comedy series, Atomic Puppet. The studios and network ... Continue Reading →
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‘Doc McStuffins’ Is Ratings Champ for 9th Straight Week

Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins, Jake and the Never Land Pirates and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse have emerged as the top-three preschool cable TV series for Kids 2-5 and moms for the ninth ... 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 Plans New ‘Jake’ Special for Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Disney Junior has scheduled a special Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky primetime outing for International Talk Like A Pirate Day, (Wednesday, September 19 at 7 p.m.) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jake and the Pirates’, ‘Batman’ Help Mattel’s Bottom Line

Toy giant Mattel reported an overall entertainment product sales drop of 36 percent, but posted a profit of $96.2 million (up from $80.5 million) in the year-ago period. The company ... 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 →