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Hart Named Disney Jr. VP Original Programming

Emily Hart has been promoted to the post of Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Junior. Hart, who joined Disney in 2003, oversees production and creative development of television ... Continue Reading →
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Sheriff Callie Saves the Day!

Disney Junior’s delightful new preschool show introduces a great cast of eccentric Western characters, while teaching young’uns ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. Orders More ‘Sofia,’ ‘McStuffins’ and ‘Jake’

Disney Junior, has ordered new seasons of its hits animated series Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The highly rated Sofia the First, which follows ... Continue Reading →
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Kanter Named EVP & GM for Disney Junior

In recognition of Disney Junior’s growing success, 12-year Mouse House veteran Nancy Kanter has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr.’s ‘Miles from Tomorrowland’ Has Liftoff

Disney Junior’s new animated preschool series Miles From Tomorrowland has begun production. The charming CG-animated space adventure is created and exec produced by Sascha Paladino ... 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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‘Sofia the First’ Gets Second Season

Disney Junior has picked up the top-rated animated series Sofia the First for a second season. The pickup for the series about Disney’s first little-girl princess is no surprise ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s New Princess Sofia Sparks Controversy

It seems like yesterday when Disney’s Princess Tiana (Princess and the Frog) generated lots of debate over the depiction of multicultural characters in animated films and TV shows. ... 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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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 →