Saban Brands has announced that its animated preschool series Julius Jr. has been picked up by Nick Jr. for a second season in the US.
The television series, which is inspired by the characters of Paul Frank, first debuted in the US in September 2013. Throughout the month of May, Nick Jr. will premiere brand-new episodes of Julius Jr. beginning Saturday, May 3, at 1 p.m. Julius Jr. regularly airs weekdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m.on Nick Jr.
In the upcoming season, Julius Jr. and his best pals will enter all-new worlds, including a splash-tastic water park.
Additionally, Fisher- Price, the global master toy licensee for the brand, is readying a line of products that will include playsets like the Julius Jr. Rock ‘n Playhouse Box, plush assortments and role-play items such as the Box Top Guitar. The toys begin to hit Toys ‘R’ Us shelves starting mid-June with the full rollout at key retailers to follow in fall 2014.