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‘Mickey Mouse Funhouse’ Brings Welcome Inclusion to the Deaf Community

In the new episode premiering May 13 on Disney Junior, the gang meets Fig, a gnome friend who is deaf; the show joins other series, including ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘DreamWorks Madagascar: A Little Wild,’ and Apple TV’s ‘El Deafo,’ breaking ground for deaf representation, expanding inclusivity and promoting awareness.

TV Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Matt Braly’s ‘Amphibia’ Concludes its Annie Award-Winning Run

Disney’s ‘frog-out-of-water’ series, based on the creator’s childhood memories of sometimes awkward family visits to Thailand, was always designed to come full circle and wrap up its story of personal transformation after three seasons; 29-minute special Season 3 and show finale set for May 14 on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.

Alice! Mickey! Pooh! and Spidey!...oh my! Headline News

Disney Junior Reveals Programming Slate Through 2024

New original series and shorts, along with returning franchises, to debut across Disney+ and Disney Junior platforms; shows include ‘Hey A.J.,’ about a curious and imaginative 7-year-old girl, and ‘Kindergarten: The Musical,’ about navigating the ‘firsts’ of kindergarten, along with returning fan favorites ‘Marvel's Spidey And His Amazing Friends’ and ‘Mickey Mouse Funhouse.’

People Headline News

Disney Branded Television Adds Bardo S. Ramírez, Ups Chris Hutchison

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 9:06am

Tony Award-winning former Disneytoon Studios and Imagineering exec returns to Disney as Vice President, Studio Strategy and Operations, while Disney Television Animation exec promoted to Vice President, Production.

Animated TV Series Headline News

New ‘PJ Masks’ Episodes Hit Disney Jr. Starting April 15

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 4:40pm

New 2-parter introduces speed obsessed twin villains ‘Carly and Cartoka;’ also, coming to theaters April 23 is the ‘PJ Masks We Can All Be Heroes’ fan event in honor of National Superhero Day.

Business Headline News

Jetpack Nabs Global Rights to ‘Alice’s Diary’ and ‘Wussywat the Clumsy Cat’

2D animated preschool series follow an imaginative young girl whose beautifully illustrated diary comes to life through animation, and the slapstick antics of a curious, clumsy kitty.

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Latoya Raveneau Inks Overall Deal at Disney Branded Television

Under the agreement, ‘The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder’ director will develop animation and live-action content for Disney Television Animation and 20th Television Animation.

Down the Culinary Rabbit Hole! ANIMATIONWorld

‘Alice’s Wonderland Bakery’: Whimsy and Fun That’s Sweet as Pie

Chelsea Beyl’s new animated preschool series, inspired by the 1951 animated classic, centers on Alice, great-granddaughter of the original heroine and a budding baker, whose magical treats help bring a new generation of friends and families together; series launches February 9 on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.

People Headline News

Disney Television Animation Names Sarah Finn Senior Vice President

The longtime Disney executive has been promoted to ‘second-in-command,’ after serving as VP of Production and Executive Director; in her new role she will lead all physical production of the studio’s content for Disney+, Disney Junior, and Disney Channel.

Animated TV Series Headline News

Exclusive Clip: Disney’s ‘Puppy Dog Pals’ Season 5

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 9:55am

The fun-loving pug puppy brothers Bingo and Rolly return to Disney Channel and Disney Junior on January 14 with a new set of exhilarating adventures in their neighborhood and around the globe.

Down the Culinary Rabbit Hole! Headline News

Disney Junior Sets ‘Alice’s Wonderland Bakery’ Premiere

New animated preschool series, inspired by the world of ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ will launch February 9 with simulcast on Disney Channel, with episodes streaming on Disney+ the same day; Craig Ferguson, Eden Espinosa, Bobby Moynihan, and Ana Gasteyer lead all-star cast.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends’ Swings into Homes Everywhere

The popular Disney children’s show is now available on DVD featuring all 12 episodes from the first season and 11 bonus shorts.

Music Videos Headline News

Guru Studio Drops ‘Big Blue’ First Look Music Video

Featuring a theme song produced by Grammy-winning music producer Timbaland and his Beatclub team, the all-new animated sci-fi comedy premieres on CBC Kids Canada December 4.

Home for the Holidays! Headline News

Celebrate with Disney Channel and Disney Junior’s Holiday Line-Up

Beginning November 27, catch five new festive episodes from popular animated series including ‘Muppet Babies,’ ‘The Ghost and Molly McGee,’ ‘Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends,’ and a new Mickey Mouse holiday special.

Animated TV Series Headline News

Guru Studio’s 2D ‘Big Blue’ Coming in December

The all-new series features a theme song produced by Grammy-winning music producer Timbaland and his Beatclub team; created by acclaimed artist Gyimah Gariba, the show will premiere exclusively in Canada on CBC Kids.

TV Animation Headline News

Disney Junior Greenlights ‘Firebuds’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 29, 2021 at 12:49pm

From creator Craig Gerber, the animated comedy adventure about a team of young kids - children of first responders - and their talking vehicle sidekicks, who learn what it truly means to be a hero, will debut on the network and Disney+ in 2022.

Hey Mickey! Headline News

‘Mickey Mouse Funhouse’ Gets Season 2 Greenlight

The whimsical CG animated series, starring the most famous face on the studio lot, picks up a sophomore season renewal on Disney Junior and the Disney Channel; first 6 episodes of Season 1 come to Disney+ November 10.

Spend the Holidays with Mickey ANIMATIONWorld

Disney Embraces Themes of Family, Optimism and Love in 2 New Holiday Films

‘Mickey's Tale of Two Witches,’ premiering today on Disney Junior and tomorrow on Disney+, and ‘Mickey and Minnie Wish Upon a Christmas,’ coming later this year, continue the company’s tradition of fun, festive, and heartwarming animated holiday offerings.

TV Animation ANIMATIONWorld

‘Amphibia’: A Hero’s Journey to a Lesser-Known Los Angeles - with Frogs

Series creator and executive producer Matt Braly talks about the show’s third season, debuting Saturday, Oct. 2, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.

Trick or Treat! Headline News

Spooky Animated Treats Coming to Disney Channel and Disney Junior

Network’s October line-up of Halloween-themed animation includes a brand-new short-form series inspired by Disney's popular ZOMBIES franchise, and special episodes of ‘Marvel's Spidey and his Amazing Friends,’ ‘Big City Greens,’ ‘The Chicken Squad,’ ‘Puppy Dog Pals,’ ‘Muppet Babies’ and the new supernatural animated series ‘The Ghost and Molly McGee.’ 

Animated TV Series Headline News

‘Gigantosaurus’ Season 3 Launches on Disney Junior and NOW

The hugely popular preschool series from Cyber Group Studios treats fans to new Dino characters, catchy songs, and colorful Cretaceous-period locations; Season 3 launches August 9 on Disney Junior and DisneyNOW – Season 2 hits Disney+ on August 25.

Slingin Webs Before Nap Time ANIMATIONWorld

Heroes Save the Day AND Have Fun in ‘Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 6, 2021 at 12:28pm

Premiering today on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, Marvel Studios’ first full-length preschool animated series features Peter Parker, Gwen Stacy, and Miles Morales as the web-slinging ‘Team Spidey,’ defeating foes while learning about teamwork and helping others.

TV Animation Headline News

Disney Shares ‘Amphibia’ Season 3 Premiere Date, Clip and Guest Voice Cast

Whoopi Goldberg, RuPaul Charles, Kate Micucci, Brad Garrett, and Anika Noni Rose among special guests starring in the new season, which also includes 22-minute Christmas special featuring new song by ‘Steven Universe’s Rebecca Sugar.

Awards Headline News

‘Animaniacs,’ ‘Go! Go! Cory Carson’ Big Winners at Daytime Emmy Awards

‘Hilda,’ ‘The Adventures of Paddington,’ ‘Elena of Avalor,’ and ‘Baba Yaga’ also take home multiple awards at the 48th annual awards ceremony.

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