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Mickey Mouse Short ‘Potatoland’ Debuts November 18

In honor of Mickey Mouse’s birthday on November 18, Disney Channel debuts the first-ever extended episode of Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, Potatoland.

 Disney Channel will debut the first-ever extended episode of the Emmy Award-winning Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts as part of a themed day of programming in honor of Mickey Mouse's birthday on Monday, November 18 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT). The special seven-minute comedic cartoon titled Potatoland finds Mickey, Donald and Goofy on a road trip to Idaho to fulfill Goofy's lifelong dream of visiting what he fondly remembers as Potatoland theme park. The short will be available on, the WATCH Disney Channel app for smartphones and tablets, and iTunes the day after the linear premiere.

Mickey Mouse cartoons will air every half hour beginning at 1:25 p.m. ET/PT, leading up to the premiere of Potatoland.  Also debuting throughout the day will be special birthday messages to Mickey from the stars of Austin & Ally, Dog with a Blog, Jessie and Shake It Up.  The day-long birthday celebration kicks off with back-to-back episodes of Disney Junior's Emmy-nominated series Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET/PT).

Mickey Mouse is a production of Disney Television Animation.  Emmy Award-winning artist and director Paul Rudish (Star Wars: Clone Wars, Dexter's Laboratory) is the executive producer and supervising director.  Aaron Springer (SpongeBob SquarePants, Gravity Falls) and Clay Morrow (Dexter's Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls) are directors, and Joseph Holt (Sym-Bionic Titan) is the art director.  Potatoland is directed by Aaron Springer.

Source: Disney Channel

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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.