Articles Tagged ‘Disney Junior’
In nearly a year from now, ABC News president Ben Sherwood will take the reins from Anne Sweeney as co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group, as Sweeney is set to depart from the company in January 2015.
“We currently don’t have a broadcasting platform, so it’s unique,” says DHX Media COO and president Steven DeNure on the proposed US$160 million cash deal with Bell that will place Canada’s Family Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior in his company’s hands.
Disney Consumer Products has launched a full toy and plush line based on the Disney Princess Palace Pets iOS app that launched in June. And on the interactive front, the company has launched a newly re-built Disney Junior website with a tablet-first design.
Following its top ratings in the UK, Disney Junior has greenlit Dublin, Ireland-based Brown Bag Films’ animated preschool series Henry Hugglemonster for a second season. The new show is expected to create 30 new jobs for Brown Bag’s animation studio.