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‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’ to Debut in 2017

Mickey Mouse and his pals to star in new Disney Television Animation preschool series from the creative talent behind ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates’ and ‘Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.’

Production is revving up on the animated series Mickey and the Roadster Racers, a madcap car-racing adventure for preschoolers featuring Disney’s number-one star Mickey Mouse and his pals Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, Daisy and Donald.

Slated to debut in 2017 on Disney Junior channels and programming blocks around the world, the series takes the Sensational Six and their uniquely personalized vehicles on humorous high-spirited races around the globe plus hometown capers in Hot Dog Hills.

“Preschoolers around the world have enjoyed Mickey Mouse Clubhouse for almost a decade, and we are eager to showcase these classic Disney characters once again in a new series centered around their lives in Hot Dog Hills and surprising racing adventures that take the gang to a variety of iconic locales around the world,” said Nancy Kanter, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide, in making the announcement.

Geared towards kids 2-7, the stories, told using a combination of CG animation and live-action footage, are designed to impart social and emotional lessons about friendship, teamwork and good sportsmanship.

The Emmy-nominated creative talent behind Disney Junior’s hit series Jake and the Never Land Pirates and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse comprises the production team for Mickey and the Roadster Racers. Rob LaDuca is executive producer, Mark Seidenberg is co-executive producer and supervising story editor, and Thomas Hart is story editor. The series is a production of Disney Television Animation.

Source: Disney Junior

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.