Everyone’s favorite spunky fairy Tinker Bell is set to visit Jake and the Never Land Pirates during a special Jake and the Never Land Pirates special, premiering on Sunday September 29 on Disney Channel (at 6 p.m.) and Disney Junior (at 9 p.m.) in the episode “Never Land Rescue,” Jake most go on a heroic mission to save Never Land which is slowly beginning to disappear.
Following the premiere of Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue, Disney Junior will debut the new animated short “Mama Hook Knows Best” (airing at 6:55 p.m., ET/PT on Disney Channel and 7:55 p.m., ET/PT on Disney Junior), featuring the voice of Sharon Osbourne as Captain Hook’s exuberant mother. The short follows Mama Hook as she offers words of advice to her son on being a good pirate. A breakout character since her debut episode in May 2012, Mama Hook has also inspired the children’s book Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent’s Favorite Fables which will be released as a hardcover book and e-book by Disney Publishing on Tuesday, September 17.
Disney Junior has teamed with the National Wildlife Federation in an initiative that coincides with the storyline in which Jake saves the fading Forever Tree. Beginning Friday, September 20, kids and their parents can log on to DisneyJunior.com/GiveATree to designate one of four geographical locations for the National Wildlife Federation to plant a tree.
DisneyJunior.com/NeverlandRescue is also launching Jake’s Never Land Rescue, a collection of four mini-game missions that will encourage kids to help Jake on his quest to save Never Land. One new mini-game will roll out weekly beginning Friday, August 30.
A full-length preview of Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue will become available on SVOD beginning Sunday, September 22 and the special will be simulcast on WATCH Disney Channel and WATCH Disney Junior in conjunction with the television premiere on Sunday, September 29. The special will become available the following day on WATCH Disney Junior and Disney Junior on Demand and will be available for download on iTunes, Xbox and Amazon.